HART for Art Hosts LI Best Artwork

Six Long Island’s Best students were chosen to have their work featured on Huntington Area Rapid Transit (HART) buses. Riders will enjoy the colorful  posters of the exhibited artwork on…

Long Island Biennial 2020 Artists Announced

The 2020 Long Island Biennial, a juried exhibition featuring exceptional art from contemporary artists across Suffolk and Nassau Counties, received a record 800+  artwork entries, with 100 works selected for…

Museum Reopens August 1, 2020!

Long Island’s Best, Amanda Valdez: Piecework, and Balancing Act: Three Sculptures by William King on View! The Heckscher Museum of Art will reopen on August 1, 2020! To ensure all visitors’ safety,…

LI Best Artist Meet Up A Success!

The annual Long Island’s Best arts-in-education initiative provides students with engaging and authentic art experiences, challenging them to develop their own unique creative voices and share their artwork with a…

From the Studio: Amanda Valdez

When The Heckscher Museum temporarily closed to the public, we were installing the exhibition Amanda Valdez: Piecework. Originally scheduled to open on March 21, the show debuted virtually instead. The…

H@H Kids Edition (Episode 10): Tear It Up!

For this week’s Heckscher at Home Kids Edition, we will be learning about artist Lillian Dodson and her piece Earth Skin, which is from the Museum’s permanent collection. Then, Lisa…