Current Exhibitions




Ebb & Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views
August 5, 2017 - November 12, 2017




Edward Moran
Casco Bay - Coast of Maine. c. 1892.
Oil on canvas. 20 x 26 in.
August Heckscher Collection 1959.7

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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 sea monsters; and depictions of the unique atmospheric effects of the coastal environment. Working across a broad range of styles, artists have created views of picturesque seaside life, expansive images of sea and surf, and abstract works of light and color. This exhibition features over four dozen paintings, prints, and photographs from the Museum’s permanent collection, including works by Reynolds Beal, Eugene Boudin, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Stan Brodsky, Arthur Dove, Edward and Thomas Moran, Roy Nicholson, Jules Olitski, Betty Parsons, Maurice Prendergast, and William Trost Richards, among others.

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Related Programs

Hands-on Plein Air Painting Workshop with ALLI
September 16, 2017

Join artist Doug Reina for a one-day plein air workshop at the Dove/Torr Cottage on Titus Mill Pond in Centerport.

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Heckscher Family Hour: Tour and Art Activity
September 17, 2017

Join us for a family-friendly tour of the Museum's Ebb & Flow exhibition.

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Draw Out! Free Community Event
September 24, 2017

Enjoy a day full of activities in the Museum and in Heckscher Park for the whole family!

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The Art of Narrative: Timeless Tales and Visual Vignettes
Ongoing




William Holbrook Beard
Give Up That Egg. 1891.
Oil on canvas. 16-1/8 x 20-1/2 in.
August Heckscher Collection 1959.68

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The Art of Narrative: Timeless Tales and Visual Vignettes explores storytelling in art from the 16th through 20th centuries.  From Bible stories and mythology to history and literature, narrative subjects, often with moralistic messages, were considered the pinnacle of art production until the 19th century.  Since then, the stories expressed in painting, prints, photography, and sculpture, have been more personal, sometimes sourcing daily life for universal truths regarding the human condition.  Illustrations by early American modernist Arthur Dove and others, a genre group by John Rogers, experimental photography by Martina Lopez, and abstract work by James Rosenquist are included, as well as works by Alonzo Chappel, François Girardon, George Grosz, Daniel Ridgeway Knight, Henry Varnum Poor, Adolf Schreyer, and many others.

 

One gallery of The Art of Narrative exhibition will be deinstalled temporarily from October 6 through November 5. It will reopen November 11. 

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Huntington Village Art Walk
May 13, 2017

Participate in an afternoon of fun activities for the whole family during this collaboration with local arts organizations.

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Senior Second Wednesday: Tour of The Art of Narrative
June 14, 2017

Visitors 62+ enjoy free Museum admission and all other guests receive half-price admission.

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Exploring Art... Making Memories Guided Tour and Activity
June 19, 2017

Individuals living with dementia and their care partners are invited to this specially-designed program.

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