Upcoming Book Celebrations

The Art of William Sidney Mount: Long Island People of Color on Canvas 

by Katherine Kirkpatrick and Vivian Nicholson-Mueller

Two In-person opportunities on Long Island

Saturday, Sept. 24, and Sunday, Oct. 3, 2022

and a Zoom presentation on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022

1 -2:30 p.m.


2:30 – 4 p.m.

The Brewster House

25 Brewster Lane, East Setauket 11733

(junction of NY 25-A and Runs Road)

House Tour and Presentation

Authors Katherine Kirkpatrick & Vivian Nicholson-Mueller will talk about the 18th and 19th Century Black and biracial people of the Brewster House.

Light Refreshments will be provided

Cost of program $8

Seating is limited; RSVP is required

Register by calling the Ward Melville Heritage Organization,

(631) 751-2244

Copies of Katherine’s and Vivian’s new book will be available for purchase.

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Brewster House, Setauket, 1665. Photo by Katherine Kirkpatrick.


Sunday, October 2, 2022

The Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages

1200 NY-25-A, Stony Brook, NY. 11790

Book Celebration for The Art of William Sidney Mount: Long Island People of Color on Canvas

By Katherine Kirkpatrick & Vivian Nicholson-Mueller

12 noon – Museum Opens

2 p.m. – Slide Presentation by Authors

3-5 p.m. Gallery Tour of Mount paintings, Banjo and Fiddle Music, Refreshments, and Book Autographing

Free with the Price of Museum Admission

100% of book sales will go to the Long Island Museum in appreciation of the museum and in loving memory of Audrey and Dale Kirkpatrick


Monday, November 14, 2022, 7 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

ZOOM presentation by Katherine Kirkpatrick and Vivian Nicholson-Mueller

Three Village Historical Society


Follow link on the Three Village Historical Society website under Events, Lecture Series, to register through Eventbrite.com

Free for TVHS Members, suggested donation $5 for the general public