This weekend is popping with art on the East End. On Saturday, The Southampton Center opens for the season with two exhibitions, Guild Hall has a reception for four new exhibitions and a new gallery opens and celebrates in Amagansett. Friday's also busy with live music, art openings and a one-night-only immersive art installation by Jill Musnicki. Throughout the weekend, exhibition openings abound, live music can be found at art spots and more
For the full list, read on!
ARC FINE ART opens its summer gallery on Saturday and hosts a reception held from 5 to 7 p.m. The group show in augurating their new space presents works by Helen Frankenthaler, Massimo Vitali, Donald Sultan, Sohan Qadri, Eric Cahan, Hunt Slonem, Gary Komarin, Gustavo Ten Hoever, Michael Rich, Meghan Gerety and Sarah Frassinelli. The gallery is located at 303 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. ARC Fine Art has galleries located in Fairfield and Darien, CT. www.arcfineartllc.com
INNERSLEEVE RECORDS - “Friends of Mine Reading” and “Q&A with Author Elisa Lorello” take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. Lorello will read from her memoir Friends of Mine: Thirty Years in the Life of a Duran Duran Fan. Innersleeve Records is located at 199 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. Live music takes place over the weekend. Check their website for details. www.innersleeverecords.com.
SYLVESTER & CO - “Ej Camp - Faces of the Sea” has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. Sylvester & Co is located at 154 Main St, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.sylvesterathome.com.
FRIENDS OF THE LONG POND GREENBELT - "What Comes Around II", a multi-media art installation by Jill Musnicki, takes place on Friday only at the South Fork Natural Museum Art Barn. A Reception takes place on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. What Comes Around II is an immersive art installation created by images captured in wild areas on the Long Pond Greenbelt through motion-activated wildlife cameras that capture unseen passages of local wildlife. The installation is located at SoFo's Art Barn, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. Jill Musnicki is based in Sag Harbor, NY and grew up on the East End. www.facebook.com/events
KATHRYN MARKEL FINE ARTS - "Christian Haub: Floats" has an Artist Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The show remains on view through July 20. The exhibition features recent acrylic color constructions that exploit natural light and acrylic's pigment to create floating layers of color. The gallery is located at 2418 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.markelfinearts.com.
GUILD HALL - "Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies (FAPE) Exhibition" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 27. FAPE is an organization that provides permanent works of American Art for U.S. Embassies through preservation projects, commissions, and original collections. The exhibition will include works by artists from FAPE's print, photography, and site-specific collections.
“Billy Rayner” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 27. Rayner will show watercolors illustrating the book Notes and Sketches: Travel Journals of William P. Rayner.
“Nina Yankowitz: Criss~Crossing the Divine” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 27. The interactive installation explores the similarities found in sacred texts such as the Old Testament, New Testament, The Quran, and Buddhist and Hindu texts.
“Arlene Slavin: Intersections” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 13 at Guild Hall’s Roy and Frieda Furman Sculpture Garden and Wasserstein Family Gallery. Slavin’s translucent garden sculptures will be on view, along with her latest Intersections painting series.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
LAWRENCE FINE ART - "Marjorie Strider: The Second International Girlie Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 21. The pop artist will show a new series of three-dimensional wall paintings. Lawrence Fine Art is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.
THE DRAWING ROOM - “Solo show byAntonio Asis” and “Solo show by Jennifer Bartlett” have an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Both exhibitions remain on view through July 28. The Drawing Room is located at 66H Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.drawingroom-gallery.com.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Chop Wood, Carry Water” by Erika Keck, Nick Theobald, and Michael Bevilacqua has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 21. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
SOUTH STREET GALLERY - “Departure” by Wendy Prellwitz has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 28. Prellwitz will show recent paintings and monotypes focused on water imagery. South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.
THE ATLANTIC TERRACE - “East” hosted by James Katsipis takes place on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. Artists on view include Nate Best, Justin Burkie, Ian Cooke, Jesse Joeckel, James Katsipis, Grant Monahan, Joseph OHaire, Scott Pitches, Dalton Portella, and Bartholomew Schwarz. The event includes a live performance by The Montauk Project, music by WOOGZ, and performance art by The Fiery Sensations. The Atlantic Terrace is located at 21 Oceanview Terrace, Montauk, NY 11954. www.atlanticterrace.com.
THE MONTAUK LIBRARY - “A Very Innocent Diversion: Music in Jane Austen’s England” takes place on Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. as part of the Montauk Library’s Spring Classical Concert Series. The concert features Kate Hurney, soprano, and Kathleen Addleman, piano. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
EAST END PHOTOGRAPHERS GROUP at the REMSENBURG ACADEMY - “Summer Exhibition” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 13. The show features traditional, digital, and alternative photographic processes. The Remsenburg Academy is located at 130 South Country Road, Remsenburg, NY 11960. www.eastendphotogroup or www.remsenburgassociation.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY -“Gina Gilmour: Paintings and Sculpture” has an Opening Reception on Saturday at 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 31.
“From Manor to Museum: Treasures of Sagtikos Manor Exhibit” has an Opening Reception on Saturday at 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sept. 13. It includes items such as furniture, costumes, photographs, documents and more.
The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
WÖLFFER ESTATE VINEYARD - “Twilight Thursdays: Romance and Rosés with Maria Bacardi” takes place tonight (Thursday) from 5 to 8 p.m. Guitarist David Oquendo will perform at 5:50 p.m. and 7 p.m. No reservations are required. Wölffer Estate is located at 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack, NY 11962. www.wolffer.com.
GRENNING GALLERY – “Marc Dalessio Solo Show” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 13. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ART - "Edge of Temptation" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 24. "Edge of Temptation" features works with sensual and seductive themes that may "tempt the viewer to go to the edge". Exhibiting artists include Pamela Wilson, Phillip Thomas, Wang Xiaobo, Teresa Elliot, Frank Oriti, Pam Hawkes and others. Richard J. Demato Fine Art is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.rjdgallery.com.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “The Found Object Art of Jorge Silveira, Stephen Palmer, William Skrips” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 17. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.KramorisGallery.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - “The Irrational Portrait Gallery” and “Off The Block: NYFA” both have Artist Receptions on Saturday at 5 p.m. Both remain on view through July 20. “The Irrational Portrait Gallery” is a collaborative project by Rick Wenner and FRESH. “Off The Block: NYFA” features Fellows at Southampton Arts Center. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptoncenter.org.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Jim & The Girls: Paintings Created at Gail Starkie’s Art Classes” has an Opening Reception this evening from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition continues through June 30. The exhibition is presented in the memory of Jim Murphy, a student in Gail Starkie’s acrylics art class at the Southold Recreation center since 2008. Works on view are an accumulation of student work from the past few years along with several of Starkie’s works. The Reichert Family Center and Cosden Price Gallery is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Jazz en Plein Air: Nilson Matta" takes place on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The performance is free with museum admission. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Yuliya Lanina: Play Me” and “Dalton Portella: Shark Room” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 22. There will be a piano performance by Andrius Zlabys at 7 p.m. during the reception. Lanina exhibits a multimedia presentation consisting of paintings, animations, and animatronic sculptures of music boxes. Portella will show an installation of found objects, surfboard paintings plus watercolors and oil paintings of sharks. Sara Nightingale Gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.saranightingale.com.
There are several benefit galas and parties taking place this weekend. For the list, click here.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Rhythm and Blues” by Barbara Bilotta has an Opening Reception on Thursday, July 3.The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 2. Bilotta will show abstract expressionist works inspired by nature in acrylic and resin. The Reichert Family Center and Cosden Price Gallery is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
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