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Mixed Greens At The Parrish Art Museum Tosses Up Juried Art Show

by Colin M. Graham
Museum News - The opening of "Mixed Greens: Artists Choose Artists on the East End" marked a new chapter in the world of juried art exhibits in the Hamptons. This show represents a departure from the prototypical juried exhibit; nine established East End artists were individually tasked with selecting an artist from a pool of over 260 applicants for the opportunity of showing their work at the storied Parrish Art Museum in Southampton.


Celebrating Decembers Past, Present, And Culturally Diverse

by Joan Baum
Museum News - Once again, in honor of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and the Winter Solstice, the Southampton Historical Museum and Research Center has dressed up Rogers Mansion for all, but with a particular eye for children.


Hopes And Dreams At Children's Museum Of The East End (CMEE)

by Colin M. Graham
Museum News - The Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) held the opening reception for their first Community Art Contest & Exhibition entitled “Hopes & Dreams” recently. The contest, which was open to all children aged three to 10 living on the East End, asked the participants to think about their hopes, dreams, and desires for 2009.


The Children's Museum To Host First Annual 'Snow Ball'

Museum News - The Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) will hold its first annual “Snow Ball,” an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, DJ and dancing to benefit the three year-old museum.


Get Active! Exhibit At CMEE

Museum News - In response to a call for an indoor play space for children in the winter months, The Children’s Museum of the East End has designed a new exhibit "Get Active!" The installation will include a geodome climbing structure, a netted ball area, basketball hoop, balancing pods, hula hoops, as well as facts about the life-long importance of exercise, wellness and staying fit, with nutrition tips and reminders.


Finders Keepers: The Obsessions of Passionate Collectors

Museum News - Collections come in all sizes and shapes and collectors from every type of background, but one common drive motivates them all. The nature of that instinct is the subject of Finders Keepers: The Obsessions of Passionate Collectors.


You Wear It Well

Museum News - As part of the Museum’s ongoing collaboration with Southampton Schools, intermediate and high school students have explored the history and artistry of clothing through a year-long interdisciplinary program.


Raymond Loewy - The Unbridled Celebration of Consumerism

by J. Z. Holden
Museum News - “Raymond Loewy, Designs for a Consumer Culture” can be seen at the Parrish Museum in Southampton through May 22nd. The exhibition showcases the career and accomplishments of the foremost industrial designer of the 20th century.


An Interview with Dr. Ruth Appelhoff

by J. Z. Holden
Museum News - Recently our own J. Z. Holden had a chance to speak with Guild Hall Executive Director Dr. Ruth Appelhoff. This Daughter of the Revolution has become a champion of the arts, especially in East Hampton. While the theater is undergoing extensive renovations she will spearhead many new and exciting exhibitions in the gallery spaces of Guild Hall.


The Parrish Art Museum's 39th Juried Exhibition Opens

Museum News - Congratulations to "Best in Show" winner Naomi Grossman. The show has over 108 works by 82 emerging artists with a variety of media including painting, sculpture, works on paper, collage, and mixed media. There are many programs that accompany the exhibition - something for everyone!


Hope Sandrow: Recollecting an American Dream

Museum News - “Recollecting an American Dream,” an exhibition in which artist Hope Sandrow explores conflicting issues of preservation and development in Shinnecock Hills on eastern Long Island. The show will open at the Southampton Historical Museum in Southampton.


Guild Hall and East Hampton Chamber of Commerce Ring In Season with Special Tours

by Joan Baum
Museum News - Though separate events, “The Art of Restoration,” a one-room walk-around photo, video and schematic project exhibit on The John Drew Theater, at the Boots Lamb Educational Center at Guild Hall, and the Dec. 8 Holiday Tour of East Hampton B & Bs, Inns and Special Places, both reflect a love of the area’s past and a dedication to preserving its cultural history.


Adolph Gottlieb Print Exhibit Opens New Season At Pollock-Krasner

by Joan Baum
Museum News - Though not as well known as his younger colleagues in the Abstract Expressionist movement, Adolph Gottlieb (1903-1974), a painter and largely self-taught printmaker who worked in several genres, emerges in this lovely, intimate exhibit of 14 of his early prints, as an imaginative, witty and innovative graphic artist who absorbed modernist subject matter and themes while trying out new processes and techniques, from design to final execution.


Larry Rivers: Major Early Works - 1952-1966 - At Guild Hall

by Joan Baum
Museum News - Six years ago to the month, the Hamptons’ (arguably) most eclectic free-wheeling art spirit died at the age of 79, leaving a legacy of controversial avant-garde multimedia artwork and indisputable legends of outrageous behavior - a force of nature to many of his contemporaries and to his self-styled Pop Art heirs. His work comes to life again on the walls of Guild Hall for a most enlightening exhibition.


The Fine Art Of Craft Couldn't Be Finer At Southampton Historical Museum

by Joan Baum
Museum News - Although the familiar phrase is ‘arts and crafts,’ as Southampton Historical Museum and Research Center Director Tom Edmonds points out, crafts, especially handmade crafts, are art as elegant and valuable as the finest paintings, drawings, and sculpture.


Fairfield Porter: 'Raw'

Museum News - Fairfield Porter: Raw - The Creative Process of an American Master, an exhibition of approximately 40 works.


Antiques As Art In East End Collections

by Sheila Cosgrove Baylis
Museum News - The new exhibit at Guild Hall, astutely titled “The Passion of Pursuit: East End Collections,” presents ordinary antique objects as art, providing the viewer with a unique snapshot into the cultural heritage of the East End.


Asian Laughter: The 2009 Longhouse Reserve Summer Benefit

by Douglas MacKaye Harrington
Museum News - On Saturday, July 18, after years of covering the arts in the East End, I made my very first visit to the LongHouse Reserve for their annual summer benefit and it struck me that if this was not the original Garden of Eden, it sure was not far off the mark.


'Under Each Other's Spell' Explores Gutai Influence On Pollock And Others

Museum News - Billed as an exhibition that examines the fruitful relationship which developed between the avant-garde Gutai Art Association, founded in Osaka, Japan in 1954, and New York artists in the 1950s and 1960s, “Under Each Other's Spell” draws in particular on material in the Pollock-Krasner House collection, and a group of paintings in the collection of Paul Jenkins.


The Guggenheim Museum Upcoming Events

Museum News - The Guggenheim Museum Celebrates its 50th birthday with upcoming events.


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