Art exhibition receptions, film screenings, author readings, curator talks and more are on the list for this weekend's art and culture choices. Artists on Film: Discovery film series launches on Friday at the Pollock-Krasner House and the Autumn ‘Finest in World Cinema’ Series at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center continues. New exhibitions have opening receptions across both Forks and benefit parties continue. Following is this week's list to help plan your art weekend on the East End.
THE AMAGANSETT LIBRARY - “Solo show by Susan Schrott” has an Opening Reception on Saturday at 6 p.m. Schrott will give a presentation titled “Triple Threat: Actress, Psychotherapist, Artist.” Schrott’s hand-dyed and thread-painted textile artwork will be featured in the exhibition. The Amagansett Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.amaglibrary.org.
PIERREʼS RESTAURANT - "When the Day Awakes" by Dell Cullum has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 1. Cullum will show local wildlife and nature landscape photographs. Pierreʼs Restaurant is located at 2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.pierresbridgehampton.com.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Bare” by Ann Brandeis and Michael Edelson has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 12. A portion of sales will benefit The Retreat Domestic Violence Services. Both artists will show evocative photographs of nudes.The Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - "On the Horizon: Landscape Artists of the East End" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view on Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
EAST END HOSPICE - “Box Art Auction 2014″ takes place on Saturday at the Ross School’s Center for Well Being in East Hampton. Tickets start $75 and be purchased by clicking here. The Box Art Auction benefits East End Hospice. The Ross School is located at 18 Goodfriend Dr, East Hampton, NY 11937. For details, visit www.eeh.org.
RELATED: "Box Art Auction Returns" published Aug 27, 2014.
GUILD HALL - "Gallery Talk - Robert Motherwell: The East Hampton Years, 1944 - 1952" takes place on Sunday at noon. The talk will be led by Guest Curator Phyllis Tuchman. The exhibition remains on view through October 13. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER - “Artists on Film: Discovery” begins Friday at 7 p.m. with experimental shorts by artist/filmmaker Anita Thacher. A discussion will follow the screening. The film series continues through September with a screening every Friday. Admission is $5, free for members of the Pollock Krasner House. The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
THE DRAWING ROOM - "Constantino Nivola" and "Rolph Scarlett" open on Friday and remain on view through October 13. Nivola will show terracotta reliefs and figures. Scarlett will show paintings on paper. The Drawing Room is located at 66H Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.drawingroom-gallery.com.
THE EAST END PHOTOGRAPHERS GROUP at FLOYD MEMORIAL LIBRARY - “East End Images” has an Opening Reception on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 12. Photographers on view include Berges Alvarez, Michele Dragonetti, Scott Farrell, Alex Ferrone, Gerry Giliberti, Pamela Greinke, George Mallis, Michael McLaughlin, Dave Nadal, Ron Nicoletta, Jim Sabiston, Jim Slezak and Mary Trentalange. The Floyd Memorial Library is located at 539 First Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.eastendphotogroup.org.
RELATED: “The East End Photographers Group presents “East End Images” at the Floyd Memorial Library” published Aug 30, 2014.
SOUTH STREET GALLERY - “Four Women: Works by Nancy Ness, Joan Stevens, Helen M. Weinstein and Amy Worth” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 29. Ness will show both pastels and oils of the East End landscape. Stevens will show plein air oils and figure studies. Weinstein will show abstract oil works using organic shapes. Worth uses thick paint and a palette knife to paint landscapes and still life sketches. The South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.
OUTEAST GALLERY - "Peter Spacek's Scrim-Shaw Alley" as an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition and T-shirt Grotto continues through September 30. Outeast Gallery is located at 65 Tuthill Road, Montauk, NY 11954. www.facebook.com/outeastmtk.
THE MONTAUK LIBRARY - “The ZigZag Quartet” will perform on Saturday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Quartet includes Alexander Wu on piano, Francisco Roldan on guitar, Hillard Green on bass, and Danny Mallon on percussion. The performance is free. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
QUOGUE LIBRARY GALLERY – “Kevin Teare - Reel to Reel” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 29. Teare, a musician and visual artist, will show both watercolor studies and oil on mylar paintings.The Quogue Library Gallery is located at 90 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org.
CANIOʼS BOOKS - Emmy award-winning British-Iranian journalist Ramita Navai" will give a reading of her new book City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran on Saturday at 3 p.m. Author and writer Martha Lear will give a reading of her new memoir Echos of Heartsounds on Saturday at 5 p.m. Canioʼs Books is located at 290 Upper Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.caniosbooks.com.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM - "Late Summer Cocktail Party" takes place on Saturday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Rogers Mansion. The benefit includes hors d'oeuvres and an open bar. Tickets are $75, $60 for members. Rogers Mansion is located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org.
GALLERY 125 - “Bettie Page Sails” by Davis Murphy have an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The 30 foot tall yacht sails sporting Bettie Page’s image remain on view outside of Gallery 125 through September 22. Gallery 125 is located at 688 G Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.gallery125.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Bluegrass and BBQ with the Ebony Hillbillies" takes place on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. The performance is free with museum admission (food and drink available for purchase). The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - “Autumn ‘Finest in World Cinema’ Series” continues on Friday with Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. The film will screen on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $9 for students/seniors, and $5 for WHBPAC Film Society Members. The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.
To check out the benefits happening this weekend and throughout September, click here.
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