The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents: Ebb & Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views On View August 5 to November 12, 2017
The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents:
Ebb & Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views
On View August 5 to November 12, 2017
Huntington, NY –Tranquil waves and calm waters or tempestuous storms with sea monsters and shipwrecks, coastline images have always captured the imagination of artists. Ebb & Flow: Seascape and Shoreline Views at The Heckscher Museum of Art illustrates this timeless subject in a noteworthy new exhibition. This is the first time the Museum has dedicated an entire exhibit to seascapes from its distinguished Permanent Collection. On view August 5 to November 12, 2017.
Modernist painter Helen Torr, found inspiration living on the North Shore in works like Oyster Stakes.
Ebb & Flow features over 55 paintings, prints, and photographs depicting both traditional scenes as well as abstract works of light and color. From Long Island shores to Venice’s Grand Canal, these images capture the ever-changing weather and skies of coastlines and waterways.
Ebb & Flow includes works by artists Reynolds Beal, Eugene Boudin, Alfred Thompson Bricher, Stan Brodsky, Arthur Dove, Edward and Thomas Moran, Roy Nicholson, Jules Olitski, Betty Parsons, Maurice Prendergast, and William Trost Richards.
Plein Air Painting at Dove/Torr Cottage
Heckscher Museum and Art League of Long Island Collaboration
Saturday, Sept. 16 (Rain Date; September 23)
Tour of Museum followed by Painting at Dove/Torr Cottage, Centerport
Museum and ALLI Members $75; Non-Members $85
Heckscher Family Hour
Tour and Art Activity
Sunday, September 17, 1 to 2 PM
$5 Activity Fee per Child
Free Museum Admission for Members and Children
Also on View
Mythic stories, fantastic fables and timeless literary tales come more alive through art. Now on view at The Heckscher Museum of Art, The Art of Narrative: Timeless Tales and Visual Vignettes, explores storytelling in art from the 16th through 20th centuries.
About The Heckscher Museum of Art
The Heckscher Museum of Art, founded in 1920 by philanthropist August Heckscher, is located in scenic Heckscher Park in Huntington, New York. Through its exhibitions and related programs, the Museum provides inspiring and transformative experiences to encourage a broader understanding of the past and present and to enrich life-long learning. The Museum’s collection comprises more than 2,500 works from the 16th to the 21st century, including European and American painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photography. For information about The Heckscher Museum of Art, visit Heckscher.org.
Wednesday - Friday | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm *
Saturday and Sunday | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm *
Monday and Tuesday | Closed
*Huntington Township Residents admitted FREE Wednesdays after 2:00 pm and Saturdays before 1:00 pm. Proof of residency required.
Free Admission for Active Military Personnel, Veterans, and Family