Art League Workshop, Exhibit to Focus on Memory

The Art League of Long Island will host a show in June that focuses on the theme of memory. The League said the show will be part of its continuing efforts to support mental wellness through artistic expression. A workshop and an exhibition will give Read More …

State Grants Available for Arts Organizations, Individuals

The New York State Council on the Arts will provide $82 million  in funding for nonprofit arts and culture organizations and individuals. The funds will include general operating support and grants to support  individual artists, affordable rehearsal space, folk arts apprenticeships and performing arts residences. Read More …

Heckscher Museum Admission to Remain Free Through Bank Grant

 A $25,000 grant from Bank of America will allow the Heckscher Museum to continue with free admission into 2025. The Heckscher Museum was founded in 1920 as a place for the public to enjoy free access to world-class art. It has continued to work with Read More …

A Pandemic Hobby Meets Photography in PHOTO pOP Exhibit at Industry

In an effort to express the feelings of memory, affirmation and longing, the artistic vision of Gae Polisner and the photography of Rick Kopstein has culminated in a gallery of art that Long Islanders get to witness. Collages made by Polisner using pictures taken by Read More …

Board Approves Funds for Cultural Organizations

The Huntington Town Board recently authorized Supervisor Ed Smyth to execute agreements for the division of cultural affairs: HUNTINGTON ARTS COUNCIL, INC. administration: $147,500 summer band concerts: up to $100,625 In addition, funding of $43,190 has been appropriated in the Town’s 2024 budget for the Read More …

Lunar New Year Festivities at the Heckscher

Families celebrated the Lunar New Year on Saturday at the Heckscher Museum of Art hosted music, art and displays from Asian cultures. Artist Patricia Shih and Hanson Lee, members of the Town of Huntington Asian-American Task Force, led the program. Shih, a storyteller and musician, Read More …

The Next Chapter Reaches a Milestone

Chapter 2 is about to begin for The Next Chapter. The independently owned bookstore at 204 New York Avenue is gearing up to celebrate its first anniversary with nine days of festivities which begin on Feb. 16.  These include discounts, live music, a bookmark contest, Read More …

Art League Ready to Reopen Spaces Damaged by Flooding

The Art League of Long Island will soon reopen prime space, after extensive work to restore its gallery and classrooms that were damaged by flooding in September. The members exhibition opens Feb.10, the inaugural exhibit in the newly reconstructed Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery. Classes will resume Read More …