Exhibits and more...
AftermodernisM: Works on Paper
The next in the series that began in June focusing on a group of five contemporary artists, continues with an exploration of the drawing skills and innovations of an even greater number of artists, including those whose work was seen in the summer exhibition. Through Feb. 23. Nassau County Museum of Art, Contemporary Gallery, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Arnold Newman: Luminaries of the Twentieth Century in Art, Politics and Culture
An exhibit of Arnold Newman’s photographic portraiture highlighting the innovative minds and personalities that gave rise to the ideas and concepts that have shaped our world. Recognized as the “Father of Environmental Portraiture” and influenced by the school of modernism, Newman’s style has changed the photographic portrait. Through Dec. 13. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
A showcase of works by Japanese Ukiyo-E painter Imao Keinen, who specialized in flower and bird prints, known as Kacho-ga. Through Dec. 19. Frank and Gertrude Kaiser Gallery, Molloy College Public Square, Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-3196 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Land of the Rising Sun: Art of Japan
An original exhibition highlighting Japanese works, from Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections, spanning the 16th through 20th centuries. Works include woodblock prints, hand-painted scrolls, and wood carvings with a focus on artistic traditions of various eras of Japanese culture. Through Feb. 2. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
An in-depth exhibit of works by the famed Pop artist that juxtaposes his mostly black-and-white drawings on paper against many of his larger and more color-saturated works, in a variety of media. Through Feb. 23. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Stan Brodsky: Retrospective
An exhibit tracing the evolution of Stan Brodsky’s career, from his early representational works through the minimalist landscapes during his years on Long Island to his Abstract Expressionist works. Through Dec. 1. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
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 “After Earth,” the sci fi adventure about a father and son who crash land on a dangerous Earth 1,000 years into the future, Friday, Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m.; also the sci fi thriller “Pacific Rim,” Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Watch “World War Z,” the thriller about U.N. employee in a race against time to stop a Zombie pandemic, starring Brad Pitt, Friday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
See “Much Ado About Nothing,” the modern retelling of Shakespeare’s comedy, Friday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
Examine “What’s American About American Art,” with art history professor Thomas Germano, Monday, Nov. 18, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
At the Movies
Watch “The Kings of Summer,” a coming-of-age dramedy about three teenage friends, Monday, Nov. 18, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “Mud,” the coming-of-age drama involving two teenage boys in the Arkansas delta, with Matthew McConaughey, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Watch “The Guilt Trip,” the comedy about inventor and his mom who hit the road together so he can sell his latest invention, starring Barbra Streisand, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.