The East Hampton Library is hosting a trio of Zoom book talks in the coming days, including one with Spencer Wolff, author of "The Fire in His Wake."
Bay Street Theater’s fall schedule includes line up of classes and workshops for a range of ages that are now open for registration. Classes will be held online via Zoom or in-person in outdoor and socially-distanced settings, and vary from on-camera acting workshops, to musical theater reading clubs, to performances of Shakespeare.
A multi-disciplinary exhibition of works by Margaret Garrett in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment goes on view this weekend at Planthouse, a gallery in New York City. Titled “19,” the show includes video and painted collages inspired by 19 poses chosen from Martha Graham dances by the Graham company to honor the centennial of women’s right to vote.
Things are looking up in East Hampton. At least they are in Guild Hall’s gardens. “Cloud Garden,” a site-specific outdoor installation and community project by East Hampton artist Monica Banks, features delicate, ethereal tangles of wire, deer fencing, and other materials, coupled with multicolored artifacts from the artist’s everyday life, to create mobiles that bring together the childlike love of cloud gazing with the poignancy of art created during a pandemic.
This week, the Hamptons Doc Fest adds another Fest Favorite to its website. This time, it’s “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists,” directed by Jonathan Alter, John Block and Steve McCarthy. To access the film, visit hamptonsdocfest.com.
For the past nine summers, The Duke University Pitchforks, a college a cappella group from North Carolina, have performed at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center (WHBPAC). Though they can't perform in front of a live audience this year, The Duke University Pitchforks have adapted their landmark 10-year celebration performance which they will livestream from the WHBPAC on Saturday, September 5, at 8 p.m.
The sheer volume of high quality sea and coastal village themed paintings on view now at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is astounding and is by a select group of artists including André Picot, Dennis Ainsley, W. Hughes, F.H. Mackay and William Ward Jr. But perhaps the most amazing thing about the exhibition is the fact that every painting on view was painted by a single individual — the late C. Hjalmar Amundsen who was known locally around Sag Harbor simply as “Cappy.”
As dozens of art enthusiasts roamed the 14-acre grounds of the Parrish Art Museum on the evening of August 20, many unwittingly made history. These were the first people to witness the inaugural outdoor exhibition for the Water Mill institution — featuring sculpture by 10 heavy-hitting artists, as part of a new “Art in the Meadow” initiative to extend the museum galleries.
The Southampton Artists Association's Labor Day show marks a return to live exhibitions at the Southampton Cultural Center. On view will be oils, acrylics, mixed media, sculpture and photography by about 40 local artists. The work remains on view through Sunday, September 13.
“How to Meet an Angel” is a 1-minute, looped animation by Russian-born, North Fork-based artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Inspired by their vision of human encounters with angels, the film will be projected onto the south façade of the Parrish Art Museum on Saturday, September 12, from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
On September 5, Keyes Gallery at 53 Main Street in Sag Harbor opens “About the Light,” a new exhibition featuring mid-century work by artists Fay Lansner and Lester Johnson.
Preservation Long Island launches a new virtual exhibition, “Indigenous History & Art at Good Little Water Place,” on September 3. Artwork from nine contemporary Indigenous artists centers the exhibition.
VSOP Projects, Greenport Tie Dye Arts, and Hero Beach Club have collaborated to present an exhibition of artworks by Courtenay Pollock, the long time tie dye artist for The Grateful Dead. The show will be held for one weekend only — September 11 to 13, at Hero Beach Club's seaside courtyard in Montauk.
The Arts Center at Duck Creek in Springs is pleased to announce “Darklight,” an exhibition of six large-scale self-portrait paintings by artist Darius Yektai. The show will be open to the public September 5 to 27, Thursday through Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. The artist will be present at the gallery on Sundays.
The Long Island Collection had installed four new exhibits in the front lobby display cases at the East Hampton Library just before the library was forced to close in March for the Coronavirus. Now, patrons are finally able to see the exhibits in person, which will remain up until September.