The Maritime Festival takes over Greenport Village this weekend and brings a pop up art show and opportunities for artists of all ages to art and have fun. Across the East End, there are plenty of exhibition receptions, poetry reading at a historic art site, film screenings and culture events to fill a weekend. Following is this week's list of where to find art and culture in the Hamptons, on the North Fork and the East End.
CHASE EDWARDS CONTEMPORARY FINE ART - "Living Color" by J. Steven Manolis has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 20. Manolis will show 50 works on canvas and paper. Manolis seeks to impart an emotional response through color combinations and proportions in his paintings. Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art is located at 2462 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.chaseedwardsgallery.com.
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CLINTON ACADEMY MUSEUM - “June 13, 1942: Saboteurs Land in Amagansett” has an Curators Tour on Saturday at 10 a.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 13. The Clinton Academy Museum is located at 151 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.easthamptonhistory.org.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER - “Girl With a Pearl Earring” screens on Friday at 7 p.m. as part of the “Artists on Film: Discovery” series at Pollock-Krasner House. The film centers around the servant girl that becomes the subject of Vermeer’s famous painting. Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is located at 830 Springs Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
VERED GALLERY – Gallery Talk for “Modernist Color: The First 90 Years” takes place on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. Led by gallerist Janet Lehr. Exhibition highlights include paintings by John Singer Sargent, Arthur B. Carles, Russell Morgan, John Sloan, Arthur Dove, Milton Avery, Arshile Gorky, Larry Rivers and Helen Frankenthaler. Photography highlights include works by Alvin Langdon Coburn, F. Holland Day and Robert Mapplethorpe. Vered Gallery is located at 69 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
THE EAST END SEAPORT MUSEUM & MARINE FOUNDATION - "Little Merfolk" takes place on Saturday at noon at Mitchell Park. The event includes a mermaid/merman costume contest. Contestants can march in the opening day Maritime Festival parade. Artists and contestants are invited to register at www.eastendseaport.com. The event is presented in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Greenport Maritime Festival. Mitchell Park is located at 115 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944.
BRECKNOCK HALL - “Meet the Authors: A World Unto Itself” takes place on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. The books explores the history of Plum Island, NY. The book will be available for purchase and signing. Brecknock Hall is located at 1 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
EAST END ARTS at PECONIC LANDING - "North Fork Premiere Indie Film Showcase - Mood Indigo" screens on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, free with movie club membership. Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.com.
GREENPORT HARBOR BREWING COMPANY - “The 25th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival” takes place from Friday through Sunday. On view will be a Pop Up art event titled “MARITIME MADNESS” featuring artists Wendy Small and Cindy Pease Roe. The exhibition remains on view through the end of October. The Greenport Harbor Brewing Company is located at 234 Carpenter street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.harborbrewing.com.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY at PECONIC LANDING - "Reclaiming the Past: The Story of Re-creating the Original Frame for 'Washington Crossing the Delaware'" lecture takes place on Wednesday at 8 p.m. The lecture will be led by Suzanne Smeaton. Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.com.
JEDEDIAH HAWKINS INN BARN GALLERY - "Perception" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 14. "Perception" features artists of the Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery, including Rich Faron, Gerry Giliberti, Michael Edelson, Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Scott Farrell, Jim Sabiston, Ray Germann, Harold Naideau, Alex Ferrone, and Steven Schreiber. Jedediah Hawkins Inn Barn Gallery is located at 400 South Jamesport Ave, Jamesport, NY 11947. www.jedediahhawkinsinn.com/blog.
ART SITES GALLERY - “Out of Time” by Andrea Cote and Pierre Cote has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. A performance will take place at 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 26. Andrea Cote will show a new series of photographs using collaged segments of photos and negatives created in 1998. Pierre Cote will show found-object sculptures using objects from the 19th century to the present. Art Sites Gallery is located at 651 West Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.artsitesgallery.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S LYCEUM GALLERY - “Resplendent Water” by Jo Anne Dumas has an Opening Reception today from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 24. The Lyceum Gallery is located on the Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.sunysuffolk.edu.
BAY STREET THEATER - “Legends of American Music - Best of the Best” takes place on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Clips from the film Best of the Best will be screened and hosted by Joe Lauro. The film is presented in celebration of the upcoming 3rd Annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival. Bay Street Theater is located at 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.baystreet.org.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “American Icons - New York City” featuring Ted Davies has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 9. Davies’ woodblock prints of New York City will be on view. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.KramorisGallery.com.
WILLIAM MERITT CHASE ESTATE - “2014 Annual Hamptons Poetry Reading” takes place on Saturday at sunset, around 7 p.m. Admission is free. The featured reader is artist Molly Weiss. Poets Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan and Amy Cammel will also read, along with other surprise readers. Claude Mayers will host the event. The William Merritt Chase estate is located in the Artist’s Colony across from the Shinnecock Indian Reservation, Southampton, NY 11968. For further information, contact [email protected].
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “North Fork in Color” by the North Fork artists group “Cloud 9” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Southold Historical Society’s Reichert Family Center’s Cosden-Price Gallery. The exhibition remains on view through September 28. The group is known for their landscape and seascape works. The group includes local artists Adelaide Amend, B. L. Moyle, Dolores Castrucci, Ann McCaughey, Fran Reichert, and Laurie Ullmann. The Cosden-Price Gallery is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
“Pechakucha Night Hamptons: Vol. 9” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Parrish Art Museum. Pechakucha Night is an evening of lightning-fast presentations by local artists, writers, musicians, gardeners, farmers, baymen, winemakers, chefs, designers, architects, and more. Admission is $10, free for members, children, and students. RSVP is essential as the evening typically sells out. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
WATERMILL CENTER - “Open Studio: Entang Wiharso” takes place on Saturday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. During the open studio, the sculpture, installation and video artist will share a new installation made of aluminum, graphite and yarn. Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
WATER MILL MUSEUM - "Helen Giaquinto: Works on Paper & Canvas" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 6. Watercolors, oils, and prints of various landscapes of the East End and abroad will be on view. Water Mill Museum is located at 41 Old Mill Road Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillmuseum.org.
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