Happy Holidays! It's a quiet one for the visual arts on the East End. Both art museums are open so contemplative times can be spent with the art on view. Poetry readings and film screenings are among the cultural options for the weekend.
GUILD HALL MUSEUM is open this weekend on Friday and Saturday from 11 am. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. On view is "New Additions to the Guild Hall Museum Permanent Collection 2010-2014" and "Mary Ellen Bartley: Leaning Above the Page". Both exhibitions close on January 4, 2015. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
BLUE DUCK BAKERY CAFÉ - "Poetry Street Open Mic" takes place on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. This series of "Open Mics" is the spoken word project of Susan Dingle for the East End Arts' JumpstART program. The "Open Mics" are hosted by Susan Dingle and Robert "Bubbie" Brown. Poets, comedians and storytellers are invited to sign up at 1:30 PM. The first 15 writers to sign-up have 3 minutes to perform original work. The event is $5 for poets and audience members. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The Blue Duck Bakery Café is located at 309 Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901.
SAG HARBOR CINEMA screens art films, documentaries, foreign films and independent films year-round. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Visit their Facebook Page for film schedules and details. Sag Harbor Cinema is located at 90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.facebook.com/SagHarborCinema.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
“Guided Tour of the Special Exhibitions” takes place on Saturday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The docent-led tour features highlights from Steven and William Ladd: Mary Queen of the Universe and Alan Shields: In Motion. The tour is free with museum admission. Reservations suggested.
“Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The docent-led tour features highlights from the seven permanent collection galleries. Free with museum admission. Reservations suggested.
WESTHAMPTON BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER - "Finest in World Cinema Series: CitizenFour" screens on Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 4 p.m. The film by Laura Poitras features a series of meetings with Edward Snowden. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center is located at 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978. www.whbpac.org.
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