Celebrating 60 Years of Service to the Arts
You may read the full history here. Apparently, they started with Town donated office space, phone, and support from the Recreation Department. Their first annual budget was expected to be about $500-700 raised by the Huntington community. As you can see here, here , and all over their website, the HAC has since inspired, informed and aided the growth of hundreds of people and organizations across Long Island.
The Huntington Arts Council maintains a robust exhibition and program schedule in their beautiful Main Street Gallery, and are the reason the Town has a Summer Arts Festival in Heckscher Park. They are primary coordinators of Town and State arts initiatives on Long Island, serve as tremendous communicators of local arts and why they’re so important, and act as key partners to advance the arts Island-wide.
2023 Chapin Awards
Recognizing three outstanding community leaders for their dedication to the arts, this gala celebration will include a documentary premiere screening, live performances, an auction, and a raffle.
The VIP tickets have sold out. However, general admission tickets are still available and provide the opportunity to experience the multimedia celebration encompassing the presentation of Chapin Awards with a premiere film screening, live performances, honorees, distinguished guests, live music, auction, and raffle items. Here are some details: