Located on the north fork of Long Island, New York, The Old Town Arts and Crafts Guild, Inc. (the Guild) was established in 1948 as a community-based organization of artists, photographers and crafters and is a non-profit corporation with 501(c) status. The award winning members organize programs in all visual, literary and performing arts through exhibits, competitions, special events, adult and children's classes and community outreach.
The Guild houses a gallery of member's fine art, photography, crafts and more. The shop is generally open to the public from April through December. In addition, the Guild houses a collection of historical artwork by former members and local artists. The Guild is proud to be the oldest art gallery on the North Fork.
Its mission is to inspire interest, and maximum participation in the arts in Southold and in the surrounding area. The Guild is committed to offering programs that are characterized by artistic tradition, educational value, a spirit of innovation and diversity.
Run entirely by members and volunteers, your support ensures the Guild continues to thrive, promote local artists and has the resources to expand its educational and community programs. You may contribute online by clicking on the Donation button below.
Address: 28265 Main Road (Route 25) Cutchogue, NY 11935
The Guild building is a c.1850 farmhouse painted red. Situated on the north side of Route 25 at the intersection with New Suffolk Road where there is a traffic light.
Link to google map: here
Directions Heading East: Long Island Expressway to exit 73, Riverhead, Route 58. Route 58 merges into Route 25 as you leave Riverhead. Cutchogue is about 14 miles from exit 73. As you enter Cutchogue, the Guild is on the left at the light, parking in the rear. It is easier to take a left on Griffing Avenue, before the light, then a right behind the stores where there is a public parking lot adjacent to the Guild. The Guild is in the red building on the other side of the fence.
Directions Heading West: From the east end of the North Fork, Long Island, proceed on Route 25 (Main Road) to Cutchogue (about 9.5 miles from Greenport). The Guild is on the right, just before the second light in Cutchogue. Turn right (north) before the traffic light into the driveway marked by a small parking sign. Parking is in the rear of the building. If you pass the driveway, take the next right onto Griffing Street, and another right to the public parking lot adjacent to the Guild. The Guild is in the red building on the other side of the fence.
In 2020, the Guild opened an online store. For more information see "online store" on this website or visit the online store website below.
Shop our online store at www.oldtownguild.org
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theGuildinCutchogue/
Instagram: Old Town Arts and Crafts
MORE ABOUT THE GUILD, links here:
President's message, 2021
Historical Art Collection
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT DURING 2021