Exhibits and more...
Across Time & Place: Treasures from the Permanent Collection
This rotating exhibition highlights a broad range of works by 19th and 20th century American and European artists from the Heckscher Museum’s Permanent Collection. Of particular interest is Étienne Berne-Bellecour’s monumental Embarkation Maneuver, 1882, which factually depicts the departure of a regiment of cuirassiers following the Franco-Prussian War. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
After ModernisM 2013: ‘AM’
A showcase of work by five contemporary artists. The exhibit features Nina Chanel Abney, Justin Craun, Wendell Gladstone, Erik Parks and Tom Sanford. Through Oct. 13. Nassau County Museum of Art, Second Floor Galleries, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
Alex Katz: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art
This exhibition draws upon the Whitney’s extensive holdings of works by Alex Katz, one of America’s most honored living artists. It includes early landscapes and collages, as well as the enormous and brilliantly-colored portraits of family and friends. Through Oct. 13. Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or
The Lyon, the Which and the Warhol: The Sequel
This sequel to Hofstra Museum’s early spring exhibit highlights photography by artists Danny Lyons and Andy Warhol, focusing on themes of gender and identity. The exhibit also includes works by Diane Arbus, Oskar Kokoschka, Alfred Maurer, and Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi. Through Sept. 15. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
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 Stoker,” the thriller about a young woman who becomes infatuated with a mysterious uncle who comes to live with her following the death of her father, with Nicole Kidman, Friday, Aug. 2, 2:30 p.m.also “The Call,” the thriller abut a 911 operator and the events that follow after she receives a a call from a teenage girl, with Halle Berry, Tuesday, Aug.9, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
See “Life of Pi,” the adventure about a young man cast away on an epic journey with a Bengal tiger, Monday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
See “Silver Linings Playbook,” the acclaimed romantic comedy-drama about a man with bipolar disorder, Monday, Aug. 5, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
See “Quartet,” Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut about redefining old age and growing old with hope, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2 and 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967
At the Movies
View “Promised Land,” the thriller “Promised Land,” about two corporate salespeople who visit a rural town in an attempt to buy drilling rights from the local residents, Thursday, Aug. 8, 1 and 6:45 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
Illustrated Art Lecture
Explore the role of “taste” in modern visual arts, with Professor Thomas Germano, Thursday, Aug. 8, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
See the historical drama “Lincoln,” with Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.