Art galleries across the Hamptons and North Fork are picking up speed with plenty of Opening Receptions throughout the first weekend of August. Be sure to not miss the Greenport Gallery Walk this Friday, August 3, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m. Read on for our top picks of Receptions and Events taking place through August 5, 2018.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

QUOGUE

QUOGUE LIBRARY - "GEOFF DISSTON: VIEWS OF POOLS AND HEDGEROWS" has an Opening Reception on Thursday, August 2, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 2, 2018. The artists' series is based on the pools and hedgerows of the Hamptons and Palm Beach. Quogue Library is located at 90 Quogue St, Quogue, NY 11959. www.quoguelibrary.org.

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"Hedge with Chairs" by Geoff Disston. Courtesy of Quogue Library.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

EAST HAMPTON 

ASHAWAGH HALL - "The 51ST ANNUAL SPRINGS INVITATIONAL ARTIST'S EXHIBITION" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 3, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 12, 2018. A Curator's Tour will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018, from noon to 2 p.m. The Springs Artist's exhibition is curated by Scott Bluedorn. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

GREENPORT

NOVA CONSTELLATIO GALLERY - "William Steeple Davis Orient Artist in Residence: Michael Johnson" has an Opening Reception on Friday, August 3, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m. Along with the work of artist Michael Johnson, the gallery will also be showcasing work by Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Nova Constellatio Gallery is located at 419 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944. www.novaconstellatiogallery.com.

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"One Misty Morning, Lavender East Marion" by Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Courtesy of the artist and gallery.

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

SAG HARBOR

TULLA BOOTH GALLERY - "WATER" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 27, 2018. The group show features artists Stephen Wilkes, Daniel Jones, Blair Seagram and Herb Friedman. Tulla Booth Gallery is located at 66 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.tullaboothgallery.com.

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"The Deep End" by Stephen Wilkes. Courtesy of the artist and Tulla Booth Gallery.

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GRENNING GALLERY - "The Masters of Poetic Realism" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 20, 2018. The show features artwork from the Poetic Realism, a 21st century movement. Grenning Gallery is located at 17 Washington St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.grenninggallery.com.

EAST HAMPTON

ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY - "Montauk Highway II: Postwar Abstraction in the Hamptons" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 23, 2018. The show includes work from the period by more than thirty artists who played an important role in the Hamptons scene, and had studios in the area. Eric Firestone Gallery is located at 4 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ericfirestonegallery.com.

ROMAN FINE ART - "Michael Dweck: Iconic Images" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 26, 2018. The show will include a selection of Dweck’s best known photographs, as well as a few new ones from the recently released expansion of his book, "The End, Montauk, NY." Roman Fine Art is located at 66 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.romanfineart.com.

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"Mermaid 38," by Michael Dweck, 2007. Chromogenic print, 19 x 24 inches. Edition of 10. Courtesy of the artist and Roman Fine Art.

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HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY - "Matt Kenny: The House on County Road One" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 31, 2018. Kenny’s recent work is concerned with the examination of historical trajectories and these recent landscape paintings bring us to a house along the railroad tracks between New York City and Newark Airport. Halsey McKay Gallery is located at 79 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.halseymckay.com.

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"The House on Country Road One" by Matt Kenny, 2018. Oil on canvas, 32 x 39 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Halsey McKay Gallery.

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HALSEY MCKAY GALLERY - "Nina Beier, Judith Hopf, John Miller and Trevor Paglen" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition, curated by Janelle Reiring and Helene Winer of Metro Pictures remains on view through August 31, 2018. Each artist featured is concerned with the politics of art making and the impact of technology on human experience. Halsey McKay Gallery is located at 79 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.halseymckay.com.

SOUTHAMPTON

MM FINE ART - "LAND & SEA & SKY" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through August 12, 2018. The group show features paintings and drawings by artists such as April Gornik, Tula Telfair, Cornelia Foss, Joan Semmel, Alyssa Monks and others. MM Fine Art is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968. www.mmfineart.com.

Find out more about the show by visiting MM Fine Art's Exhibition Finder Listing.

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"Arrival," by Susan Grossman, 2018. Pastel and charcoal on paper, 50 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and MM Fine Art.

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GREENPORT

VSOP PROJECTS - "Four Rooms: Dan Flanagan, Ben Pederson, Rainer Gross and a Collection Curated by Kin & Company" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 3, 2018. VSOP Projects is located at 311 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944. www.vsopprojects.com.

RIVERHEAD

SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY - "Long Island Light," by local pastel artist Lana Ballot has an Opening reception on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 6 p.m. The exhibition remains on view through September 15, 2018. The art show will feature Ballot’s landscapes, seascapes, and depictions of other Long Island places. Suffolk County Historical Society is located at 300 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901. www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2018

EAST HAMPTON

ASHAWAGH HALL - "The 51ST ANNUAL SPRINGS INVITATIONAL ARTIST'S EXHIBITION" has a Curator's Tour on Sunday, August 5, 2018, from noon to 2 p.m. The Springs Artist's exhibition is curated by Scott Bluedorn. The exhibition remains on view through August 12, 2018. Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.ashawagh-hall.org.

KEYES ART GALLERY - A screening of Bert Stern’s documentary by noted filmmaker Shannah Laurmeister Stern will be held on Sunday, August 5, 2018, from 7:30 to 9 p. m. The screening accompanies a solo exhibition of American photographer Bert Stern that highlights his advertising and fashion work. "Bert Stern – Shapes & Symbols Early Advertising Works 1953 – 1970" opened on August 4 and remains on view through September 8, 2018. Keyes Art Gallery is located at The Circle - Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937. www.juliekeyesart.com.

Find out more about the show by visiting Keyes Art Gallery's Exhibition Finder Listing.

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East End Gallery Scene - Receptions & Events provides a round up of events taking place in galleries of The Hamptons and the North Fork. For a complete list of exhibitions on view, visit our Exhibition Finder. Looking for events and things to do this weekend on the East End? Click here to discover more options.

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