Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Weekdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 537-1088, bhmuseum.org
The Bridgehampton Historical Society’s galleries and period rooms at the 1830 Corwith House are fascinating and its grounds include two barns, a 19th-century wheelwright’s shop and a 1907 jail.
DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE
221 Corwith Avenue, off Main Street, Bridgehampton. Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. 537-1476, diacenter.org
A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • John Chamberlain, “metal paintings” and sculpture from 1965, through Oct. 20.
EAST HAMPTON TOWN
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
This East Hampton Historical Society museum tells the story of the East End’s maritime history and practices through artifacts, photographs, and displays. The Claus Hoie Gallery contains paintings of a 19th-century whaling voyage. Admission $4 for adults, $3 for those over 65, and $2 for students, members free.
EAST END CLASSIC BOAT
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Open for visitors Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. year round. 324-2490, eecbs.org
Dedicated to preserving the skills of marine craftsmanship. Boats are on display, and people can watch the building and restoration of small, classic wood boats at the Community Boat Shop, which is behind the East Hampton Town Marine Museum. Membership is $35, $45 for a family.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 324-0806, guildhall.org
Artist members exhibition, through June 1.
HOME, SWEET HOME
14 James Lane, East Hampton. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m. through September. 324-0713
The museum has textiles, ceramics, and furniture from the collection of Gustav and Hannah Buek representing the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, as well as memorabilia from the life of John Howard Payne. Historical gardens, which can be visited for free, and the 1804 Pantigo Windmill make up the grounds. Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children.
MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE AND MUSEUM
Montauk Point. Open seven days, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 668-2544, montauklighthouse.com
Commissioned by George Washington in 1792 and completed in 1796, this landmark is the oldest lighthouse in New York and is still a navigational aid. Admission $9, $8 for those over 62, and $4 for children. Children must be at least 41 inches tall to climb the tower. Parking is $8 additional from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum has artifacts and documents related to the lighthouse and nearby erosion-control projects. There is an on-site gift shop and nearby food concession.
MULFORD FARM MUSEUM
10 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., through Columbus Day weekend. 324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
The Mulford Barn, from 1721, is recognized as an outstanding example of early-18th-century construction and considered the second most important 18th-century barn in New York. Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for those over 65, and $2 for students. Free for members.
NOVA’S ARK PROJECT
30 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton. Call for hours or to make an appointment. 537-0004, thearkproject.com
A sculpture park on 95 acres of land, with rotating exhibits and artists’ residencies. Twilight tours by appointment.
East Hampton Historical Society, 101 Main Street, East Hampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., year round. 324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
In this East Hampton Historical Society museum there are displays of furniture and household items from the mid-18th century. Rare examples of textiles, pottery, and furniture document trends in home furnishings from the period immediately following the Revolutionary War. “At Home: Furniture by the Dominy Family, 1780-1840” is on view. No admission charge; donations welcomed.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Friday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Tours Friday, 6 p.m., Saturday and Monday, 2 p.m. 283-2118, parrishart.org
The instantly iconic new Herzog and de Mueron building houses the Parrish’s permanent collection with work by William Merritt Chase, Fairfield Porter, and Esteban Vincente now on view, as well as that of other painters, photographers, and sculptors, including de Kooning, Chamberlain, and Dan Flavin. • Tours and workshop for families, Sunday, 2 p.m. Most programs free with museum admission. • “Alice Aycock Drawings: Some Stories Are Worth Repeating,” curated by Jonathan Fineberg, through July 13. Artist’s talk, tomorrow, 6 p.m., by reservation.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. By appointment only in May, Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 324-4929, stonybrook.edu/pkhouse
Guided tours of the house and studio, $10; general admission, $5; free admission for members, SUNY-CUNY students, faculty, staff, and children under 12 with an adult. • Paintings by Nicolas Carone, through July 27. • Panel discussion on Expressionism, Sunday, 4-6 p.m.
SAG HARBOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Annie Cooper Boyd House, 174 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m., May to September. 725-5092, sagharborhistoricalsociety.org
The society’s museum at the Annie Cooper Boyd House includes a collection of artwork by Ms. Boyd, a collection of photographs, and books, documents, diaries, and letters relating to the history of the village. Free admission.
CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM
100 Montauk Highway, Southampton. Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Guided tours by appointment. 287-4923
Permanent exhibits include “A Walk With the People,” depicting the history of Shinnecock and other East Coast woodland cultures; “My Spirit Dances Forever,” the Frederick DeMatteis collection of bronze sculptures of Native Americans, and “People of the Shore: The Maritime History of the Place of Shells.” Admission $5, $3 for children 5 to 12 and visitors over 65. Free for children under 5. • Featuring the Wikun Village, a new outdoor living culture exhibit about life in a 17th to 18th-century Shinnecock community, $10, $6.75 for children 5-12, under 5 free. Preview, today through Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., with guided tours, singing and dancing, children’s programs, and traditional skills demonstrations. Free. Official grand opening weekend with tours, singing, food, music, and dancing, May 25 through 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., seven days a week. 537-9735, sofo.org
Exhibits about the woods, grasslands, bogs, ponds, marshes, and marine ecosystems of eastern Long Island, live specimens, marine touch-tank, and classes for children. A short nature trail connects to the Long Pond Greenbelt preserve. Admission and most programs are $7, $5 for children 3 to 12. Program reservations are required. • Installation by Christine Sciulli, the museum’s artist in residence, through Memorial Day, noon-9 p.m., free. • Bird banding demonstration, Saturday, 7-10 a.m. Salt marsh walk, Saturday, 10 a.m.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 287-4377, southamptonculturalcenter.org
Sculpture and other three-dimensional work by Bob Bachler, James Gemake, Margaret Kerr, Pope Noell, and Charles Waller, through Monday.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUMS
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $4, free for members and children. 283-2494, southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
The museum has permanent exhibits and a research center that stays open year round. There are 12 historic buildings on the Rogers Mansion site. Other holdings include the Pelletrau silver shop and the 1660 Thomas Halsey homestead. On view: photographs of historic objects from the collection by Mallory Samson, landscape paintings by Pat Garrity, and landmarks paintings by Kevin O’Malley. • Talk on death, burial traditions, and grieving in the early North American African diaspora, Saturday, 2 p.m., $10, $5 for members. Drumming performance and reception, 4 p.m.
300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Tuesday through Saturday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. 727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org
The museum has permanent exhibits representing Native Americans, whaling, early industries, transportation, and the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as period paintings, furnishings, and ceramics. In addition it is home to the Fullerton Photograph Collection, with 2,500 original glass-plate negatives of early Long Island by Hal B. Fullerton. • “Currier and Ives: Printmakers to the American People,” through June 1. • “Dr. Sherman Mills: Health Care Instruments Past and Present,” through June 30. • “Hidden and Forbidden,” exhibit on racism and intolerance on the East End.
39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill. 726-4628, watermillcenter.org
A multidisciplinary center and “laboratory for performance” founded by Robert Wilson for the study and exploration of the arts and humanities. The center’s exhibits, lectures, and performance pieces are open to the public. • Tour, Tuesday, 5 p.m., free by reservation. • Information session about residency program for Latino artists, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. • Free Saturdays @WMC, Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Open grounds for sketching, materials provided, 1-3 p.m.; tour, noon, no reservation required. Vessel decorating with Andrea Cote, 12:30-3 p.m.; yoga class with Geoffrey Nimmer, 1 p.m., and mozzarella-making demonstration by Pasquale Langella of Red Horse Market, 1 p.m., each by reservation (follow link on Web site.