Museums & Art Centers

Listings for cultural institutions from Southampton to Montauk

BRIDGEHAMPTON MUSEUM

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, will open Friday, June 2, through Oct. 2.


DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE

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

A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • Art by Mary Heilmann will go on view June 29.


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. • Seasonal exhibit: “Building Faith on the East End: History of Local Houses of Worship.”


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.


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. • On view: “Maxine’s World,” quilts, stained glass, sand art, paintings, etchings, drawings, and ceramics by Maxine Townsend-Broderick, through June 17.


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

Artist Members Exhibition, through June 3. • 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 exhibition featuring images of George Washington is in the gallery area. 


LEIBER COLLECTION

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 will open Saturday. • The grounds include outdoor sculpture and six gardens designed by Mr. Leiber. Reception Saturday, 2-5 p.m.


LONGHOUSE RESERVE

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

“LongHouse Collects” on view in the gallery through July 12. New art in the gardens this year includes work John Chamberlain, John Crawford, Marylyn Dintenfass, Judy Hensley McKie, Mark Rennin, Bernar Venet, and Fred Wilson. 


MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE

Montauk Point. Daily, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 27 and 28, 10:30 a.m.-7 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. The Montauk Oceans Institute, a modest surfing museum and exhibition space, can be visited as well.


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. • “John Graham: Maverick Modernist,” through July 30. 


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


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. 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 July 29.


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. • “Anchor: A Whale of a Show,” including work by Eric Fischl. tomorrow through June 12. Reception tomorrow, 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. • East Hampton Shellfish Enhancement and Education Directive Program will hold a cocktail reception at Bay Kitchen Bar in East Hampton, Sunday, 4-6 p.m. $60 tickets available through eventbrite. • 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. • “East End Collected 3,” a group show, through Monday. • “Hand-Picked: Selections from the Buhl Collection” will open June 3. • 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

Southampton Artists Association Memorial Day Show through June 4. Reception Saturday, 4-6 p.m. • 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. • Antiques Fair, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.


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. • Temporary exhibitions include “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. • “Grucci: The Family that Lights the Skies,” through Sept. 9. • Book and Bottle today with Noel J. Gish, “Pirates, Raiders, and Rumrunners,” 6 p.m., $5 including wine and cheese, free for members.


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. The museum will reopen today. A members art show is on view though June 12. Reception June 3, 5-7 p.m.


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 are housed in a former industrial building on eight acres of grounds featuring innovative landscaping and sculpture. • William Stewart’s watercolor paintings and prints will be on view by appointment through June 14. • Sunday Ashtanga yoga class begins June 11, 10-11:30 a.m. Free, reservations required.