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EXHIBITIONS

EXHIBITIONS

Long Island Biennial 2020
October 15, 2020 - January 10, 2021
George Grosz's "Eclipse of the Sun" (1926)
George Grosz's "Eclipse of the Sun" (1926)

Ongoing

The Heckscher Museum Celebrates 100 Thomas-Moran-Grand-Canyon-of-the-Colorado-River
The Heckscher Museum Celebrates 100: Tracing History, Inspiring the Future

2021

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FEATURED EVENTS

HALLOWEEN ART KITS FOR KIDS
Make your own spooky haunted house and get into the Halloween spirit!

Thursday, October 29 – Sunday, November 1
12 – 5 pm
Free with $5 Suggested Admission, Kids under 13 FREE
Registration required.

In lieu of a hands-on Halloween project in the Museum this year, all families with children in costume who visit from Thursday, October 29 through Sunday, November 1 will receive a free art kit to take home and create their own spooky haunted house!

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Long Island Biennial 2020
VIRTUAL PANEL CONVERSATIONS with the Curator

Virtually join Heckscher Museum Curator Dr. Karli Wurzelbacher as she leads discussions with select Long Island Biennial artists! Each artist will bring their unique perspective, experience, and ideas, ensuring a thought-provoking dialogue. Conversations will center around different themes including abstraction, landscape, materials and processes and end with a Q&A session.

Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:15 pm
Members Free, Non-Members $5. Registration required.

October 29: David Almeida, Thomas Germano, Howie Pohl, Lauren Ruiz – Register Now
November 19: Deborah Buck, Paul Farinacci, Holly Hunt, Danielle Livoti – Register Now
December 3: Chris Ann Ambery, Alisa Shea, Mark Van Wagner, Claire Watson – Register Now

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Long Island Biennial 2020
VIRTUAL OPEN STUDIOS

Enjoy an afternoon of behind-the-scenes Long Island Biennial exhibiting artist studio visits – no car needed! Virtually “Zoom” from one studio to the next as you meet and learn about artists working in a variety of media and techniques. Watch demonstrations, view works in progress, participate in Q&A, and more!

Sundays, 1 – 2:30 pm
Members Free, Non-Members $10. Registration required.

November 1: Thomas Germano, Danielle Livoti – Register Now
November 15: Paul Farinacci, Luke Merz, Mark Van Wagner – Register Now
December 13: Deborah Buck, Barbara Stein, Claire Watson – Register Now

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EMERGING ARTISTS SERIES

Wednesday, November 4: Artist Roshanak Keyghobadi

Join us for the final month of this 2020 Instagram takeover series celebrating contemporary artists! Artists Roshanak Keyghobadi, Kasmira Mohanty, and Lisa Federici will take over the Museum’s account @heckschermuseum on select Wednesdays in November.

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MUSEUM NEWS

MUSEUM NEWS

October 15, 2020
Cast Your Vote for Long Island Biennial Visitors and Virtual Choice Awards
October 7, 2020
H@H Kids Returns with Fun Fall Projects on October 24
October 3, 2020
$25,100 Donated to Challenge in Honor of Board Member Margy Hargraves’ 85th Birthday!
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