EVENTS LI Biennial Events

LI BIENNIAL EVENTS

The Museum is pleased to host a number of events (both virtually and in person) in coordination with the Long Island Biennial 2020 exhibition, on view October 15, 2020 through January 10, 2021.

Featured artists will bring their unique insight and expertise to each event, bringing the Museum to life for our visitors!

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Virtual Open Studios

The studio of artist Mark Van Wagner.

Enjoy an afternoon of behind-the-scenes 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
Zoom
Members Free, Non-Members $10
Registration required. 

October 25: Philippe Cheng, Roshanak Keyghobadi, Kristine Perelle
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November 1: Thomas Germano, Danielle Livoti
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November 15: Paul Farinacci, Luke Merz, Mark Van Wagner
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December 13: Deborah Buck, Barbara Stein, Claire Watson
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Virtual Panel Conversations with the Curator

Clockwise from top left: David Almeida, Seascape #002, 2020, Found balloons; Howie Pohl, Shape and Shapeless, 2020, Film photography; Thomas Germano, Bronx, NY, 2019, Oil on canvas; Lauren Ruiz, Workshop of Wonders: A History of Mistrust in Scientific Practices on Long Island, 2020, Multimedia sculpture.

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
October 29, November 19, & December 3
Zoom
Members Free, Non-Members $5
Registration required.

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

Meet the artists behind the artwork in the Long Island Biennial 2020 exhibition! On select Friday afternoons throughout the show, exhibiting artists will be in the galleries to provide insight into their work that only they can give, and answer visitor questions. See list of participating artists below!

Fridays, 3:15 – 5 pm
October 23 & 30, November 6, 13, & 20, December 4 & 11, January 8

Register for one of the following General Admission time slots: 3:15, 3:45 or 4:15 pm. Space is limited. Free with admission.

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October 23
Christine D’Addario

October 23
Wei-An Huang

October 23
Luke Merz

October 30
Deborah Buck

November 6
Philippe Cheng 

November 6
Kristine Perelle 

November 13
Adam Straus

November 13
Mark Van Wagner

November 20
Thomas Germano

November 20
Holly
Hunt

December 4
Barbara Stein 

December 11
Howie Pohl

December 11
Paul Farinacci

January 8
David Almeida 

January 8
Nancy Metz

January 8
Claire Watson

Calendar View of All LI Biennial Events

See full calendar of LI Biennial related events below!

 

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