The arrival of Art Market Hamptons and Art Hamptons take center stage on the Hamptons art scene this week. Both shows open tonight in Bridgehampton. Benefit galas for the Parrish Art Museum and Bay Street Theatre take place on Saturday so there's plenty of fun to be had. In addition, there are gallery openings, author readings, artist talks and more in the Hamptons and on the North Fork this weekend. Following is this week's list of where to find art and culture on the East End:
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “Patricia Broderick” and “Summer Holiday” by Richard Baker have Opening Receptions on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The shows remains on view through July 29. The gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
KARMA - “Michael Williams: 5 Paintings” has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 28. Williams will show new paintings. KARMA is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.
ART HAMPTONS opens tonight (Thursday) at Nova's Ark Project. First Look for Black Card holders only takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. The Opening Night Preview takes place from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The fair continues through Sunday. Nova's Ark is located at 60 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. For tickets and information, visit www.arthamptons.com.
ART MARKET HAMPTONS opens tonight on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Historical Society. The Benefit Preview Reception takes place from 6 to 7 p.m. (funds are being raised for LongHouse Reserve) and the VIP Party takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. The fair continues through Sunday. The Bridgehampton Historical Society is located at 2368 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.artmarkethamptons.com.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY - “Solo show by Richmond Burton” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Aug. 11. Burton melds geometry and naturalism to create contemporary abstract paintings. Silas Marder Gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - GALLERY TALK: “Swells & Swirls: Matt Clark and Mike DiRenzo” with exhibition photographers Clark and DiRenzo on Sunday at 2 p.m. The artists will discuss their works, their other portfolio projects, and experiences photographing national and international areas. Reservations are required. The Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
GUILD HALL - GALLERY TALK: “Nina Yankowitz: CRISS~CROSSING THE DIVINE” on Sunday from noon to 1:30 p.m. Features artist Nina Yankowitz and Guild Hall Museum Director Christina Strassfield discussing affects on cultural norms from the advent of the internet plus Fashions-In-Motion intervention by Ian Holden. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
POLLOCK - KRASNER HOUSE at THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Lichtenstein Lectures: The Spirit of Abstraction and Springs Mathematician Jean van Heijenoort” takes place on Sunday at 5 p.m. Phyllis Braff will lead the lecture with Jean van Heijenoort. Admission is $5, free for members. The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
WILLIAM QUIGLEY’S STUDIO - “Mash - Up Society” by William Quigley and Ben Moon has an Opening Night party on Saturday from 7 - 11 p.m. The event includes a live auction of 3 paintings at 10 p.m, music by DJ Cash, and a guest appearance by Joybox. A portion of profits will benefit The Soldier Ride, a Wounded Warriors event in Amagansett taking place on July 19. William Quigley’s studio is located at 62 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937.
MARTOS GALLERY - “Another, Once Again, Many Times More” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 2 - 6 p.m. at the gallery’s Summer location. The sprawling exhibition is installed throughout the house and grounds and curated by a team of art professionals. The show remains on view through Sept. 1. Martos Gallery’s Summer gallery is located at 12395 Main Road, East Marion, NY 11939. www.martosgallery.com.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY – “11th Annual Summer Fundraiser” takes place on July 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Brecknock Hall in Greenport, NY. The event includes music, a wine and beer bar, finger foods, a buffet dinner, and a silent auction. The event honors Peggy Murphy. Tickets are $75 and can be purchased at the Southold Historical Society Office or at the gate the day of the event. Brecknock Hall is located at 1 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
OUTEAST GALLERY - “Horse by Sea: Montauk Photographs by Phillip Graybill” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 2. Outeast Gallery is located at 65 Tuthill Road, Montauk, NY 11954. www.outeastmontauk.blogspot.com.
THE MONTAUK LIBRARY - “Villa Diodati” screens on Saturday from 7:30 - 9 p.m. in the Suzanne Koch Gosman Room. The screening of the contemporary Chamber Opera is free.
“True North: Middle East” Concert by the Compass Trio takes place on Wednesday from 7:30 - 9 p.m. The Compass Trio includes Carlo Valte on oud, Francisco Roldan on guitar, and Danny Mallon on percussion. The concert is free.
The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
GALLERY CROSSING - “Prints and Paint - Fine Art of the East End by Madeline D’Aversa and Alyce Peifer” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.The exhibition remains on view through July 28. D’Aversa will present works created by various techniques of printmaking. Peifer will present Plein Air landscapes of Long Island. Gallery Crossing is located at 2745 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958. www.gallerycrossing.com.
BAY STREET THEATRE – “23rd ANNUAL SUMMER GALA” takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m. on The Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, NY. The event includes a VIP cocktail reception and awards presentation at the theater followed by cocktails and a silent auction at the tent at 7 p.m. and dinner and dancing at 8 p.m. Proceeds benefit Bay Street Theatre’s educational and theatrical programs. The Long Wharf is located in Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
CANIOʼS BOOKS - “Jazz Concert with guitarist Jack Wilkins” takes place on Saturday at 5 p.m. Wilkins will be accompanied by guitarist Mike Gari. Canioʼs Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
DODDS & EDER HOME GALLERY & SCULPTURE GARDEN - “A Different Kind of HOME/SHOW” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 28. The Group show features the work of Scott Bluedorn, Darlene Charneco, Casey Dalene, Alexis Duque, Paul Farinacci, and Rafael Fuchs. Dodds & Eder Home Gallery & Sculpture Garden is located at 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.doddsandeder.com.
SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - "Made in Sag Harbor" has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 5. The exhibition features a small collection of artists who have either passed through or currently reside in Sag Harbor. Sag Harbor Whaling & Historic Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
SUNY STONY BROOK – “Clams for Clams” takes place on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Marine Sciences Center on the Stony Brook Southampton college campus in Southampton, NY. A sunset cruise on Shinnecock Bay will take place at 7 p.m. Proceeds will go towards building clam sanctuaries to enhance clam reproductive output, increase water quality, and help control algae blooms. Tickets range from $150 to $10,000. R.S.V.P is required by July 7 at www.stonybrook.edu/clamsforclams. The Marine Sciences Center is located at 8 Little Neck Road, Stony Brook Southampton Campus, Southampton, NY 11968.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM – “Midsummer Party” takes place on July 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the museum in Water Mill, NY. The benefit includes cocktails at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. and an After Ten Party from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. The event honors Inga Maren Otto and Katharina Otto-Bernstein. Proceeds benefit the Parrish Art Museum. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
To See Scenes from last year’s benefit, click “ART SEEN: Parrish’s Midsummer Party 2013 a Smashing Success”.
To check out the benefits happening this weekend and throughout July, click here.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of new art openings and art events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.