Exhibits and more...
AftermodernisM: Works on Paper
The series that began last 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.
David Jacobs: Sight and Sound
An original exhibition of selected works from the prolific career of contemporary artist David Jacobs. Multiple aspects of his artistic sensibilities are conveyed through the sculpture on view, which date from 1959 to 1987. Through April 27. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Off the Wall: Sculpture From the Permanent Collection
An exhibition of the Heckscher’ sculptural holdings, providing a broad overview of sculptural practice in America. Representational and abstract works created throughout the 19th and 20th centuries are on view, including portraiture, allegory, nationalistic themes, anecdotal figures from daily life, and decorative work in traditional mediums. Through March 16. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
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.
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 “Valentine’s Day,” Gary Marshall’s ensemble romantic comedy, Friday, Feb. 14, 2:30 p.m.; also “Out of Time,” a suspense thriller about the chief of police in a fictional Florida town, who investigates the murder of a woman he was secretly seeing, with Denzel Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See the coming-of-age drama “The Spectacular Now,” Friday, Feb. 14, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
View “The Spectacular Now,” a poignant portrait of youth confronting modern love and adulthood, Friday, Feb. 14, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
See “Enough Said,” the dramedy about a developing relationship between two divorced parents, with James Gandolfini, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “Lee Daniel’s The Butler,” the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Watch “Man of Steel,” the reboot of the Superman film series, with Henry Cavill as Superman, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.