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.
David Jacobs: Sight and Sound
An original exhibition of selected works from the prolific career of contemporary artist David Jacobs. Multiple aspects of his artistic sensibilities are conveyed through the sculpture on view, which date from 1959 to 1987. Opens Feb. 4, through April 27. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Land of the Rising Sun: Art of Japan
An original exhibition highlighting Japanese works, from Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections, spanning the 16th through 20th centuries. Works include woodblock prints, hand-painted scrolls, and wood carvings with a focus on artistic traditions of various eras of Japanese culture. Through Feb. 2. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
Off the Wall: Sculpture From the Permanent Collection
An exhibition of the Heckscher’ sculptural holdings, providing a broad overview of sculptural practice in America. Representational and abstract works created throughout the 19th and 20th centuries are on view, including portraiture, allegory, nationalistic themes, anecdotal figures from daily life, and decorative work in traditional mediums. Through March 16. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
An in-depth exhibit of works by the famed Pop artist that juxtaposes 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.
Poor Art Student 10!
A showcase of the work of current art majors at Molloy College. Exhibit includes painting, sculpture, drawings, prints and ceramics. Through Feb. 13. Molloy College, Public Square Art Gallery, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre 323-3196 or firstname.lastname@example.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 “Prisoners,” a crime thriller about father trying to find his missing daughter, with Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, Friday, Jan. 31, 2:30 p.m.; also “Runner, Runner,” the action adventure about a Princeton graduate student recruited into the fast-paced world of online gambling, with Ben Affleck, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
At the Movies
See “Jobs,” the bio-pic based on the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs, Friday, Jan. 31, 1 p.m.; Monday, Feb. 3, 6:45 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
View film footage of musical dance segments, hosted by Bernard Malamud, Friday, Jan. 31, 1 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
Watch “Barbara,” the Cold War thriller set in 1980 East Germany about a doctor banished to a rural hospital as punishment for applying for an exit visa, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Examine “Duccio and the Trecento School in Sienna,” with art historian Ines Powell, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Watch “Lee Daniel’s The Butler,” the story of a White House butler who served eight American presidents over three decades, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.