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 frisson of creativity was already palpable, as was their love of their dogs
The designers of this year’s Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons showhouse posed with dogs and items from their rooms on the stairs of ARF’s Thrift and Treasure Shop in Sagaponack on Friday, above. Charlie, Jack Deamer’s poodle, below, presided over her master’s Toile Hall space, still in progress.
Melanie Roy’s home office, above, and Richard Mishaan’s room, below, which reminded him of a Parisian flea market, were the only two rooms that were all but complete.

Local Art News
Grace Hartigan will be part of a group show celebrating the history of the East End art colony at the new M&M Fine Art in Southampton. Below, “Magical Realism — Shimon Okshteyn” is the season opener at Janet Lehr Fine Arts in East Hampton.

At The LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton

Jack Canfora's play will have its world premiere at Bay Street Theater
Jeffrey Bean, Mark Blum, and Vince Nappo rehearsed scenes in New York City for “Fellow Travelers,” which opens on Tuesday at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

The multitasking institution will offer plenty to keep us busy through Labor Day
Tiler Peck, Sara Mearns, and Brittany Pollack in Jerome Robbins’s “Dances at a Gathering” Paul Kolnik

Opening at the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday

At the East Hampton Presbyterian Church’s Session House
Gil Gutierrez

“Salvation,” a fully staged, contemporary musical theater piece
In “Rex,” Hadley Rouse and Matthew Boyd play a vegetarian couple at odds over whether to eat a pheasant she has killed with his Mercedes. Kevin Jeffers

"Florilegium" at Madoo
Robert Dash’s 2000 “Florilegium” series of oil paintings include “Untitled (4),” above in detail, and, below, “Untitled (6).” Gary Mamay Photos