There are plenty of art events to attend this weekend in The Hamptons. The Watermill Center presents events on Saturday and Sunday. Also spanning the weekend is Amagansett Free Library's lecture series "Art/History/Amagansett" with two programs offered. Film screenings take place this weekend at the Pollock-Krasner House and the Parrish Art Museum. This Saturday, look for art exhibition receptions from Amagansett to Southampton offering an array of contemporary art.
AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY - “Art/History/Amagansett - ‘The Art Barge: Evolution of an Idea’” takes place on Saturday at 6 p.m. Art Barge President Christopher Kohan and artists/trustees Nicole Bigar and Michael Rosch will be in conversation with art advisor Elena Prohaska Glinn. Admission is free. RSVP at 631.267.3810.
“Art/History/Amagansett: ‘The Business of Art: 10 Things You Should Know’” takes place on Sunday at 6 p.m. East End and New York City lawyer and collector Carol Steinberg will speak with artist Janet Jennings moderating.
The Amagansett Free Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.amaglibrary.org.
ILLE ARTS - “Rafael Ferrer: Reflections” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 12. The exhibition includes works on paper dating from 2000 to 2010. Ille Arts is located at 216a Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.
CHASE EDWARDS GALLERY - “Grey Matters: Recent Paintings by Janet Jennings” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. The collection of paintings on view were inspired by Jennings’ love of landscape and fascination with the color grey and it’s optical effects on pure color. Chase Edwards Gallery is located at 2462 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.chaseedwardsgallery.com.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Mostly Abstract” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition is on view from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Artists on view include Casey Chalem Anderson, Beth Barry, Barbara Bilotta, Anahi DeCanio, Katherine Hammond, Bo Parsons, Sheila Rotner, Cynthia Sobel, Lieve Theirs and Mark E. Zimmerman. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.com.
HARPER’S BOOKS - “Daisuke Yokota: Color Photographs” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through December 1. The show will focus on Yokota’s experiments with color photography, a body of work distinct from the black and white images, zines, and books for which he is known. Harper’s Books is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.harpersbooks.com.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE & STUDY CENTER - “Artists on Film Series” continues on Friday at 7 p.m. with Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo,” 1958 (128 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. www.sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.
MONTUK LIBRARY - “Concert: Anne Tedesco, Classical Pianist” takes place on Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. The Montauk Library is located at 871 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954. www.montauklibrary.org.
Thirty West Main & East End Arts - "Gallery Afternoon" will be held on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. A reception for "August Abstracts", the exhibition features contemporary art by Helena Alves, Domenico Belli, Paul Dempsey, Gerry Gilberti, Frank Gioeli, Marion Jones, Richard Kane, Katherine Liepe-Levinson, Andrew Masino and Jim Sabiston. Thirty West Main is located at 30 W. Main Street, Riverhead NY 11930. To see some of the art in the show and for details, click here.
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 this evening 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. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.com.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “Shinnecock to Montauk: The Artwork of Franklin Engel” has a Preview Reception on Saturday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 15. An Opening Reception will take place on October 3 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Romany Kramoris Gallery is located at 41 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.kramorisgallery.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.
PETER MARCELLE PROJECT - “Anna Jurinich: Inner Circles” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 11. Jurinich will show paintings exploring the human condition as well as recent works with a focus on her personal world. Peter Marcelle Project is located at 4 N. Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.petermarcelleproject.com.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - "Lights, Camera, Action! 50 Years of Film in Posters" has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through November 22. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - “OLA Latino Film Festival Weekend” takes place from Friday to Sunday. The Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island presents the 12th annual OLA Latino Film Festival recent award-winning Latino cinema. This year's festival also includes a day of family activities, live music, dance performances and instruction, art projects, and poetry readings. Films are $10, free for members. Buy tickets here.
“Guided Tour of the Permanent Collection” takes place on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2 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 - “Open Rehearsal: ‘The Resonance Project’ by Oliver Beer” takes place on Saturday at 2 p.m. Multi-media artist Oliver Beer will be in residency at The Watermill Center through September 29, 2015.
“Fall Opening Weekend” takes place on Saturday and Sunday. Events begin at noon with a guided tour of the building and grounds. Make a reservation here. At 2 p.m. there will be an open rehearsal of resident artist Oliver Beer as well as the opening of the G.T. Pelizzi exhibition. Make a reservation here. Both events are free. On Sunday. Watermill Center hosts its first Autumn International Brunch at Topping Rose House from noon to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $75. Space is limited. Make a reservation here.
The Watermill Center is located at 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976. www.watermillcenter.org.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - 10th Annual African American Film Festival will be presented October 1 -4, 2015 by the Southampton African American Museum. This year's theme is "Sing Your Song". For details and the film schedule, click here. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
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