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 …

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 …

Schools: Art, Poetry and Cultural Celebrations

Pupils at Goosehill Primary School recently learned about Asian Lunar New Year and made lion masks. Under the direction of educator Jennifer Henriquez from the Long Island Children’s Museum, students learned about following a lunar calendar, where New Year’s Day changes every year as it Read More …

Lunar New Year Celebrations Coming Up

Local libraries and other institutions are planning ways to recognize and celebrate the Lunar New Year in February. Asian communities around the world are celebrating the Year of the Dragon, considered an especially auspicious year to be born because the astrological animal is thought to Read More …

Huntington Village Art Walk Returns Oct. 1

    The Huntington Village Art Walk returns Sunday, with self-guided tours of the many art displays in downtown Huntington. Participants can visit 10 places in a one-mile walk. The tour is free; many of the artists will be on hand to talk about their Read More …

LI Fall Festival to Include Museum Multimedia Display

The Heckscher Museum will show a multimedia display of art, light, and sound on its facade during the 29th annual Long Island Fall Festival, adding a new feature to the long-running weekend festival that brings thousands of people to Huntington. Opening Oct. 6, and running Read More …

Town Board Approves Funds for Signs, Garden Improvements

The Huntington Town Board has approved the following expenditures: Up to $50,000 for tactile signs at Heckscher Museum and the historic Centerport home of painters Arthur Dove and Helen Torr, to provide accessible maps for the visually impaired, at the request of the museum director. Read More …

Chamber Fundraiser to Support Museum Multimedia Light Show

The Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce will be raising funds July 25 to support a Hecksher Museum multimedia project. The chamber social, called Huntington Nights, will offer raffles, dancing, food, drinks and more. It is designed to help fund “Illuminations 2023: The Many Faces of Read More …

2 Art Tours Coming Up in Huntington Village

You can walk or you can crawl, but whatever your method of locomotion, there’s are easy ways coming up to sample the arts in downtown Huntington. On May 21, participants can take a self-guided tour of exhibits at the museums and galleries downtown. Several of Read More …

Village Art Walk Set for May 21

The free Huntington Village Art Walk, a  self-guided tour of the new exhibits at downtown museums and galleries, is scheduled for May 21. Many  artists will be on hand to talk about their work. Live music will be playing along the route. No tickets are Read More …