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.
Drawings, Proposals, Plans, Diagrams
A selection of sculptor Dewitt Godfrey’s works on paper in a range of media – charcoal, pigment, ink, pencil, photography and collage – that showcases his evolving engagement with drawing, both as an end in itself and as a tool for the planning, production and presentation of sculpture and large scale installations. Through April 7. Hofstra University’s Rosenberg Gallery, Calkins Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5474.
The acclaimed African-American artist Faith Ringgold – perhaps best known for her painted story quilts – is the subject of an in-depth study. Through March 28. Molloy College’s Frank and Gertrude Kaiser Art Gallery, Public Square, 2nd Floor, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 678-5000 ext. 6549.
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.
Robert Hite: Imagined Histories and Other Works
Robert Hite’s paintings, photographs and sculptures are on display, reflecting the rich southern narrative tradition. Through March 5. Nassau Community College’s Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Education Dr., Garden City. 572-5073.
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 the comedy “Here Comes the Boom,” about a high school biology teacher who moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school, Friday, March 1, 2:30 p.m.; also the suspense thriller “Taken 2,” the sequel involving a retired CIA agent and kidnappers on his trail, Tuesday, March 5, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Illustrated Art Lecture
Examine the complexities of feminity in art, in “Femme Fatale,” with art historian Ines Powell, Monday, March 4, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With the Curve,” about an ailing baseball scout in his twilight years who takes his daughter along for one last recruiting trip, Monday, March 4, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “Arbitrage,” the drama about a troubled hedge fund magnate, Wednesday, March 6, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
See “Hope Springs,” the romantic comedy about a middle-aged couple dealing with issues in their 30-year marriage, with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, Thursday, March 7, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square.