This weekend presents quite the list of options. Expect to find art exhibition receptions, concerts and benefits for cultural organizations among the possibilities. The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival is back in town with four weeks of classical concerts. The Springs Invitational Opens on Friday night to launch its 17-day art exhibition at Ashawagh Hall. Following is a list of options for your art and culture weekend.

AMAGANSETT 

ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “SOMATIC” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 19. Exhibiting artists include James Angell, Matthew Bliss, E.L. Brown, James Greco, Brian Hunt, Ilse Murdock, Joni Wehrli, and Lucy Winton. Ille Arts Gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.

KARMA - “Joe Bradley: 23 Skidoo” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 16. KARMA is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

BRIDGEHAMPTON CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY at ATLANTIC GOLF CLUB – “2014 Benefit – An Evening to Celebrate” takes place on Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by cocktails and dinner at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds support the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival. Atlantic Golf Club is located at 1040 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.bcmf.org

CUTCHOGUE

ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Pond Studies: Photography by Nijole Kudirka and Katherine Liepe-Levinson" has a Gallery Talk on Sunday at 1 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 31, 2014. Liepe-Levinson will discuss both her photography on view at the gallery as well as other projects. Kudirka will be demonstrating her photo encaustic collage process. The event is free. Reservations are required. Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.

RELATED: "The Floodlights: East End Artists On View" by Pat Rogers, published July 26, 2014.

EAST HAMPTON/SPRINGS 

ASHAWAGH HALL - "47th Annual Artists of the Springs Invitational Exhibit" has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 - 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 17. Over 125 artists will be on view. 50% of sales will benefit the Springs Improvement Society's Scholarship Fund. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

RELATED: "The Floodlights: East End Artists On View" by Pat Rogers, published July 26, 2014.

GUILD HALL - "Clothesline Art Sale" takes place on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The work of nearly 400 artists will be up for sale. Prices range from $50 - $2,000. Proceeds are spit 50-50 between the artists and Guild Hall. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.

LAWRENCE FINE ART - "Suzanne LaFleur: Serene Refuge" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Also on view are nudes by Authur Pinajian in the Upstairs Gallery and works by Crash One in the South Wing Gallery. Lawrence Fine Art is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.

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Painting from Suzanne LaFleur's Serene Refuge Series. 84 x 72 inches.

Painting from Suzanne LaFleur's Serene Refuge Series. 84 x 72 inches.

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LONGHOUSE RESERVE - “Tattered Rags: a lecture on the art of boro with Yoshiko Wada” takes place on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the gallery. Boro is the Japanese craft of assembling snippets of cotton into works of art. Admission is $20 for members, $30 for non-members. LongHouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER - “Pollock’s Champions” has an Opening Reception and Panel on Sunday from 5 - 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 31. The exhibition explores the influence of Jackson Pollock’s art dealers Peggy Guggenheim, Betty Parsons, and Sidney Janis. Admission to the reception and panel is $5, free for members. Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.

HAMPTON BAYS

PONQUOGUE BEACH – “All for the Bays Concert” takes place this evening (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays, NY. The event is hosted by the Hamptons Visitors Council. The concert features Rick Derringer, LA Woman, and Dub Steady. Tickets are $20. A VIP ticket can be purchased for $200, allowing access to a pre-concert meet and greet with the concert’s musical guests at Dockers on Dune Road in East Quogue, NY from 4 to 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit The Southampton Town Trustee Bay Replenishment Fund. Tickets can be purchased here. Ponquogue Beach is located at 280 Dune Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946.

MONTAUK

MONTAUK LIBRARY - "Jazz Goes to the Movies" takes place on Wednesday from 7:30 - 9 p.m. The concert features Vanessa Trouble, on vocals, Bob Stern on jazz violin, Jane Hastay on piano, and Peter Martin Weiss on bass. The concert is free. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY. www.montauklibrary.org.

THE FIREPLACE PROJECT at the SURF LODGE"Solo Show by Jim Condron" has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 3 - 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 20. Condron will show sculptural, mixed media abstractions created while in residency in Montauk along with other works. The Surf Lodge is located at 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY 11954.  www.thefireplaceproject.com.

PECONIC

GALLERY CROSSING - “The Fine Art of East End Artists, John Stuart and Pingree W. Louchheim” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 11. Stuart will show photographs. Louchheim will show oil paintings inspired by Long Island. Gallery Crossing is located at 2745 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958. www.gallerycrossing.com.

QUOGUE

QUOGUE GALLERY - “Waterscapes” by Barbara Vaughn has an Artist Reception on Friday from 5 - 7:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 14. Quogue Gallery is located at 44 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguegallery.com

RELATED: “‘Waterscapes’ by Barbara Vaughn Inaugurates Quogue Gallery” Published June 30, 2014. 

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"Limani 2" by Barbara Vaughn. 18 x 24 inches.

"Limani 2" by Barbara Vaughn. 18 x 24 inches.

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RIVERHEAD

ART SITES GALLERY - “Contemporary Latin and Caribbean Art” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 - 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 7. Artists on view include Rani Carson, Javier Nino, Ada Colorina, and Edgar Martinez. Art Sites Gallery is located at 651 West Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.artsitesgallery.com.

SAG HARBOR

DODDS & EDER HOME GALLERY - “Excuse Me While I Kiss the Sky” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 - 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 18. Artists on view include Sydney Albertini, Rachael Olmi, Dalton Portella, Kate Petrone and Richard Vaux. Dodds & Eder Home Gallery & Sculpture Garden is located at 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.doddsandeder.com.

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"The Ghost" by Kate Petrone, 2014. Unique Tintype, 8 x 10 inches.  Photo by Kate Petrone.

"The Ghost" by Kate Petrone, 2014. Unique Tintype, 8 x 10 inches.
Photo by Kate Petrone.

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MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - “The Call of the Sea” by Christine Matthäi and Kia Andrea Pedersen has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 22. Matthäi will show photography with a focus on natural beauty. Pederson will show oil paintings on canvas inspired by the tops of waves that fly by her boat when she’s sailing. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.

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"Splash" by Kia Pederson. Oil, 36 x 72 inches.

"Splash" by Kia Pederson. Oil, 36 x 72 inches.

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GRENNING GALLERY - “Coffee and Scones with Ramiro” will be held on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon to close the solo show featuring classical realism landscapes and portraits. The Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.

WATER MILL

GALLERY 125 - “Artist Spotlight: John Perreault” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 - 8 p.m. Gallery 125 is located at 688G Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.gallery125.org

PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Sounds of Summer: Edith and Bennett" perform on Friday at 6 p.m. The duo plays old-time fiddle, banjo music, Swedish dance tunes and farmer's ballads and hollers. Free with museum admission. The Parrish is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11987. www.parrishart.org.

BENEFITS

To check out the benefits happening this weekend and throughout August, click here.

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BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of new exhibition receptions and art events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.

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