This weekend is a busy one for arts and culture in The Hamptons and on the East End. Gallery receptions for new shows take place on both forks and celebrations for Thanksgiving and the holiday season begin in earnest. To see our list of top event picks for the weekend, click here. Continue reading to discover all the options for fun and art on the East End this weekend.
SILAS MARDER GALLERY - Book Signing, Lecture and Exhibition Reception
U.K. garden designer Arne Maynard Lecture, Book Signing & Reception takes place in conjunction with his new book The Gardens of Arne Maynard. The Friday Lecture is sold out but the book signing and reception is open to the public, following the 4 p.m. talk. On Saturday, a second lecture will be held at 2 p.m. where Maynard discusses the 12 garden designs in his book. Both events take place in the Silas Marder Gallery. Reservations required for the lecture. Click here for event details.
"Mica Marder Holiday Reception" takes place on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. Mixed media works by Silas Marder will be on view through November 29. Silas Marder Gallery is located at 120 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.silasmarder.com.
ALEX FERRONE PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY - “Small Works Exhibit 2015” has am Opening Reception on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through February 15, 2016. The show includes 60+ small works by 22 regional photographers. Alex Ferrone Photography Gallery is located at 25425 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935. www.alexferronegallery.com.
EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “2015 House & Garden Tour” has a Benefit Preview Party on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elie Hirschfeld. Tickets to the party start at $200, which includes admission o the self-guided house and garden tour the following day from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets to the tour alone cost $65 in advance, $75 on the day. Visit www.easthamptonhistory.org/events.php for more information.
LONGHOUSE RESERVE - "LongHouse Holiday Gathering" takes place on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. The event includes holiday music, access to the grounds, holiday drinks, a holiday sale and an opportunity to place wishes on a Yoko Ono Wish Tree. RSVP at [email protected] or 631.329.3568. LongHouse Reserve is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.longhouse.org.
TRIPOLI GALLERY - “11th Annual Thanksgiving Collective” has a Preview Reception on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gallery’s East Hampton Location. A Grand Opening will be held on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Southampton Location and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Southampton Arts Center. An After Party will be held at Southampton Arts Center from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The exhibition remains on view through January 31 and is split between Tripoli Gallery’s East Hampton and Southampton locations and the Southampton Arts Center. Visit www.tripoligallery.com or www.southamptoncenter.org for more information.
VERED GALLERY - "Adam Handler - Hot and Fast" opens on Saturday. The exhibition remains on view through January 7. Handler will present major paintings and works on paper. Vered Gallery is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.veredart.com.
MONTAUK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - “The 8th Annual Lighting of The Lighthouse” takes place on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The Lighting of the Lighthouse by a special quest includes holiday music, caroling and more. Visit www.montaukchamber.com/events.html for more information.
QUOGUE GALLERY - “Arthur Pinajian (1914-1999): Works on Paper” has an Opening Reception on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through December 31, 2015. The 14 works on paper on view include the artist’s lyrical landscapes and mid-century abstractions. Quogue Gallery is located at 44 Quogue Street, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguegallery.com.
RELATED: “Pinajian Discovery Unveiled in Special Exhibition at the Quogue Gallery” published November 19, 2015.
EAST END ARTS at SUFFOLK THEATER - “Free Concert: Music Masters Fellowship R&B and Soul Vocal Ensemble” takes place on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The concert is led by Vocalist Anastasia René. Suffolk Theater is located at 118 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.eastendarts.org.
ROMANY KRAMORIS GALLERY - “Small Artworks Holiday Invitational” has a Reception on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. Another Reception will be held on Saturday, December 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. Artworks remain on view through January 17, 2016. Small artworks and fine crafts from local artists will be available. 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.
TULLA BOOTH GALLERY - "CUBA 1959" has an Opening Reception and Book Launch by Burt Glinn on Saturday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition and book features photography by Glinn capturingof the Cuban revolution as it unfolded in Cuba. Also on view in the gallery is photography by Dan Jones, Eric Meola, Stephen Wilkes, Roberto Dutesco, Blair Segram and others. Tulla Booth Gallery is located at 66 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.tullaboothgallery.com.
TRIPOLI GALLERY - “11th Annual Thanksgiving Collective” has a Preview Reception on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Gallery’s East Hampton Location. A Grand Opening will be held on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Southampton Gallery and from 6 to 8 p.m. at Southampton Arts Center. An After Party will be held at Southampton Arts Center's theater from 8 p.m. to midnight. The exhibition remains on view through January 31, 2016 in all three locations. Visit www.tripoligallery.com or www.southamptoncenter.org for more information.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM - "Hamptons Holiday Party" takes place on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. with live music, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and book signings by New York Times food critic Florence Fabricant, artist April Gornik, and fashion industry expert Fern Mallis. Proceeds support the Parrish’s year-round programs. Tickets start at $150 for museum 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.
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