If you have a free day coming up soon, and you’re undecided about how you want to spend it, why not spend that time exploring a Long Island art exhibit! This Winter tons of talented artists will be displaying their artwork at the various galleries, museums and libraries across Long Island. Exhibits honoring and celebrating African American artists, the work of Photographer Ansel Adams, local student artistic talent, and more, are all taking place right now!
Whether you’re a huge art savant, or someone simply looking for an enjoyable way to spend an afternoon, these art exhibits taking place within the next few months are not to be missed!
Art Museum Exhibits
The Heckscher Museum of Art
Modern Alchemy: Experiments in Photography
2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
December 6th - March 15th
Photography lovers won’t want to miss this exhibit focusing on 20th & 21st century artists who have pushed the boundaries of photography.
Islip Art Museum
Remembering Things Past
50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY 11730
January 18th - March 29th
Don’t miss this unique collection of work produced by foreign-born artists working in America.
Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976
January 31st - March 1st
Support young, local, developing artists by checking out their work during this student-centered exhibit.
Long Island Museum of American Art, History & Carriages
Ansel Adams: The Early Years
1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790
February 28th - March 29th
Come out and view 40 prints taken by one of the most famous photographers and environmentalists of our time, Ansel Adams.
Library, Cultural Center, & Airport Art Exhibits
East Meadow Library
Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone Dry
1886 Front Street, East Meadow, NY 11554
Now - February 18th
Come out and view this traveling art exhibit depicting the hard times had during the Dust Bowl in the 1930s.
Long Island MacArthur Airport
Embracing Our Differences
100 Arrivals Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Now - February 28th
Stop by this exhibit featuring artwork that celebrates our differences as people and promotes cultural understanding wide-scale.
Southampton Cultural Center
Reflections in Black
25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11686
Now - March 2nd
In honor of Black History Month, artwork created by various African American artists will be on display at the cultural center.
Elmont Memorial Library
700 Hempstead Turnpike,Elmont, NY 11003
February 1st - March 31st
Enjoy this art exhibit featuring all quilted, woven and sewn artwork, also featuring quilts by Rosaline Franklin Cooper.