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Museums & Art Centers

August 28, 2020

THE ARTS CENTER AT DUCK CREEK
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27 Squaw Road, East Hampton. Open Thursdays through Sundays, 2 to 6 p.m. duckcreekarts.org

An exhibition of paintings by Elliott Green, Eric Banks, and Sean Sullivan, organized by Hiroyuki Hamada, is on view in the big barn through Aug. 30. * "Promised Land," mixed-media paintings by Peter Gregory, will be in the little barn through Sept. 15. * "Darklight," self-portraits by Darius Yektai, Sept. 5 through Sept. 27. * "Ice Boats," outdoor sculpture by Arden Scott, through Oct. 31.


BRIDGEHAMPTON MUSEUM
Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 631-537-1088, bridgehamptonhistoricalsociety.org

Period rooms can be visited in a former Victorian-era boarding house. There are barns and an old jailhouse to explore as well. • The museum is currently closed.


DIA BRIDGEHAMPTON
Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m., free. 631-537-1476, diacenter.org

A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • "Homage CMYK," an immersive installation by Jill Magid, through June 6, 2021.


EAST END CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 631-324-2490, eecbs.org

Dedicated to preserving the skills of marine craftsmanship. Boats are on display, and visitors can watch the building and restoration of small, classic wood watercraft.


THE EAST HAMPTON TOWN MARINE MUSEUM
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Open Aug. 21, 22, 28, and 29 for one-hour visits by advance reservation only at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org

The Marine Museum tells the unique story of Long Island's East End community and its relationship with the sea through artifacts, photographs, models, and displays.


EASTVILLE COMMUNITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
139 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor. Wednesday and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. 631-725-4711, eastvillehistorical.org

Dedicated to the Eastville neighborhood’s African-American, Native American, and European history and culture. • A self-guided walking tour is available on the society’s website. • "The Age of Allure," portraits of 19th-century Black and Native American residents of Eastville, based on tintypes found beneath the floorboards of a photographer's studio.


GUILD HALL
158 Main Street, East Hampton. Friday through Monday, Noon-5 p.m. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

"All for the Hall," a benefit exhibition organized by the artist Robert Longo, including work by Laurie Anderson, Rashid Johnson, Shirin Neshat, Clifford Ross, Kiki Smith, Robert Wilson, and many others, through Dec. 31. * "A Small Taste of Freedom," photographs by Lindsay Morris and audio interviews with members of the Guild Hall Teen Arts Council, through Jan. 3. * "Cloud Garden," an outdoor installation by Monica Banks, through Oct. 12. * Information on other programs, including concerts, films, readings, and theatrical performances can be found on Guild Hall's website.


LEIBER COLLECTION
446 Old Stone Highway, Springs. By advance reservation, free. 631-329-3288, leibercollection.org

On view: “Garden as Muse,” work by Judith and Gerson Leiber inspired by their garden, and "The Garden of Friends," work by Philippe Cheng, Jeremy Dennis, Saskia Friedrich, Christine Sciulli, ALmond Zigmund, and others.


LONGHOUSE RESERVE
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. Wednesday through Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Visits by timed ticket reservations only, $15, $10 senior citizens and veterans, free for members, children under 12, and students with ID. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org

Sixteen acres of gardens and art with sculpture by Dale Chihuly and others. New artists on the grounds and in the gallery are Wendell Castle, Jun Kaneko, Stephen Talasnik, Joseph Walsh, Lawrence Weiner, Young Jae Lee, and Will Ryman.


THE MABEL AND VICTOR D’AMICO STUDIO AND ARCHIVE
128 Shore Road, Amagansett. Open by appointment year round. 631-267-3172, theartbarge.org

The former D’Amico residence from the mid-20th century has early modernist furnishings, a collection of art and design objects by Mabel, and documents and ephemera pertaining to Victor’s work as founder of education at the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Barge. The property includes an early-20th-century Montauk fishing village cottage relocated by Alexander Brook. * Tours will resume in September.


MADOO CONSERVANCY
618 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack. Open by appointment. 631-537-8200, madoo.org.

The two-acre garden and its accompanying structures, established by the late Robert Dash in 1967, has opened for the season.


OSBORN-JACKSON HOUSE
East Hampton Historical Society, 101 Main Street, East Hampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., suggested donation $5, free for members. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org

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. * The venue is preparing to open to the public later this summer. 


PARRISH ART MUSEUM
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Friday through Monday, timed visits only, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays until 8 p.m. Tickets for timed visits must be purchased in advance on the website. $12, $9 senior citizens, $6 members’ guests, free for members, students with ID, and children under 18. Most evening programs, $12, free for members. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org

Three exhibitions from the permanent collection: "Housebound: Fairfield Porter and his Circle of Poets and Painters," "Jackie Black: Last Meal (Series), 2001-2003," and "Lucien Smith: Southampton Suite," through Jan. 31. • "Field of Dreams," an exhibition of outdoor sculpture on the museum's grounds by nine artists. * Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed on the website. 


POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton. Visits by advance reservation only, open Thursday through Sunday, $15, $10 children under 12. 631-324-4929, stonybrook.edu/commcms/pkhouse

"Athos Zacharias: The Late Work," through Oct. 31.  


SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Visits by phone reservation only, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 to 2:30 p.m. 631-537-9735, sofo.org

Exhibits about the ecosystems of eastern Long Island, live specimens, marine touch tank, an interactive shark exhibition, and classes for children. A trail connects to the Long Pond Greenbelt preserve. • Nature walks and activities for children are listed separately under those headings. Closed for maintenance the first Wednesday of the month.


SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Job’s Lane, Southampton. Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 631-283-0967, southamptoncenter.org

The former home of the Parrish Art Museum has been reinvented as an exhibit and event space with films, installations, and activities. •  "2020 Vision," work by artists and writers inspired by or relevant to the pandemic and Black Lives Matter, through Dec. 27, and "SAC Public Art Project: Outdoor Sculpture and Art Installation," through Sept. 13. * Films, performances, and other programs are listed on the center's website.


SOUTHAMPTON HISTORY MUSEUM
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. All tours of the Rogers Mansion and Thomas Halsey Homestead must now be booked in advance by phone. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5, free for members. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistory.org

There are 12 historic buildings on the Rogers Mansion site. Other holdings include the Pelletreau Silver Shop on Main Street and the 1660 Thomas Halsey Homestead. 


SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $5, $3 for those 60 and older, children $1 to a maximum of $10 per family. 631-727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Permanent exhibitions representing regional furniture and crafts, whaling, early industries, transportation, and the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as period paintings, armaments, and ceramics. • “Urban/Suburban: New York City and North Fork Street Photography” by Neil Scholl; “The Parry Sisters,” costumes, beads, and other artifacts that tell the story of the Riverhead circus performers; “Long Island in Conflict,” a permanent installation of objects honoring Long Island’s contributions to this country’s defense, and “When Women Wore Whales,” which illuminates how whalebone shaped 19th-century fashion.


THE THOMAS AND MARY NIMMO MORAN STUDIO
229 Main Street, East Hampton. Open Aug. 7, 8, 14, 15, and Sept. 25 and 26, for one hour visits by advance reservation only at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, and 1 p.m. $10. 631-324-6850, easthamptomhistory.org

"The Gilded Age of American Etching: Thomas and Mary Nimmo Moran and Their Contemporaries," a show of masterpieces creating during the American Etching Revival of the late 19th century by more than a dozen American artists.


WATERMILL CENTER
39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill. By appointment. 631-726-4628, watermillcenter.org

Robert Wilson’s collection of more than 8,000 pieces from the Stone Age to the present is housed in a former industrial building on eight acres of grounds featuring innovative landscaping and sculpture. • The center is currently closed.