Arts & Leisure

A Talk About Women and Their Art

In “The Curator’s View,” an illustrated talk at the Parrish Art Museum on Friday, February 28, at 6 p.m., Alicia G. Longwell, Ph.D., The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator, Art and Education at the Parrish, will highlight works on view by women artists in the exhibition “What We See, How We See.”

East Hampton Gallery to Close its Doors

Gallerist Janet Lehr has announced she will be closing her Janet Lehr Fine Arts gallery at 68 Park Place in East Hampton on February 28.

Get Your Tap On!

Hayground School and the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center will present “Tap Dancin’ is Music,” a 45-minute demonstration and performance by renowned tap artist Omar Edwards at 4 p.m. on Monday, February 24.

Exploring the Ways of Water

Water impacts climate, agriculture, transportation and industry as well as inspires art and music. From February 29 to April 11, it will also be the focus of “Water/Ways,” a Smithsonian traveling exhibition that is coming to the East Hampton Historical Society’s Clinton Academy.

Legendary Editor, Alice Mayhew, Dies at 87

The legion of legendary editors who earned fierce loyalty from some of the top authors in the United States was diminished last week by the death of Alice Mayhew. She died on February 4 at 87 at her apartment in Manhattan.

Black Rocks the Masonic Lodge

Klyph Black and Rumor Has It will perform at the Wamponamon Masonic Lodge as a part of its music series on Saturday, February 15, at...

Classic on The Rock

Violinist Eric Silberger, a top prizewinner of the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition, will return to the East End to kick off the 2020 season of Shelter Island Friends of Music (SIFM). The concert will be held at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, 32 North Ferry Road, on Sunday, February 16, at 3 p.m.

Film Explores an Artist’s Past and Passions

As an artist, Ursula von Rydingsvard’s emotionally powerful work was informed by a childhood spent in wartime Germany. On Friday, February 14, a 6 p.m., the Parrish Art Museum screens director Daniel Traub’s 2019 film “Ursula Von Rydingsvard: Into Her Own,” a documentary that follows the New York-based contemporary artist as she completes recent commissions for MIT and Princeton University.

Artist’s Choose Hosts Three for Gallery Talk

“Artists Choose Artists” is the Parrish Art Museum’s triennial exhibition that highlights the dynamic relationships among the multi-generational artist community of the East End, encouraging mentorship and conversations between artists at varying stages in their careers. The museum’s current “Artists Choose Artists” exhibition runs through February 23, and on Friday, February 21, at 6 p.m. will present “The Artist’s View” with three of the participating artists — Mary Boochever, Anne Seelbach, and Dan Welden — speaking about their work in the show.

Bay Street Announces Mainstage Season Auditions

Looking to break out? Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced auditions for its 2020 Mainstage season.

Young Sag Harbor Filmmaker Makes Debut At L.A. Film Festival

Young Sag Harbor Filmmaker Makes Debut At L.A. Film Festival

Drinking and Drawing: Making friends — and art — over a cold one

When Brianna Ashe first moved to the East End a little over seven years ago, she discovered a novel way to make new friends by merging two of her favorite things — art and beer. “All I need is a Sharpie and a napkin,” explained Ashe while sitting at the bar of Townline BBQ in Sagaponack with exactly those two items in front of her — plus, of course, a pint of amber hued ale.

Director Bill Morrison To Present Dawson City Film In Sag Harbor

The film, which will be shown at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, gives viewers a glimpse of what the films consisted of, as well as what Dawson City was like during the early 1900s.

Choosing Tunes over Winter Blues: Reigniting the off-season music scene

In the dead of winter, there is a movement afoot — a fight against the frigid temperatures, bone-chilling winds and overwhelming urge to stay inside, curled up in front of the fireplace until spring. And leading it are musicians.

Gornik-Fischl Plan for Church Property Wins Final Approvals from Planning Board

The Sag Harbor Planning Board on January 28 gave final approval to husband-and-wife artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik’s proposal to convert the imposing 19th-century former Methodist Church into a residential arts center.

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