Exhibits and more...
Across Time & Place: Treasures from the Permanent Collection
This rotating exhibition highlights a broad range of works by 19th and 20th century American and European artists from the Heckscher Museum’s Permanent Collection. Of particular interest is Étienne Berne-Bellecour’s monumental Embarkation Maneuver, 1882, which factually depicts the departure of a regiment of cuirassiers following the Franco-Prussian War. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
Artists in America
A survey of 300 years of great American paintings. Artists from every era of American art are featured among the exhibit’s 79 works, including John Singleton Copley, Charles Willson Peale, John Singer Sargent, James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Norman Rockwell, Robert Motherwell and Sol LeWitt. The works are selected from the permanent collections of the New Britain Museum of American Art in Connecticut. Through Feb. 24. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
The Lyon, the Which and the Warhol
An exhibit of photographs by photojournalist Danny Lyon and visionary pop artist Andy Warhol, culled from the Hofstra University Museum’s extensive photography collection. The exhibit connects their works to those in other media by Chuck Close, Jim Dine, and Lisbeth Firmin (the “Which”), emphasizing parallels between these artists. Through May 19. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Using the Lessons of the Holocaust to Teach Tolerance
A contextualized history that explains the 1920s’ increase of intolerance, reduction of human rights, and lack of intervention that enabled the persecution and mass murder of millions of Jews and others. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
See “Trouble With the Curve,” the Clint Eastwood drama about an ailing baseball scout’s relationship with his daughter, Friday, Jan. 18, 2:30 p.m.; also “Premium Rush,” the action adventure about a bike messenger who picks up a suspicious package that attracts the interest of a dirty cop, who pursues the cyclist throughout the city, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700
Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” the indie film that takes place in a southern Louisana bayou community, Friday, Jan. 18, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
See “Beasts of the Southern Wild, “ the indie film that takes place in a southern Louisana bayou community, Friday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Rockville
Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
See “Bernie,” the black comedy based on the true story of a Texas assistant funeral director who murders a wealthy widow, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch “Dark Shadows,” the horror comedy based on the ‘60s gothic soap opera, starring Johnny Depp, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Examine the works of Ferdinand Hodler and Egon Schiele, with SUNY Farmingdale Professor Thomas Germano, Thursday, Jan. 24, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
See “Gone” the suspense thriller in which a young woman comes home from work to find her sister has been abducted, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.
Bring out your inner poet, with Poet Laureate Dr. Linda Opyr, Thursday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.