It's Labor Day Weekend so get set for a wild ride. Highlights from the East End art scene include the opening of the Parrish Art Museum's offsite installation project, the first benefit for the Southampton Center and two different types of portrait shows. Following is the complete list of where to find exhibition receptions, art events and select cultural happenings in the Hamptons, Riverhead and the North Fork.
CHASE EDWARDS GALLERY - “The Selfie” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The show continues through September 3. Artists on view include Nicole Franz, Jess Fox, Christine Benjamin, Elizabeth Cassidy, Lesley Cerniglia, Beth Costello, and Roseann Nicotra. Chase Edwards Gallery is located at 2462 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11937. www.chaseedwardsgallery.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Curious.” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The curated exhibition includes over 50 artists. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
PECONIC LANDING at BRECKNOCK HALL - “End of Summer Celebration” takes place on Sunday at 7 p.m. The event includes a performance by the Atlantic Wind Symphony followed by a fireworks display. Brecknock Hall is located at 1 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.com.
SOUTH STREET GALLERY – "Intimate Connections" by Dan Welden will have a Closing Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.
PECONIC GREEN GROWTH - “Art for Green’s Sake!!!” takes place on Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall in Orient, NY. Tickets are $15 and $20 and are available at the door. The event benefits Peconic Green Growth. Items can be viewed online by clicking here. Poquatuck Hall is located at 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient, NY 11957. For details on the fundraiser, visit www.peconicgreengrowth.org.
GALLERY CROSSING - “Fine art of the East End by Joanne Rosko and Jon Schusteritsch” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 8. Rosko works in a variety of styles, but is focused lately on painting in plein air. Schusteritsch is a photographer who captures the interactions of natural light as well as the scenery of the North Fork. Gallery Crossing is located at 2745 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958. www.gallerycrossing.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM at HALLOCKVILLE MUSEUM FARM - “Parrish Road Show: Michael Combs” has an Opening Reception this evening (Thursday) from 6 to 8 p.m. Combs will be showing his installation, Outhouse 2014. The reception includes an acoustic set by Nancy Atlas. Hallockville Museum Farm is located at 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.parrishart.org.
CANIOʼS BOOKS - “Three Views of Sag Harbor” with Whitney Hansen, Jean Holabird, and Bob Wilson has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Hansen will show woodcuts, Holabird will show watercolors, and Wilson will show photographs. Canioʼs Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
GRENNING GALLERY – "Summer Landscapes" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 28. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM at GEEKHAMPTON - “Parrish Road Show: Evan Desmond Yee” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Yee will show his installation, The App Store. GeekHampton is located at 34 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.parrishart.org.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “Turbulence ll” by Sheryl Budnik has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 18. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.KramorisGallery.com.
SAG HARBOR WHALING & HISTORIC MUSEUM - "Captains, Mates & Widows: Portraits by Sabina Streeter" has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 14. Streeter will show portraits in charcoal and mixed media featuring mid-19th century whaling captains and others. Sag Harbor Whaling & Historic Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
CHRYSALIS GALLERY - “The Labor of Love” featuring Daniel Pollera, Michele Mott, Yin Yang Chun, and Sam Emler has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Chrysalis Gallery is located at 2 Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.chrysalisgallery.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - “Summerfest” takes place this evening (Thursday) from 6 to 9 p.m. The benefit for the Southampton Arts Center includes tastings of signature dishes from East End Restaurants. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptoncenter.org.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - Screening of “Gabrielle” takes place from Tuesday through tonight (Thursday) at 8 p.m. each night. The film was directed by Louise Archambault. Admission is $15 for adults, $9 for students/seniors, and $5 for WHBPAC Film Society members. The Westhampton Beach Performing Art Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.
To check out the benefits happening this weekend and throughout August and early September, click here.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of exhibition receptions, art events and select cultural events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.