Local art news
The Wednesday Group showed plein-air paintings honoring the land-preservation work of the Nature Conservancy over the weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Durell Godfrey

Art for Aid is the brainchild of Wendy Wachtel, who opened Walk Tall Gallery in East Hampton in 2007
Danny Simmons, who has characterized his work as “neo-African Abstract Expressionism,” will show his painting “Note” as part of the Art Aids benefit.

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor
At the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill

At Guild Hall

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Sabra Moon Elliot’s “Stitches” at Ille Arts
A selection of Bill Saylor’s drawings on paper mounted on canvas are in the current “Ubiquity” show at Ille Arts. Jennifer Landes

The countdown is on for the Springs Mystery Art Sale
Kym Fulmer recently worked with Springs School first graders as part of the its Visiting Artists Program. The Springs PTA is planning a Mystery Art Sale to support the program and other arts opportunities for children. Christine Sampson

Christine Berry and Martha Campbell started their gallery 18 months ago after working for several years at Spanierman Modern
Christine Berry, left, and Martha Campbell stood at the entrance of their Chelsea gallery on Friday afternoon. Behind them is a painting by Walter Darby Bannard. Jennifer Landes
Susan Vecsey's "Untitled (Orange/Coral)" from 2014
Syd Solomon's "Cloudcall"
Eric Dever's "NSIBTW 40" from 2014
Balcomb Greene's "The Sea with Rocks"
Perle Fine's "No. 25" from 1950
Dan Christensen's "Camillo" from 1989

At the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor
Iris Apfel and Albert Maysles Magnolia Pictures

Local art news
Matthew King's "Utah VII" from 2014, a work in enamel, lacquer, acrylic on oriented strand board will be on view at Harper's Books beginning Saturday.