AMAGANSETT LIFE-SAVING AND COAST GUARD STATION
160 Atlantic Avenue, Amagansett. Saturday and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. through Sunday, amagansettlss.org
The site was the base of operations for ocean rescues from shipwrecks from 1849 to 1946. This building, dating from 1902, was the third and last that served this purpose. Tours are available when the building is open.
Corwith House, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-3 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. • “Building a History: The Preservation of the Nathaniel Rogers House” is on view.
DAN FLAVIN ART INSTITUTE
Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton. Saturday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m., free. 631-537-1476, diacenter.org
A permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light by Dan Flavin. • Fluorescent works by Jacqueline Humphries through May 19, 2020.
EAST END CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY
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 HISTORICAL FARM MUSEUM
131 North Main and Cedar Streets, East Hampton. Tuesday, 1-3 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $5, children free. 631-324-3892, ehhistoricalfarmmuseum.org
Early-20th-century objects from East Hampton’s oldest families are on display in the Selah Lester homestead, helping to depict farm life at that period.
EASTVILLE COMMUNITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
139 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor. Wednesday and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. 631-725-4711, eastvillehistorical.org
Dedicated to the Eastville neighborhood’s African-American, Native American, and European history and culture. • A self-guided walking tour is available on the society’s website. • “Beacon of Light,” an exhibition of 90 images from the Johnson Collection, is on view in the galleries.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. Friday through Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 631-324-0806, guildhall.org
Game night, last Monday of the month, 6-7:30 p.m., hosted by Noah Salaway, $10, $8 members. Tickets include snacks from Carissa’s Breads and Cavaniola’s Gourmet and a free drink from Montauk Brewery. • “Abstract Expressionism Revisited: Selections from the Permanent Collection” and “Joyce Kubat: My People,” opening Saturday and on view through Dec. 30. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings.
HOME, SWEET HOME MUSEUM
14 James Lane, East Hampton. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m. through November. $4, $2 children. 631-324-0713
The museum 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. • Artifacts from Margaret Woodring, a relative of John Howard Payne, including a mid-1800s wedding gown.
446 Old Stone Highway, Springs. Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, noon-4 p.m. and by appointment, free. 631-329-3288, leibercollection.org
On view: “Garden as Muse.”
133 Hand’s Creek Road, East Hampton. Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. and by appointment, $15, $12 seniors, free for members, children under 12, and students with ID. 631-329-3568, longhouse.org
Sixteen acres of gardens and art with sculpture by Dale Chihuly and others. This year’s new artists on the grounds and in the gallery are Wendell Castle, Jun Kaneko, Stephen Talasnik, Joseph Walsh, Lawrence Weiner, Young Jae Lee, and Will Ryman.
THE MABEL AND VICTOR D’AMICO STUDIO AND ARCHIVE
128 Shore Road, Amagansett. Open by appointment year round. 631-267-3172, theartbarge.org
The former D’Amico residence from the mid-20th century has early modernist furnishings, a collection of art and design objects by Mabel, and documents and ephemera pertaining to Victor’s work as founder of education at the Museum of Modern Art and the Art Barge. The property includes an early-20th-century Montauk fishing village cottage relocated by Alexander Brook.
618 Sagg Main Street, Sagaponack, Friday and Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Free. 631-537-8200, madoo.org
An unusual two-acre haven of paths and plantings created by the late Robert Dash. • Parrish Road Show presents “Laurie Lambrecht: Limn to Limb” in the gardens through Nov. 3.
Montauk Point. Friday through Monday, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. through this weekend, then weekends, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 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 Oceans Institute in the Fog Signal Building features a shark tracking station and recorded interviews with fishermen and residents who discuss Montauk life from 1926-1960. An interactive mural documents the whaling industry and whale preservation efforts. There is also a section made by and for the area’s children. • On view: “Laws Not Jaws: Why Our Oceans Need Sharks” exhibition.
East Hampton Historical Society, 101 Main Street, East Hampton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., suggested donation $5, free for members. 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., $12, $9 senior citizens, $5 members’ guests, free for members, students with ID, and children under 18. Most evening programs, $12, free for members. 631-283-2118, parrishart.org
Docent-led tours on weekends and Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m., free with admission. • “Abstract Climates: Helen Frankenthaler in Provincetown,” through Sunday. • “What We See, How We See,” a new permanent collection exhibition, will open Nov. 10. • Concerts, tours, talks, films, and theatrical presentations are listed separately under those headings. Reservations required.
POLLOCK-KRASNER HOUSE AND STUDY CENTER
830 Springs-Fireplace Road, Springs. Thursday and Friday by reservation; Saturday, noon-5 p.m., parking at Springs School, $15, $10 children under 12, infants free. 631-324-4929, stonybrook.edu/pkhouse
Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner’s home and studios with furniture and other items of personal material culture from when the artists lived there. Temporary exhibitions on view in the house’s living and dining rooms. • “Walter Plate: East End Abstractions,” through Friday, Oct. 31.
SOUTH FORK NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Daily, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., until 5 p.m. on Tuesdays, $10, $7.50 for children 3 to 12, programs $15, $10 children. 631-537-9735, sofo.org
Exhibits about the ecosystems of eastern Long Island, live specimens, marine touch tank, an interactive shark exhibition, and classes for children. A trail connects to the Long Pond Greenbelt preserve. • “Panthera Wild Cats,” a multimedia exhibit, is on view through 2019. • Nature walks and activities for children are listed separately under those headings. Closed for maintenance the first Wednesday of the month.
SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER
25 Job’s Lane, Southampton. Thursday-Sunday, noon-6 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. • Free chess classes first Sunday of the month, 2 p.m. • “Paint Your World: A 40-Year Retrospective of the Work of Michael Paraskevas” through Nov. 11.
SOUTHAMPTON HISTORY MUSEUM
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5, free for members. 631-283-2494, southamptonhistory.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. “High Style in the Gilded Age: Southampton 1870-1930,” through Aug. 8, 2020. • Spooky Spirits in the Rogers Mansion, through Nov. 2, with Halloween-inspired installations throughout the building. • Ghost Investigations held monthly, $30, call for times.
SUFFOLK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
300 West Main Street, Riverhead. Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $5, $3 for those 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. • “Highlights From the Permanent Collection,” ongoing. • “Oh Sweet Spring,” an exhibition with music, paintings, pottery, textiles, clothing, and sculpture. • “When Women Wore Whales: How Whalebone Shaped 19th-Century Fashion,” through Dec. 29. • “Native People of the Eastern Woodlands: Art and Artifacts.” • “What’s Your Compass: A Women Sharing Multi-Media Art Exhibit,” through Dec. 21.
THOMAS AND MARY NIMMO MORAN STUDIO
229 Main Street, East Hampton. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 9. $10, members free. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org
A national historic landmark, the Queen Anne-style residence was built by the Moran family in 1884 as the first working studio of the village’s artists colony. Exhibitions include paintings, interactive touchscreen educational guides, and a special show of etchings by the two artists. • “Thomas Moran Discovers the American West” with original artwork, photographs, maps, a pistol, and more. A special last chance viewing will take place on Nov. 10, noon-5 p.m.
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 is housed in a former industrial building on eight acres of grounds featuring innovative landscaping and sculpture. • The center’s library is open on Tuesdays, noon-5 p.m.