On April 3, Helen Harrison, director of Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton, visited the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. The audience heard the secrets behind Harrison’s latest book “The Accidental Corpse,” a fictionalized story based on the accidental death of artist Jackson Pollock and his car passenger Edith Metzger. The introduction was made by Tom Edmonds, executive director of the Southampton History Museum, which co-sponsored the event.
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.