The Heckscher Museum of Art Presents the Long Island Biennial 2010

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HUNTINGTON, NY.- As part of its 90th Anniversary Celebration, The Heckscher Museum of Art is pleased to present its inaugural Long Island Biennial featuring artworks by Long Island professional artists. This juried exhibition will run from July 31 to September 26, 2010 at The Heckscher Museum of Art. In collaboration with The Heckscher Museum, Cinema Arts Centre is presenting video and film entries in September for the Biennial. Contemporary artists are an important constituency of The Heckscher Museum of Art. August Heckscher, who established the Museum in 1920, actively collected contemporary art of his day. Throughout its history the Museum has maintained an interest in and commitment to contemporary artists, especially those on Long Island. The Biennial offers Long Island’s current artists a venue to show their works to a broad public, and it enables The Heckscher Museum to continue its 90-year tradition of providing cultu