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  • Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age | January 28-June 19, 2020 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • David Filderman Gallery | Other People’s Parties | August 13, 2019-March 13, 2020 | Joan and Donald Axinn Library Ninth Floor, South Campus

Museum Calendar of Events


View the interactive PDF of our Spring 2020 Exhibitions and Public Programs.

Contact us for further information on family fun activities, such as ARTful Adventures, our exhibition Art QuestLet's Explore Backpacks, and The Great Art Caper that are available year-round! 

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SPRING 2020

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and the cancellation of in-person public programming, the Museum of Art is presenting a series of VIRTUAL EVENTS! This Calendar will be updated as event dates and times are confirmed. Please check back or follow us on social media.

APRIL 2020

VIRTUAL PUBLIC PROGRAM
International Slow Art Day

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

We invite you to join Museum educators for a slow “look” at a few works in the exhibition Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age and participate in a lively Zoom discussion about them. Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: to help people discover the joy of looking at and loving art. Limited to 20 participants.

Click here to view the PDF and click HERE for Advance Registration. First come, first served.

Nevertheless She Persisted
Postponed: Exhibition dates to be determined
David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E.  Axinn Library, Ninth Floor, South Campus

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, this exhibition focuses on the struggles and contributions of women artists. The exhibition will include a range of artistic styles and media from the Hofstra University Museum of Art collection. Artists include: Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Dorothy Dehner, Miriam Schapiro, Käthe Kollwitz, Lee Krasner, Jane Peterson, Howardena Pindell, Bridget Riley, and more.

Funding has been provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
VIRTUAL EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Nevertheless She Persisted
April 16, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Pour yourself a glass of wine and join Karen T. Albert, Acting Director and Chief Curator, Kristen Rudy, Associate Curator and Collections Manager, and Martha Hollander, Professor of Art History, Hofstra University, for a virtual look at the exhibition and discussion about the exhibition.

Click HERE to Register.

POSTPONED PUBLIC PROGRAM
!Women Art Revolution Film Screening

Thursday, April 30, 2020 6:30-8 p.m.
Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus

Through intimate interviews, art, and rarely seen archival film and video footage, !Women Art Revolution reveals how the Feminist Art Movement fused free speech and politics into an art that radically transformed the art and culture of our times.

Admission is free. Advance registration is recommended.

MAY 2020

FAMILY FUN (For ages 5-10)
ARTful Adventures

Saturday, May 9, 2020, 11:30 a.m.*-1:00 p.m.
All sessions meet at the Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus.
*Check-in: 11:15 a.m.

Adding Dimension! – Join us in the gallery to be inspired by women artists who strived for recognition of their work and overcame obstacles. Together we’ll explore the art process of one of these artists through transforming circles into 3-dimensional works of art!

For children ages 5-10 with an adult companion. Look, listen, and create together! Bring your child to the Museum to look at and discuss art and then engage in a hands-on art project. Led by Museum educators, each month’s ARTful Adventure focuses on a specific theme to explore and be inspired by. Limited to 15 participating children per session.

Advance registration is required; strollers are not permitted.
For information on programming, Hofstra University Museum of Art membership, or the museum pass program through local libraries. To register for events, please call 516-463-5672.

Fee: $10 per child per session when prepaid ($12 when paid day of the program).
Admission is free for adult companions, children of Hofstra University Museum of Art members, Hofstra students/faculty/staff/PEIR members with valid HofstraCard, and local library museum pass holders.


  • Uncharted: American Abstraction in the Information Age | January 28-June 19, 2020 | Emily Lowe Gallery, behind Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus
  • David Filderman Gallery | Other People’s Parties | August 13, 2019-March 13, 2020 | Joan and Donald Axinn Library Ninth Floor, South Campus