Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at The Heckscher Museum 2021
April 17 – May 23, 2021
This annual exhibition features extraordinary works of art created by Long Island high school students. Over 331 students from 56 high schools submitted artwork for jurying this year, with 83 works of art selected by Karli Wurzelbacher, Heckscher Museum Curator, and guest juror and artist Melissa Misla.
In honor of Long Island’s Best’s 25th anniversary, the 2021 exhibition includes a special anniversary display. Did you know? Since its first year in 1996, more than 50,000 visitors have viewed Long Island’s Best exhibitions and more than 37,000 individuals have participated in programs while the artwork was on display. More than 6,300 students have submitted their artwork for jurying, and over 2,000 have had their artwork on view!