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A Night Out With . . .
Nick & Toni’s and The Golden Eagle Studio in East Hampton continue their series of art workshops called “A Night Out With . . .” an artist of the evening. The art workshop is followed by dinner with the artist at Nick & Toni’s. On Wednesday, May 16, the night will feature artist Janet Jennings.
The evening starts at 5:30 PM and the cost is $75 per person, which includes the art workshop (with any supplies needed) and the specially priced dinner, including tax and tip.
The White Room Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “Positive Space,” featuring the four winners of its online juried contest. The artists include Alicia Gitlitz, Cindy Press, Seek One, and Serge Strosberg and David Mandel.
An opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 6 to 8 PM.
Under The Covers
Tripoli Gallery in Southampton presents “Under The Covers,” its third solo exhibition with Judith Hudson. Hudson’s new paintings will be on view from May 19 through June 18. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 6 to 8 PM.
Children’s Book Illustrators
The Quogue Library presents a Long Island Children’s Book Illustrators Show. Through collaboration with Long Island Children’s Writers and Illustrators and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, this group show of 15 artists will highlight several different genres of children’s book illustration.
The artists exhibiting their work are Amal, Nancy Armo, Jennifer Bell, Deborah Cuneo, Diana Ting Delosh, Jason Edwards, Kyle Horne, Stephen Ingram, Max Johns, Laurie Kutscera, Barbara Mason Rast, R.M. Rivera, Paul Rodriguez, Virginia Webb, and Annina Luck Wildermuth.
A reception will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 3 to 4:30 PM. The reception will also feature a meet and greet, Q&A, and book signings. A children’s workshop with artist Deborah Cuneo will be held from 2 to 2:45 PM. The show runs through May 30.
Halsey McKay Gallery
The Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton presents two exhibits opening on Saturday. The first is “Converter,” featuring artwork by Jedediah Caesar, Graham Collins, Rosy Keyser, Elias Hansen, Sam Moyer, Augustus Nazzaro, and Jessica Vaughn. These artists incorporate specific quotidian objects from outside the studio as catalysts for extrapolation and innovation. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, May 19, from 4 to 6 PM. The show runs through June 24.
Upstairs at the gallery will be Ryan Steadman’s “Necromancer.” In his first solo exhibition with Halsey McKay, Steadman will present a wall installation of abstractions based on books, including a new series of stack works.
Promised Land Remembered
The Barge Gallery at The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art in Amagansett presents “Promised Land Remembered.” Co-organized with Rachel Gruzen, this exhibition reflects on the Menhaden fishing industry and the significance of promised land, featuring a selection of works on paper by Mabel D’Amico dating 1940s to 1960s, photographs, documents, and collected stories.
The show runs through June 23. Opening day is Saturday, May 19, from 2 to 6 PM.
Fresh StART Collective
Fresh StART Collective will host an opening cocktail reception on Saturday, May 19, at the RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton from 6 to 8 PM to benefit The Retreat. There will be live entertainment by the Bridgehampton High School Marimba Band.
The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton will host “Whimsy,” an exhibit featuring the work of seven East End artists. The show will debut with a reception on Saturday, May 19, from 5 to 7 PM and remain on display through July 3.
The Drawing Room
The Drawing Room in East Hampton presents Gustavo Bonevardi’s “New Watercolors.” The show will run through June 11. Running concurrently is an exhibit of John Terreano’s “Gold Gem Balls.”
The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport presents “Solely Women,” a group show which expresses the nuances of the female experience through the visual arts. Fourteen accomplished female artists will exhibit over 40 works, including oil and acrylic paintings, drawings, collage, watercolor, ceramic sculpture, and photography.
The show runs through June 10.
Sag Harbor in Focus
The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum presents “Our Town – Sag Harbor in Focus,” a photography exhibition and competition that features work from Pierson High School students. The show is juried by Theo Gray and Michael Heller and runs through May 20.
An exhibit featuring teapots of the 19th Century from the Suffolk County Historical Society Museum’s permanent collection are on display in “A Moment of Tranquili – Tea.” The SCHS, located in Riverhead, has more than 100 teapots and presents the finest examples in this exhibit. The show runs through July 28.
The seventh annual Spring Flower Show is on display at Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor. The group art show features a variety of styles, from realism to impressionism. The local artists include Ghilia Lipman-Wulf, Eleanor Kupencow, Thomas Condon, Pingree Louchheim, Joyce Brian, Veronica Mezzina, Bob Rothstein, Adriana Barone, Sue and Al Daniels, and Muriel Hanson Falborn. The show runs through May 24.
Here Comes The Sun
East End Arts in Riverhead’s Juried Show “Here Comes The Sun” will run through June 8. The guest juror is Charles Riley II.
The 80th annual Guild Hall Members Exhibition is on display. It’s the longest running non-juried museum exhibition on Long Island. The show features 383 local artists. The 2018 judge is Connie Choi, associate curator of the permanent collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem. The exhibit runs through May 19.
East End Arts presents an exhibit at the Riverhead Town Hall Gallery, “Journey of a Plein Air Artist,” featuring the works of photographer and world traveler Mery Flaherty. The art will be on display along the Walker Corridor through May.
Hunting the Whale
“Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry” is on display at Rogers Mansion in Southampton. This interactive and inclusive exhibit adds new documents and artifacts, illuminating Southampton Village’s prominent role in the whaling industry at its mid-19th Century height. The exhibit runs through August 4.
East End Collected4
Paton Miller curated the Southampton Arts Center’s “East End Collected4,” the annual group show of works by new East End artists. The show will be on view through May 20. “East End Collected4” reflects Miller’s vision of this area as an ideal environment for artists.
WHO ART THOU?
A group of eight Jewish artists have come together in search of a deeper understanding, insight, and connection to Judaism through their art in a multimedia exhibit entitled “Who Art Thou?”
Honoring the late North Fork illustrator/sculptor Robert Strimban, the show is on view at Congregation Tifereth Israel in Greenport through May 20.
Artists include Robert Strimban, Saul Rosenstreich, Debra Riva, Roberta Garris, Cookie Slade, Irma Strimban, Judith Kaufman Weiner, and Meryl Spiegel.
Word On The Street
The Watermill Center presents “Word On The Street,” a text-based public art initiative by House of Trees. The show consists of poetic and political banners created by international female artists and writers, in collaboration with Texas based female refugee fabricators.
The lineup of artists and writers includes Carrie Mae Weems, Tania Bruguera, Anne Carson, Amy Khoshbin, Laurie Anderson, A.M. Homes, Wangechi Mutu, Jenny Holzer, House of Trees, and
Naomi Shihab Nye.
Times Square Arts commissioned the exhibit, on view through June 19, by appointment only. Visit www.watermillcenter.org.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill presents “Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture,” organized by guest curator Therese Lichtenstein. The show is a comprehensive survey that explores the dynamic relationship between architecture, photography, and the viewer.
Seen through the lens of historical and architectural photographers from the 1930s to the present, “Image Building” offers a nuanced perspective on how photographs affect our understanding of the built environment and our social and personal identities.
The show is on view through June 17. The exhibition features 57 images that explore the social, psychological, and conceptual implications of architecture through the subjective interpretation of the photographer.
People and Places
“People and Places” by photographer Mery Flaherty will be on display at Riverhead Town Hall through the end of the month.
The Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead presents “Spotlight Series: The Paintings,” highlights from the permanent collection. The museum has more than 25,000 physical objects in its collection, most of them held in storage, sometimes for years, until placed on view for a specific exhibit.
This is the first in a new Spotlight Series of exhibits, designed to bring some of the objects out on display for all to enjoy. The show runs through May 19.
Five And Forward
“Five and Forward” is an exhibition that celebrates the Parrish Art Museum’s fifth anniversary in its Herzog and de Meuron-designed building in Water Mill. On view through October 31, the exhibition takes a closer look at artists whose work represents major trends, themes, and concepts in American art history, and underscores the ongoing artistic legacy of Long Island’s East End.