Heckscher Museum of Art

Huntington, Long Island, NY




Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

A Fertile Fellowship: The Rich History of the Salmagundi Club; essay by Anne Cohen DePietro 4/15/05)

American Studio Glass: A Survey of the Movement (7/13/04)

Collections in Context: Modern Matters, Recent Acquisitions with works by Matulka, Stella, Lazelle, and Driggs (4/20/04)

Beth Levinthal Named Director of the Heckscher Museum of Art (3/16/01)

Jane Wilson: Land, Sea and Sky (12/11/00)

Aaron Copland's America (8/12/00)

Hans Namuth: Portraits (6/22/00)

From the Front: World War II Watercolors by Peter Sanfilippo (4/18/00)

For Love of Country (4/18/00)

Marsden Hartley: Drawings (3/8/00)

The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art (1/4/00), rev.(1/14/00)

The Cycle of the Seasons: Autumn and Winter Scenes at Heckscher Museum of Art (10/7/99)

Coney Island to Caumsett: The Photographic Journey of N. Jay Jaffee, 1947-1997 (8/3/99)

Maurice Prendergast: The State of the Estate at the Heckscher Museum of Art (5/29/99)

Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection from the National Museum of American Art (12/8/98)

Visions of A Changing America: Depression Era Prints from the Collection of Herschel and Fern Cohen (1997)


The Heckscher Museum of Art was founded in 1920 by August Heckscher, industrialist, philanthropist, and resident of Huntington, New York. The Museum includes 185 works of art from Heckscher's own collection of European and American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper dating from the Renaissance period to 1920. Today, the Museum houses more than 2,000 European and American paintings, sculptures, and works on paper from the Renaissance to the present day.

The Heckscher Museum of Art is located at 2 Prime Avenue in Huntington,.NY. For hours and admission fees please see the Museum's website.

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