On April 27, LongHouse Reserve founder and artistic director Jack Lenor Larsen, executive director Matko Tomicic, and the LongHouse board invited the community to celebrate the new season with their “Rites of Spring” season opening. As always, several new installations, including “The Longhouse 6” by Will Ryman, “Grand Temptation” by Wendell Castle, and “Dango” by Jun Kaneko decorated the ever-changing landscape.
The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild in Cutchogue will hold “Drawn from Nature,” a four-session drawing class taught by Lee Harned on May 21, May 28, June 4, and June 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. The class will focus on value, shading, textural techniques, and drawing from direct observation. Pre-paid registration is $75 for all four sessions. A single session walk-in is $25 per session. Attendees are asked to bring a number 2 pencil, a 9×12 or 11×14 sketchpad, and an eraser. To register, visit www.oldtownartsguild.org.