There are plenty of art receiptions and events taking place in the Hamptons and East End this weekend. Guild Hall unveils its first Summer Show on Saturday and gallery receptions take place in Montauk, East Hampton, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor and Water Mill. Keep reading to discover the full list of options for art and culture on the East End.
THE ART BARGE - “Artists Speak: Jack Lenor Larsen” takes place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Curator and art critic Janet Goleas will be in conversation with Jack Lenor Larsen, designer and creator of LongHouse Reserve. Admission is $20. The Art Barge is located at 110 Napeague Meadow Rd, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.theartbarge.com.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Paton Miller & Mark Seidenfeld” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 7. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11032. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Resolve” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition is on view on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The group show includes contemporary painting, sculpture, photography and mixed media. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
BIRNAM WOOD GALLERIES - “Margaret Garrett: Choros” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 6. Garrett will show new paintings and collages. Birnam Wood Galleries is located at 48 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.birnamwoodart.com.
ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - “Kelsey Brookes: Plants of the Gods” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 7. The show will feature new monumental paintings based on Brookes’ scientific investigations into nature’s ancient botanical compounds. Eric Firestone Gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com.
GUILD HALL - “Selfies and Portraits of the East End” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 26. The show features East End artists Linda Alpern, Ross Bleckner, Jack Ceglic, Fischer Cherry, Ann Chwatsky, Chuck Close, Anh Duong, Eric Fischl, Cornelia Foss, John Hardy, Soren Hope, William King, Jill Krementz, Laurie Lambrecht, Christa Maiwald, Jonathan Morse, Elizabeth Peyton, Bastienne Schmidt, Julian Schnabel, Lola Montes Schnabel, Joan Semmel, Cindy Sherman, Billy Sullivan, Susan Tepper, Robert Wilson, Darius Yektai and others, including selections from the permanent collection.
“Panel Discussion with artists from Selfies and Portraits of the East End” takes place on Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m.
“Hal Buckner” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 12. On view will be sculptured silhouettes of the female form cut from a single light-weight aluminum sheet.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
HARPER’S BOOKS - “Jesse Harris with Star Rover” perform on Friday at 7 p.m. The band will play songs from their new album, No Wrong No Right. Harper’s Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE - “Planters: On + Off The Ground VII” opens on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. At 6 p.m. jurors will present ribbons to the winners of the garden container competition. The planters remain on view through July 25. Admission is $20, $10 for members. LongHouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.
PECONIC LANDING - “Live in HD: Antony and Cleopatra” takes place on Sunday at 3 p.m. Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh star in the performance of the Shakespeare play directed by Gary Griffin and produced by the Stratford Festival Company. Admission is $20. Reservations are required. Peconic Landing is located at 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY 11944. www.peconiclanding.org.
GALLERY AT THE TERRACE - “Dalton Portella: Shark Room 2015" and Summer Solstice Party takes place on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. with live music by Dalton Portella and friends. "Shark Room 2015" is the inaugural exhibition for the new gallery. The show presents paintings, art on surfboard, and an installation focusing on the beauty of the shark. Gallery at the Terrace is located at Atlantic Terrace, 21 Oceanview Terrace, Montauk, NY 11954. www.atlanticterrace.com, www.facebook.com/dalton.portella.
MONTAUK LIBRARY - “Jazz Concert: Tenderly” takes place on Saturday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. The performance includes jazz vocalist Patti Graham, master jazz pianist Rio Clementer and guitarist and banjo player Sean Condron. The concert is free. Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
EAST END ARTS - “Novel Materials / New Techniques” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 31. The juried, all media group show features artwork that was either created with nontraditional elements and/or where the artist uses a unique process or new technique. The East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Book & Bottle Lecture Series: Great Yachts of Long Island’s North Shore by Bob Mackay” takes place on Wednesday at 6 p.m. The discussion is $5, free for members. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
GEEKHAMPTON - “Roz Dimon” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through June 27. Dimon will show works from her “Artifacts II” series which align digital imagery with utilitarian tools. Geekhampton is located at 34 Bay St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.geekhampton.com.
GRENNING GALLERY - "Sarah Lamb: Latest Works" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Lamb is a Poetic Realist painter and will present recent still lifes. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
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 - “Screening of Marion Cajori’s Documentary on Chuck Close” takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. Admission is $10, free for members, children and students. Reservations are recommended.
“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.
WATER MILL MUSEUM - “Best of 30 Squared” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through July 12. Participating artists were asked to paint 30 paintings in 30 days. The best of the results will be on view. Water Mill Museum is located at 41 Old Mill Road, Watermill, NY 11976. www.watermillmuseum.org.
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