Inspired by the Exhibitions: Visitor Artwork

This gallery highlights select artwork created by Museum visitors. The Heckscher Museum of Art recognizes that all visitors benefit from participating in immersive multi-sensory experiences.

Museumgoers of all ages are invited to respond to artwork on view through a variety of hands-on activities available in the Museum's Central Gallery. These activities are free with general admission during regular open hours. The Museum offers additional opportunities for art-making for artists of all ages through a broad range of public programs. For information on upcoming programs, see the Current Program Guide.


Digital Action Paintings and more...

21st-century masterpieces created on the Museum's 55-inch digital touchscreen




Artwork created by participants in Museum programs




Create Your Own Artwork
Works of art made at the Create Your Own Activity Station for visitors of all ages

"WHAT LIES BENEATH" ART
Inspired by Beneath the Ice by Emily Fuchs
on view in
Long Island's Best 2018

POP ART
Inspired by the artwork of
Andy Warhol
and Roy Lichtenstein
on view in
From Frankenthaler to Warhol

"WATER" ART
Inspired by
Ebb & Flow

TEXTURE LEAF ART
Inspired by
Earth Muse
and
Thaddeus Holownia
Walden Revisited

SATURDAY EVENING
POST ART

Inspired by cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post
on view in
Norman Rockwell and Friends

WINDOW ART
Inspired by
Looking Out, Looking In
Windows in Art

SCI-FI ROCKET ART
Inspired by
Sci-Fi
on view in
Master of Illusion
The Magical Art of Gary Erbe

DOT ART
Inspired by
Nightblooms
by Grace DeGennaro
on view in
You Go Girl

"PICTURE PIE" ART
Inspired by
Flying Pizza
by Claes Oldenburg
on view in
Graphic Appeal

FEATURE FACE
Inspired by
Before Selfies and
Poised Poses

X-RAY ART
Inspired by
Long Island's Best 2015

DREAM WORLD ART
Inspired by
Modern Alchemy
Experiments in Photography

TEXTURE ART
Inspired by
Long Island Biennial 2014 and Richard Gachot's America

GRID ART
Inspired by
Rhythm and Repetition
in 20th-Century Art

PICNIC ART
Inspired by
Picnic at the Museum
by Nina Flores
on view in
Long Island's Best 2014

LEGO SCULPTURE
Inspired by
Off the Wall
Sculpture from the
Permanent Collection

MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE
Inspired by
Stan Brodsky: Retrospective

ART CAR
Inspired by
Car Culture
Art and the Automobile

SELF-PORTRAIT
Inspired by
portraits on view in
Mirrored Images
Realism in the 19th and
20th Centuries

CONCENTRIC COLORS
DRAWING

Inspired by
works on view in
Absorbed by Color
Art in the 20th Century

PARTY CLOTHES COLLAGE
Inspired by
Mother Earth's Party Dress
by Ginger Balizer-Hendler
on view in
Long Island Biennial 2012

LETTER "H" COLLAGE
and
"Give Up That Egg" ART

Inspired by
A Way With Words
Text in Art

and
Give Up That Egg
by William Holbrook Beard

TORN PAPER
COLLAGE

Inspired by
works on view in
Ripped
The Allure of Collage

STILL LIFE DRAWING
Inspired by
photographs of everyday objects
on view in
Edward Weston
Life Work

MONA LISA ART
Inspired by
the work of Paul Giovanopoulos
on view in
Identity Crisis
Authenticity, Attribution
and Appropriation

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