On Saturday, July 27, the Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation presented Tabula Rasa: The 26th Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit and Auction. Held at the foundation’s 10-plus-acre sprawling grounds in Water Mill, the evening honored Katharine Rayner, philanthropist and early supporter of the Center, and Carrie Mae Weems, artist and recipient of Watermill’s 2017 Inga Maren Otto Fellowship. The Watermill Center hosted over 1000 guests to experience a world conceived by founder and artistic director Robert Wilson alongside more than 100 international artists representing a wide range of artistic disciplines.
Scott Sandell and Bill Kiriazis will have an art exhibit of new work at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on October 19 and 20. An opening reception will
be held Saturday, October 19, from 5 to 7 PM. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 PM.