Dinner With the Director

Dinner With the Director at The Heckscher Museum of Art

The Heckscher Museum has launched “Dinner with the Director,” a series of intimate dinners hosted by Executive Director & CEO Heather Arnet, featuring engaging conversations with community leaders and great food from local restaurants. Dinners will take place in the Museum from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Upcoming Dinner with the Director dates:

Thursday, September 21, 2023 – SOLD OUT
Thursday, November 30, 2023


Past Dinners with the Director

February 23, 2023

Special Guest:
Barry Lites, Board Chairman, Huntington African American Museum.

Tasting Menu by:
Marie Michele Destil, owner of Gingerbites Haitian Bistro in Huntington Station

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March 30, 2023

Featured Guests:
Martha Maffei, ED, SEPA Mujer
Heckscher Museum Curator, Karli Wurzelbacher

Tasting Menu by:
Naheed Mawjzada, co-owner of Afghan Kitchen 44

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April 22, 2023

Featured Guest:
Shavonne Smith, Environmental Director, Shinnecock Indian Nation

Tasting Menu by:
Mila McKey, using food provided by The Shinnecock Environmental Department’s Food Sovereignty Program

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June 15, 2023

Featured Guests:
Jeremy Dennis, Artist and President of Ma’s House
Brianna Hernández, Artist and Director of Curation, Ma’s House

Tasting Menu by:
Chef Aniya Lawrence from ELIJA Farm

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Upcoming Dinners with the Director

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