The Arts

Featured Art Museums/Exhibits

Hofstra University Museum

Explore the Hofstra University Museum's David Filderman Gallery and Emily Lowe Gallery, which feature a diverse collection of art and artifacts from ancient to early modern times. 112 Hofstra Blvd., Hempstead, NY 11549. Tel: 516-463-5672. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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DNA Learning Center West

5 Delaware Dr., Ste. 5, Lake Success, NY 11042. 516-719-1296. Offers hands-on laboratory experiments and computer laboratory. Fee.

Heckscher Museum of Art

The Heckscher Museum of Art collection spans 500 years of Western art with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries, American landscape painting by Long Island artists, American and European modernism, and photography. Address: 2 Prime Ave., Huntington, NY 11743. Tel: 631-351-3250. Cost: Fee.

Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages

1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook, NY 11790. 631-751-0066. The Long Island Museum offers many interesting, entertaining and educational programs for school children. Fee.

Northport Historical Society & Museum

215 Main St., Northport, NY 11768. 631-757-9859. Exhibits and artifacts on the history of Northport from before Columbus to the present. Suggested Donation.

Parrish Art Museum

25 Jobs Ln., Southampton, New York 11968. 631-283-2118. Dedicated to American art from the 19th century to the present, with a focus on Long Island's East End. Fee/Free.

The American Guitar Museum

1810 New Hyde Park Rd., New Hyde Park, NY 11040. 516-488-5000. Vary. A former farmhouse is home to countless musical instruments on display including one of Les Paul’s original Gibson guitars and an 1840 La Cote guitar. Free.