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.
Poor Art Student 10!
A showcase of the work of current art majors at Molloy College. The exhibit includes painting, sculpture, drawings, prints and ceramics. Through Feb. 13. Molloy College, Public Square Art Gallery, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196 or email@example.com.
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 “Fast and Furious 6,” the latest installment of the Fast and Furious film series, Friday, Feb. 7, 2:30 p.m.; also “Battle of the Year,” the dance film about an international break dance tournament, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “2 Guns,” a crime thriller in which two undercover officers unknowingly lead investigations on the other, with Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, Friday, Feb. 7, 1 p.m.; Monday, Feb. 10, 6:45 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
View “Short Term 12,” a drama depicting the struggles of a compassionate twentysomething contending with some unexpected life developments while working as a supervisor at a home for at-risk teens, Friday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
Rhythms of a Faithful Journey
Poetry reading, acompanied by visual presentation including African-American quilts depicting the years from slavery to presidency, with Robin Joyce Miller, Friday, Feb. 7, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-580.
See “Gravity,” the Oscar-nominated thriller about a medical engineer and an astronaut who must survive an accident in space, with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Monday, Feb. 10, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Watch “Enough Said,” the dramedy about a developing relationship between two divorced parents, with James Gandolfini, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Irish Cultural Society Meeting
Dramatist/actress Eileen Cronin performs a narrative she has written about her grandmother, when the Irish Cultural Society meets, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Garden City Library, 60 Seventh St., Garden City. 488-1353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See the acclaimed documentary “20 Feet From Stardom,” the insightful tribute to the backup singers behind some of the great musical legends of our time, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Examine “Georges Braque: Beyond Cubism,” with art historian Vivian Gordon, Thursday, Feb. 13, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch “Red 2,” the comic action thriller about a retired team of elite intelligence agents, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.