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. The exhibit’s 79 works features artists from every era of American art, 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. Opening Saturday, Nov. 17, through Feb. 24. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
The “Iranian Schindler”
An exhibit of photograhs and artifacts honoring Abdol-Hossein Sardari, the Iranian envoy stationed in Paris who rescued thousands of Jews from the Nazis. Through December. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
Political Slant: Editorial Cartoons
Original sketches and digital prints of contemporary cartoons by five editorial cartoonists: Walt Handelsman of Newsday, Mike Keefe, Steve Kelley, Jimmy Margulies of The Record (North New Jersey) and Signe Wilkinson of the Philadelphia Daily News. Through Dec. 21. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
See “The Great Gatsby,” with Mia Farrow and Robert Redford, Friday, Nov. 16, 2:30 p.m.; also the “The Chronicle,” involving three high school students who develop superpowers after making a discovery, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “Moonrise Kingdom,” a romantic comedy set off the coast of New England in 1965, Friday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
See “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” about a group of British retirees who take up residence in India, Sunday, Nov. 18, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “Darling Companion,” the drama about a woman who loves her dog more than her husband, with Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline, Monday, Nov. 19, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Watch “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” about a group of British retirees who take up residence in India, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.