“Me and Dad: Back for More,” a musical benefit party for Pianofest in the Hamptons, will take place July 26 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southampton Historical Museum.
The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present the next installment of its Architectural Sessions program, “Fix This Town!” tomorrow at 6 p.m.
South Fork art dealers reported mixed results during and after last week’s two art fairs, Art Southampton and Market Art + Design. As might be expected, those who reported sales were more willing to speak for the record than the disappointed participants.
Dalton Portella will show his digital prints at Sylvester & Co. at Home in Amagansett. See the swirling, colorful surfaces of Andy Moses at The Peter Marcelle Project in Southampton. “Summer Waters,” an exhibition of water-themed photographs by members of the East End Photographers Group, is now on view at the Water Mill Museum.
Sit for a few minutes in Lisa Perry’s Main Street store, where “bright” doesn’t even begin to describe the vividness of the colors, and you just can’t feel sad. How could you when surrounded by 100 fascinating and fashionable details, perfect little distractions, in vibrant red and yellow, deep blue, pure white?
“Two Duets, a Quartet, and a Sextet,” a four-concert series organized by Peter Watrous, a jazz guitarist and former jazz critic for The New York Times, and Noah Garabedian, a composer and bass player, will launch tomorrow at 7 p.m. at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton with Kristin Slipp and Dov Manski.
Dan Rizzie takes an inventive approach to printmaking in his new show at the Drawing Room in East Hampton.The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is presenting “Shark! The Misunderstood Fish,” followed by an outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws.” The Art Barge will be docking with new classes on the weekends this summer.
LongHouse Reserve’s “On Gossamer Wings” benefit will be held on July 18, but the art auction tied to it is already online at the Paddle8 website. This year’s auction features unusual and exceptional works by Ross Bleckner, Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman, Richard Meier, Christo, Donald Lipski, Takashi Soga, Ross Watts, Jack Youngerman, and many more.
The first thing you notice upon entering “A Walk,” the new exhibition at the Tripoli Gallery in East Hampton, is the white wall-to-wall deep-pile carpeting — not so much how it looks but the way the feet sink into it and the slight resistance it provides — almost an impediment — even as it also soothes.