Exhibits and more...
AftermodernisM: Works on Paper
The next in the series that began in 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.
Arnold Newman: Luminaries of the Twentieth Century in Art, Politics and Culture
An exhibit of Arnold Newman’s photographic portraiture highlighting the innovative minds and personalities that gave rise to the ideas and concepts that have shaped our world. Recognized as the “Father of Environmental Portraiture” and influenced by the school of modernism, Newman’s style has changed the photographic portrait. Through Dec. 13. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Hans Van de Bovenkamp: In The Present Moment
An exhibition showcasing the renowned artist’s black and white drawings and small-scale bronze sculptures. The exhibit provides a glimpse into the artistic processes involved in the creation of Bovenkamp’s works. Through Nov. 14. Adelphi University, Performing Arts Center Gallery, 1 South Ave., Garden City. 877-4010 or www.adelphi.edu/artmuseum/exhibitions.
An in-depth exhibit of works by the famed Pop artist that juxtaposes portfolios of 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.
Stan Brodsky: Retrospective
An exhibit tracing the evolution of Stan Brodsky’s career, from his early representational works through the minimalist landscapes during his years on Long Island to the Abstract Expressionist works that manifest his deepest engagement with the painting process itself. Through Dec. 1. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
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 “Much Ado About Nothing,” the modern retelling of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, Friday, Nov. 1, 2:30 p.m.; also “Home Run,” the drama about a baseball player forced into a rehab program in his Oklahoma hometown after several alcohol-related incidents, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
Watch “Koch,” a documentary chronicling the political life of one of New York City’s colorful mayors, Ed Koch, Monday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “What Maisie Knew,” a drama about a young girl caught in the middle of her parents’ bitter custody battle, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
See “Before Midnight,” the romantic drama and sequel to “Before Sunrise” and “Before Sunset,” Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
Examine “Balthus: Paintings and Provocations,” with art historian Ines Powell, Thursday, Nov. 7, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch “The Cold Light of Day,” the action film about a young Wall Street trader whose family is kidnapped during a sailing trip in Spain, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.