Art on the East End continues to enliven with exhibition receptions, talks, tours and screenings. On Friday, Peconic Land Trust teams up with LongHouse Reserve and Madoo Conservancy for a series of free tours. The Parrish opens a new exhibition of Chuck Close photographs with a Reception and Talk on Sunday for museum members only. The show opens to the general public on Monday. Keep reading to discover the options for an art and culture weekend!
BRIDGE GARDENS - “Celebrate National Public Gardens Day: Free Tour” takes place on Friday at 3 p.m. Reserve your space by calling the Peconic Land Trust at 631.283.3195, ext. 19. Bridge Gardens is located at 36 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.peconiclandtrust.org/bridge_gardens.html.
WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Grand Gallery Opening” takes place on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The work of Eric Ernst, Jim Gingerich and Sally Breen will be on view. The Opening features music by Mama Lee & Friends. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. For more information contact Andrea McCafferty at [email protected] or 917-526-2767.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Spring Into Collecting” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 6. The preseason group exhibit features ten regional photographic artists. During the exhibition the gallery will be working with the AFYA Foundation to collect supplies to help with relief efforts for the people of Nepal. Those wishing to donate can drop items at the gallery during open hours or donate to AFYA directly: www.afyafoundation.org. Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferrone.com.
GUILD HALL - “National Theatre Live Presents The Hard Problem” takes place on Friday at 7 p.m. The new play by Tom Stoppard is directed by Nicholas Hytner. Admission is $18, $16 for members.
“Museum Mondays at Guild Hall: Executive Director’s Choice with Ruth Appelhof” takes place on Monday from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Executive Director Ruth Appelhof will lead a discussion around selected works in the Artist Members Exhibition, on view through June 6.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, New York 11937. www.guildhall.org.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE - “Celebrate National Public Gardens Day: Free Tour” takes place on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Reserve your space by calling the Peconic Land Trust at 631.283.3195, ext. 19. LongHouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.
VERED GALLERY - “Rethinking the Surface: Haim Mizrahi and Eric Ernst” talk takes place on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. The talk is part of the current exhibition of abstract works by Haim Mizrahi at the gallery. Vered Gallery is located at 891 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Book & Bottle: George Giannaris on Ferry Tales” takes place this evening at 6 p.m. Admission is $5, free for members. RSVP is required. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
MADOO CONSERVANCY - “Celebrate National Public Gardens Day: Free Tour” takes place on Friday at 1 p.m. Reserve your space by calling the Peconic Land Trust at 631.283.3195, ext. 19. Madoo Conservancy is located at 618 Sagg Lake Lane, Sagaponack, NY 11962. www.madoo.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 - “Salon Series: Pianist Yoonie Han” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. This will be the final concert of the museum’s spring “Salon Series.” Admission is $20, $10 for members.
“Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island Talk and Wine Tasting with Author Eileen Duffy” takes place on Saturday at 2 p.m. Admission is $10, free for members or with book purchase.
“Chuck Close Photographs” has a Members’ Reception and Talk on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 26. The show presents around 90 images spanning 1964 to the present, ranging from straightforward black and white portraits to large-scale, composite Polaroids to intimately scaled daguerreotypes. The Members’ Reception features an introductory talk by exhibition co-organizer and Parrish Director Terrie Sultan at 11 a.m.
“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.
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