Fundraiser to Support Cinema Arts Centre’s Reopening

Business owners and leaders from around the Huntington area will gather April 14 to support and celebrate the reopening of the Cinema Arts Centre. Several elected officials, along with business representatives, will participate in the fundraiser, which will feature jazz, food, craft beer, wine and Read More …

Heckscher Museum to Host Virtual Panel on Environmental Justice

The Heckscher Museum of Art, Long Island artist Jeremy Dennis, and Stony Brook Professor Mark Chambers are planning a virtual panel to discuss environmental justice on Long Island. The free event is scheduled for April 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm Registration is required. Heckscher.org/mayhewpanel Read More …

Huntington Arts Council Names New Director

The Huntington Arts Council has chosen Kieran Johnson as its executive director. He succeeds Marc Courtade, who retired recently. Johnson has been with the arts council for more than four years, serving as director of community partnerships and development, and as business manager. “Johnson’s work Read More …

Executive Director of Huntington Arts Council Prepares to Say Farewell

Updated: Marc Courtade will bow out Friday from his full-time role as executive director of the Huntington Arts Council, retiring after seven years at the helm. The Freeport resident isn’t completely leaving; he said he expects to help out his successor, who has not been Read More …

Students Invited to Join Playwriting Competition

Students at high schools in the Township of Huntington are invited to submit  plays that they’ve written for the Young Playwrights Festival to be held at the Engeman Theater. Submissions will be accepted through Feb. 23. The competition is sponsored by the Northport Arts Coalition Read More …

Heckscher Museum Names Executive Director, CEO

Heather Arnet has been appointed executive director and CEO of the Heckscher Museum of Art, effective in June. Robin T. Hadley, chair of the board  of trustees, said, “Heather brings a wealth of leadership experience, innovative thinking, and community engagement to the Museum. We are Read More …

Art League Plans Exhibition of Members’ Works

The Art League of Long Island is planning its 65th annual members exhibition starting in Februrary, and is inviting members  to participate. Artists from all walks of life  will be exhibiting their work in such media as painting, drawing, collage, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, Read More …

‘First Fridays’ Series to Return at Heckscher Museum

The Heckscher Museum of Art will offer its First Fridays series starting Jan. 7. The series include extended evening hours and a musical performance the first Friday of every month. Soulful Standards, with Steve Salerno and Mala Waldron, will lead off the series. Gail Storm Read More …

Nonprofits Combine Efforts to Add Veteran Services at Art Center

The Spirit of Huntington Art Center and Rise Life Services said Friday that they are combining forces to expand and add resources for veterans while continuing to operate as a center for people with autism and special needs. The combined center will be called Rise Read More …

Book Store Plan’s Supporters Turn Out for Fun

Supporters of an effort to open a new bookstore in downtown Huntington gathered Thursday night to listen to  music and take their shot at winning a raffle for a variety of gifts. The band Drop the 4 played at Industry Lounge & Gallery, and Mallory Read More …

Heckscher Museum Offers Students Free Portfolio Review

The Heckscher Museum will again offer a free portfolio review for high school students preparing for college admission. The review will return in person this year. Students can attend one or more sessions and receive one on one feedback on their portfolios from college admissions Read More …