DISPATCH - DEC 19, 2013
EAST END, NY-
Celebrations are the thoughts of the week and the art world is no exception. There are multiple ways to get your art and culture fix on the East End of Long Island. Here's what's going on this weekend:
NEOTERIC FINE ART - “Poetry Night” takes place tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. The spoken, culinary, and visual art show is hosted by Tyler Armstrong. Food will be by Balsam Farms and cooked by Armstrong. The featured poet is Lucas Hunt with readings by L. Lukas Ortiz, Amy Cammel, Emma Macwhinnie, and Tyler Armstrong. The event is sponsored by Hunt & Light Publishing. Food, wine, or $10 donation encouraged. The gallery is located at 208 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.neotericfineart.com.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY – “Small Works, Big Gifts” opens on Tuesday (Dec. 17) at 11:00 a.m. and remains on view through Jan. 12. A reception and holiday toast will be held on Dec. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features 60+ framed works 14 inches or smaller. Participating artists include Carolyn Conrad, Steve Berger, Ray Germann, Jacques LeBlanc, Alex Ferrone, Meryl Spiegel, Mary Trentalange and more. Visitors are urged to bring one or two personal care products to donate to families in need through C.A.S.T. Southold Town. The gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “The Artists Alliance of East Hampton Holiday Member Art Exhibition” has a Holiday Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition will be on view Friday, noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, from noon to 8 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
CANIO'S BOOKS - "Lend A Hand & Holiday Party" to Support Canio's Cultural Cafe based in Canio's Books. The Holiday Party will be held on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Donations to support Canio's Cultural Cafe are welcome. Suggested donations are $33 (for 33 years), $66 (for 66 years) and $99 (for 99 years of support). Canio’s Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY – “Holiday Invitational Featuring Local Artists” has a reception on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Jan. 13, 2014. Participating artists include Dorothy Frankel, Christopher Engel, Lutha Leahy-Miller, and others. The gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.KramorisGallery.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “The Artist’s View” discussions will take place on Friday at 6 p.m. Artists Rossa Cole, Virva Hinnemo, Tucker Marder, and Christine Sciulli will lead a discussion in the galleries for the current exhibition, “Artists Choose Artists.” The exhibition remains on view through Jan. 19, 2014. The museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of new art openings and art events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.