Realism in many forms is celebrated with opening receptions in a few new shows opening in The Hamptons this weekend. Events and receptions take place on both the North Fork and South Fork this weekend. Scroll on to see the options for gallery events on the East End. All take place through June 30, 2019. Looking for shows already on view? Visit our Gallery Guide & Exhibition Finder by clicking here.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019


MONIKA OLKO GALLERY - "Ray Gross" and "Gabriele Kraus" have an Opening Reception on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Ray Goss creates hand-built, hand-painted and hyper-realistic porcelain sculptures depicting objects of everyday Americana, including art objects such as paint cans, tubes, brushes, pencils, and other artist tools. Gabriele Kraus’ colorful personality and lively spirit is reflected in her artwork by using bright and vivid colors to express her life in a joyous, uplifting and happy way.

Monika Olko Gallery is located at 95 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.



RJD GALLERY - Opens three new exhibitions: “Eat the Night,” "The Deep End" and "Strokes of Brilliance" with an Opening Reception for all three on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The exhibiting artists are expected to be in attendance. "Eat the Night" is a solo show featuring new paintings by Alexander Klingspor; "The Deep End" introduces the art of Aneka Ingold and pairs it with new paintings by Margo Selski, both who push past traditional figurative work to incorporate the surreal and the narrative into their art. "Strokes of Brilliance" features paintings by Frank Oriti along with work Alai Vaesm, Faith Gurbuz, Pamela Wilson and others. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.


ARTS CENTER AT DUCK CREEK - "Sally Egbert: Some Years Around the Sun" has an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The solo show features a selection of mixed media paintings, sculpture and collage. Spanning nearly a decade, the works demonstrate the singular vocabulary the artist has developed in her 40 year career, most of it spent working on the East End. The show continues on view through July 21, 2019.

The Arts Center at Duck Creek is located at 127 Squaw Road, East Hampton, NY 11937.


"From the Window" by Sally Egbert, 2019. Mixed media on canvas, 72 x 60 inches. Courtesy the Arts Center at Duck Creek.

"From the Window" by Sally Egbert, 2019. Mixed media on canvas, 72 x 60 inches. Courtesy the Arts Center at Duck Creek.



WILLIAM RIS GALLERY - “WATER WORKS” has an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 29, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. This group show features water-inspired work by painters and photographers Paul Dempsey, Hector DeCordova, Pat Dews, Christine Matthäi, Dan Pollera, David Lyttleton Smith and Carol Young. The show is on view through July 28, 2019. William Ris Gallery is located at 1291 Main Road, Jamesport, NY 11947.


OLD ORCHARD FARM STORE- “Birds and Barns of the North Fork,” a group show featuring work by five artists, has an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 3 to 6 p.m. Old Orchard Farm Store is located at 1240 Village Lane, Orient, NY 11957.


MARQUEE PROJECTS - Writer/Artist Event Series "How Everything Shines" presents "On Body" on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 6 to 7 p.m. The event combines poetry readings from Bob Morris, a contributor to New York Times and NPR, with an artist performance by Cacho Falcon, who paints directly on bodies.

"How Everything Shines" is curated by Andrea Codrington Lippke with events developed in response to the exhibition series “An Artists' Place,” which reveals work by contemporary and historic artists based in and around Bellport, NY. MARQUEE PROJECTS is located at 14 Bellport Lane, Bellport, NY 11713.

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