Local art news

Ted Porter stood along side his purple martin condo, which won third prize in Madoo's birdhouse competition. Durell Godfrey
Scott Bluedorn and Kristen Miller enjoyed the Robert Dash exhibition during Much Ado about Madoo on June 14.Morgan McGivern
Mr. Porter, left, stood with the first prize winner Lucas Cowart and Damon Hamilton, who won honorable mention. They were joined by Alejandro Seralugui, the director of Madoo.Durell Godfrey
From left, Rebecca Costanzo, Jenny Kononenko, Ryan Vanderhovel, and Brad Smith were part of a team that designed the towhee house, which can be seen in the center.Durell Godfrey
Fernanda Niven and Nicky Goodman had fun with a ram during Much Ado. At the market, Merritt Piro and Phil Piro, her brother, introduced shoppers to their Captains Neck & Co. sodas.Morgan McGivern
Lucas Cowart with his winning birdhouse on June 7.Durell Godfrey

These glistening rocks and minerals by Eric Cahan are actually soaps ($14) Debra Scott
Artist-commissioned yoga mats ($80)Debra Scott
A Versa Table by Chen Chen and Kai Williams is comprised of a universal base and interchangeable pieces of art that serve as either tabletops or wall hangings $15,000).Debra Scott
A tabletop-wall hanging for the Versa TableDebra Scott
Philip Estlund Genus chair with coral collage ($3,600)
Soft sculptures mimicking art magazinesDebra Scott
Smiley face tafetta tote Debra Scott

Susan Lacy was the creator and executive producer of American Masters from its inception in 1986 until last September, when she left PBS to produce and direct documentary films for HBO
Susan Lacy’s film “Leonard Bernstein: Reaching for the Note” will be presented by the Choral Society of the Hamptons on Sunday at Guild Hall, and she will participate in a panel discussion after the screening. Lorella Zanetti

There is no mistaking the personal stamp of an owner on his or her own garden
The house and gardens of Willow Hill,above and below, have been hiding in plain sight off Old Stone Highway for years. Durell Godfrey Photos
At the residence of Pamela Bicket and Zachary Cohen, a hedged entry garden is aligned with the house and divided into four grassy segments traversed by paths of bluestone.
The plantings within the beds at the Zachary Cohen and Pamela Bicket garden repeat patterns and textures. Durell Godfrey Photos

At the Montauk Library

At the Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack

At Guild Hall

At the Clark Arts Center on Shelter Island

At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill