New Fall Museum Exhibits

Fall is a great time to visit some of the museum’s that are part of the Syosset Public Library’s Museum Pass Program.  The following museum’s have new exhibits for fall.  So go ahead and make your reservations now:

Nassau County Museum of Art – September 25, 2010-January 9, 2011

“For Us the Living:  The Civil War in Paintings by Mort Kunstler”:  Kunstler is considered a leading contemporary painter of Civil War scenes.  Many of these paintings have never been exhibited.  (www.nassaumuseum.com (516) 484-9338).

The Heckscher Museum of Art: October  2, 2010 – January 9, 2011

“Rock On!  Masterworks in Rock Photography”:  Photographs of leading rock stars such as Jimi Hendrix, Keith Richards and Elvis Presley. (www.heckscher.org (631) 351-3250)

Museum of Modern Art: October 3, 2010 – April 25, 2011

“Abstract Expressionist New York”:  This exhibit celebrates Abstract Expressionism and its origins.  Works include those of Hans Hofmann, Jackson Pollack, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko. (www.moma.org (212) 708-9400)

The Guggenheim Museum:  October 1, 2010 – January 9, 2011

“Chaos and Classicism:  Art in France, Italy and Germany”:  The end of WW I saw a movement among painters that favored figurative work over the abstract.  Among the artists represented are Balthus, Jean Cocteau, Giorgio de Chirico, Hannah Hoch, Hentri Matisse and Picasso.  (www.guggenheim.org (212) 423-3500)

For additional information regarding the above exhibits, please visit the above listed museum websites or call the museum directly. To make a reservation for any of the above museums or other museums in our Museum pass program, please visit the library’s website and click on the “Museum Pass Program” link on the right hand side of the homepage or call the Readers’ Services Desk at 921-7161 ext. 239.
– posted by Lisa. J., Readers’ Services

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