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.
Ludovit Feld, the Little Giant: Artist, Rescuer and Auschwitz Survivor
A showing of the works of Ludovit Feld, who was kept alive at Auschwitz for his artistic talent and for medical experimentation. Through Sept. 30. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
A major exhibit that includes a significant selection of Chagall’s 1957 series of hand-colored etchings of Bible stories. Through Nov. 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Monumental Drawings of Michael Ryan
A showcase of works by the Brooklyn-based artist who uses old photographs in his creative process. With an opening reception, Thursday, Sept. 13, 4-6 p.m. Through Oct. 26. Frank and Gertrude Kaiser Gallery, Molloy College Public Square, Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 678-5000 ext. 6549.
Toward Greater Awareness: Darfur and American Activism
This exhibit, featuring large-scale sculptures by American artist Mitch Lewis, focuses on the genocide that occurred in Darfur and Sudan from 2003 to 2006, as well as the American response to the crisis. It is presented in conjunction with Oct. 16 Presidential Debate. Through Dec. 16. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Using the Lessons of the Holocaust to Teach Tolerance
This contextualized history explains the 1930s’ increase of intolerance, the reduction of human rights, and the lack of intervention that enabled the persecution and mass murder of millions of Jews and others, including people with disabilities, Roma and Sinti (Gypsies), Jehovah’s Witnesses, Gays, and Polish intelligentsia. Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Rd., Glen Cove. 571-8040 ext. 100 or www.holocaust-nassau.org.
Sydney Chastain-Chapman/Julie Tremblay
This exhibition pairs Julie Tremblay’s sculptural work with paintings and works on paper by Sydney Chastain-Chapman. Through Nov. 4. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Food Sustainability Movie Series
See the award-winning documentary “Queen of the Sun,” about the impact of the honeybee on the global food supply, presented by Crossroads Farm at Grossmans and the Ethical Humanist Society, Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. $10. Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, 38 Old Country Rd., Garden City. 741-7304 or www.ehsli.org.
Abbott & Costello: The Early Years
Explore the history of the classic comedy team, with Keith Crocker, Friday, Sept. 14, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
See the drama “The Lucky One,” based on the romantic novel by Nicholas Sparks, with Zac Effron and Bythe Danner, Friday, Sept. 14, 2:30 p.m.; also “Exodus,” the epic fillm based on Leon Uris’ novel, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “A Thousand Words,” the comedy-drama starring Eddie Murphy as a fast-talking literary agent, Friday, Sept. 14, 1 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
Peter V. Dugan of the North Sea Poetry Scene hosts a literary event featuring George Held, retired Queens College professor, lecturer and critic, Friday, Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m. Writers are welcome to read up to three samples of their work. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360 or www.oceansidelibrary.com.
Watch “A Separation,” the compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Irish Cultural Society Meeting
Retired naval officer Liam Murphy discusses the life of Commodore John Barry, when the Irish Cultural Society meets, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Garden City Library, 60 Seventh St., Garden City.
Village Art Club Meeting
Bring pencils and pads when the Village Art Club begins its new season with a female model, at the monthly meeting, Thursday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to non-members. Rockville Centre Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre.For information, call Anne Bailey at (516) 887-1770.