The Janet T. Swanson Exhibition Gallery



Every summer the Janet T. Swanson Exhibition Gallery in the Old Point Schoolhouse is Oysterponds Historical Society’s venue for a brand-new, in-depth exhibition culled from its voluminous collection, as well as one-off, special-interest exhibitions.


Recent Old Point Schoolhouse Exhibitions


2023 –North Fork Art & Artists II

2023 – Folk Art from the Collection

2022 – Casting a Wide Net: Fishing on the North Fork

2022 – North Fork Art & Artists I

2021 – Home Teams: Baseball on the North Fork

2021 – Darlene Charneco: Symbiosome Schoolhouse

2020 – Iceboating in Oysterponds

2019 – North Fork Modern: A New Wave of Modern Architecture

2018 – Quilts: Recent Acquisitions & Old Favorites

2017 – A Family Album



The gallery is named in honor of former OHS Board Member Janet T. Swanson (1935-2000), who taught psychiatric and
mental health nursing at NYU, was a lobbyist for the New York State Nurses’ Association, and a Founding President of the
North Fork Women for Women Fund. We are forever grateful for her invaluable involvement in and generous support of OHS.




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