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  • We also missed the gift shop, however, the appeal of the vastness of marble space, given the possibilities shown by the new exhibit for the month left us pondering

    • by Renji Shino
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      This museum was closed for a few months, and the grand reopening, widely anticipated, brought a few raves during our visit for some key points. The entranceway is spectacular, and the visitor’s portal is a semi-circular metal post of elegant modernism that will accommodate more guests. We like the cleaner, more elegant lighting, plus the new computer desk in back of the admission area

      with the museum’s website on display. We are glad for the staying on of some of the key local works of art, and we liked the new diorama tribute to Picasso.

      We missed the benches in the display rooms a bit, and were glad that one was still there in one of the rooms. Being able to sit and relax while gazing at a few ...


      • of the paintings during a leisurely lunch hour was part of the appeal of the museum. We also missed the gift shop, however, the appeal of the vastness of marble space, given the possibilities shown by the new exhibit for the month left us pondering.

        This new exhibit is a mixture of various types of canvas, most unusual and electronic broadcast art from a local

        area network and visual projectors. This was an enchantingly disturbing look at the forest of humanity from which our society has sprung. This museum’s high ceilings and wide spaces enhanced the vastness of the works within the space given.

        The Hecksher Museum packs more visual stimulation in a small space than many larger museums do. This is an art museum that is worth the visit.




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