The Mission of the Eastville Community Historical Society is to preserve historic buildings and research, collect and disseminate information about the history of the Eastville area of Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, County of Suffolk, State of New York, and one of the earliest known working class communities composed of African Americans, Native Americans and European immigrants.
The Museum's mission is to preserve and promote the history and culture of the Town of Southampton by engaging and inspiring diverse audiences. It does this through the management of 4 separate properties with 14 historic buildings that contain changing exhibits on historic topics, a research center and educational programs for schoolchildren and adults.
The Arts Center at Duck Creek develops and operates fine arts programming in the 19th Century barn once owned by abstract expressionist John Little. Our mission is to honor the spirit of John Little and his fellow abstract expressionists by providing programming that highlights our unique historic and aesthetic interest as part of the cultural, economic and social history of East Hampton.
BAY STREET THEATER is a not-for-profit 299-seat professional regional theater situated on the Long Wharf, in Sag Harbor, NY, and was founded in 1991. Founded by Sybil Christopher, Emma Walton Hamilton and Stephen Hamilton.
Since 1984, the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival has brought the very best of chamber music to Long Island's East End. From a pair of concerts over a single weekend, to a series of concerts over 5 weeks in the summer as well as a series of concerts each spring, BCMF has become one of the country's most highly regarded chamber music organizations in the country. Each year, some of the world's finest chamber musicians gather in Bridgehampton to create unique musical experiences.
Established by Dia Art Foundation in 1983, Dia Bridgehampton was designed by Dan Flavin to permanently house an installation of his work alongside a program of temporary exhibitions. With Dia's support, Flavin renovated this turn-of-the-century Shingle-style firehouse, then church, converting its vestibule and second floor into a permanent display of his signature works in fluorescent light.
Today, Dia continues to maintain Flavin's permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light, the Dan Flavin Art Institute, and to present yearly exhibitions by artists primarily residing or working on Long Island in the first-floor gallery.
The East Hampton Historical Society serves the residents and visitors of East Hampton by collecting, preserving, presenting and interpreting the material, cultural and economic heritage of the town and its surroundings.
The East Hampton Historical Society is the parent organization for a complex of seven museums, national landmark historic sites and workshop facilities of both local and national importance.
Guild Hall is an arts, entertainment, and education center for the community. Its primary focus is to inform, inspire, and enrich our diverse audiences by presenting programs of the highest quality in the visual and performing arts, to collaborate with artists of Eastern Long Island, to foster the artistic spirit and to provide a meeting place for all.
HamptonsFilm was founded in 1992 to celebrate the art of film and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences with an annual film festival each October.
HamptonsFilm offers programs that enlighten, educate, and provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers, while also providing the East End of Long Island with an educational and cultural experience that enriches the lives of its citizens and contributes to the local economy.
The Hamptons Doc Fest introduces the best of the documentary genre to audiences on the East End of Long Island for 5-days each December in the historic village of Sag Harbor, New York. The festival has expanded beyond its signature December film festival to become a year round arts organization that provides a platform for emerging and established filmmakers and offers screenings for local communities and schools to experience the art of visual storytelling.
LongHouse Reserve exemplifies living with art in all forms. Founded by Jack Lenor Larsen, its collections, gardens, sculpture and programs reflect world culture and teach the fostering of a creative life.
The Madoo Conservancy is dedicated to the study, preservation, and enhancement of Madoo, the ever changing, horticulturally diverse garden with historic structures established in 1967 by artist, gardener, and writer Robert Dash in the village of Sagaponack, New York. At Madoo, a unique living tribute to the artistic imagination of its founder, we seek to continually engage, educate, and inspire our visitors within this ever-changing, entirely organic environment.
The Parrish Art Museum is a place to discover and connect with artists and art with a focus on the rich creative legacy of the East End and its global impact on the art world. We present 15 temporary exhibitions each year, including new installations drawn from our world-class collection of more than 3,000 works, special exhibitions that reconsider the work of a single artist, and group exhibitions that explore compelling themes. The Parrish produces over 100 public programs—film, music, and talks—and offers a year-round schedule of inspiring classes and workshops.
Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center is a National Historic Landmark, a federal designation that recognizes its significance as one of the nation's most important cultural monuments. It is also a member of the Historic Artists' Homes and Studios program.
For over 100 years, there has been a movie theater on Main Street, Sag Harbor. Then came the fire of December 16, 2016. The Sag Harbor Cinema has been bought and completely renovated thanks to the help and generosity of our volunteers and extraordinary community. The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center, Inc. was established as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization to finish rebuilding, maintain and operate the historic Sag Harbor Cinema, with programming and education for people of all ages.
The Southampton African American Museum (SAAM) began in 2005 under the name The East End African American Museum and Center for Excellence. From 2005 to present it has functioned as a virtual museum hosting events, notably the Annual Southampton African American Film Festival.
In 2010, the Village Historic Preservation Board designated it as the first African American historic landmark in the Village of Southampton, New York.
Southampton Arts Center is committed to community building through the arts. We present and produce inspiring, inclusive, socially and regionally relevant programs across all disciplines – welcoming, connecting, and collaborating with the diverse members of New York's East End community and beyond.
Southampton Cultural Center (SCC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, combines art, education, dance, music and theatre to engage and nourish the entire community with the arts. Established in 1985, SCC serves all East End residents and visitors by providing a variety of programming including classes, art exhibition and live performances for children and adults at affordable prices. A bequest by the late Willard Levitas and his wife Aura allowed a renovation and expansion that led to the 2006 opening of SCC's lauded performance space the Levitas Center for the Arts.
The Watermill Center was founded in 1992 by avant-garde visionary Robert Wilson, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities situated on ten acres of Shinnecock ancestral territory on Long Island's East End, offering year-round artist residencies and education programs. With an emphasis on creativity and collaboration, Watermill integrates contemporary artistic practice with resources from the humanities and research from the sciences to provide a global community with the time, space and freedom to create and inspire.
The mission of the Sag Harbor Church (The Church) is to foster creativity on the East End to honor the living history of Sag Harbor as a "maker" Village.
The Church will champion new and traditional technologies through collaboration, education and outreach.
The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center serves patrons on the East End and beyond. We are a vibrant venue committed to providing a greater understanding and appreciation of the arts and meeting the cultural aspiration of the area by:
- Presenting world-class performing arts, music, dance, comedy and cinema from around the world.
- Providing premier arts education programs to the widest and most diverse audiences, regardless of socio-economic status.
- Contributing positively to the local economy and enriching the community's quality of life.
The Bridgehampton Museum serves as an historic and cultural hub for the community of Bridgehampton and the surrounding areas. Deeply rooted in the history of the East End, we aim to continue and foster appreciation for the traditions of eastern Long Island.Via lectures, exhibits, concerts, tours and special events the Museum welcomes both residents of and visitors to Bridgehampton in activities that celebrate the area's rich cultural heritage. The Museum's Archives offers scholarly researchers as well as the general public access to historic photos, documents, maps and works of art that offer insight into our community's history.