A Curator’s Eye: Masterworks on View

Youth Eternal by Evelyn Beatrice Longman has the distinction of being the artwork on longest continuous view in The Heckscher Museum.  The fountain takes center stage in the Museum lobby,…

Curator Tour of Locally Sourced

Earlier today, Dr. Karli Wurzelbacher, Curator, led members and sponsors on a special tour of The Heckscher Museum’s current exhibition, Locally Sourced: Collecting Long Island Artists.  Touching on important works…

“Adopt” a Work of Art Today!

One of the principal responsibilities of a museum is the care and preservation of its permanent collection. Even in the best of circumstances, objects age. Exposure to light and atmospheric…

Docent Spotlight: Elliot Shulman

Elliot Shulman, Oceanside, NY is “a computer guy,” and one of the Museum’s newest Docents.  Recently retired, he actively searched for volunteer opportunities on Long Island, and found The Heckscher…

An Artist You Can’t Refuse: Mort Künstler

Making a slight adjustment to his jawline — by stuffing cotton wool in his cheeks — Marlon Brando snagged the lead in “The Godfather,” and arguably gave his greatest performance.…

DRAW OUT! Free Community Arts Festival 2019

Get ready to DRAW OUT! The Heckscher Museum of Art invites all ages to the Museum and outside in beautiful Heckscher Park during this lively, free community event. Now in…