Fine Arts

Guild Hall’s Members Exhibition Deadline is Extended to February 8

Guild Hall in East Hampton has extended its deadline to register for the 83rd Artist Members Exhibition to February 8. Artists are required to be active members of Guild Hall through April 12 in order to submit their works.

‘Adam Umbach: Halcyon Daze’

Roman Fine Art in Sag Harbor is currently hosting “Halcyon Daze,” a solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based painter Adam Umbach. This exhibition marks Umbach’s first solo show at Roman Fine Art and showcases new work from his ongoing series, “Playtime.” The exhibition will continue through Sunday, February 28, and the gallery will host a private cocktail reception for the artist on Saturday, February 13, from 5 to 7 p.m.

András Szántó Discusses ‘The Future Of The Museum’

Cultural strategist András Szántó, Ph.D., will discuss his new book, “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues,” with Parrish Art Museum’s senior curator of ArtsReach and special projects Corinne Erni, in a livestream talk on Friday, February 12, at 5 p.m.

Gallery Owner Richard J. Demato Pulls Up Stakes and Leaves East End

Back in January 2017, art dealer and Sag Harbor resident Richard J. Demato opened the doors of his brand new RJD Gallery on Bridgehampton’s Main Street. The space was christened just a month after a devastating fire destroyed his previous gallery in the Sag Harbor Cinema building, along with millions of dollars in artwork. Now, exactly four years later, Demato has relocated again, this time to the small town of Romeo, Michigan, where he is set to soon open his newest gallery space.

For the Love of Jack Lenor Larsen

“Love Song to Jack,” a virtual Valentine’s Day event in honor of LongHouse’s founder Jack Lenor Larsen, who died December 22, 2020, at the age of 93, will be presented on February 14, at 6 p.m. and features a lineup of well-known performers and artists. The event is a winter benefit for the East Hampton non-profit organization.

Author Nathan Kernan Speaks about Poet James Schuyler

On Friday, January 29, at 5 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum presents a livestream talk with chief curator Alicia G. Longwell, Ph.D., and Nathan Kernan, who is currently writing a biography of poet James Schuyler to be published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Artist Tomashi Jackson Discusses ‘The Land Claim’

The Parrish Art Museum presents a livestream talk featuring Tomashi Jackson, the museum’s 2021 Platform artist, and Minerva Perez, the executive director of Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island (OLA), on Friday, February 5, at 5 p.m.

Guided Walking Tour of ‘Field of Dreams’ and Scott Bluedorn’s ‘Bonac Blind’

On Friday, January 22, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum’s chief curator Alicia G. Longwell and 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 “Bonac Blind.”

The last of the Watermill Center’s Winter Viewpoints Series

On Wednesdays in January, The Watermill Center hosts its 2021 Winter Viewpoints series of events. The final program on January 27, will feature Watermill alumni, multidisciplinary artist duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya who share their reflections on "the power of raising" as approached in their collaborative artistic practice.

‘East End Collected’ is Back at Southampton Arts Center

Southampton Arts Center is returning with "East End Collected," an exhibition now in its sixth iteration. Conceived and curated by Southampton artist Paton Miller, “EEC6” will open Saturday, January 30 and run through Sunday, April 11.

Exploring Art as Ecosystem

As multi-dimensional members of the art ecosystem, artists Eric Fischl of The Church, Stephen Petronio of The Petronio Residency Center and Emily Simoness of SPACE on Ryder Farm, have all elaborated on or transformed their original artistic careers to include community building. In a Zoom event on Sunday, January 24, at 8 p.m. the three take part in “Art As Ecosystem” sponsored by Guild Hall.

Gather with the Changemakers

“Gather,” a series of conversations led by Black and Indigenous change-makers in Suffolk County, begins at Guild Hall on Monday, January 25, from 7...

These are ‘Graphic Times’ for Jules Feiffer

American cartoonist Jules Feiffer is considered the most widely read satirist in the country. In 1986, he won the Pulitzer Prize as a leading editorial cartoonist and one of his most widely read and popular series was the weekly satirical comic strip, “Feiffer” which ran in the Village Voice from 1956 to 1997. “Graphic Times,” an exhibition of new works by Feiffer, opens Friday, January 22, at Keyes Gallery in Sag Harbor.

Amy Kirwin is Guild Hall’s Inaugural Chief Creative Officer

It was early 2011 when Amy Kirwin and Andrea Grover first met at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and it wasn’t long before the two artistic souls realized they were kindred spirits. “We’re like twins. I came out of the womb first,” said Kirwin, who arrived on the East End in the fall of 2010, just three months ahead of Grover.

Guild Hall’s Student Art Festival Celebrates Past, Present and Future

Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, Guild Hall will, once again, host its Student Art Festival (SAF), an annual tradition that inspires and celebrates the artistic achievement and imagination of students in kindergarten through grade 12 from Bridgehampton to Montauk.

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