The first weekend of March 2019 bring new gallery receptions, artist happenings and live music to the galleries of The Hamptons. Here's what's upcoming on the East End of Long Island through March 3, 2019.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER - Artist TAKOVER! "Hang Out" & Musical Performance by Watermill Center almuni & Hudson-based musician Ryder Cooley on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The Hang Out takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Cooley will perform "dark carnival dream music" on accordion and singing saw, presented in conjunction with The Watermill Center. Magician Allan Kronzek provides artful deceptions and close-up illusionism throughout the evening.
The casual (and creative) social event is held in conjunction with the exhibition-artist studio "TAKEOVER! Artists in Residency" at SAC. Participating artists include Scott Bluedorn, Daniel Cabrera, Darlene Charneco, Kara Hoblin, Ruby Jackson, Laurie Lambrecht, Jerome Lucani, Paton Miller and Jeff Muhs, with most attending the weekly Hang Out. Admission is free. SAC is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartscenter.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2019
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - "Black & White" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. The expansive group show includes paintings, mix media, sculpture and photography all rendered in black and white. Exhibiting artists include Athos Zacarias, Karen L. Kirshner, Kat O'Neill, Andrea McCafferty, Martha McAleer, Abby Abrams, Christina Stowe, Gerry Giliberti and others. The show remains on view through March 31, 2019. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.thewhiteroom.gallery.
Southampton Historical Museum Gallery - "Morris Studio: The Unseen Collection: Photographs of Southampton 1892-1940" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, March 3, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. to celebrate a reinstallation of the exhibition. Presented in the Rogers Mansion, the show presents around 70 historic photos of East End life as witnessed through the eyes of professional photographer George W. Morris, who opened his photography store (Morris Studio) on Southampton's Main Street in 1892.
After the shop closed in 2017, over 10,000 glass plate negatives were discovered in the basement that capture over 100 years of local history. This is the second presentation of a selection of images made from the glass plate negatives. The show continues on view through August 3, 2019. Rogers Mansion is located at 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonhistory.org.
JANET LEHR FINE ARTS - "Live Jazz" will be performed on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. in conjunction with Hiam Mizrahi's solo exhibition "Dynamic Abstraction." Click here to see some of the art and for details. The concert features jazz trio Jane Hastay, John Ludlow and Peter Martin Weiss. Admission is free. Seating is limited with RSVPs encouraged by texting the gallery at 516-353-6450. Janet Lehr Fine Arts is located at 68 Park Place, East Hampton, NY 11937 (in the Starbuck's passageway). Click here for details.
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