Events At Heckscher Museum of Art

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Senior Second Wednesday
Wednesday, May 9, Musical Performance, Five Town College 

Wednesday, June 13, Docent Tour and Sketching in the Gallery 

Wednesday, July 11, Art Activity

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Heckscher Museum is pleased to announce Senior Days on Long Island, a new collaboration with Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, Huntington Historical Society, and Northport Historical Society, designed to provide seniors (62 and over) with interesting and unique opportunities at reduced or no cost.  Visit for additional information.

 On the second Wednesday of the month, seniors are invited to visit The Heckscher Museum after 1:30 pm admission free. Following the scheduled program, seniors can enjoy the exhibitions. Groups and individuals are welcome.

Free Museum Admission for Seniors


Meet the Biennial Artists

Friday, May 11
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Long Island Biennial artists Margaret Garrett, William Grabowski, Lita Kelmenson, Victoria Selbach, and Marianne Weil as they discuss their creative process and explore what it means to be an artist in today’s society. Members Free, Non-Members $8

Children and Families
Celebrating Family
Sunday, May 13

Sunday, June 17

In recognition of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, and Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, parents and grandparents are invited to visit the Museum admission-free on “their” special day.

New York State Museum Week 2012

May 31 through June 6

In celebration of New York State Museum Week 2012, The Heckscher Museum of Art is offering half-price Museum admission Thursday, May 31, through Sunday, June 3, and on Wednesday, June 6. For additional information, visit or  


Writers Workshop Series

Mondays, May 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, and 25

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Calling all writers! Whether you are an experienced writer or trying it for the first time, the Writers Workshop Series is a wonderful opportunity to explore the art of writing in the intimate setting of the Museum galleries. This hands-on series of workshops presented by writers from the Long Island Authors Group will improve your non-fiction writing skills, expand your poetic style, add “color” to your writing, encourage self-reflection, and outline the proposal process. The series culminates with the First Friday Poetry and Prose Reading at the Museum on July 6 at 7:00 pm.

May 14 Creative Writing, Kerriann Flanagan Brosky

May 21 Sparking Creativity, Dorothy McPartland

June 4 “Show, Don’t Tell” Style of Writing, Lois W. Stern

June 11 Poetry and Multiple Intelligences, Jeff Rimland

June 18 Writing Your Memoir, Jim Roth

June 25 Getting It Sold! Phil Keith

Advance registration is required. Space is limited.

Each Session: Members $15, Non-Members $20

Complete Series: Members $75, Non-Members $100


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