AMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
129 Main Street, Amagansett. Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Labor Day, 631-267-3020, amagansetthistory.org
The museums include the Miss Amelia Cottage, the Phebe Edwards Mulford House, the Richard S. Jackson Carriage House, and the Lester Barn.
AMAGANSETT LIFE-SAVING AND COAST GUARD STATION
160 Atlantic Avenue, Amagansett. Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. through Oct. 27, amagansettlss.org
The site was the base of operations for ocean rescues from shipwrecks from 1849 to 1946. This building, dating from 1902, was the third and last that served this purpose. Tours are available when the building is open.
ARTS CENTER AT DUCK CREEK
127 Squaw Road, East Hampton, Friday through Sunday, noon-5 p.m., and by appointment. duckcreekarts.org
The former residence of John Little, an artist of the New York School and part of the midcentury artists colony in Springs, the barn is an exhibition space and the grounds have changing sculpture installations. • “RJT Haynes: Mug Shots,” through Sunday. Closing reception Sunday, 2-5 p.m.
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. • “Building a History: The Preservation of the Nathaniel Rogers House” is on view through the summer.
DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE
Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. Thursday through Sunday, noon-6 p.m., free. 631-537-1476, diacenter.org
A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • Fluorescent works by Jacqueline Humphries through May 19, 2020.
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.
EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL FARM MUSEUM
131 North Main and Cedar Streets, East Hampton. Tuesday, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $5, children free. 631-324-3892, ehhistoricalfarmmuseum.org
Early-20th-century objects from East Hampton’s oldest families are on display in the Selah Lester homestead, helping to depict farm life at that period.
EAST HAMPTON TOWN MARINE MUSEUM
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Friday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., beginning June 29, $8 adults, $5 children. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
This East Hampton Historical Society museum tells the story of the East End’s maritime and shore-whaling history through artifacts, photographs, and displays. Indoor and outdoor play areas for children.
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. • “Beacon of Light,” an exhibition of 90 images from the Johnson Collection, is on view in the galleries.
GARDINER MILL COTTAGE GALLERY
36 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. through Oct. 13. 631-324-0713, free.
“Picturing Old East Hampton,” a collection of 50 late-19th and early-20th-century landscape paintings from early summer colonists who stayed in East Hampton.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. Friday through Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org
Game night, last Monday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m., hosted by Noah Salaway, $10, $8 members. Tickets include snacks from Carissa’s Breads and Cavaniola’s Gourmet and a free drink from Montauk Brewery. • “Ugo Rondinone: Sunny Days,” through Oct. 14. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings.
HOME, SWEET HOME MUSEUM
14 James Lane, East Hampton. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m. through September. $4, $2 children. 631-324-0713
The museum has textiles, ceramics, and furniture 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.
Pantigo Road and North Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0713, Monday0Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m.
This 1806 gristmill, designed by Nathaniel Dominy IV, has been restored and is open to visitors during the summer months. Its sails are put up from time to time when conditions permit, $2 for adults, $1 children.
446 Old Stone Highway, Springs. Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, noon-4 p.m. and by appointment through Labor Day, free. 631-329-3288, leibercollection.org
The new installation for the season is “Garden as Muse.”
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. and by appointment, $15, $12 seniors, 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. This year’s 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. • “Four Glass Artists” exhibition includes work by Hokanson+Dix, Andy Stenerson, and Marianne Weil, through Sept. 7.
618 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack, Friday and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Free.631-537-8200, madoo.org
An unusual two-acre haven of paths and plantings created by the late Robert Dash. • “Fields and Fences: Paintings 1998-99” brings together a group of Dash’s paintings of a vanishing Sagaponack landscape through Oct. 12.
Montauk Point. Daily, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 631-668-2544, 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. • The Oceans Institute in the Fog Signal Building features a shark tracking station and recorded interviews with fishermen and residents who discuss Montauk life from 1926-1960. An interactive mural documents the whaling industry and whale preservation efforts. There is also a section made by and for the area’s children. • “Laws Not Jaws: Why Our Oceans Need Sharks” exhibition through the summer.
10 James Lane, East Hampton. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $8, $5 children. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
Guided tours on Saturday, 10 a.m., by advance registration.
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.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays until 8 p.m., $12, $9 senior citizens, $5 members’ guests, free for members, students with ID, and children under 18. Most evening programs, $12, free for members. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
“Every Picture Tells a Story,” a permanent collection show, through Oct. 3. • Docent-led tours on weekends and Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m., free with admission. • “Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown,” through Oct. 27. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings. Reservations required.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. Thursday and Friday by reservation; Saturday, noon-5 p.m., parking at Springs School, $15, $10 children under 12, infants free. 631-324-4929, stonybrook.edu/pkhouse
Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s home and studios with furniture and other items of personal material culture from when the artists lived there. Temporary exhibitions on view in the house’s living and dining rooms. • “Walter Plate: East End Abstractions” through Oct. 31.
SAG HARBOR CUSTOM HOUSE
912 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through August), $6, $5 for seniors, $3 for children, ages 7 to 14. 631-725-0250, splia.org
Henry Packer Dering, Sag Harbor’s first United States custom master, lived in this 1789 house, which now contains period furnishings. Last tour 4:30 p.m.
SAG HARBOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY
174 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday and Sunday through Columbus Day, 1-4 p.m., free, donations appreciated. 631-725-5092, sagharborhistorical.org
The Annie Cooper Boyd House has educational exhibits relating to the history of Sag Harbor.
SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM
200 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6, $5 for students and over 65, $2 children under 11. 631-725-0770, sagharborwhalingmuseum.org
The museum tells the story of Sag Harbor’s history as Long Island’s biggest whaling port until the demise of the industry in the mid-1800s. • “Toy Story: Toys and Games” through Sept. 5.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., until 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, $10, $7.50 for children 3 to 12, programs $15, $10 children. 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. • “Panthera Wild Cats,” a multimedia exhibit, is on view through 2019. • 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-Sunday, noon-6 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 free films, installations, and activities. • Free chess classes first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. • The National Geographic Photo Ark, with images by Joel Sartore, through Sept. 8, $5, free for members and children under 12.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORY MUSEUM
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. 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. “High Style in the Gilded Age: Southampton 1870-1930,” through Aug. 8, 2020. • Ghost Investigations held monthly, $30.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Wednesday 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 exhibits representing regional furniture and crafts, whaling, early industries, transportation, and the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as period paintings, armaments, and ceramics. • “Highlights From the Permanent Collection,” ongoing. • “Oh Sweet Spring,” an exhibition with music, paintings, pottery, textiles, clothing, and sculpture. • “When Women Wore Whales: How Whalebone Shaped 19th-Century Fashion,” through Dec. 29.
THOMAS AND MARY NIMMO MORAN STUDIO
229 Main Street, East Hampton. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., beginning Saturday. $10, members free. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
A national historic landmark, the Queen Anne-style residence was built by the Moran family in 1884 as the first working studio of the village’s artists colony. Exhibitions include paintings, interactive touchscreen educational guides, and a special show of etchings by the two artists. • “Thomas Moran Discovers the American West” with original artwork, photographs, maps, a pistol, and more through Nov. 9.
VICTOR D’AMICO INSTITUTE OF ART/THE ART BARGE
110 Napeague Meadow Road, Amagansett. Daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 631-267-3172, theartbarge.org
Run by the D’Amico Institute of Art, the building and program includes a library, gallery with rotating exhibitions, and lecture series. • Summer art school in a converted World War II Navy barge, classes June through September in multiple mediums, including painting, drawing, watercolor, and more.
WATER MILL MUSEUM
41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. Monday and Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 631-726-4625, through Oct. 14, watermillmuseum.org
The functioning water-powered gristmill museum features exhibits on the history of Water Mill, including on the old post office and longtime postmaster, whaling, fishing, Mill Pond ecosystem, and a workshop. • Call ahead for miller demonstrations and hands-on milling. • Annual quilt show and sale opens today.
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’s library is open on Tuesdays, noon-5 p.m.