Plenty of art and cultural events are slated for this weekend on Long Island's East End. Exhibitions open in East Hampton, Southold and Water Mill. Also on the list are book discussions, a concert, gallery talks, a film screening and more. Read on for more art and culture options.


AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY - "Art/History/Amagansett: Championing the Emerging Artist on the East End" takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m. Sara De Luca, director of Ille Arts, and artist/gallerist Eric Brown of Tibor de Nagy talk with East Hampton Star art critic Jennifer Landes about emerging art and artists, as well as the effect of place on art markets. Admission is free. RSVP at 631.267.3810. Amagansett Free Library is located at 215 Main St, Amagansett, NY 11930.


ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “A Calm Before the Storm” has a Gallery Talk on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Artists Christine Matthäi and Dalton Portella will lead a discussion about their works on view. Admission is free, reservations required. The Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935.


ASHAWAGH HALL - “Zachary Cohen and Matthew J. Vega” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 20. Cohen will show photographs and Vega will show paintings. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

GUILD HALL - "Roy Lichtenstein Panel Discussion" takes place on Sunday at 3 p.m. Art historian Avis Berman will moderate a panel with Roy Lichtenstein's assistant
James dePasquale and artist/fabricator Donald J. Saff. "Roy Lichtenstein: Between Sea and Sky" is on view through October 12. Admission is free. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE & STUDY CENTER - “Artists on Film Series” continues on September 11 at 7 p.m. with Shirley Clarke’s “Portrait of Jason,” 1967 (105 min). In conjunction with the exhibition, “Elaine de Kooning Portrayed,” this year’s film series focuses on portraiture in film. Admission is free. The Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

RELATED: Artists on Film: Face to Face” Fridays in September” 


MONTAUK LIBRARY - “Concert: Instruments of the People” with Francisco Roldan on guitar and Danny Mallon on percussions takes place on Sunday from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. The concert is free. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954.


MADOO CONSERVANCY - "Member's Garden Party" takes place on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free for members and $40 for non-members. RSVP at [email protected]. The Madoo Conservancy is located at 362 Sagaponack Main Street, Sagaponack, NY 11962.


CANIO’S BOOKS - “Frederic Tuten joins Jill Bialosky to discuss her novel, The Prizeon Saturday at 5 p.m. Canio’s Books is located at 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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.


SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Barns of the North Fork” has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 3. Local artists on view include Diane Alec Smith, Ginny Blank, Beverly Cierach, Lee Cleary, Mary Epperlein, Chrisiti Ferrera, Tracy Flynn , Pat Foley, Janine Harrigan, Diane Parkin, Karen Rich, Evelyn Turchiano, Don Wilson, Marion Wipf and Heather Worthington. The Reichert Family Center’s Cosden-Price Gallery is located at 54127 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971.


"Corn Crib" by Diane Alec Smith.

"Corn Crib" by Diane Alec Smith.



PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “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.

SARA NIGHTINGALE GALLERY - “Pop-Up Art & Design Show with Louise Fischer” takes place from noon to 7 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. A Toast/Skål will be held on Saturday night from 5 - 7 p.m. The project integrates Louise Fischer of Kontrast’s (Curated Danish Design) products with contemporary art from the gallery stable. Sara Nightingale Gallery is located at 688 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976.

RELATED: Danish Designs Meet American Art at Pop Up Project at Sara Nightingale Gallery” published September 15, 2015.


Malin Abrahamsson,  "Study #44," mixed media on paper, 11” x 15."

"Study #44" by Malin Abrahamsson. Mixed media on paper, 11 x 15 inches.



SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "Book & Bottle: Marilyn Weigold on Peconic Bay: Four Centuries of History on Long Island’s North and South Forks" takes place on Thursday, September 24 at 6 p.m. Admission is $5, free for members. RSVP is requested at 631-727-2881 x106. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 West Main St. Riverhead, NY 11901.


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