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.
After ModernisM 2013: ‘AM’
A showcase of work by five contemporary artists. The exhibit features Nina Chanel Abney, Justin Craun, Wendell Gladstone, Erik Parks and Tom Sanford. Through Oct. 13. Nassau County Museum of Art, Second Floor Galleries, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Alex Katz: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art
This exhibition draws upon the Whitney’s extensive holdings of works by Alex Katz, one of America’s most honored living artists. It includes early landscapes and collages, as well as the enormous and brilliantly-colored portraits of family and friends that are a hallmark of the artist’s career. Through Oct. 13. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
The Lyon, the Which and the Warhol: The Sequel
This sequel to Hofstra Museum’s early spring exhibit highlights photography by artists Danny Lyons and Andy Warhol, focusing on themes of gender and identity. The exhibit also includes works by Diane Arbus, as well as those in other media by Oskar Kokoschka, Alfred Maurer, and Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi. Through Sept. 15. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
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.
We Hold These Truths...
This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and examines slavery and the abolition movement through artworks, artifacts and ephemera. Artists include Willie Cole, Daniel Chester French, Richard Hunt, William H. Johnson, Glenn Ligon, and Kara Walker. Through July 26. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
See “Doc Hollywood,” the dramedy about a young doctor, with Michael J. Fox, Friday, July 19, 2:30 p.m.; also the biopic “Barrymore,” set in 1942 when Barrymore was no longer a box office star, with Christopher Plummer, Tuesday, July 23, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
Watch “Quartet,” the drama about retired opera singers in a retirement home for classical musicians and what transpires during a fundraising gala, Friday, July 19, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
See “The Impossible,” the English-language Spanish disaster drama based on a family’s experience during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, with Naomi Watts, Monday, July 22, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Bob Hope and Jack Benny: It’s All in the Timing
A multi-media look at the styles of the legendary comedians, with Sal St. George, Wednesday, July 24, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
At the Movies
View “Stand Up Guys,” a crime comedy about a pair of aging stickup men who try to get the old gang back together, with Al Pacino and Chistopher Walken, Thursday, July 25, 1 and 6:45 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
See “Hitchcock,” the drama about the relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959, Thursday, July 25, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.