Museums & Art Centers
Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 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.
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,” will open Friday, Aug. 4.
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
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 wooden 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. • Seasonal exhibit: “Building Faith on the East End: History of Local Houses of Worship.”
EAST HAMPTON TOWN
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 the season.
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 the summer.
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
“Taryn Simon: The Innocents,” through Sunday. • “Avedon’s America” will open Aug. 12. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings.
HOME, SWEET HOME
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.
446 Old Stone Highway, Springs. Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., free. 631-329-3288, leibercollection.org
“Magnificent Obsession: Passion, Fashion, and Collection,” featuring objects from three Judith Leiber collectors, and Gerson Leiber paintings and prints from his “Fashion” series. • The grounds include outdoor sculpture and six gardens designed by Mr. Leiber.
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. • Twilight Tour Monday, 6-8 p.m., with wine, $30, $55 for two. Reservations required through email@example.com. • Sound meditation with Jim Owens, Thursday and Saturday mornings through Sept. 1, 8-9 a.m. $20, reservations required.
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.
THOMAS MORAN STUDIO
101 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0100, thomasmorantrust.org
Tours of the house and studio built by Thomas Moran and his family will take place Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. • A benefit garden party will be held Aug. 5.
10 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. $4, 631-324-6869, easthamptonhistory.org
Dating from around 1680 the farm highlights colonial life on the South Fork. • On Aug. 5, the Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor Colonial Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
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. • “John Graham: Maverick Modernist,” through Sunday. • “Clifford Ross: Light/Waves,” an installation of prints on wood and video on LED walls, through Oct. 15. • 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. • “East End Art World: August 1953,” photographs by Tony Vaccaro, through Saturday. • “Abstract Expressionism Behind the Iron Curtain” will open next Thursday.
SAG HARBOR CUSTOM HOUSE
912 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday and Sunday through June, Open 7 days, July-Labor Day, 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 custom 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 Labor Day, 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 the Sag Harbor community.
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. • “Long Island Landscapes,” organized by Peter Marcelle through Tuesday. • “Super Models,” an exhibit of ship models, will open Aug. 5.
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. • “Jeremy Dennis: On This Site,” photography and research on Native American landscapes on Long Island, through Aug. 24.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL
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 multimedia 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.
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. • “About Face,” contemporary portraiture, tomorrow through Sept. 17. Reception tomorrow, 6-8 p.m. • “The Wishing Whale,” a sculpture by Cindy Pease Roe of a whale tail made from steel and old lobster traps from Long Island Sound, on view through Sept. 4. • Films, talks, and concerts are listed separately under those headings.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Saturday through Monday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 631-287-4377, scc-arts.org
Work by Giancarlo Impiglia is on view through Sunday. • Concerts and theatrical productions are listed separately under those headings.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $4, free for members. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
There are 12 historical 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.
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),” exhibition 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. • “Grucci: The Family That Lights the Skies,” through Sept. 9. • “On This Site: The Indigenous People of Suffolk County,” a photography exhibition by Jeremy Dennis, a Shinnecock artist, will open Saturday through Sept. 30.
WATER MILL MUSEUM
41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. Monday and Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 631-726-4625, watermillmuseum.org
The functioning water-powered gristmill museum features exhibits on the history of Water Mill, including ice harvesting and whaling. “Chromogenic,” work by the East End Photographers Group, through Aug. 14.
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. • Sunday Ashtanga yoga, 10-11:30 a.m. Free, but reservations required. • “Looking Slowly: 30 Years of Painting” by Royce Weatherly, who will be a resident at the center in September, will open Aug. 13.