Museums & Art Centers

BRIDGEHAMPTON MUSEUM

Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 631-537-1088, bridgehamptonhistoricalsociety.org

Period rooms can be visited in a former Victorian-era boarding house. There are barns and an old jailhouse to explore as well. • “Path to the Presidency,” an exhibit of campaign ephemera, through Oct. 2, $5. • At the Archives Building at 2539-A Montauk Highway, “For the Love of the Game” explores the history of baseball in Bridgehampton, with a focus on Carl Yastrzemski but also including Henry (“the father of baseball”) Chadwick of Noyac. Free.


CLINTON ACADEMY 

MUSEUM AND TOWN HOUSE

151 and 149 Main Street, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org

“Young Jackie on the South Fork” and “Caught in a Flash: Press Photographs of East Hampton, 1930 to 1950” through Oct. 8.


DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE

Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. Thursday to Sunday, noon-6 p.m., free. 631-537-1476, diacenter.org

A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • This year’s downstairs exhibition features art by Mary Heilmann.


EAST END CLASSIC BOAT 

SOCIETY

301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 631-324-2490, eecbs.org

Dedicated to preserving the skills of marine craftsmanship. Boats are on display, and visitors can watch the building and restoration of small, classic wood watercraft.


EAST HAMPTON HISTORICAL FARM MUSEUM

North Main and Cedar Streets, East Hampton. Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 631-324-3892, easthamptonhistoricfarm.org

Early-20th-century objects from East Hampton’s oldest families are on display in the Selah Lester homestead, helping to depict farm life of the period. 


EAST HAMPTON TOWN 

MARINE MUSEUM

301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., $4 adults, $3 over 65, $2 students. 631-324-6850

This East Hampton Historical Society museum tells the story of the East End’s maritime and shore-whaling history through artifacts, photographs, and displays. Indoor and outdoor play areas for children. • “Boat Hulls,” a photography series by Michele Dragonetti, is on view through Sept. 30.


EASTVILLE HISTORICAL 

SOCIETY

139 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. 631-725-4711

Dedicated to African-American culture on the South Fork. • “Native Americans of the East End” through Oct. 7.


GUILD HALL

158 Main Street, East Hampton. Monday, Friday, and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org

“Avedon’s America” and “Pollock: The Graphic Work” through Oct. 9. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings.


HOME, SWEET HOME 

MUSEUM

14 James Lane, East Hampton. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m. $4. 631-324-0713

The museum, housed in a 19th-century saltbox, has textiles, ceramics, and furniture representing the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, as well as memorabilia from the life of John Howard Payne. Historical gardens, which can be visited for free, and the 1804 Pantigo Windmill make up the grounds. An exhibit featuring images of George Washington is in the gallery area. 


LONGHOUSE RESERVE

133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton, Wednesday and Saturday, 2-5 p.m. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org

New art in the gardens this year includes work by John Chamberlain, John Crawford, Marylyn Dintenfass, Judy Hensley McKie, Mark Rennin, Toni Ross, Bernar Venet, and Fred Wilson.  


MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE

Montauk Point. Daily, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 631-668-2544, montauklighthouse.com

Commissioned by George Washington in 1792 and completed in 1796, this landmark is the oldest lighthouse in New York and is still a navigational aid. At the Montauk Oceans Institute, a modest surfing museum and exhibition space, “Know Your F.I.S.Herman,” a show celebrating Long Island commercial fishermen and the fish of Long Island waters.


OSBORN-JACKSON HOUSE

East Hampton Historical Society, 101 Main Street, East Hampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org

Examples of textiles, pottery, and furniture document trends in home furnishings from the period immediately following the Revolutionary War. “At Home: Furniture by the Dominy Family, 1780-1840” is on view. 


PARRISH ART MUSEUM

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays until 8 p.m., $12, $9 senior citizens, $5 members’ guests, free for members, students with ID, and children under 18. Most evening programs, $12, free for members. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org

A series of nine permanent-collection exhibitions includes recent acquisitions and works on view for the first time by Grace Hartigan, Elaine de Kooning, Conrad Marca-Relli, and Syd Solomon, through November. • “Clifford Ross: Light/Waves,” an installation of prints on wood and video on LED walls, through Oct. 15. • “From Lens to Eye to Hand: Photorealism, 1969 to Today,” through Jan. 21. • Docent-led tours on weekends and Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m. Free with admission. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings. 


POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER

830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. Thursday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m., $5. 631-324-4929, stonybrook.edu/pkhouse

The museum, once the home and studios of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, has temporary exhibitions in season. Guided tours each open day at noon by reservation at ovationtix.com, $10, $5 children. • “Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain,” through Oct. 28. • A related film series is listed in the films section.


SAG HARBOR CUSTOM HOUSE

912 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for children. 631-725-0250, splia.org

Henry Packer Dering, Sag Harbor’s first United States customs master, lived in this 1789 house, which now contains period furnishings. Last tour 4:30 p.m.


SAG HARBOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY

174 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday and Sunday through September, 1-4 p.m., Free, donations appreciated. 631-725-5092, sagharborhistorical.org

The Annie Cooper Boyd House has educational exhibits relating to the history of Sag Harbor.


SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM

200 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m., $6, $5 for students and over 65, $2 children under 11. 631-725-0770, sagharborwhalingmuseum.org

The museum tells the story of Sag Harbor’s history as Long Island’s biggest whaling port until the demise of the industry in 1780. • “Beauty and the Beast,” art by Cindy Pease Roe with an environmental message, tomorrow through Oct. 31. Reception Saturday, 6-8 p.m.


SHINNECOCK NATION 

CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM

100 Montauk Highway, Southampton. Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $8, $4.75 for children 5 to 12, $5.50 over 65. 631-287-4923, shinnecockmuseum.com

Exhibits include the history of Shinnecock and other East Coast woodland cultures.


SOUTH FORK NATURAL 

HISTORY MUSEUM

377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., until 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, $7, $5 for children 3 to 12. 631-537-9735, sofo.org

Exhibits about the ecosystems of eastern Long Island, live specimens, marine touch tank, and classes for children. A trail connects to the Long Pond Greenbelt preserve. • “Panthera Wild Cats,” a multi-media exhibit, is on view through 2019. • Nature walks and activities for children are listed separately under those headings. The museum is closed the first Wednesday of the month for maintenance. Reservations required for all events.


SOUTHAMPTON ARTS 

CENTER

25 Job’s Lane, Southampton. Thursday through Sunday, noon-8 p.m. 631-283-0967, southamptoncenter.org

The former home of the Parrish Art Museum has been reinvented as an exhibit and event space with free films, installations, and activities. “Odd Beauty: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk Art,” tomorrow through Nov. 12. Reception Saturday, 5-7 p.m. • Films, talks, and concerts are listed separately under those headings. 


SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $4, free for members. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org

There are 12 historic buildings on the Rogers Mansion site. Other holdings include the Pelletreau Silver Shop on Main Street and the 1660 Thomas Halsey Homestead. • “Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a South­ampton Industry,” through Dec. 30. 


SUFFOLK COUNTY 

HISTORICAL SOCIETY

300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $5, $3 for those 60 and older, children $1 to a maximum of $10 per family. 631-727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Permanent exhibits representing regional furniture and crafts, whaling, early industries, transportation, and the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as period paintings, armaments, and ceramics. • “Votes for New York Women (1917-2017),” marking the centenary of women’s right to vote in New York State, through December. • “Over Here, Over There: Long Island and the Great War,” through January.  • “On This Site: The Indigenous People of Suffolk County,” a photography exhibition by Jeremy Dennis, a Shinnecock artist, through Sept. 30. 


WATERMILL CENTER

39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill. By appointment. 631-726-4628, watermillcenter.org

Robert Wilson’s collection of more than 8,000 pieces from the Stone Age to the present is housed in a former industrial building on eight acres of grounds featuring innovative landscaping and sculpture. • The center will open its library for regular hours on Tuesdays, noon-5 p.m., appointment required. • “Looking Slowly: 30 Years of Painting” by Royce Weatherly, a resident at the center, through Oct. 11. • Ashtanga yoga class, Saturday, 10 a.m.