Exhibitions


Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography
December 6, 2014 - March 15, 2015
Modern Alchemy focuses on 20th and 21st century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography in myriad ways.

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Ferdinand Richardt’s Niagara: A Study in Landscape Painting
December 6, 2014 - April 12, 2015
This Permanent Collection exhibition examines Richardt’s iconic view of one of America’s most popular tourist sites within the context of American and European landscape painting.

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Power, Politics & War: Selections from the Permanent Collection
August 16, 2014 - August 9, 2015
To highlight 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.

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Upcoming Exhibitions


Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum 2015
March 21 - April 19, 2015
Young artists are capable of amazing things! Don't miss this exhibit featuring artwork by Long Island high school students.

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Before Selfies: Portraiture through the Ages
April 25 - August 9, 2015
Before Selfies features varied approaches to portraiture from the 16th century, before the advent of the camera and the digital age, to the present.

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Poised Poses: Portraits from the August Heckscher Collection
April 25 - August 2, 2015
This focused presentation of portraiture from the collection of the Museum’s founder evokes the ambience of a private collection at the turn-of-the-20th-century.

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Events
Book Group: Jerusalem Maiden by Talia Carner
February 2, 2015
The Heckscher Museum Book Group is a superb opportunity to explore the blending of art history and literary text.

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First Friday: Timo Vollbrecht, Saxophone
February 6, 2015
Explore the Museum's exhibitions during extended viewing hours and enjoy a musical performance inspired by artwork on view.

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Senior Second Wednesday: Tour of Ferdinand Richardt’s Niagara: A Study in Landscape Painting
February 11, 2015
The Heckscher Museum offers Senior Second Wednesday each month from 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm, with a special program that begins at 1:45 pm. Visitors 62+ enjoy free Museum admission and all other guests receive half-price admission.

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From the Collection
Cornelis Verbeeck
The Attack on Damiate, c. 1625-35
Oil on wood panel
20-3/4 x 33-1/4 in.


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