Art In and About New York: Laura Cottingham

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February 02, 2013

3pm.

Nassau County Museum of Art

Roslyn Harbor

Teen, Adult

$15 includes museum admission; $2 weekend parking fee

Event description: Laura Cottingham, an artist, critic, writer and curator, discusses the rich lode of scenes of New York in the collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art, among them an Impressionist�s view of Union Square, a home scene on Manhattan�s 57th Street, an en plein air depiction of a creek near Kingston, and a Long Island domestic scene. Cottingham has taught art criticism at Cooper Union, The School of Visual Arts and Columbia University. Well-known on the international art scene, she has appeared before art audiences in London, Paris, Cologne, Berlin, Maastricht, Utrecht, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm and elsewhere. She has served as a guest curator at major art museums in Europe; most recently, she juried the Swedish contemporary art annual. Her writings on art have been translated into several languages, including Russian and Chinese.

Address: One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
Phone: 516-484-9338
Website: nassaumuseum.org

About Nassau County Museum of Art


Ranked among the nation's largest, most important suburban art museums, Nassau County Museum of Art is located about 25 miles east of New York City in Roslyn Harbor, Long Island, on the former Frick Estate, in the heart of Long Island's fabled Gold Coast. The main museum building, named in honor of art collectors and philanthropists Arnold and Joan Saltzman, is a three-story Georgian mansion that exemplifies Gold Coast architecture of the late 19th century.

In addition to the Arnold & Joan Saltzman Fine Art building, Nassau County Museum of Art includes the Sculpture Park, Formal Garden of historic importance, the Pinetum, an architecturally-significant restored trellis, rare specimen trees, and marked walking trails.






About Nassau County Museum of Art

Standard hours: Tues-Sun, 11am-4:45pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: Yes

Fine Arts Museum The Saltzman Building The Manes Family Center for Arts & Education Sculpture Park Formal Gardens
Parking: Free
Play area: Outdoor
Party room: Yes

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About Nassau County Museum of Art

Standard hours: Tues-Sun, 11am-4:45pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): No
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: Yes

Fine Arts Museum Sculpture Park Art & Education Center Formal and other Gardens
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: Greenvale LIRR station
Play area: Outdoor
Party room: No

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