Fourth of July Weekend might have brought the first round of fireworks to The Hamptons but there's no slowing down when the holiday ends. For the first week in July, midweek is just as busy as the weekend for art in The Hamptons. With so much going on, we've decided to publish an adapted version of our The Week Ahead column for all our readers to discover.

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This week is especially vibrant with art. Read on to discover art events that shouldn't be missed in The Hamptons. 


Lana Jokel Film

On Tuesday, Guild Hall unveils documentarian Lana Jokel's film A Moment in Time at 7 p.m, featuring artists in their homes or studios. Set in the 1990s, the documentary features John Alexander, April Gornik, Eric Fischl, Donald Sultan, Audrey Flack, Sven Lukin, Strong-Cuevas, Robert Dash (1931-2013) and John Chamberlain (1927-2011). After the screening, a conversation Lana Jokel and some of the featured artists takes place moderated by Guild Hall Museum Director / Chief Curator Christina Strassfield. A reception follows. Click here for details. Free.

Guild Hall gets a call back on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. for an Artist Dialogue with artists Clifford Ross and Shirin Neshat with Paul Goldberger, architectural critic and contributor editor to Vanity Fair magazine. The discussion will center on the creative process and the exploration of multiple and innovative media. A book signing follows. Click here for details. Free.

Hamptons Art Fair Weekend arrives on Thursday night with opening receptions taking place at Art Southampton and Market Art + Design. This year, the art fairs are within a short car ride making it easy to attend both.

Art Southampton has its First View on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. benefiting the Parrish Art Museum and Southampton Hospital for Platinum VIP cardholders. Immediately following is the VIP Preview from 7:30 to 10 p.m. open to VIP Cardholders. The fair opens to the general public July 8 - 11, 2016. Art Southampton will be held at Nova's Art Project in Bridgehampton. Click here for details.

Market Art + Design has its Opening Preview on Thursday, July 7, from 6 to 10 p.m. for VIP Pass and Fair Pass holders. The fair opens to the general public July 8 - 10, 2016. Market Art + Design will be held on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Museum. Click here for details.

Looking ahead to the weekend, The Parrish Art Museum holds its summer benefit on Saturday night featuring a cocktail party, a sit-down dinner and an After-Ten Party. Click here for details.

Unveiled on Saturday will be Jonah Bokaer's Platform project which features a two-channel projection of a new choreographic work for film, shot within the Parrish Art Museum. Bokaer will also install 122 choreographic drawings on n the wooden beams forming the central spine of the museum, running the length of the central corridor.  The work is based on the musical score of Morton Feldman and Samuel Beckett's 1977 opera "Neither." 


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