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About Southampton Arts Center

25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968

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.

Influenced by the rich cultural tradition and artistic history of the region, Southampton Arts Center will drive cultural engagement and economic vitality. We will be distinguished as a destination for multigenerational audiences to have artistic, educational and transformational experiences. Using the arts as a unifier we will provide a platform for the many voices who comprise our region creating mutual understanding and effecting positive change.


We are…

Inclusive: This is a place for everyone. All are welcome.

Mindful: We are invested in an equitable and sustainable future.

Advocates: We are a haven for artists – providing opportunities for dialogue, collaboration, and professional development.

Fun: Good energy emanates from 25 Jobs Lane.

Responsive: We don’t know everything, so we listen and allow ourselves the space to take action.

Ambitious: We are trailblazers. We push ourselves to experiment, elevate and overdeliver.

Passionate: We love what we do and we’re honored to do it.


Southampton Arts Center is a not for profit 501(c)(3) organization.

For information, please visit www.southamptonartscenter.org   @southamptonartscenter

If you would like to pledge a tax-deductible contribution to SAC during these challenging times, email psnyder@southamptoncenter.org, call 631.283.0967 x13 or CLICK HERE.


Gallery Hours: Friday-Sunday, 12-5 PM

If you’re planning to attend a program or visit the galleries, please review this section so you know how to prepare, what to expect, and all that we’re doing to make your visit safe and enjoyable in accordance with NYS and CDC Guidelines for the health of our community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In the interest of your personal safety and community health, Southampton Arts Center requires that all visitors observe the precautions listed below. We reserve the right to request that visitors who do not follow these guidelines leave the premises.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting Southampton Arts Center’s galleries and grounds, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


  • If you don’t feel well, have symptoms, or have had contact with a COVID-19 patient in the previous 14 days prior to your visit, please stay home and seek care.


  • All visitors over 2 years old must wear a mask.
  • Follow direction of gallery staff and signage throughout your visit.
  • No outside food or beverages allowed at the galleries at any time.


  • Throughout your stay, please maintain physical distancing of 6 feet between you and other groups or individuals and wear face masks at all times.
  • You will find hand sanitizer stations throughout the gallery and grounds.
  • Restrooms are available to visitors, one at a time.
  • When on the grounds, please continue to follow physical distancing guidelines and wear masks when less than 6 feet apart.
  • Wear your masks during outdoor programs. You may remove them when you are seated in your space, or when eating or drinking. If you leave your area for any reason, you must wear your mask.
  • Bathrooms will not be available during outdoor programs.


  • SAC will not provide seating for programs, so please bring your own chairs and blankets.
  • Look for tall orange markers on the grounds to help guide you to an available spot to set up.
  • If your group is more than 5 people, you must set up at multiple market spots.
  • Staff will be available to help guests find a safely distanced spot on the grounds.
  • Restrooms will not be available during after-hours outdoor programs.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Southampton Arts Center Team

Board of Directors

  • J. Whitney Stevens, Founding Chair
  • Fairley Pilaro, Secretary
  • Rob Vahradian, Treasurer
  • Roberta Amon
  • Anke Beck-Friedrich
  • Elyn Kronemeyer
  • Aima Raza
  • Susan Rockefeller
  • Kara Ross
  • Siamak Samii
  • Chris Smith
  • Paul Travis
  • Paula Viscogliosi


  • Kristi Avram
  • Robin Avram
  • Henry Buhl
  • Diana DiMenna
  • April Gornik
  • Rainer Greeven
  • Thomas Knight
  • Tiffany Moller
  • Chuck Scarborough
  • Mary Ann Tighe


  • Henry Hildreth, Co-Chair
  • Ellen Irving, Co-Chair


  • Tom Dunn, Executive Director
  • Joe Diamond, General Manager
  • Diana Torres, Office Manager
  • Matt Ballard, Operations Coordinator
  • Marlene Esposito, Nicole Hadix, Sarah Matos, and Nancy Miller, Guest Services Ambassadors

Programming partners

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour

Hamptons International Film Festival

Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center

Hamptons Doc Fest

International Center of Photography

The Watermill Center

Blue Sphere Foundation

New York Academy of Art

Shinnecock Nation

Slow Food East End