Town Hall To Host “EASEL” Art Exhibit

Hempstead Town’s Experienced Art Students Enrichment League (EASEL) will present an art exhibition at Hempstead Town Hall May 6th through May 30th, announced Supervisor Kate Murray.

“We are proud to host this fine collection of drawings and paintings created by EASEL participants at Hempstead Town Hall,” stated Murray. “The artwork reflects the vision and years of personal experience of the talented artists who participate in this league.”

Art enthusiasts and all are welcome to attend a “Meet the Artists” reception on Tuesday, May 6th, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in the lobby of Hempstead Town Hall, located at 1 Washington Street in Hempstead.    

EASEL is a daytime art league organized through the town’s Department of Senior Enrichment, geared to individuals who have had previous experience in the field of art, painting or graphics. There is no membership fee to join the town program, which is open to Hempstead Town residents ages 60 and older.

The EASEL program affords participants the opportunity to work in one’s medium, participate in demonstrations and discussions, as well as attend museum trips. New members are always welcome to join the league, which meets Tuesday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Oceanside Senior Center, located at 2900 Rockaway Avenue in Oceanside.  

“Senior residents who enjoy creating works of art are encouraged to join the league and take advantage of the opportunity to practice their craft weekly in a creative, relaxed atmosphere,” concluded Murray. “I encourage all art enthusiasts to visit Hempstead Town Hall in May and enjoy the exhibit.”

For further information about the EASEL program, please call the Oceanside Senior Center at (516) 766-8888 or the Department of Senior Enrichment at (516) 485-8100.