Exhibits and more...
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.
Picture Perfect: Selections From the Permanent Collection
This exhibition showcases works with appeal to a wide range of aesthetic sensibilities. Brightly colored paintings by Stuart Davis, George D. Green, Richard Hennessy, and Wayne Gonzales contrast evocative landscapes by Ralph Albert Blakelock, Jerome Blum, and Matthew Spender. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.
Spirit and Identity: Melanesian Works from the Hofstra University Museum Collections
An exhibit of ethnographic artworks and objects created by the distinct regional communities of the South Pacific. Through Aug. 29. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672.
Still Life: 1970s Photorealism
An exhibition devoted works associated with Photorealism movement. The artists featured include Audrey Flack, Ralph Goings, Duane Hanson, Malcolm Morley, Ben Schonzeit and Idelle Weber. Through Nov. 9, Nassau County Museum of Art, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
An exhibit of paintings and decorative arts inspired by Louis Comfort Tiffany’s travels and surroundings in North Africa and the East. Through Nov. 9. Nassau County Museum of Art, Second Floor Galleries, 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor. 484-9337 or www.nassaumuseum.org.
See “Son of God,” an adaptation of the History Channel’s “The Bible” miniseries, Friday, Aug. 8, 2:30 p.m.; also “In Secret,” a thriller adapted from Emile Zola’s racy 1867 novel “Therese Raquin,” Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
View the collections of canvases by Monet and the Impressionists in “Meet Me at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris,” with Louis Cella Caruso, Friday, Aug. 8, 12:30 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.
See “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn,” a comedy-drama about a terminally ill man who wants to make amends, Friday, Aug. 8, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.
See “Her,” the drama about a lonely writer who develops a relationship with a computer operating system with a female personality, Monday, Aug. 11, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.
Rock Hall Museum Twilight Tour
Explore historic Rock Hall at night on a guided tour, with wine and cheese reception, Monday, Aug. 11, 7-9 p.m. Reservations required. $25 ($21 members). Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence. 239-1157.
At the Movies
See “Gloria,” a Chilean film in which a heroine in her late 50s embraces passion and romance, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m., 1 and 7 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.
Adventures in Film
See “A Room With a View,” the romantic drama based on E.M. Forster’s 1908 novel, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.
See “Still Mine,” a drama about an elderly couple who fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.
Watch “August: Osage County,” the black comedy-drama based on the award-winning play about a dysfunctional family that reunites when their patriarch disappears, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.