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Heckscher Museum of Art

Heckscher Museum of Art
2 Prime Avenue
631-351-3250

Mission

The Heckscher Museum of Art serves the people of the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities.  Through exhibitions of its permanent and loan collections of art and related museum programs, it seeks to provide inspiring and transformative educational experiences to encourage a broader understanding of our past and present and enrich the quality of life of the individuals it serves.


Upcoming Events at Heckscher Museum of Art

Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Jul 31, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Aug 1, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Aug 5, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Aug 6, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Aug 7, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Aug 8, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Aug 13, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Aug 14, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Aug 20, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Aug 21, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Aug 22, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Aug 26, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Aug 27, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Aug 28, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Aug 29, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Sep 2, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Sep 3, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Sep 4, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Sep 5, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Sep 9, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Sep 10, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Sep 11, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Sep 12, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Sep 17, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Sep 19, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Sep 23, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Sep 24, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Sep 25, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Sep 26, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Sep 30, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Oct 1, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Oct 2, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Oct 7, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Oct 8, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Oct 9, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Oct 10, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Oct 15, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Oct 17, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Oct 21, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Oct 22, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Oct 29, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Nov 4, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Nov 5, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Nov 6, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Nov 7, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Nov 11, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Nov 12, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Nov 14, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Nov 18, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Nov 19, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Nov 21, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Nov 26, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Nov 27, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Dec 3, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Dec 4, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Dec 5, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Dec 9, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Dec 10, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Dec 11, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Dec 12, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Dec 17, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Dec 19, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Dec 23, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Dec 24, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Dec 25, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Dec 26, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Dec 30, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Dec 31, 2021 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Jan 1, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Jan 2, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Thursday, Jan 6, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Friday, Jan 7, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Exhibition - George Grosz's Eclipse of the Sun

Sunday, Jan 9, 2022 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Huntington, NY
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Recent News

Exhibition - Long Island Biennial 2020 at Heckscher Museum of Art

The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present the <em>Long Island Biennial, a juried exhibition featuring work by 52 visual artists of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. The Long Island Biennial offers Long Island's contemporary artists an…

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Exhibition - Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists

This exhibition, which kicks off our year-long centennial celebration, underscores The Heckscher Museum of Art’s commitment to preserving and presenting the stories of Long Island’s art through our permanent collection. The museum-wide…

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Exhibition - In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940 at Heckscher Museum of Art

A sweeping survey of American Impressionism, In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870 –1940 reveals the transformative influence of Impressionism on American art between the years of the Hudson River School—whose majestic landscapes…

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Exhibition - Surface Tension: Pictorial Space in 20th Century Art at Heckscher Museum of Art

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the artist’s handling of the picture plane has shifted dramatically from the “window on the world” first described by theorist Leon Battista Alberti in the 15th century. In the modern era,…

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Exhibition: The Tile Club: Camaraderie and American Plein - Air Painting at Heckscher Museum of Art

Winslow Homer Resting Shepherdess. 1877. Painted and glazed ceramic tiles. 8 x 16 in. Partial Gift of Karen H. Bechtel in memory of Ronald G. Pisano and Partial Museum Purchase with funds from the Acquisition Fund, the Eva Gatling Fund, and the…

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Exhibition - Heavy Metal: Photographs by Jan Staller

Jan Staller’s large-scale photographs transform the industrial environment into a place of profound, otherworldly beauty. In images of building materials suspended from cranes, construction sites, and recycling yards, Staller presents found…

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Exhibition - The Age of Tiffany: Between Nouveau and Deco

The years preceding and following the turn of the 20th century witnessed a revolution in the decorative arts in America. In an era when many traditionally trained painters and sculptors collaborated on decorative schemes for grand public buildings,…

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Exhibition - From Frankenthaler to Warhol: Art of the '60s and '70s

In response to the intensely introspective approach of mid-20th-century Abstract Expressionism, artists of the 1960s and 70s worked in a pluralism of styles that comprised two opposing trends: a neutral investigation of formal elements and a return…

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Exhibition - Ebb And Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views

Since the 17th century, the sea has captured the imagination of countless artists who have explored diverse aspects of the planet’s waterways in tranquil views of rivers, harbors, and coastlines; tempestuous images of storms, shipwrecks, and…

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Exhibition - Young Artists At The Heckscher Museum 2016

Long Island's Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum 2016 Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony: April 16. 5:30 pm. Young artists are capable of amazing things!  This exhibition features approximately 80 extraordinary works of art created…

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Long Islands Best Alumni Exhibition

Celebrating 20 Years: Long Islands Best Alumni Exhibition Opening Reception: Saturday, April 16. 5:30 pm. "Having my work exhibited in the Museum has truly changed by life, motivated me to create more, and increased my confidence..."  -Nicole…

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Exhibition - Street Life: Private Moments/Public Record

The urban experience is an ever-changing tableau of daily activity.  For young and old, work, relaxation, and play unfold on the city’s streets, revealing an anonymous humanity engaged in endeavors familiar to all.  Selected from the Museum’s…

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Exhibition - You Go Girl! Celebrating Women Artists

This Permanent Collection exhibition highlights 50 women artists from the 19th century through today. Working in representational and abstract syles, and in varied artistic modes, including painting, sculpture, prints, mixed media, and photography,…

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Exhibition - Men At Work

Men at Work is a selection of works from the Permanent Collection that reveals the many facets of human endeavor.  Men of thought, laborers, entertainers, and men of action represent the breadth of human experience and the significant role of…

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Exhibition - James Rosenquist: Tripartite Prints

In the 1970s, James Rosenquist created a series of large lithographs that are characterized by their horizontal, tripartite compositions.  Constructed of fragmented and juxtaposed images depicting various brightly colored icons, including tire…

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Exhibition - Graphic Appeal: Modern Prints From The Permanent Collection

The 20th century witnessed an explosion in printmaking as new processes were developed, print studios became established, and artists responded to the visual appeal of graphic design.  This Permanent Collection exhibition features a selection…

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The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Awards to Artists Participating In Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum

Huntington, NY - The Heckscher Museum of Art presents the 19th annual Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum exhibition. This prestigious juried exhibition, on view now through April 19, 2015, features a diverse selection of…

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The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents Before Selfies: Portraiture Through the Ages and Poised Poses: Portraits from the August Heckscher Collection

Huntington, NY – The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present Before Selfies: Portraiture through the Ages and Poised Poses: Portraits from the August Heckscher Collection. Both exhibitions will open April 25, 2015. Before Selfies:…

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The Heckscher Museum of Art Unveils 'Respect of an Army' by Mort Künstler

Huntington, NY - The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to announce the unveiling of Respect of an Army by America’s premier Civil War history painter Mort Künstler, Saturday, April 11, 2015. The painting commemorates the 150th anniversary of the…

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Exhibition - Long Island’s Best: Young Artists

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum 2015: Young artists are capable of amazing things!  Don't miss the chance to see this exhibit of extraordinary artwork created by young artists in the Long Island community.  Now in it's…

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Exhibition - Power, Politics and War: Selections From The Permanent Collection

To highlight the significance of George Grosz’s Eclipse of the Sun as a critique of the corrupt Weimar government in 1920s Berlin, this exhibition places the painting in the context of other works from the Permanent Collection that depict themes…

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Exhibition - Before Selfies: Portraiture Through The Ages

Before the advent of the camera and the digital age, artists captured the physical appearance of their sitters in drawings or paintings, or in marble and bronze sculptures.  Before Selfies features over four-dozen works from the Permanent…

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Exhibition - Portraits From The August Heckscher Collection

Poised Poses: Portraits From The August Heckscher Collection Like many turn-of-the-20th-century private collections in America, the August Heckscher Collection was particularly strong in English portraiture.  This installation features works from…

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Exhibition - Modern Alchemy: Experiments In Photography

Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography focuses on 20th and 21st century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography in myriad ways, creating images that have a complex relationship to objective reality.  Beginning with Man Ray’s…

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Exhibition - Ferdinand Richardt’s Niagara

Ferdinand Richardt’s Niagara: A Study In Landscape Painting Among America’s most iconic natural sites, Niagara Falls has been a popular tourist destination since the early 19th century.  Ferdinand Richardt’s Niagara depicts the attraction as…

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Exhibition - Long Island Biennial

The Heckscher Museum of Art and Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington are pleased to present the Long Island Biennial 2014, a juried exhibition featuring work by artists and filmmakers of Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  Inaugurated in 2010, the Long…

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Exhibition - Richard Gachot's America

This exhibition celebrates the career of Richard Gachot, the Museum’s Celebrate Achievement honoree for 2014.  For over 35 years, Gachot has created wry and witty sculptures using objects found on Long Island beaches, discarded in curbside trash…

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Exhibition - Rhythm and Repetition in 20th-Century Art

Rhythm and Repetition focuses on artists who use repeated shapes as a method to organize their compositions.  Depicting natural, man-made, or purely abstract forms, these artists reveal the search for order that underlies the human experience. …

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Exhibition - Exposed: Eadweard Muybridge and the Study of Motion

Credited as the “father of the motion picture,” Eadweard Muybridge pioneered the study of human and animal motion in time-lapse photography that documented the dynamics of ordinary, everyday movement.  Under the auspices of the University of…

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Exhibition - Long Island's Best: Young Artists

Long Island's Best is a comprehensive arts-in-education program that integrates experiences in The Heckscher Museum and the high school art classroom, culminating with the presentation of students' original works juried by a museum professional. …

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Exhibition - Picture Perfect: Selections from the Permanent Collection

This exhibition showcases works with appeal to a wide range of aesthetic sensibilities. Brightly colored, energetic paintings by Stuart Davis, George D. Green, Richard Hennessy, and Wayne Gonzales provide vibrant contrast to evocative landscapes by…

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