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Women Artists On View at Heckscher Museum Through April 3: You Go Girl!

Esphyr Slobodkina, ‘Doodled Up’, late 1940s-early 1950s. Heckscher Museum of Art; Gift of the Artist.

Esphyr Slobodkina, ‘Doodled Up’, late 1940s-early 1950s. Heckscher Museum of Art; Gift of the Artist. You Go Girl! Celebrating Women Artists

It’s your last chance to see: You Go Girl! Celebrating Women Artists on view at The Heckscher Museum of Art through April 3, 2016. This Permanent Collection exhibition highlights 50 women artists from the 19th century through today. Working in representational and abstract styles, and in varied artistic modes, including painting, sculpture, prints, mixed media, and photography, these artists express a wide range of personal and aesthetic concerns. Featured artists include Berenice Abbott, Elaine de Kooning, Dorothy Dehner, Audrey Flack, Jane Hammond, Mary Nimmo Moran, Georgia O’Keeffe, Betty Parsons, Miriam Schapiro, Esphyr Slobodkina, Emma Stebbins, Jane Wilson, and others.

You Go Girl! and Men at Work are sponsored in part by Frank Lourenso & Gary Stevens – Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

Also, through March 27, 2016 is the exhibition Men At WorkThis Permanent Collection exhibition features works that reveal the many facets of human endeavor. Men of thought, laborers, entertainers, and men of action represent the breadth of human experience and the significant role of disparate activities in man’s history. In paintings, sculpture, and photographs, artists have depicted intellectuals, sailors, farmers, miners, and soldiers, capturing aspects of their emotional life as well as their physical labor. William Merritt Chase, Thomas Eakins, George Grosz, John Rogers, Emma Stebbins, and John Sloan are among the featured artists.

Street Life: Private Moments/Public Record is on view though April 3, 2016. The urban experience is an ever-changing tableau of daily activity. For young and old, work, relaxation, and play unfold on the city streets, revealing an anonymous humanity engaged in endeavors familiar to all. Selected from the Museum’s Permanent Collection, this exhibition is a portrait of New York City—its work-a-day life, shopping avenues, and iconic transportation system. Featured artists include Berenice Abbott, N. Jay Jaffee, Martin Lewis, John Sloan, Garry Winogrand, and others.

PROGRAMS at The Heckscher Museum:

 FIRST FRIDAY

Friday, April 1

Friday, May 6

Extended Museum Hours 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Performance 7:00 pm

Free Museum Admission

Celebrate First Friday at The Heckscher Museum of Art. Explore the Museum’s exhibitions during extended viewing hours and enjoy unique musical performances inspired by artwork on view.

 

The Kenn Morr Band

Alternative Folk/Rock

Friday, April 1

Groove to the rhythms, poetic lyrics, and sweet melodies of the internationally acclaimed Kenn Morr Band. An organic collection of lush, three-part harmonies fused with a sparkling array of acoustic instruments to soothe the soul.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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