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Watchcase Salon: Intimate Conversations on Art & Design with Melinda Hackett

Hosted by dale cohen design studio and Southampton Arts Center

Pull up a chair in the living room of 33 Church Street in Sag Harbor for intimate salon-style talks by the talented East End artists and designers affiliated with the Watchcase Curated Art & Design Installation. Southampton Arts Center goes on the road to Sag Harbor to co-present this uniquely exclusive program. Presenters will include Annie Coggan, Dale Cohen, Melinda Hackett*, Sue Heatley, Victoria Manganiello, Jeff Muhs, and Almond Zigmund*. All talks will be followed by a private tour of the curated townhouse by designer Dale Cohen.

Admission is free. Space is extremely limited. Reservations Recommended.

Salon Schedule:

Friday, August 19 at 5 pm: Jeff Muhs, exhibiting artist

Saturday, August 20 at 11 am: Almond Zigmund, exhibiting artist

Friday, August 26 at 5 pm: Sue Heatley, exhibiting artist

Saturday, August 27 at 11 am: Dale Cohen, Watchcase Design Installation curator

Friday, September 2 at 5 pm: Melinda Hackett, exhibiting artist

Saturday, September 3 at 11 am: Victoria Manganiello, exhibiting artist

Saturday, September 10 at 11 am: Annie Coggan, exhibiting artist

* Works featured in Southampton Arts Center’s exhibition East End Collected2 on view at 33 Church Street.


Watchcase Factory
33 Church Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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eARTh – Artists as Activists

Saturday Apr 17 - Sunday Jul 11

Curated by Amy Kirwin Programmatic Partners include Peconic Land Trust, South Fork Natural History Museum, Oceana and the Peter Matthiessen Center. This timely exhibition will feature artists who use their talents to focus on environmental conservation and activism, whether through fine art, upcycling, photography, film, music, prose or other forms of artistic expression. Exhibiting artists will hold workshops throughout, poignant panel discussions will be organized with the presenting partners, plus special film screenings including the sensational Fantastic Fungi. The intention of eARTh is to create a beautiful message about the state of our precious earth in a way that all can understand and appreciate. Artists include Roisin Bateman, Kristian Brevik, Scott Bluedorn, Megan Chaskey, Erica Cirino, Rossa Cole, Janet Culbertson, Thomas Deininger, Alejandro Duran, Jim Gingerich, Mamoun Friedrich Grosvenor, John Haigney, Kara Hoblin, Michael Light, Pamela Longobardi, Christa Maiwald, Tucker Marder, Steve Miller, Patricia Paladines, Aurora Robson, Cindy Pease Roe, Lauren Ruiz, Anne Seelbach, Kathryn Szoka, Diane Tuft, and Claire Watson, plus a special project by the members of the South Fork Natural History Museum’s Young Environmentalists program. Cover Art: Kara Hoblin


12:00 am, Friday Dec 31

As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times

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