There are lots of art options for this weekend and beyond on the East End. Art events unfold beginning tonight (Thursday) and continue through Wednesday. Look out for film screenings, book signing, a pop up street art exhibition, the Box Art Auction Preview Reception and more. Exhibition receptions are being held from Montauk to Southampton with a print workshop and informal "breakfast" being held in Greenport.
Following is the full list of options of exhibition receptions plus art and cultural events held on the East End.
ARC FINE ART - “Endless Summer” by Tony Caramanico and Chris Leidy has an Artists’ Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 1. Leidy will show underwater photography prints. Caramanico will show pigment prints on paper and canvas, many of which focus on surf culture in the U.S. and abroad. ARC Fine Art is located at 303 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.arcfineartllc.com.
ILLE ARTS GALLERY - “The Outsider Eye” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 17. The exhibition of Outsider and Self-Taught artists is curated by Don Christensen. Ille Arts Gallery is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
KARMA - “Julian” by Urs Fischer has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. KARMA is located at 249 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.karmakarma.org.
SYLVESTER & CO - “Dunes: Landscapes Evolving” by Drew Doggett has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Sylvester & Co is located at 154 Main St, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.sylvesterathome.com.
LEONARD TOURNÉ GALLERY at THE BRIDGEHAMPTON COMMUNITY HOUSE - “Bridgehampton Antiques & Design Fair” has a VIP Preview this evening from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Fair takes place on Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Bridgehampton Community House is located at 2357 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.leonard-tourne.com.
EAST END HOSPICE – “Box Art Auction Preview Reception” takes place on Wednesday, August 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Hoie Hall in East Hampton, NY. Preview viewings take place at St. Luke’s on August 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Box Art Auction takes place on September 6 at the Ross School. The Box Art Auction benefits East End Hospice. For details, visit www.eeh.org.
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GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - “Jonah Freeman & Justin Lowe” has an Opening Reception and Book Release on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is presented by Glenn Horowitz, Kyle DeWoody, and Marlborough Chelsea. Works on view include paintings, sculpture, books and silkscreens. Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.glennhorowitz.com.
GUILD HALL - “Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50: A Screening” takes place on Wednesday at 8 p.m. The documentary is the follow-up film to Megumi Sasaki’s Herb & Dorothy, the story of Herb and Dorothy Vogel’s efforts to build their world-class art collection on a postal worker’s and librarian’s salaries. Following the screening will be a discussion with Dorothy Vogel and Dr. Ruth Appelhof. Tickets are $12, $10 for members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT - “Silver Pockets Full” with Josephine Meckseper and Brad Troemel” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 22. The name “Silver Pockets Full” refers to the rare occurrence of having 5 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays this August, which happens only once every 823 years.The Fireplace Project is located at 851 Springs Fireplace Road, Springs, NY 11937. www.thefireplaceproject.com.
THE SOUTH STREET GALLERY - "Breakfast with Dan Welden" takes place on Sunday at 10 a.m. Weldon will demonstrate his etching "Solarplate" process in a hands-on workshop. The material/studio fee is $50, and includes both the demonstration and the materials to create a 4x5 image on glass or film that will be transferred to a solarplate by Welden and printed at his studio at a future time. The South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.
KARYN MANNIX CONTEMPORARY at ATLANTIC TERRACE MOTEL - “For the People: Beat of the Street” has an Opening Reception on Saturday. There will be a Preview for Ticket Holder and Collectors from 5 to 6 p.m. and a public reception from 6 to 10 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 7 with entrance accessible by request through the hotel’s front desk or by contacting Karyn Mannix at 516-318-0000. The show includes works by established, mid-career, and emerging street artists. Tickets to the Preview are $50. A percentage of the proceeds benefit East End Hospice. The Atlantic Terrace Motel is located at 21 Oceanview Terrace, Montauk, NY 11954. www.karynmannixcontemporary.com.
THE FIREPLACE PROJECT at THE SURF LODGE - “Tears of Ra” by Nick Theobald has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 3 p.m. until sunset. The exhibition remains on view through September 22. Theobald works with beeswax, wood, rope, linen, and metal. This is his first solo show. The Surf Lodge is located at 183 Edgemere Street, Montauk, NY 11954. www.thefirplaceproject.com.
HAMPTON THEATRE COMPANY – “30th Anniversary Benefit” performance and party takes place on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Quogue Field Club. The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $125 and benefit the non-profit professional acting troupe. To purchase tickets, click here. The Quogue Field Club is located at 6 Club Lane, Quogue, NY 11959. For details on the Hamptons Theatre Company, visit www.hamptontheatre.org.
CANIOʼS BOOKS - "Jules Feiffer: Kill My Mother" will be presented on Saturday at 5 p.m. The graphic novel is a tribute to film noir and detective fiction. Feiffer will also present his new book, Rupert Can Dance, a book for all ages. Canioʼs Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
DODDS & EDER HOME GALLERY - "Across the Pond”, a two-person show featuring works by Annemarie Waugh and Nina Girolamo, has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition continues through Sept. 22. Opera Soprano Amaya Arberas performs at 6 p.m., accompanied by David Galvez. The performance is sponsored by The Cuban Cultural Center of New York. Dodds & Eder Home Gallery & Sculpture Garden is located at 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.artwalkhamptons.com, www.cubanculturalcenter.org.
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - “Living Legends” by Dean Johnson has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 12. Johnson will show mixed media works of iconic figures. A portion of artwork sale proceeds benefits the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s Southampton Satellite Office. Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.com.
RICHARD J. DEMATO FINE ART - “Shattered Boundaries” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The group show includes works by Phillip Thomas, Sherry Wolf, Adrienne Stein, Margo Selski, and others. Richard J. Demato Fine Art is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.rjdgallery.com.
SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - “The Lure of the Striped Bass” has an Artist Talk on Friday at 3 p.m. Richard Doctorow and Stephen T. Lobosco, curators of the exhibition, will be in conversation with Aage Bjerring, a Long Island hand carver. Bjerring’s carved lures and decoys are on display in the museum. The exhibition remains on view through August 25. Sag Harbor Whaling & Historic Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
HAGINS & MORTIMER DESIGN GALLERY - “Linda Fantuzzo, Charleston Artist” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. A “Southern Tea” will be held on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 30. Hagins & Mortimer Design Gallery is located at 9 Windmill Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.haginsmortimerdesign.com.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - “Early Selected Watercolors: Miriam Dougenis” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 9. The show includes examples of the artist’s watercolors from the 1970‘s and 80‘s. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main St, Southampton, NY 11968. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - “Close Up: Contemporary Portraiture” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 7. The show explores the spectrum of portraiture today. It is curated by Leila Heller Gallery with Kelly Behun. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptoncenter.org.
TRIPOLI GALLERY - "Seascapes" by Hiroshi Sugimoto has an Opening Reception on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. Tripoli Gallery is located at 30a Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.tripoligallery.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Atlantic Vibrations: Surf Movie Night, Vol. 2” takes place on Friday at 8 p.m. The event is an outdoor screening of short surf movies made by filmmakers from the East End. Tickets are $10, free for members, children, and students. Reservations are recommended.
“By Design: Innovators in Art & Fashion in Conversation” takes place on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. The event features artist Ross Bleckner and designer Calvin Klein and is moderated by Women’s Wear Daily Editor-in-Chief Edward Nardoza. The conversation in the Lichtenstein Theater is followed by a cocktail reception with the speakers on the terrace. Tickets are $150 for members, $200 for non-members.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Tales of a Librarian” by Glenn Fischer has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 17. Fischer creates geometric abstract collages using repurposed discarded textbooks, magazines, and more. Sara Nightingale Gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.saranightingale.com.
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CANIOʼS BOOKS - “Book Signing: Cornelia Foss” takes place on Thursday, August 28, from 5 to 6 p.m. Artist Cornelia Foss will sign her book, Ten Years of Paintings and Drawings 2003 - 2013. Canioʼs Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
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