The Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington invites all ages to the museum and outside in beautiful Heckscher Park for its free community event, DRAW OUT!
Now in its 11th year, artists’ demonstrations, performances, games and hands-on art projects will inspire fun and creativity.
For even more excitement, ten Huntington area cultural partners have joined The Heckscher Museum this year in presenting engaging activities for all families.
Join the event on Sunday, Sept. 23, 12 to 4 p.m., where there will be tons of things to do.
For instance, try your hand at live figure drawing led by renowned Long Island artist Christian White.
Create a work of art alongside Long Island Biennial exhibiting artists Mario Bakalov, E. Craig Marcin, and Inna Pashina.
Paint with watercolors outdoors by Heckscher Pond.
Enjoy live music on the terrace by Dead Ahead and face painting and more with the kids.
And play larger-than-life chess and checkers with Your Move Chess & Games.
This year, The Heckscher Museum of Art welcomes the following local organizations to DRAW OUT!, each offering inviting art, games, and projects for kids and families.
Participating organizations include Art League of Long Island; Huntington Art Center; Huntington Arts Council, Huntington Center for the Performing Arts; Huntington Fine Arts; Huntington Public Library; Northport Historical Society; Vanderbilt Museum; Walt Whitman Birthplace Association; and the Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor.
Admission to The Heckscher is free during DRAW OUT!
In addition, docents will be in the galleries to talk about the exhibitions currently on view at The Heckscher Museum: Long Island Biennial and Tile Club: Camaraderie and American Plein Air Painting.
The first 200 guests will receive complimentary art materials generously provided by Grumbacher, Koh-I-Noor, and thalo.com
The Heckscher Museum of Art is located at 2 Prime Ave. in Huntington’s scenic Heckscher Park.
For additional information, visit www.hackscher.org or call 631.351.3250.