Group exhibitions take center stage on the North Fork and East End this week. Highlights include a summer exhibition of more than 50 local artists and show of small works for a good cause. See how a Greenport artist turns plastic into art and check out still life by Stanley Bielen and sculpture by Ryan Sarah Murphy at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Bridgehampton, opening on Friday, July 26, 2019, All events take place through July 28, 2019. Looking for shows already on view? Visit our Gallery Guide & Exhibition Finder by clicking here.
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2019
SOUTHAMPTON ARTISTS ASSOCIATION AT SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER- “Summer Exhibition” has an Opening Reception on Thursday, July 25, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m. The show features fine art painting and photographs by over 50 East End artists. The exhibition remains on view through August 14, 2019. The Southampton Cultural Center is located at 25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968. www.southamptonartists.org.
FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2019
KEYES ART - Works by Claude Lawrence will be on view beginning with an Opening Reception on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. Lawrence is a self-taught visual artist who creates abstract, modernist paintings that are luscious and textured with acrylic paint. The exhibition remains on view through August 8, 2019. Keyes Gallery is located at 53 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.juliekeyesart.com.
SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM Art Gallery - “Plankton Not Plastic” has an Opening Reception on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition celebrates the beauty of plankton and features paintings and sculpture by environmental artist Cindy Pease Roe. The show remains on view through August 4, 2019. The Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum is located at 200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.sagharborwhalingmuseum.org.
MM FINE ART - "BLINDED BY THE LIGHT - Channeling the Unseen World" has an an Opening Reception on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibition pairs photography by Christophe von Hohenberg with sculpture by Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas. The show remains on view through August 11, 2019. MM Fine Art is located at 4 North Main Street, Southampton, NY 11968.
SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019
RJD GALLERY - “Uninterrupted” has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features new work by Janita Peperkamp, Juan Béjar, Stefanie Jackson and Tor-Arne Moen. RJD Gallery is located at 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. www.rjdgallery.com.
THE WHITE ROOM GALLERY - “Vantage Point” has an Opening Reception on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. The show features work by Paul Balmer, Dinesh Boaz, Tanya Minhas and Stephen Bezas. The exhibition remains on view through August 11, 2019. The White Room Gallery is located at 2415 Main Street, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.
EAST END ARTS GALLERY - Art Critic and artist Franklin Hill Perrell moderates an Panel Discussion with select exhibiting artists on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in support of the three-venue exhibition “Detour.” The discussion takes place at East End Arts Gallery, 133 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901.
SOUTHOLD HISTORICAL SOCIETY - “Ten Squared: On The Waterfront,” opens on Saturday, July 27, 2019. In this non-juried exhibition, artists are invited to submit pieces that are exactly 10 x 10 in. Each work will be sold for $100, half of which will benefit the Historical Society. The show and sale remains up on Saturdays and Sundays through August 11, 2019. The event coincides with the society’s Art, Antiques and Craft Fair on July 27 and 28, 2019, as well as its Ice Cream Social on August 10, 2019. The Southold Historical Society is located at 54325 Main Road, Southold, NY 11971. www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org.
EASTERN LONG ISLAND - BELLPORT
MARQUEE PROJECTS - “Writer/Artist Event Series “How Everything Shines” presents “Thaddeus O’Neil and Tyler Healy on SEA” on Saturday, July 27, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. “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 Bellport, NY. MARQUEE PROJECTS is located at 14 Bellport Lane, Bellport, NY 11713. www.marqueeprojects.org.
MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019
KEYES ART - “MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.: A PERSONAL PORTRAIT,” a documentary by George Silano, will be screened on Monday, July 29, 2019, at 8 p.m. The documentary is a collection of interviews with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr filmed over four days in the family’s home in Atlanta, GA. Keyes Gallery is located at 53 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963. www.juliekeyesart.com.
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