A Roy Lichtenstein panel discussion, a John Alexander conversation, the African-American Film Festival and the launch of the fall season of the Met and its HD Season are a few notable events happening this weekend in The Hamptons. In the gallery scene, art receptions for new exhibitions take place from East Hampton to Sag Harbor and Riverhead. Following is this week's list of art events on the East End.
10/2/15 EDITOR'S NOTE: Several exhibitions have been postponed since publication. The listings have been updated. Due to predicted storms, we recommend confirming art events before attending as planned events may change.
AMAGANSETT FREE LIBRARY - “Art/History/Amagansett: Beyond the East End: Artist John Alexander in Conversation with Ruth Appelhof” takes place on Saturday from 6 to 7 p.m. John Alexander will discuss his artistic process with Executive Director of Guild Hall Ruth Appelhof. Admission is free. Reservations are suggested at 631.267.3810. Amagansett Free Library is located at 215 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.amaglibrary.org.
CUTCHOGUE - POSTPONED
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Globetrotting” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through November 15. The show includes photographs taken around the world by Susan Dooley, Ray Germann and Dave Burns. The Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferronegallery.com.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the storm watch for this weekend, the reception for "Globetrotting" has been postponed until next Saturday, October 10, 2015.
ASHAWAGH HALL - “Contact.” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition is on view on Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 5 daily. The curated exhibition includes the work of 45 contemporary artists. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.
GUILD HALL - "Special Reception And Operatif featuring Live Performances" In Celebration of the Fall Met: Live in HD Season at Guild Hall takes place on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Prior to the screening of "The Met: Live in HD – Verdi’s Il Trovatore" will be a celebratory reception and an inside look at composing in the 21st century with Victoria Bond and librettist Barbara Zinn Krieger. Reception and Presentation tickets are $50 ($25 discounted ticket to GH donors $200+ and Two (2) free tickets for donors $500+).
"The Met: Live in HD - Verdi’s IL TROVATORE" takes place on Saturday at 1 p.m. Admission is $22, $20 for members, $15 for students.
“Panel Discussion: Roy Lichtenstein's Only Film” takes place on Sunday at 3 p.m. Clare Bell, Exhibition Support Manager/Reference at Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, will moderate a panel on Roy Lichtenstein's film with Joel L. Freedman, Filmmaker/Producer, and Chrissie Iles, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art. Admission is free.
RELATED: "ART REVIEW: Guild Hall Lichtenstein Show Stretches Viewers’ Understanding" by Charles A. Riley II.
Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.guildhall.org.
POSTPONED: TRIPOLI GALLERY - “Melanie Moczarski: Lingua Franca” has postponed its Opening Reception planned for Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. It will now be held Saturday, October 10. The exhibition remains on view through November 16. On view will be new works incorporating imperfect symmetry, organic lines and a consistent palette executed in acrylic on polyester film. Tripoli Gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.tripoligallery.com.
EAST END ARTS - "Winners' Show" has an Opening Reception on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 31, 2015. The Group Show features Best in Show artists from 2014 juried East End Arts Gallery shows, including Kate Fox, Anna Jurinich, Stella Kamakaris, Ivan Kustura, Don Perley and Neva Setlow. East End Arts is located at 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
GRENNING GALLERY - “Summer Works” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through November 15. The show includes new works from Marc Dalessio, Ben Fenske, Edwina Lucas, and Maryann Lucas, John Morfis, Ramiro, and Nelson White as well as a few small works from the estate of James Britton. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.
MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - “Brett Loving, Tara Bach, Malu Tan and Dean Johnson” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The group exhibition will be on view through October 31, 2015. The show includes new work by Dean Johnson and welcomes Loving, Bach and Tan to the gallery. Monica Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.monikaolkogallery.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.
EAST END ARTS at CLARK ARTS CENTER - The Perlman Music Program presents an Alumni Chamber Music Concert on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. PMP alumni will perform chamber music by Beethoven, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Schubert. Admission is free. The Clark Arts Center is located at 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights, NY 11965. www.eastendarts.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.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Salon Series: Katie Mahan" takes place on Friday at 6 p.m. Steinway pianist Katie Mahan will perform a program entitled Debussy, Gershwin, and the Two Faces of Beethoven. Admission is $20, $10 for members.
“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.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Brain Food: Terrie Sultan on Andreas Gursky Landscapes" takes place on Thursday, October 8 at noon. Admission is $10, free for members and Southampton Town Residents.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Book & Bottle with Nancy Solomon on On the Bay: Bay Houses and Maritime Culture on Long Island’s Marshlands” takes place on Thursday, October 8 at 6 p.m. The book talk with wine and cheese is $5, free for members. RSVP is requested at 631.727.2881 x106. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
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