Heckscher Museum of Art
Address: 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
The Heckscher Museum of Art serves the people of the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities. Through exhibitions of its permanent and loan collections of art and related museum programs, it seeks to provide inspiring and transformative educational experiences to encourage a broader understanding of our past and present and enrich the quality of life of the individuals it serves.
The Heckscher Museum of Art’s collection spans 500 years of Western art with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Established in 1920 with a gift from August Heckscher of 185 works, the collection now numbers more than 2500 pieces by American and European artists. American landscape painting and work by Long Island artists, past and present, are particular strengths, as is American and European modernism. Photography is a growing part of the collection.
Islip Art Museum
Address: 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730
The Islip Art Museum is one of the leading exhibition spaces for contemporary art on Long Island. It's exhibition program features contemporary art by national and international artists, as well as emerging artists from local communities.
The Museum presents five exhibitions a year in the galleries of the Brookwood Hall mansion, a landmark estate on Long Island's south shore. Exhibitions are organized to reflect issues and concerns in the current art world.
The Museum also present lectures, fine art classes for adults and children, and workshops and tours for all age groups.
The Museum maintains a growing Permanent Collection of works by leading contemporary artists, focusing on those with ties to Long Island. Changing exhibits are presented in the Permanent Collection Gallery.
Nassau County Museum of Art
Address: One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
Phone: (516) 484-9337
Nassau County Museum of Art preserves, enhances, and interprets its collections for the people of Long Island, the State of New York and beyond. The museum is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of the arts, with particular emphasis on the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; to enhancing and adding to its outdoor sculpture garden, to continuing to improve its historic gardens and to keeping an active schedule of exhibitions and educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.