Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity Comes to Heckscher Park

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Huntington Supervisor Frank P. Petrone spoke Oct. 18 as part of the program introducing the outdoor art exhibit Embracing Our Differences that will be appearing in Heckscher Park until Oct. 26.

The Town is a co-sponsor of this years exhibit, which is organized annually by the Suffolk County Center for the Holocaust, Diversity and Human Understanding. The vibrant and thought provoking exhibition showcases up to winning artworks selected from submissions by artists and students from communities throughout Long Island. The winning entries have been digitally printed on 12’ high x 16 wide vinyl banners for outdoor display.

The entries all reflect the artist’s interpretation of the message enriching our lives through diversity.”This is the second time Huntington has joined the Suffolk County Community College-based Center in sponsoring the exhibition. The first time was in 2007.

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