The Hofstra University Museum is open while exhibitions are on view. Please click here for current exhibition dates.
Both galleries are closed during installations, holidays and University recesses.
EMILY LOWE GALLERY Emily Lowe Hall, South CampusTuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Late Night Thursday, 7-9 p.m. Saturday - Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m.
DAVID FILDERMAN GALLERY 9th floor, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
By automobile: the Hofstra University Museum can be reached easily by main east-west and north-south roads. Of the parkways, Meadowbrook Parkway is the closest; it runs north and south between the Southern State Parkway and Northern State Parkway. Leave Meadowbrook Parkway at exit M4 West (Coliseum, Hempstead Turnpike West). Continue on Hempstead Turnpike for four traffic lights. Make a U-turn at the fourth light and then take the next right into the University parking lot. Continue to the stop sign. The Emily Lowe Gallery of the Hofstra University Museum will be on your left. There are 3 visitor spaces directly in front of the Lowe Gallery.
By train: Take the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) from Penn Station to Hempstead (last stop on that line). Take taxi to Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University Museum, Hofstra University. The Hofstra Courtesy Bus meets most trains and can drop you at the campus. Click here to view the Courtesy Bus Schedule.
RECOMMENDED PARKING: Weekend Saturday and Sunday parking is available on South Campus immediately outside of the Hofstra University Museum's Emily Lowe Gallery. Weekday Weekdays, when classes are in session, parking on the south side of campus may be difficult. Parking permits are available in Emily Lowe Gallery. Hofstra University operates courtesy buses that make a loop of the campus every 30 minutes. EMILY LOWE GALLERY: We suggest parking by Hofstra USA on the North Campus and taking the shuttle bus, called the Road Runner, to the Weed Hall stop. You then may walk a short distance east to Emily Lowe Gallery. DAVID FILDERMAN GALLERY: You may also park on the north side of campus, and walk over the Unispan (the walkway bridge over Hempstead Turnpike) to the south side of campus. The David Filderman Gallery is located in the Joan & Donald E. Axinn Library (ninth floor) immediately to your right as you come over the walkway bridge. The Emily Lowe Gallery requires a short walk on the south campus to the right of the library, and is located behind Emily Lowe Hall.
WALKING DIRECTIONS FROM EMILY LOWE GALLERY TO DAVID FILDERMAN GALLERY: Exit through the main entrance of Emily Lowe Gallery and make a right onto the walkway. Cross diagonally through Memorial Quad toward the Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library. Walk approximately 50 yards and use the entrance ramp for the Axinn Library. Once inside the building, enter the library on your left and take the elevator to the David Filderman Gallery on the ninth floor. Click here for a map that illustrates this route.
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The Hofstra University Museum has been awarded the highest honor a museum can receive, continued accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). Approximately 3-4% of museums nationwide have earned this distinguished recognition. Accreditation certifies that the Hofstra University Museum operates according to professional standards, manages its collections responsibly and provides quality service to the public.
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