Exhibits and more...
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.
Past Traditions:/New Voices in Asian Art
Juxtaposing traditional Asian subject matter with modern Western influences, this multimedia exhibition features works from contemporary Asian artists from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. Artists include Xu Bing, Fx Harsono, Yun-Fei Ji, Bari Kumar, Dinh Q. Lê, Nyoman Massriadi, Shahzia Sikander, and Ai Weiwei. Through Dec. 10. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
Picture Perfect: Selections From the Permanent Collection
This exhibition showcases works with appeal to a wide range of aesthetic sensibilities. Brightly colored paintings by Stuart Davis, George D. Green, Richard Hennessy, and Wayne Gonzales contrast evocative landscapes by Ralph Albert Blakelock, Jerome Blum, and Matthew Spender. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
Still Life: 1970s Photorealism
An exhibition devoted works associated with Photorealism movement. The artists featured include Audrey Flack, Ralph Goings, Duane Hanson, Malcolm Morley, Ben Schonzeit and Idelle Weber. Through Nov. 9, Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
An exhibit of paintings and decorative arts inspired by Louis Comfort Tiffany’s travels and surroundings in North Africa and the East. Through Nov. 9. Nassau County Museum of Art, Second Floor Galleries, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
See “Killing Lincoln,” the political docu-drama inspired by Bill O’Reilly’s 2011 novel of the same name, Friday, Sept. 5, 2:30 p.m.; also “Good Will Hunting,” the touching drama of a wayard young man who struggles to find his identity and has a gift for mathematics, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s comedy-drama that recounts the adventures a legendary concierge at a fictional famous European hotel between the wars and the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend, Friday, Sept. 5, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
See “Belle,” the costume drama based on the true story of a mixed-race girl raised as an aristocrat in 18th century England, Friday, Sept. 5, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
Examine “Modigliani and Soutine: Expatriate Artists in Montparnasse,” with art historian Vivian Gordon, Monday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
See “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s comedy-drama that recounts the adventures a legendary concierge at a fictional famous European hotel between the wars, Monday, Sept. 8, 1:30 and 7 p.m.; also “Lone Survivor,” the account of an ill-fated U.S. Navy Seal mission in Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “The Monuments Men,” the action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from the Nazis, based on a true story, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Watch “The Book Thief,” the historical drama based on the best-selling novel about a spirited young girl in World War II Germany, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.