Organizing an art exhibition is a juggling act
Christina Strassfield in the completed installation of the Guild Hall members’ show last year. Durell Godfrey and Jennifer Landes Photos
This year’s participants, above, Matt and Margery Harnick, below, Gene Samuelson, and bottom, Lew Zacks, dropped off their works last week.

At The Watermill Center

In the Session House of the East Hampton Presbyterian Church

Events at Guild Hall

At Joe’s Pub in New York City on May 12 from 6 to 8 p.m

The film tells the story of Penny Chenery and Secretariat

All parts are open, with the exception of the title character, which will be played by Tristan Vaughan, and Gertrude, to be played by Dianne Benson

Local art news
Daniel Jones’s “Flying Point Beach Impressions” is part of a new spring photography exhibition at the Tulla Booth Gallery in Sag Harbor.

A springtime screenwriters lab run by Hamptons International Film Festival
Participants in this year’s Hamptons International Film Festival’s Screenwriters Lab, clockwise from left, Ben Nabors, Michael Sladek, Evan Schwartz, Michael Tyburski, and Christina Choe, enjoyed the warmth of a spring afternoon at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton. Morgan McGivern
Michael Sladek, left, worked with Jamal Joseph, a professor and former chairman of Columbia University’s graduate film program, as one of his mentors at the Screenwriters Lab. Mr. Joseph’s memoir, “Panther Baby,” was based on his experiences as a youth in the Black Panther Party. David Nugent

The first major museum survey of work by Jennifer Bartlett
Jennifer Bartlett’s “Rose,” below, a two-panel painting from 2010-11, and Roy Lichtenstein’s “Tokyo Brushstroke I & II”, above, will be part of the Parrish Art Museum’s spring installations. Mark Segal