Arts

A full house at Guild Hall
Alec Baldwin, Ruth Appelhof, director of Guild Hall, David Nugent, artistic director of the Hamptons International Film Festival, and Anne Chaisson, HIFF’s executive director Morgan McGivern

A recent five-year dig at Sylvester Manor has turned up information about the three cultures living on the island at the same time — European, African, and Native American
A new exhibit at the Shelter Island Historical Society illuminates 350 years of the island’s diversity. Mark Segal

At the Clinton Academy

at the Southampton Cultural Center

At the Bridgehampton Community House

At Guild Hall

It will not be your run-of-the-mill summer season

Local art news
Dan Christensen’s “Fandango,” from 1988, showcases his use of the spray gun to apply color with fluidity and inventiveness. Spanierman Modern

Don Christensen was selected for the recent “Artists Choose Artists” show at the Parrish Art Museum
Don Christensen in his Springs studio Mark Segal

The animated crowd and the colorful and, indeed, engaging art did issue sparks and made for an energetic presentation that has caught notice and attention on social media
Jeff Muhs’s spiritually charged portrait bust of Ol’ Dirty Bastard Jennifer Landes
Julia Greffenius’s sunny “Cecelia” combines acrylic and duct tape. Jennifer Landes