Two exhibition openings unfold this weekend on the East End: one at Ashawagh Hall for a two-person show (Jerry Schwabe and Kirsten Benfield) and the other at Watermill Center for site-specific installation by Daniel Ashram. Also on the weekend culture list is a talk and tour by exhibiting artist Joe Zucker at the Parrish and a blow out event at Watermill Center on Saturday featuring family friendly programming. Check out the full list in this week's Art Round Up.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Duo Tuo: Jerry Schwabe - Kirsten Benfield” has an Artist Reception on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is open on Friday from 1 to 7 p.m.; Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. For info, contact Jerry Schwabe at [email protected] or Kirsten Benfield at [email protected].
GUILD HALL - “East Hampton Film Society presents Chinatown” this evening at 7 p.m. A discussion with film society members follows the screening. Admission is $8, $6 for members.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
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 - “The Artist’s View - Joe Zucker” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. Alicia Longwell, the Lewis B. Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator, and artist Joe Zucker will discuss the exhibition “Joe Zucker: Life & Times of an Orb Weaver.” Admission is $10, free for members, children and students. Reservations recommended. The exhibition remains on view through April 26.
“Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays, Saturdays 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.
The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
WATERMILL CENTER - “Saturdays @ WMC” takes place on Saturday from 11:30 to 6 p.m. From 11:30 to 1 p.m. will be a Puppet Workshop with Julian Crouch & Saskia Lane. From 12:30 to 2 p.m. and from 3:30 to 5 p.m. there will be a tour of the building, grounds & collection. From 1 to 2 p.m. the grounds will be open for guests to bring a picnic lunch. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Kembra Pfahler will present a “Performance Art 101” workshop. From 4 to 6 p.m. Daniel Arsham has an exhibition opening & reception. Reservations recommended for all workshops. The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “Brain Food: Deputy Director Scott Howe on Parrish Art Museum Landscape” takes place on Thursday, April 9 at noon. The talk is $10, free for members, children and students. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch or to purchase lunch at the Golden Pear Cafe. The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.parrishart.org.
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EDITOR'S NOTE: The original version listed the day for the Watermill Center's exhibition opening and events on Sunday instead of Saturday. This has now been corrected. We regret the error.
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