This week, the East End will feature not-to-be-missed artist talks and a county fair on the North Fork. Read on for our top picks of events being held on the East End and North Fork through August 26, 2018. For benefit parties taking place this weekend, including the annual Box Art Auction which previews on Wednesday, click here.

Visit the Studio of Gyotaku Master Artist Chuck Seaman

Gyotaku Master Artist Chuck Seaman will open his studio to the public Wednesday, August 22, 2018 and Thursday, August 23, 2018, from from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.

Artist Chuck Seaman has developed his own style and interpretation of this ancient printing technique meshing ancient tradition with contemporary art.  He has been exhibited across Long Island.

Admission is free.  Chuck Seaman’s Studio is located at 27B Gardener’s Lane, Hampton Bays, NY 11946.

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Chuck Seaman. Courtesy of the artist.


Talk with Parrish Road Show Artists: Jeremy Dennis and Esly E. Escobar

The Parrish Art Museum presents “Parrish Road Show Artists in Conversation: Jeremy Dennis and Esly E. Escobar” this Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Jeremy Dennis and Esly E. Escobar will be in conversation with Senior Curator Corrine Erni.  Jeremy Dennis is a contemporary fine art photographer and member of Shinnecock Indian Nation. Dennis’ work examines indigenous identity, assimilation and tradition through the lens of the millennial.  Esly E. Escobar, based in Westhampton, generally works with techniques used in Abstract Expressionism, readymade found art, assemblage and collage.  He is currently creating “Playground,” a site-specific installation hosted by ArtRemsenburg.

Tickets are $12 and free for members, children and students.  The Parrish Art Museum is located at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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Jeremy Dennis and Esly E. Escobar

Jeremy Dennis and Esly E. Escobar at the Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Olivia Packes. Courtesy of the Parrish Art Museum.


Artist & Muse Converse

Eric Fischl & Brooke Shields Discuss the Muse-Artist Dynamic in a Conversation with New York Academy of Art President David Kratz on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. at Southampton Arts Center.

Brooke Shields is a frequent figure in paintings by Eric Fischl. Together with their mutual friend, David Kratz, the trio discusses the process and their respective individual artistic endenverous in a personal dialogue.

Admission is $15. To reserve, click here. Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968.

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Women Artists Reshaping the Conversation Continues at LongHouse

Longhouse Reserve continues “Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation 2018” on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11 a.m.

Host Toni Ross will feature women in the Art World speaking truth to power in a panel discussion.  The talk will feature multi-media artist Elia Alba, installation and performance artist Allana Clarke, video installation artist Ilana Harris-Babou, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Dallas Contemporary Justine Ludwig and painter Aliza Nisenbaum.

Admission is free with RSVP to [email protected]  Longhouse is located at 133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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Laurie Anderson at Guild Hall

Guild Hall presents “Laurie Anderson: All The Things I Lost in the Flood”, this Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Creative pioneer Laurie Anderson will be at Guild Hall following the release of her collection of essays “All The Things I Lost in the Flood.” Laurie Anderson is an accomplished visual artist, author, musician, composer and filmmaker, to name a few.

Tickets are $45-$100 and $43-$95 for members. Guild Hall is located at 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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Lichtenstein Lecture Series Featuring Judith E. Stein

The Pollack-Krasner House and Study Center presents “Richard Bellamy: Eye of the Sixties with Judith E. Stein” on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 5 p.m. at the John Little Barn at the Arts Center at Duck Creek.

Judith E. Stein will discuss the life and career of Richard Bellamy, who helped to discover innovative successors to the abstract expressionists such as James Rosenquist, Donald Judd and Dan Flavin. Her biography of Bellamy, “Eye of the Sixties” will be available for purchase and a book signing after the talk.

Admission is free, and no reservations are required. John Little Barn at the Arts Center at Duck Creek is located at 127 Squaw Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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North Fork’s Hallockville Country Fair

The Hallockville Museum Farm presents their annual “Hallockville Country Fair and Craft Show” this Saturday, August 25, 2018 and Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Hallockville Country Fair is great for all ages and includes over 50 craft and artisan vendors, children’s activities and games, guided museum tours, livestock and farm animals, food and more. It's also a fundraiser for the Hallockville Museum Farm, adding an extra layer of fun to the County Fair.

Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children and free for children 4 and under. Hallockville Museum Farm is located at 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901.

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Hallockville Country Fair & Craft Show. Courtesy of Hallockville Museum Farm.



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