VIEW MORE EXHIBITIONS

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum 2001

April 24, 2001 - May 6, 2001

Jason Chiusano
Aaron Copland
Print
Hicksville High School
Art Teacher: Beth Atkinson

The Heckscher Museum of Art is dedicated to enriching the lives of students through dynamic connections between works of art and valuable hands-on learning experiences. Our active School Discovery Program engages 6,000 students from schools throughout Long Island each year. To further encourage the use of the museum as a rich resource in a high school student’s life we developed our Arts-in-Education initiative, Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher. This program culminates in a two-week long exhibition of works by outstanding high school art students from throughout Long Island.

Students visited the Heckscher from September 2000 to February 2001 and created works inspired by what they viewed in the Museum. Almost 200 works of art were submitted, and 75 works were juried by the Curator of Photography, Janie Welker, to appear in this wonderful exhibition.

Exhibitions on view that inspired students to create their artwork include: Aaron Copland’s America, Hans Namuth: Portraits, and Jane Wilson: Land, Sea, Sky.

RELATED NEWS

RELATED NEWS

June 29, 2022
Heckscher Museum Magazine Available: July August September 2022
June 9, 2022
LI Best Artwork on View at Mitchells & Firefly Artists Gallery
June 2, 2022
LI Best 2022 Visitors Choice Award Winners Announced
more museum news

MORE EXHIBITIONS

MORE EXHIBITIONS

Long Island Biennial 2022
October 1, 2022 - January 22, 2023
Global Asias: Contemporary Asian and Asian American Art from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

June 4, 2022 – September 18, 2022

Long Island's Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum 2022

April 30, 2022 – May 29, 2022

more exhibitions