The East End of Long Island is once again the place to be this Memorial Day Weekend (and this weekend too!) with gallery openings taking place in The Hamptons in Amagansett, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Montauk, Quogue and Sag Harbor. On the North Fork, expect to find receptions in Cutchogue, Jamesport and Greenport.

There's no shortage of art to see and receptions to attend this weekend and over Memorial Day Weekend. We advise art lovers to head to any of the art centers in The Hamptons and East End and bask in the art on view. Not sure where to look? Click here to visit our Exhibition Finder to discover art on view.

Meanwhile, read on to see our list of art gallery event options from now through Memorial Day in The Hamptons and on the North Fork.

Friday, May 19, 2017

SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - "Mary Montes: de Kooning and Friends" has a Closing Reception on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through May 22, 2017. The solo show by Mary Montes features abstract expressionistic figures of the artists of the New York School during the mid to late 20th century. The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.

For a Preview, visit "Mary Montes Solo Exhibition "deKooning and Friends" Closing Reception and Final Weekend."

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"Krausner" [Lee Krasner] by Mary Montes. Charcoal, Pastel and Oil on Paper, 38 x 26 inches. Courtesy of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum.

"Krasner" [Lee Krasner] by Mary Montes. Charcoal, Pastel and Oil on Paper, 38 x 26 inches. Courtesy of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY - "Alex Dodge: The Infallibility of Lies" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 11, 2017. Alex Dodge makes use of 3D modeling and historical art-making techniques to create paintings with a unique physical presence. Halsey McKay Gallery is located at 79 Newtown Lane East Hampton, NY 11937. www.halseymckay.com.

RJD GALLERY - "No Boundaries" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features artists who seek to push the viewer beyond their limits, challenging them to explore unique visions of reality. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main St, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.rjdgallery.com.

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"Reach for the Sun" by Rick Garland. Acrylic on Canvas, 28 x 36 inches. Courtesy of RJD Gallery.

"Reach for the Sun" by Rick Garland. Acrylic on Canvas, 28 x 36 inches. Courtesy of RJD Gallery.

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SOUTH STREET GALLERY - "New Paintings and Works by Christopher Maiorana" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition is on view from May 18 to 22, 2017. South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944.  www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

CELADON CLAY ART GALLERY & SHOP - "Joan Walton" has an Artist Reception on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. An Artist's Talk takes place at noon. The exhibition remains on view through June 18, 2017. The show is part of the gallery's 2017 Featured Member series and features ceramic works by Joan Walton. Celadon Clay Art Gallery & Shop is located at 128 Bridge-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.hamptonsclayart.org/celadon-gallery.

ROSALIE DIMON GALLERY - "Jim Sabiston & Mike McLaughlin" has an Opening Reception on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 26, 2017. Photography by Jim Sabiston and Mike McLaughlin will be on view. Rosalie Dimon Gallery is located at the Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Ln, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.eastendarts.org.

To see Mike McLaughlin's photography, visit his Artist Directory Listing by clicking here. See Jim Sabiston's work at his Artist Directory listing here.

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“Manhattan Bridge” by Mike McLaughlin. Photograph. Courtesy of the photographer.

“Manhattan Bridge” by Mike McLaughlin. Photograph. Courtesy of the photographer.

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Friday, May 26, 2017

ASHAWAGH HALL - "Springs Improvement Society's 33rd Annual Members Art Show" has an Opening Reception Friday, May 26, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. There is a $5 admission to the reception. Includes wine and snacks. The show remains on view from May 26 to 29, 2017. The gallery is open Saturday & Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission to the exhibition is free. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road and Old Stone Highway, Springs, NY.

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"Orange Portal" by Phyllis Baker Hammond is a featured art work at the Springs Members Exhibition. Courtesy Springs Improvement Society.

"Orange Portal" by Phyllis Baker Hammond is a featured art work at the Springs Members Exhibition. Courtesy Springs Improvement Society.

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CHASE EDWARDS GALLERY - "Come Fly With Me" has an Opening Reception on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 26, 2017. The show presents Guy Stanley Philoche's new series of work. Chase Edwards Gallery is located at 2462 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11937. www.chaseedwardsgallery.com.

ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - "Season Opener" has an Opening Reception on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 18, 2017. The group show features work by Michael Boyd, Sydney Butchkes, Jorge Fick, Howard Kanovitz, Ted Kurahara, Kyle Morris, Tony Robbin, Miriam Schapiro and Mia Fonssagrives Solow. Eric Firestone Gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

AMAGANSETT

ILLE ARTS - "Out of the Box" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 20, 2017. Works by Deborah Buck and John Monti will be on view. Ille Arts is located at 171 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.

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"Her Lipstick Startled Me" by Deborah Buck, 2017. Acrylic and Sumi ink on paper, 47 x 44.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

"Her Lipstick Startled Me" by Deborah Buck, 2017. Acrylic and Sumi ink on paper, 47 x 44.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

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EAST HAMPTON

HARPER'S BOOKS - "Elizabeth Huey: And Yet It Moves" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 22, 2017. The show features a new suite of paintings by Elizabeth Huey. Harper's Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.

JANET LEHR FINE ARTS - "The Rhythms of Deeton and Mizrahi" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 8 to 10 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27, 2017. The gallery presents two solo shows of action paintings by Christopher Deeton and Haim Mizrahi. Janet Lehr Fine Arts is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.

RENTAL GALLERY - "Oliver Twist, Chapter 2: Dear Darren" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 17, 2017. The group show features the work of approximately 40 artists. The new gallery was opened recently by Joel Mesler (former owner of Untitled and Feuer/Mesler in NYC). Rental Gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.facebook.com/rentalgalleryeasthampton.

ROMAN FINE ART - "Grant Haffner: Mohawk Trail" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 25, 2017. The show features new paintings by Grant Haffner that depict roadways of the Mohawk Trail region of Massachusetts. Roman Fine Art is located at 66 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.romanfineart.com.

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"Baptist Corner" by Grant Haffner. Courtesy of Roman Fine Art.

"Baptist Corner" by Grant Haffner. Courtesy of Roman Fine Art.

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CUTCHOGUE

ALEX FERRONE GALLERY - "Currently Cuba" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 3, 2017. The show documents the journeys of three regional photographers in their recent visits to Cuba. Photographs by Ennid BergerLois Youmans and Michael Chinnici will be on view. Alex Ferrone Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferronegallery.com.

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"Man in Pink" by Lois Youmans. Courtesy of Alex Ferrone Gallery.

"Man in Pink" by Lois Youmans. Courtesy of Alex Ferrone Gallery.

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GREENPORT

VSOP ART + DESIGN PROJECTS - "Very Special One-Time Performance" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 16, 2017. The inaugural group exhibition for the new gallery features the work of approximately 31 artists. VSOP Art + Design Projects is located at 311 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.vsopprojects.com.

MONTAUK

WOODBINE COLLECTION - "Kenneth B Walsh: Montauk In The Seventies" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The show collects paintings by Kenneth B Walsh from 1974 - 77 including one mural-sized work. The Woodbine Collection is located at 649 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.woodbinecollection.com.

QUOGUE

QUOGUE GALLERY - "Laura Lobdell | Swell" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 7, 2017. Quogue Gallery is located at 44 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguegallery.com.

SAG HARBOR

MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - "The Lightness of Being" has an Opening Reception Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. The show features paintings and sculpture by Brendan Murphy. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.

ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - "Ready, Set, Go!" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 15, 2017. The group show celebrates the start to the summer season. Participating artists include Christopher Engel, Kelly Nelson, Alan Nevins, Lynn Matsuoka, Isabel Pavão, and Ghilia Lipman-Wulf. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.kramorisgallery.com.

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"Interiors" by Ghilia Lipman Wulf. Oil on wood. Courtesy of Romany Kramoris Gallery.

"Interiors" by Ghilia Lipman-Wulf. Oil on wood. Courtesy of Romany Kramoris Gallery.

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SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - "#friendswithboats" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 11, 2017. The group show features work by Ani Antreasyan, Scott Bluedorn, Nuala Clarke, Rossa Cole, Rose Marie Cromwell, Elizabeth Dow, Glenn Fischer, Melora Griffis, Sylvia Hommert, Donald Lipski, Kelly Neidig, Barry Underwood, Suzanne Unrein, Judith Simonian and Mark Webber. Sara Nightingale Gallery is located at 26 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.saranightingale.com.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "Abstract Anarchy" has a Sunday Brunch on May 28, 2017 from noon to 2 p.m. Artists on view include Barbara Bilotta, Jessica Singer, Melissa Hin and June Kaplan. The exhibition remains on view through May 29, 2017. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.

For a Preview, visit "“Abstract Anarchy” Opens at The White Room Gallery."

To see Barbara Bilotta's work, visit her Artist Directory Listing by clicking here.

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