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11:30 am, Saturday Aug 31

Photo Ark Gallery Tour with Quogue Wildlife Refuge & Animal Ambassdors

Join us for one final tour of National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Satore with live animals!

One of Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s experts will bring along some of their animal ambassadors and will lead a tour focusing on the species living at the Quogue center. Get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures and learn about what makes them so special and vital to our ecosystem.

07:00 pm, Thursday Sep 26

RACONTEURS – An Evening of Storytelling: “Secrets”

After a successful debut in May, Southampton Arts Center will once again present the popular Raconteurs Storytelling Evening, this time with the theme of “Secrets”.  Each participant will tell a true story about a secret of their own. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and cry.

September Raconteurs include Marissa Fallon Friedes, Sima Freierman, Allan Kronzek, Greg Monske, Mickey Paraskevas, Stefanie Sacks, and Brenda Simmons.

Sponsored by Patricia A. Sanders.

06:00 pm, Thursday Oct 17

Paint Your World Illustrated Talk with Michael Paraskevas

Join artist/illustrator/author Michael Paraskevas for an entertaining and informative talk about his work and process, presented in conjunction with his 40-year retrospective, Paint Your World.

Paint Your World has been generously sponsored by Dan’s Papers.

12:30 pm, Sunday Nov 10

Closing Day PAINT YOUR WORLD Gallery Tour & Champagne Toast

Join us on the final day of Paint Your World with one last gallery tour with artist/illustrator/author Michael Paraskevas. The tour will be followed by a celebratory champagne toast.

Paint Your World has been generously sponsored by Dan’s Papers.

07:00 pm, Thursday Nov 21

POSTPONED: Raconteurs – An Evening of Storytelling

NOVEMBER PROGRAM POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY.

After sharing “secrets”, Southampton Arts Center will once again present the popular Raconteurs Storytelling Evening, this time with the theme of “Lies” in February 2020.  Each participant will tell a true story about a lie they told our were somehow part of. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and cry. 

November Raconteurs include Bill Goldstein, Carolann diPirro, Ryan Roth, Ava Locks and SAC Artistic Director Amy Kirwin

Sponsored by Patricia A. Sanders.

03:00 pm, Sunday Feb 02

TAKEOVER! 2020 Gallery Tour with Artists and Amy Kirwin

Join the TAKEOVER! 2020 artists and SAC’s Amy Kirwin for an informal tour of the galleries.

Artists include Jodi Bentivegna, Michael Butler, Isadora Capraro, Franco Cuttica, Esly Escobar, Melinda Hackett, Erica-Lynn Huberty, Dinah Maxwell Smith, Miles Partington, and Kerry Sharkey-Miller plus studednts from Southampton High School and the Ross School.

06:00 pm, Friday Feb 07

Twinkle, Twinkle, Exploding Star, How We Wonder What You Are!

Presented with Montauk Observatory.

Professor Alan Calder, Stony Brook University Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, will discuss whether Betelgeuse, the star in Orion’s shoulder, will become a Type 1a supernovae and what we know about such events. Weather permitting, celestial observing through telescopes may follow.

06:00 pm, Thursday May 07

Women in Farming: Growing Food on Long Island — a Zoom Talk

Presented with Peconic Land Trust

Please join us to hear the stories and perspectives of local farmers doing great work on Long Island. Moderated by journalist Charity Robey, panelists include Patty Gentry of Early Girl Farm, Jennifer Halsey-Dupree of Milk Pail Farm, and Jennifer Pike of Pike Farms.

Advance registration on Zoom is required.

07:00 pm, Friday Jun 05

Zoom Panel Discussion: “The Ripple Effect: Small Actions Impacting Larger Scale Change”

Join us on Zoom for a panel discussion about the small actions that can be taken to make a difference in the ecology of our region – from waters to shellfish, plastics and more. The panel will be moderated by Susan Rockefeller and will include Carl Safina of the Safina Center and author of the recently released book “Becoming Wild; How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace”,  “Barley” John Dunne, the Director of  East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery, and Nicole Delma, founder of the Amazon Plastic-Free Checkout Petition.

07:00 pm, Tuesday Jun 30

ZOOM TALK: Demystifying the College Admissions Process in the Time of Covid-19

Donna Zilkha and Monique Bloom, both college counselors and partners at Aristotle Circle, will offer a detailed discussion regarding how and when to begin the college admissions process and how best to maximize outcomes and minimize stress.

Aristotle Circle is an innovative advisory service that specializes in admissions to US, UK and Canadian schools and universities, and assists families through all phases of their child’s education and later, their career. Over the last ten years they have counseled students and families from all over the world, and of course throughout the United States, to be admitted to the most selective colleges and universities.