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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.

Wednesday Oct 03 - Wednesday Oct 24

Life Drawing with Linda Capello

Practice your drawing skills in this three-session series on Wednesdays, 10/3, 10/10, & 10/24, with artist Linda Capello. Participants will practice drawing a live model through gesture sketches and longer duration observation. All skill levels are welcome, ages 18+. Materials included.

Space is limited. Advance registration recommended. Note that there is no class on 10/17.

02:00 pm, Sunday Oct 28

The Art of Chess – Learn & Play!

Whether you are a chess expert or new to the game, join coach Ulysses Tapley to play and learn “the art of chess”. Reservations are not required – just come and play!

04:00 pm, Sunday Oct 28

Avant-Premiere of ANIMAL FAMILY by El Colegio del Cuerpo Dance Company

This dynamic dance company returns for another residency at The Watermill Center and has set aside time for a very special premiere of the premiere of their newest piece.

Friday Nov 02 - Sunday Dec 30

LIGHT OF THE OCEAN by Francisco Alvarado-Juárez

LIGHT OF THE OCEAN will feature a dynamic installation of works by Francisco Alvarado-Juárez, New York-based American artist born in Honduras. Our two main galleries will be transformed into a magical marine environment with part of the floor covered with sand, seashells and other organic materials indigenous to the East End of Long Island.

07:00 pm, Saturday Nov 03

The Hot L Baltimore by Lanford Wilson

The Hotel Baltimore used to be the swankiest place in town – now it has a date with the wrecking ball.  The societal outcasts who call this place home are now facing eviction and must face a new uncertainty in an already uncertain future.  This acclaimed play from Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lanford Wilson is filled with everyday humanity – unexpectedly intimate and moving. This performance will be a staged reading.

06:00 pm, Thursday Nov 08

Create Your Own Mobile with Upcycled Materials!

The basic materials you will need to assemble a mobile will be provided by Upsculpt including marine debris, however you will need to bring your own ingenuity, imagination and what ever you want to *upcycle! Actually there is practically no limit to the kind of material that can be used to make mobiles, as long as its not too heavy. We suggest picking up plastics from the shoreline!

06:00 pm, Friday Nov 09

Director’s Inspirations – Francis Ford Coppola: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

This renowned drama follows troubled former schoolteacher Blanche DuBois as she leaves small-town Mississippi and moves in with her sister, Stella Kowalski, and her husband, Stanley, in New Orleans. Blanche’s flirtatious Southern-belle presence causes problems for Stella and Stanley, who already have a volatile relationship, leading to even greater conflict in the Kowalski household.

07:30 pm, Saturday Nov 10

An Evening of Stephen Sondheim

Join award-winning NYC cabaret artist and professional actor, Valerie diLorenzo, as she delivers her unique blend of vocal nuance and humor to selections from the Sondheim catalogue including Into The Woods, Follies, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music, West Side Story and more. 

06:00 pm, Thursday Nov 15

The Art of Letting Go – A Therapeutic Chalk Workshop

Join North Fork chalk artist Kara Hoblin for the second session of making your own chalk creation inspired by something you would like to let go of. Students will work off their own small chalkboards that will be erased at the end of each session, and will add to a communal chalk drawing that will be ceremoniously wiped clean at “The Big Erase”, which will take place at the end of the Thursday, December 20th session with music and refreshments.