AMAGANSETT HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
129 Main Street, Amagansett. Friday through Sunday, 2-6 p.m. 631-267-3020, amagansetthistory.org
The 1725 Miss Amelia’s Cottage, the 1850 Roy K. Lester carriage barn, and the 1805 Phebe Edwards Mulford House can be visited.
Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 631-537-1088, bridgehamptonhistoricalsociety.org
Period rooms can be visited in a former Victorian-era boarding house. There are barns and an old jailhouse to explore as well. • “Meet the Corwiths: Lives and Legacies,” documents, photographs, and more demonstrating one family’s contributions to Bridgehampton life from colonial times to the mid-20th century, through October. In the archives building, “The Curiosities of Henry Squires,” memorabilia of local history, through October.
MUSEUM AND TOWN HOUSE
151 and 149 Main Street, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
“Living Well Is the Best Revenge: A Jazz Age Fable of Sara and Gerald Murphy,” told in family papers and heirlooms from the family’s East Hampton house, the Dunes, once set on 80 acres at Wiborg’s Beach. • “Bon Voyage: The Woodhouses on Grand Tour” looks at early-20th-century Europe through the camera lens of a local family. Both exhibitions run through Oct. 30.
DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE
Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m., free. 631-537-1476, diacenter.org
A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. On view: “Dan Flavin’s Icons,” 1971-81.
EAST END CLASSIC BOAT
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 631-324-2490, eecbs.org
Dedicated to preserving the skills of marine craftsmanship. Boats are on display, and visitors can watch the building and restoration of small, classic wood watercraft.
EAST HAMPTON FARM
North Main and Cedar Streets, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 631-324-3892, easthamptonhistoricfarm.org
Early-20th-century objects from East Hampton’s oldest families are on display in the Selah Lester homestead, helping to depict farm life of the period. “Life on Small East Hampton Farms,” a special exhibit, features historic photos, memoirs, memorabilia, and artifacts.
EAST HAMPTON TOWN
301 Bluff Road, Amagansett. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., $4 adults, $3 over 65, $2 students. 631-324-6850
This East Hampton Historical Society museum tells the story of the East End’s maritime and shore-whaling history through artifacts, photographs, and displays. Indoor and outdoor play areas for children.
139 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor. Saturday, 2-4 p.m. 631-725-4711
Dedicated to African-American culture on the South Fork. • On view: “Black Memorabilia: Images and Icons,” dolls, ephemera, marionettes, and action figures from the collections of Martin A. Butler and Michael A. Butler.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. Monday, Friday, and Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org
Exhibition of work by Carol Ross, through Saturday. • “Aspects of Minimalism,” a group show of artists working in the Minimalist aesthetic then and now, through Oct. 10. Artist talk with Pierre Cote, Saskia Friedrich, and Bastienne Schmidt, Saturday, 2 p.m. • Charles Ly exhibition through Nov. 5.
HOME, SWEET HOME
14 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 2-4 p.m. $4. 631-324-0713
The museum, housed in a 19th-century saltbox, has textiles, ceramics, and furniture representing the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, as well as memorabilia from the life of John Howard Payne. Historical gardens, which can be visited for free, and the 1804 Pantigo Windmill make up the grounds. An exhibit featuring images of George Washington is in the gallery area.
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. Wednesday and Saturday, 2-5 p.m. $10. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org
Sixteen acres of gardens and art with sculpture by Dale Chihuly, Toshiko Takaezu, Miquel Barcelo, Peter Voulkos, Lynda Benglis, Willem de Kooning, Alfonso Ossorio, Claus Bury, Yoko Ono, Pavel Opocensky, and Takashi Soga, the “Fly’s Eye Dome” designed by Buckminster Fuller, and a site-specific work by Sol Lewitt.
Montauk Point. Weekdays, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weekends, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., $10, $8 over 62, $4 for children. 631-668-2544, montauklighthouse.com
Commissioned by George Washington in 1792 and completed in 1796, this landmark is the oldest lighthouse in New York and is still a navigational aid. The Montauk Oceans Institute, a modest surfing museum and exhibition space, can be visited as well.
10 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m., $4, $3 over 65, $2 for students. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
The 1721 Mulford Barn is considered among the most important 18th-century barns in New York. Free for East Hampton Historical Society members. Nearby at 149 Main Street, the 1785 Town House and 1784 Hook School House can be visited on Saturdays and Sundays through Columbus Day with free admission.
East Hampton Historical Society, 101 Main Street, East Hampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
Examples of textiles, pottery, and furniture document trends in home furnishings from the period immediately following the Revolutionary War. “At Home: Furniture by the Dominy Family, 1780-1840” is on view.
PARRISH ART MUSEUM
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. Wednesday through Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fridays until 8 p.m., $10, $8 senior citizens, $5 members’ guests, free for members, students with ID, and children under 18. Most evening programs are $10, free for members. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Permanent collection selections including work by James Brooks, “Home Sweet Home,” Dan Flavin, Keith Sonnier, Dorothea Rockburne, and others, through Oct. 30. • “Unfinished Business: Paintings From the 1970s and 1980s by Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl, and David Salle,” through Oct. 16. • “Still Looking. Works 1969-2016,” a talk by the artist Billy Sullivan, tomorrow, 6 p.m. • A three-week abstract painting and drawing class will begin Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. $165, $130 members.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. Thursday through Saturday, 1-5 p.m. $5. 631-324-4929, stonybrook.edu/pkhouse
Guided tours each open day at noon by reservation at ovationtix.com, $10, $5 children. • On View: “Innovation and Abstraction: The Women of Atelier 17,” through Oct. 29. • The fall Artists on Film series, hosted by Marion Wolberg Weiss, concludes tomorrow, 7 p.m., with “Camille Claudel.”
SAG HARBOR CUSTOM HOUSE
912 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Daily through Labor Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6, $5 for senior citizens, $3 for children. 631-725-0250, splia.org
Henry Packer Dering, Sag Harbor’s first United States custom master, lived in this 1789 house, which now contains period furnishings. Last tour 4:30 p.m.
SAG HARBOR WHALING AND HISTORICAL MUSEUM
200 Main Street, Sag Harbor. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m., $6, $5 for students and over 65, $2 children under 11. 631-725-0770, sagharborwhalingmuseum.org
The museum tells the story of Sag Harbor’s history as Long Island’s biggest whaling port until the demise of the industry in 1780.
CULTURAL CENTER AND MUSEUM
100 Montauk Highway, Southampton. Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $8, $4.75 for children 5 to 12, $5.50 over 65. 631-287-4923, shinnecockmuseum.com
Exhibits include the history of Shinnecock and other East Coast woodland cultures.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., until 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, $7, $5 for children 3 to 12. 631-537-9735, sofo.org
Exhibits about the ecosystems of eastern Long Island, live specimens, marine touch tank, and classes for children. A trail connects to the Long Pond Greenbelt preserve.
25 Job’s Lane, Southampton. Thursday through Sunday, noon-8 p.m. 631-283-0967, southamptoncenter.org
The former home of the Parrish Art Museum has been reinvented as an exhibit and event space with free films, installations, and activities. • “Chas Addams: Family and Friends,” through Oct. 31. A cartooning workshop taught by Peter Spacek begins Saturday.
SOUTHAMPTON CULTURAL CENTER
25 Pond Lane, Southampton. Saturday through Monday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 631-287-4377, scc-arts.org
“Painting from the Natural Form: Contemporary Botanical Paintings” by Rose Pellicano through Oct. 31.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $4, free for members. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistoricalmuseum.org
There are 12 historic buildings on the Rogers Mansion site. Other holdings include the Pelletreau silver shop on Main Street and the 1660 Thomas Halsey homestead. • On View: “Southampton Under Siege,” an exhibit about the British occupation during the American Revolution. • “Beach Light,” paintings by Eileen Dawn Skretch, through Oct. 23. • Fiesta Latina, an afternoon of games, food, and music, Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Free. • Intro to Chalk Paint, a decorative finish with Shannon Willey, next Thursday, 6 p.m. $15, $10 members.
300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $5, $3 60 and older, children, $1 to a maximum of $10 per family. 631-727-2881, suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org
Permanent exhibits representing regional furniture and crafts, whaling, early industries, transportation, and the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, as well as period paintings, armaments, and ceramics. Temporary exhibitions include: “Historic Reflections of the Ten Towns,” with artifacts from the 1880s, and “Fullerton’s Long Island: The Lure of the Land,” an exhibition of photographs by Hal Fullerton from 1890 to 1930, through Dec. 23. • Book and Bottle talk with Jamie Reason and Joseph Jannsen on “Charles Sumner Bunn: Master Shinnecock Decoy Carver,” next Thursday, 6 p.m. The event includes local wine, cheese, and admission to current exhibits. $5, members free, reservations recommended.
WATER MILL MUSEUM
41 Old Mill Road, Water Mill. Monday and Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m. 631-726-4625, watermillmuseum.org
The functioning water-powered gristmill museum features exhibits of the history of Water Mill, including ice harvesting and whaling. • Wednesday Group of plein-air painters through Monday.
39 Water Mill Towd Road, Water Mill. By appointment. 631-726-4628, watermillcenter.org
Robert Wilson’s collection of more than 8,000 pieces from the Stone Age to the present are housed in a former industrial building on eight acres of grounds, featuring innovative landscaping and sculpture.