Arts

This year, LongHouse’s arts committee has made some bold and dramatic selections well suited for the unique environment.
Michelle and Melissa Vega enjoyed Sui Jianguo’s “Legacy Mantle (Mao Jacket)” at LongHouse on Saturday. Jennifer Landes
Kiki Smith’s “Women With Sheep” lie among the green leaves of a planted bed at LongHouse. Jennifer Landes
Grace Knowlton's "Spheres" in the dunesJennifer Landes
Takashi Soga "Eye of the Ring" from 2007Jennifer Landes
As long as the frost doesn't bite, many of the thousands of daffodils planted at LongHouse should be in their glory on Saturday.Jennifer Landes
Yue Minjun's "Contemporary Chinese Warriors" from 2005

The centerpiece of this exhibition is “Lily Pond,” a 1965 work that interprets Claude Monet’s late experimentations with perception and visual space in marble
“Lily Pond,” a marble sculpture evocative of Monet’s late “Water Lilies” series, is installed overlooking Accabonac Harbor at the Pollock-Krasner House. Jennifer Landes Photos
“No Mood for a Walk” functions as full abstraction but is also highly suggestive.

The postmodern dance company will perform pieces from its repertoire, in whole or in part, in various outdoor settings on the grounds of the Watermill Center
The Trisha Brown Dance Company will perform at the Watermill Center this weekend. Nina Vandenberghe

An evening of stories, songs, and laughs with Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon
Jerry Dixon and Mario Cantone Peter Lau

Among the best-known benefits are the Parrish Art Museum’s Midsummer Party and the Bay Street Theater’s 25th Summer Gala
In addition to trendy cocktails and celebrity D.J.s, South Fork benefit parties may include art auctions and even puppies under the tents, as in this scene last year from the Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue party at Chuck Scarborough’s house in Southampton. Jennifer Landes
The Watermill Center is known for the presentations by its artists in residence and the creative atmosphere as in this 2014 photo.Jennifer Landes
Celebrity sightings are not guaranteed, but are often occur as in this photo of Julianne Moore at the Montauk Playhouse GalaJanis Hewitt

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At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At the Clark Arts Center on Shelter Island

Some 365 sets by more than 85 artists, from soloists to full bands, will be performed across 40 venues
Hopefully Forgiven will be one of dozens of acts from far and near performing this weekend in Montauk.