Columbus Day Weekend is here and brings with it a flurry of art receptions, cultural events and the Hamptons International Film Festival. Get your pencils out and start planning! It's going to be a wild one. If you're looking for films with an art focus, click here. The full list of options for exhibition receptions and cultural happenings on the East End follow.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY - “Louise Eastman: Loop Holes” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. A live jazz trio led by Peter Watrous will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Eastman will present an exhibition of mixed media weavings, paintings, and an interactive installation. Silas Marder Gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Land, Sea, Sky: Plein Air Peconic IX” takes place from Saturday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, Springs, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
RELATED: “‘Land, Sea, Sky: Plein Air Peconic IX’ Opens at Ashawagh Hall” published Oct. 6, 2014.
EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “June 13, 1942: Saboteurs Land in Amagansett” has a Curator Tour on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Clinton Academy Museum. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 13. The Clinton Academy Museum is located at 151 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.easthamptonhistory.org.
GLENN HOROWITZ BOOKSELLER - “Colin Goldberg: Techspressionism” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Nov. 11. Goldberg will present works that blend traditional painting with digital imagery. Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.glennhorowitz.com.
LAWRENCE FINE ART - “Judy Mauer: NYC Dolls” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. The gallery will be open all day to coincide with the Hamptons International Film Festival. Mauer’s cinematic photographs of store mannequins and their environments will be on view. Lawrence Fine Art is located at 37 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com.
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - Takes place in venues in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Southampton and Montauk from Thursday to Monday. For details and tickets, visit www.hamptonsfilmfest.org. To read about film screenings with a visual arts focus, click here.
QUOGUE GALLERY - “Raymond Hendler: A Deeper Poetry” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition features abstract expressionist paintings made in the 1950s, ’60s and ’80s. The exhibition continues through Nov. 23. Quogue Gallery is located at 44 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguegallery.com.
GALLERY CROSSING - "Fine art of the East End by Sharon Way-Howard" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 20. Gallery Crossing is located at 2745 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 11958. www.gallerycrossing.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Edgar Allan Poe Exhibit” has an Opening Reception on Friday at 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Nov. 1. The Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM at GEEKHAMPTON - “Meet the Artist: Evan Desmond Yee” takes place on Saturday at 10 a.m. The artist’s Parrish Road Show installation, “The App Store,” remains on view through Oct. 13 at GeekHampton. The event is free. Reservations are recommended. GeekHampton is located at 34 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.parrishart.org.
RICHARD J. DEMATO GALLERY - “Women Painting Women” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition is the third annual Women Painting Women show. The work of 28 artists will be on view. Richard J. Demato Gallery is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.rjdgallery.com.
KIA PEDERSEN POP UP STUDIO, located in John Chamberlain’s former studio, will hold an Open Studio on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.and yoga with the artist on Sunday at 2 p.m. Free. The studio is located above Reddings (to the right) at 187 Bridge Street, Shelter Island, NY. www.kiapedersen.com.
RELATED: “Kia Pedersen Answers “Call of the Sea” with New Painting Series” by Jenna Weis. Published August 12, 2014.
SYLVESTER MANOR EDUCATIONAL FARM - "Plant & Sing" takes place on Saturday. The festival celebrates local food and community as well as bluegrass and traditional American music. The Deadly Gentlemen, The Wainwright Sisters and other musicians and writers will perform. The Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is located at 80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964. www.plantandsing.com.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - “Local Abstraction” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Oct. 26. Exhibiting artists are Jennifer Cross, Elaine de Kooning, Miriam Dougenis, Christopher Engel, Eric Ernst, Kimberly Goff, Tracy Harris, Giancarlo Impiglia, Jon Mulhem, Jacob Ouillette, Alfonso Ossorio, Amy Pilkington, Barbara Press, Jackson Pollock, Gavin Zeigler and Frank Wimberley. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. Call for hours. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER
“Varieties of Visual Expression” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Nov. 18. Exhibiting artists are Abby Abrams, Mary Antczak, Stephanie Brody-Lederman, Colin Goldberg, Matt Harnick, Tracy Jamar, Bill Kiriazis, Alexander Russo, Strong-Cuevas, Grace Sutton and Faith-Dorian Wright. The exhibition presents a range of art approaches and mediums reflecting the artist's experience, observation, perception and imagination.
“Rising Stars Piano Series Presents Robin Giesbrecht” takes place on Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission is $15, free for students under 21.
Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton Village, NY 11968. www.southamptonculturalcenter.org.
CLAY ART GUILD at the WATER MILL MUSEUM - “Bowls of Plenty - A Luncheon Benefit for the Water Mill Museum” takes place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 100 handmade pottery soup bowls by the potters of the Clay Art Guild will be on sale. soups, bread, drinks, and dessert will be served. Water Mill Museum is located at 41 Old Mill Road Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillmuseum.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Salon Series: The Lysander Piano Trio” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. and on Saturday at 2 p.m. Admission is $20, $10 for members. Reservations recommended. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Proximity Game” by Brian O’Leary and Gus Yero has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through Nov. 17. Sara Nightingale Gallery is located at 688 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.saranightingale.com.
BASIC FACTS: The Art Round Up, a listing of exhibition receptions, art events and select cultural events, is published weekly at HamptonsArtHub.com.