On Friday evening, January 4, there was a double celebration at a single location on Main Street, Sag Harbor — for the grand opening of Julie Keyes’s new Keyes Art Gallery at the American Hotel, and for the birthday of Julie’s partner (and featured gallery artist) Nathan Slate Joseph. Also featured at the opening were works by Willem de Kooning, Larry Rivers, and John Chamberlain, among others. The exhibition remains on view through March 14. Visit www.juliekeyesart.com.
The Garden Club of East Hampton kicks off the summer season with its annual Garden Party and Plant Sale at Mulford Farm on Friday, May 24, through Saturday, May 25. Tickets for the Garden Party and Silent Auction start at $50 per person and can be purchased at the door on the
evening of the event or in advance at the Club’s website at gceasthampton.org. Admission to the Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25, is free. Friday night’s Garden Party offers patrons an early buying opportunity on an extraordinary selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, geraniums and lavish orchid arrangements. Ticket proceeds benefit the 11 Community Gardens and Projects designed and maintained by members for East Hampton.