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04:30 pm, Thursday Jul 18

Kids Concert & Dance Party: Boogaloo Familia

Boogaloo Familia is an interactive program that takes audiences of all ages on a bilingual journey through the history, musical styles, and worldwide cultural impact of Latin boogaloo, the 1960s music and dance craze from the streets of Spanish Harlem. Sing along! Shake it! Boogaloo until you drop!

04:30 pm, Thursday Jul 25

CANCELLED – Paper Heart Puppets present Cardboard Explosion


Due to circumstances beyond our control today’s puppet show has been canceled. The workshop with Heidi Lanino will now start at 4:30 PM.

05:15 pm, Thursday Jul 25

Upcycled Cardboard Puppet People – Workshop with Heidi Lanino

This project is an introduction to figurative work and play by creating stick puppets using cardboard shapes and a variety of collage materials. The children will explore ways to create images out of simple shapes in 3D using recycled materials to symbolize people and animals; and are used in dramatic play.

11:30 am, Sunday Jul 28

Kids Wildlife Sketching Workshop in the Galleries

Bring your kids for a special 90-minute sketching session in the Photo Ark galleries with East Hampton artist Scott Bluedorn, known for his elaborate marine life drawings.

All levels encouraged. Materials will be provided.

04:30 pm, Thursday Aug 01

Photo Ark-Inspired Art Workshop for Kids with Shine

Join Shine’s founder and director Aaron Goldschmidt and art specialist and Southampton native Christina Kane Sahr as they lead a workshop for children 4-12 inspired by the current Photo Ark exhibit. Participants will be encouraged to engage in meaningful conversations about the photos and then create their own animal using mixed media and photography.  

04:30 pm, Thursday Aug 08

Mesner Puppets present Animal Amigos

Gather ’round the Tree of Life for a retelling of two delightful Mexican folktales! Hear the story of Medio Pollito, the little half-chicken born with one leg, one wing, one eye, and half a beak! Then laugh as Rabbit, a perennial trickster, outsmarts hungry Coyote again and again. This show was created with support from a grant from the Jim Henson Foundation.

Presented with Liz Joyce and Goat on a Boat.

05:15 pm, Thursday Aug 08

Storigami – Storytelling + Origami

Join us in the studio after the puppet show for this special storytelling session with origami artist and educator Shrikant Iyer that will walk participants through the many steps required to create a work of origami in the form of a story.

10:00 am, Monday Aug 12

HIFF Summer 2019 Student Film Camp

For eleven summers, HIFF has produced a student Film Camp for kids ages 8 to 15 in East Hampton and Southampton. Along with Hamptons International Film Festival industry experts, campers will make their own movies while learning screenwriting, directing, acting, producing and editing from industry professionals. 

04:30 pm, Thursday Aug 15

Concert: Brown Rice Family

Join us for an afternoon of hip-shakin’ music with Brown Rice Family – today’s freshest world roots band jamming towards global solidarity and organic happiness. Guided by a strong belief in the natural flow of things, BRF provides the masses with a distinctively organic World Roots Music, which encompasses reggae, hip-hop, dancehall, afro beat, jazz stylings, rock, brazilian, Latin, and funk.

04:30 pm, Thursday Aug 22

A Couple of Puppets presents Punch & Judy

For hundreds of years, the Punch & Judy puppet tradition has been a popular treat. In this updated version Punch & Judy cook up some whacky  fun in the kitchen. Hand-carved puppets created and performed by Liz Joyce & A Couple of Puppets.