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Havens Ketcham Cultural Center

posted Mar 13, 2016, 9:30 AM by Ketcham Inn Foundation   [ updated Oct 1, 2017, 8:37 AM ]
The Art Gallery, Cultural Center, Bert Sides CEO, & Jamie Ellin  
Forbes: the Ketcham Foundations complex for the arts is located at    90 Montauk Hwy, Center Moriches NY. 
The Ketcham Inn Foundation and Jamie Forbes Gallery are  developing and organizing a current planned exhibition and event 
schedule through summer 2016­-2018.

Our focus will be within our local community inclusive of but not 
limited to an out reach program to have a very broad based appeal. The arts showcase will be an interdisciplinary arts program, encompassing: film, literature, poetry, craft as art,  
culinary arts, music, performance and dance, and visual arts projects, 
museum  exhibitions, aimed at all age groups.   

Mr. Sides has developed the deep respect of the historical museum  and foundation community during his 25­ year tenure bringing the    Ketcham Inn restoration project to completion, which opened to the  public 2015. Mr. Seides has support from The Robert David Lion Gardner 
Foundation, as well as The New York State Office of Parks Recreation 
and Historic Preservation, Suffolk County Real Estate and Suffolk County
Parks and the National Trust.

Jamie Ellin Forbes, publisher, Fine Art magazine and co owner of  SunStormarts Publishing Co. has directed the FAMILY Museum  Hempstead, co directed 4 art galleries, curated traveling art  installations, national & international art show display.  

Ms. Forbes is bringing her forty year breath of experience in the arts  to work with Mr. Seides a life long resident of Center Moriches, with 
background in architecture, residential and small shop and furniture 
design who’s expertise includes extensive knowledge with timber frame
buildings, including preservation, restoration and rehabilitation. Bert 
has advised on the development of historic districts, secured town, county,
state and national land marking of significant buildings and properties,
he has developed a keen eye on all forms of art, architecture and interior design.        
*** See attached concept sketches of developing Art Gallery and Cultural Center. ***

Ketcham Inn Foundation is the steward of the 5 acre property where the Art Gallery and Cultural Center are located, property under the ownership of Suffolk County Parks.

Ketcham Inn Foundation,
Mar 13, 2016, 9:30 AM
Ketcham Inn Foundation,
Mar 13, 2016, 9:30 AM
Ketcham Inn Foundation,
Mar 13, 2016, 9:30 AM