Tapestries by Helena Hernmarck:

Shadow and Light


Exhibit is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Admission is free, donations always appreciated.

Helena is a Swedish-born, award-winning, tapestry artist and weaver best known for her monumental tapestries designed for architectural settings. Her work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Minneapolis Institute of Art and other institutions throughout the world.

“The Shelter Island History Center is honored to have her works exhibited,” said Nanette Lawrenson, Executive Director. 

The tapestry “1652-Traces of Care” depicts a portion of the 1652 purchase agreement of Shelter Island, and will remain in the Historical Society’s permanent collection.



Shelter Island Historical Society

PO BOX 847
Shelter Island, NY 11964




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