In honor of Women’s Month, Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor is currently presenting a formidable new painting from the gifted Italian artist Daniela Astone, virtually on exhibit through April 15.
On Friday, April 9, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present two screenings of HBO’s newly released documentary “Black Art: In the Absence of Light,” an illuminating introduction to the work of some of the foremost Black visual artists working today.
Under the curatorial leadership of artist April Gornik, along with art dealer Tripoli Patterson and artist Dan Rizzie, the Sag Harbor Partnership is hosting a virtual art sale featuring works by both well-known artists and emerging talent to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Sag Harbor Village.
On Saturday, April 17, Southampton Arts Center will open its new exhibition, “EARTH — Artists as Activists.” The exhibition is a timely, actionable multidisciplinary exhibition featuring artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism.
The East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection will present a live Zoom discussion with Jeremy Dennis about his “On This Site” project, on Monday, April 5, at 6:30 p.m. Dennis is an enrolled Shinnecock Indian Nation tribal member, artist and photographer.
It’s almost Biblical: removing a rib to create something new. In the case of the big book, it was the rib of Adam to create Eve. In the case of The Church in Sag Harbor, it was removing one of the church’s ribs — or a 180-year-old floor joist — to create a quartet of prized solid body electric guitars.
LongHouse Reserve, the 16-acre nature reserve and sculpture garden in East Hampton, is hosting a series of virtual talks led by Yoshiko Wada, one of the leading experts in Japanese textiles and techniques. The next talk, “Japanese Costume in History: A Kimono Journey,” is Sunday, March 28, at 4:30 p.m.
The Parrish Art Museum’s chief curator, Alicia G. Longwell, and museum docents will lead guests on a socially distanced “Field of Dreams” walking tour, where the 2020 Parrish Road Show artist Scott Bluedorn will be onsite to give tours of his installation “Bonac Blind,” on Friday, March 26, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Guests will be separated into small groups for the tours, and masks are required to be worn throughout.
The Church, the new artist residency, exhibition space and creative center in Sag Harbor, will host a discussion with founders artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik and executive director Sara Cochran about plans for the institution as it readies to open in the coming weeks.
The Parrish Art Museum takes pride in opening its doors for the first time this year by celebrating its annual “Student Exhibition,” a 65-year tradition. Students from all over the East End will showcase their artistic expression in three galleries, which open on Friday, March 12, for members, and two days later to the general public. I met with the museum’s education director, Cara Conklin-Wingfield, as the show was being prepared for the big reopening.
Southampton Arts Center is currently showing “East End Collected,” now in its sixth iteration. Conceived and curated by Artist Paton Miller, “EEC6” is on view through Sunday, April 11. The show draws attention to the large population of artists living in the region and reflects Miller’s vision of the East End as an ideal environment for artists to create work.
On Friday, March 5, Guild Hall in East Hampton named the winners of its 83rd Artist Members Exhibition, with eight awards selected from 426 submissions. Each year, the exhibition attracts remarkable art world professionals as jurors who assign awards in a wide variety of categories. This year’s juror was Gagosian Curator and Director Antwaun Sargent, who spent the morning of March 5 in the Guild Hall galleries reviewing the works and making his selections.
This week, The Watermill Center (TWC) welcomes its newest artists-in-residence: dancer and choreographer Yusha-Marie Sorzano and researcher and poet Zoë Hitzig. The new artists are the latest group to continue TWC’s hybrid residency program, with Sorzano working onsite at the East End campus, while Hitzig is working virtually from her home studio.
In honor of International Women’s Day, the Parrish Art Museum will present a live-stream discussion on women artists and their profound and turbulent experiences of migration through the lenses of politics, war, love and family, on Friday, March 5, at 5 p.m.
This week, the Parrish Art Museum begins “Parrish Pairings” — a series of three intimate conversations between leading artists, avid collectors, and the museum’s new director, Kelly Taxter. The dialogues will focus on significant topics in the art world today and explore the intersection of creativity and collecting.