General Information
Description of ProgramOffers Art Galleries and Museums that are open to the public. The Hillwood Art Museum located on the second floor of Hillwood Commons, presents a year-round schedule of temporary exhibitions that cover topics from antiquity to the cutting edge of contemporary art, while objects from the Permanent Collection may be seen year-round in the Permanent Collection Gallery at the Museum. The 4500 square foot space boasts a beautiful curved gallery which Phyllis Braff of The New York Times has called "one of the Island's most dramatic showcases for art" Hillwood Art Museum's impressive and eclectic Permanent Collection consists of objects dating from the earliest of man's endeavors in the creation of art to contemporary art. An active, and well attended, Education Program incorporating Family Day activities, the Tuesday Evening Lecture and Performance Series, as well as extensive hands-on programs for Visiting Schools from the surrounding community is the pride of the Museum's endeavors. The Art League Students Gallery located in the main lobby of Hillwood Commons is home to the Art League Students Gallery, which exhibits undergraduate and graduate students' artwork. Exhibits range from one-person shows to small group exhibits, and include displays of ceramics, paintings, mixed media, computer graphics, and other mediums. Hours vary, but admission is free. Also offered is the Hutchins Gallery
Located in the lower level of the Library, Hutchins Gallery is a magnificent exhibit hall which features the sculpture and painting of local artists, faculty and students and The Interactive Multimedia Arts Gallery which is a web site for the exhibition of the works of graduate students who are further developing their creative ability in an interactive digital environment. For additional information, contact the Department of Multimedia Arts at 516-299-2382. For additional information on all the galleries and museums please contact the Art Department at 516-299-2464 or e-mail
Geographic AreaBrookville, New York; Town of Oyster Bay, New York; Nassau County, New York
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation.
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
Contact Information
Contact's NamePaul H. Forestell, Ph.D.
Contact's PositionProvost, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University
Physical Site Address 1720 Northern Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, ZipBrookville, NY 11548
Mailing Address 1720 Northern Boulevard
Mailing City, State, ZipBrookville, NY 11548
Main Phone(516)299-2464
Other Phone(516)299-2000
Additional Information
Last UpdateApr11
Affiliated Agency and Services
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Affiliated Services: ART GALLERIES