Summer is in full swing and the East End is bustling with art. Friday night is especially vibrant with gallery reception hopping encouraged in East Hampton, Greenport and Riverhead.

In East Hampton, a trio host opening receptions for shows that include the Springs Invitational, a Hamptons History Show of Postwar Abstraction, and a photography show featuring Jackie Kennedy in the Hamptons. In Greenport, art takes center stage with the arrival of the Greenport Gallery Walk, encouraging exploration all across the village. In Riverhead, East End Arts Gallery unveils its National Juried Exhibition—one of the highlights of its exhibition program.

Exhibition receptions continue on both Saturday and Sunday presenting a full weekend of new gallery and museum shows to celebrate. If you're a member of the Parrish Art Museum, you already know its next blockbuster show is about to be unveiled. If not, click here to discover how to join the party.

Read on for all the options through August 6, 2017.

Friday, August 4, 2017

EAST HAMPTON

ASHAWAGH HALL - "The Springs Invitational" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 20, 2017. This is the 50th Annual Invitational. This year's show is curated by Terri Kennedy. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

For information on the Invitational, click: Springs Invitational Art Stories Launches to Reveal the Artists Behind the Exhibited Art. 

ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - "Montauk Highway: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 17, 2017. The show includes work by more than 25 artists who played an important role in the Hamptons scene in the 1950s and 1960s and had studios in the area. Eric Firestone Gallery is located at 4 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com.

For information on the exhibition, click: “Montauk Highway: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons” Opens at Eric Firestone Gallery

THE EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "Young Jackie on  the South Fork" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 8, 2017. The show features photographs by society photographer Bert Morgan of young Jackie Bouvier in the Hamptons. The exhibition is on view at the Clinton Academy Museum, 151 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.easthamptonhistory.org.

GREENPORT

GREENPORT GALLERY WALK - “The Greenport Gallery Walk” holds its next self-guided art walk in the Village of Greenport on Friday, August 4,  2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. Art galleries and artist studios welcome late night visitors with special events and exhibitions. Select village merchants also stay open late. The event repeats the first Friday evening of every month through December 2017. Attending the event is free. Most galleries and businesses are located along Main Street (Route 25) plus South Street and Carpenter Street in the Village of Greenport on the North Fork.

For details, click here: “The Greenport Gallery Walk Returns on First Fridays This Summer through December 2017.” 

SOUTH STREET GALLERY - "Viewed: From an Artist's Perspective" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 28, 2017. The group show presents landscapes by Eileen Dawn Skretch, Laura Westlake, Doug Reina and Jeanne Betancourt. South Street Gallery is located at 18 South Street, Greenport, NY 11944. www.thesouthstreetgallery.com.

THE SIRENS' SONG GALLERY - "Phosphoresce" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 6 to 9 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 30, 2017. On view are paintings, intaglio and relief prints and decorative arts by artist in residence Caroline Waloski depicting the sea and it's creatures. The Sirens' Song Gallery is located at 516 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944. For more information call 631.477.1021.

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"Goddess of the Tides" by Caroline Waloski. Oil painting on board. Courtesy of The Sirens' Song Gallery.

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RIVERHEAD

EAST END ARTS - "6th Annual National Juried Exhibit: Playing With Perspective" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 20, 2017. This year's National Exhibit & Competition was juried by Sara De Luca. Artists were invited to submit Two-Dimensional Art that embodies the theme "Playing With Perspective." The East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901.www.eastendarts.org.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

AMAGANSETT 

AMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION - "Amagansett Art Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 3, 2017.  This is the sixth annual art show for the benefit of the Association. The show highlights artists with roots in Amagansett. The exhibition is on view in the Jackson Carriage House on the Association grounds at the corner of Main Street and Windmill Lane in Amagansett, NY. For more information, contact Elena Prohaska Glinn by phone at 631.324.3479 or by email at elenapro1@optonline.net.

ILLE ARTS - "John Crawford Sculpture & Eva Faye Paintings" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 23, 2017. Ille Arts is located at 216 Main Street, Amagansett, NY 11930. www.illearts.com.

BRIDGEHAMPTON

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE EAST END - "An Invitational @ The Children's Museum" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 5, 2017. The Children's Museum of the East End is located at 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.cmee.org.

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"Clover Incarnatum" by Ty Stroudsburg. Oil on linen, 24 x 22 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

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To find out more about Ty Stroudsburg's work, click here.

THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "FLUX" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 20, 2017. The group show of 4 contemporary artists places focus on movement, colors, energy and symmetry. Artists on view include Barbara Bilotta, Sally Breen, Anna Fenimore and Mark E. Zimmerman. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.

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"Blue Streak" by Sally Breen. 14 x 11 inches. Courtesy of The White Room Gallery.

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EAST HAMPTON

RENTAL GALLERY - "Zachary Armstrong, Matthew Chambers, Henry Taylor" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 28, 2017. Rental Gallery is located at 87 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937.www.rentalgallery.us.

SAG HARBOR

GRENNING GALLERY - "Ben Fenske Solo Show" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 13, 2017. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

EAST HAMPTON

POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE & STUDY CENTER - "Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain" has an Opening Reception and Gallery Talk on Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through October 28, 2017. Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center is located at 830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.stonybrook.edu/pkhouse.

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To see the full list of our member galleries and museums and discover what's currently on view, visit the Hamptons Art Hub Art Guide

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