Arts

“There seem to be a lot of people — of all ages — with a pent-up desire to start playing the guitar, improve or broaden their technique, or record their music”
Allen Merrill’s Guitar Studio of East Hampton offers instruction, recording and mixing services, and a select number of guitars for sale. Morgan McGivern

A story inspired by Susan Verde’s three children and an afternoon they spent at Guild Hall
Susan Verde, a children’s yoga instructor as well as a children’s book author, often finds inspiration from her own kids. Morgan McGivern

On display at New York University beginning on April 10
A brass-gilt button with a Dutch tulip from a 17th-century men’s coat was just one of the thousands of artifacts found at Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor farm by Stephen Mrozowski. He returned to the farm last week to determine the location of hundreds of workers who may be buried there. Carrie Ann Salvi

A program by the Choral Society of the Hamptons

The workshop production is designed to turn good plays into great ones

A survey of recent developments in moving-image art
Ahmet Civelek’s “Self Portrait” is part of a survey of moving-image art co-presented by the Parrish Art Museum and the Hamptons International Film Festival tomorrow at the museum.

At the Medicine Show Theatre Company

Local art news
Thomas Condon’s Edward Hopper-esque streetscape will be on view at the Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor beginning today.

The Bennett family has donated two uniquely well-preserved examples of the medium to the East Hampton Historical Society
The Bennett family’s “wolf quilt,” named for a panel of four wolves and a family legend associated with Edward Bennett, an 18th-century ancestor, is now part of the East Hampton Historical Society collection, thanks to a donation by Kathleen McNally. The quilt, seen in detail above, offers a snapshot of late-19th-century East Hampton life and was crafted by Mary-Ann Bennett. Durell Godfrey Photo

His story has become the inspiration for a new television series
Michael J. Griffith, international lawyer and inspiration for a new television series, stood by his Porsche Carrera S, “which never leaves the Hamptons,” outside East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday. T.E. McMorrow