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. Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
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
Charles Ly exhibition through Nov. 5. • “Connie Fox and William King: An Artist Couple,” Michael Knigin: “The Holocaust and Anne Frank,”and William S. Heppenheimer exhibitions will open Sunday. Member reception, 3 p.m., with a talk by Gail Levin and Connie Fox, 2 p.m.
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. Open through November.
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. Saturday, noon-3 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. Open through Nov. 26.
Montauk Point. Monday and Friday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., weekends, 10:30 a.m.-5 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. • “Plastic Ocean,” organized by Scott Bluedorn, with work by Mr. Bluedorn, Cindy Pease Roe, Billy Strong, Peter Spacek, and Rossa Cole, through October.
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, Dan Flavin, Keith Sonnier, Dorothea Rockburne, and others, through Oct. 30. • “Artists Choose Artists” exhibition features pairings of late career and emerging artists, such as Cindy Sherman with Bill Komoski and Toni Ross, opening Oct. 30. • The museum regularly offers concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations listed under those headings.
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. “Innovation and Abstraction: The Women of Atelier 17,” through Oct. 29.
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. • Tour of the Mecox Bay Dairy Farm, Saturday, 10:30 a.m. • The museum offers nature walks and activities for children, which are listed under those headings.
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. • Today, “Brush Strokes for the Bays,” a marine-themed painting class, will be lead by Carolyn Munaco to benefit the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Back to the Bays program, 6 p.m., $40 with materials and refreshments included. • The center will be taken over by a haunted house designed by Oscar Gonzalez tomorrow and Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, 3-7 p.m., and next Thursday, 5-8 p.m. The website can be checked for next weekend’s hours, which vary slightly. Lights will stay on for the first hour for younger children, $5. The center’s films and concerts are listed under those headings.
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. The center’s concerts and theatrical productions are listed under those headings.
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. • “Southampton Under Siege,” an exhibit about the British occupation during the American Revolution, through December. • “Beach Light,” paintings by Eileen Dawn Skretch, through Sunday; a closing reception will take place tomorrow, 5 p.m. • Eight-week jewelry classes, tomorrow through Dec. 9, 4-6 p.m., or Saturday through Dec. 10, 10 a.m.-noon. • Saturday, 4-5 p.m., the Thomas Halsey Homestead on South Main Street will be open for candlelight tours lasting from 15 to 20 minutes with refreshments, $10, free for children and 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. • Next Thursday, Harrison Hunt will present the Book and Bottle talk on “Sherlock Holmes and the Long Island Cave Mystery,” 6 p.m.; $5 admission includes wine and cheese, reservations required.
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.
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. • Noel McKenna’s “Cats That I Have Known” exhibition through Dec. 14. • Zeinab Shahidi Marnani’s “histories” exhibition through Nov. 7. • Jack Ferver’s “Chambre” will be presented Oct. 29 and Oct. 30, 5-7 p.m., $30 through the center’s website.