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Friday May 25 - Monday Dec 31

Introducing Southampton Arts Center’s Friends Circle

It’s friends like you that have made the first five years of SAC so successful. Now, we are taking the opportunity to invite you to become our Friend – formally – as we launch Southampton Arts Center Friends Circle.

04:30 pm, Thursday Jul 19

Puppet Show: Old MacDonald’s Rhyming Ranch by Mesner Puppet Theater

Join Old McDonald as he welcomes you to his farm full of funny animals, silly songs and favorite rhymes.

Presented with Goat on a Boat @ Bay Street.

08:30 pm, Friday Jul 20

Outdoor Film: SUMMER OF SPIELBERG – Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a “sunburn” from its bright lights to prove it. Roy refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.

Presented with Hamptons International Film Festival.

10:00 am, Thursday Jul 26

Inaugural Architecture + Design Tour: Stanford White

The day will begin with a brunch and a talk given by Architect Samuel White, great-grandson of Stanford White, followed by tours featuring three private properties designed by White, one of the best-known American architects of the late nineteenth century. This special event offers a rare opportunity to go back in time and experience the stunning architecture of the turn of the last century,

02:00 pm, Thursday Jul 26

Finding the Figure: Charcoal on Paper with Alyssa Monks

Join internationally renowned artist Alyssa Monks for this three hour intensive workshop designed to guide students toward constructing an accurate and expressive figure drawing, using efficient measuring techniques and sensitive line quality.

04:30 pm, Thursday Jul 26

Puppet Show: Minkie the Monkey & Friends by A Couple of Puppets

Minkie the Monkey is a delightful puppet show just for young audiences. Join Minkie, Crocodile, Pignatius, and Douglas the Blue Dinosaur as they embark on their latest adventure!

Presented with Goat on a Boat @ Bay Street.

07:00 pm, Thursday Jul 26

New York Academy of Art Talks with David Kratz – Alyssa Monks

Join New York Academy of Art President David Kratz and Eileen Guggenheim in conversation with artist and Academy graduate Alyssa Monks.

09:00 am, Friday Jul 27

Ashtanga Yoga Session & Talk with Eddie Stern

Master Yogi Eddie Stern will teach a one-and-a-half hour Ashtanga Yoga primary series class, followed by a short talk on the underlying neurophysiological mechanisms that contribute to an effective yoga practice.

Friday Jul 27 - Sunday Sep 23

COUNTERPOINT: Selections from The Peter Marino Collection

A longtime resident of Southampton, Peter Marino’s architectural work includes award-winning residential, retail, cultural, and hospitality projects worldwide.  Well known for integrating art within his designs, Marino has commissioned more than 300 site-specific works. COUNTERPOINT continues Marino’s cross disciplinary practice, revealing influences that have shaped the architect’s career and life-long connection to art. 

08:30 pm, Friday Jul 27

Outdoor Film: SUMMER OF SPIELBERG – HOOK

When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Capt. Hook, middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter must revisit a foggy past in which he abandoned Neverland for family life, leaving Tinkerbell and the Lost Boys to fend for themselves. Given their bitterness toward Peter for growing up — and their allegiance to their new leader, Rufio — the old gang may not be happy to see him.

Presented with Hamptons International Film Festival