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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


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.

05:00 pm, Friday Jul 17

Annual Architecture + Design Tour Takes Flight to Palm Springs, CA

Live Virtual Event Featuring an Architectural Talk by modernist architect Lance O’Donnell with private tours of three select Palm Springs properties including Sunnylands.

Please join the Southampton Arts Center for our annual Architecture + Design Tour with a “twist”. Since we cannot host an in-person event, the 2020 tour will feature the city of Palm Springs known for its mid-century architecture and design as well as extraordinary beauty.

We will address many of the same key themes of past events – celebrating what distinguishes a unique area —from its architecture to its landscape, respecting the past while building the new, and highlighting environmentally friendly design.

04:30 pm, Wednesday Jul 22

Zoom Panel: Envisioning 2030 on the East End

2040 Film Discussion / Zoom Panel with Drawdown East End

Making 2040 by 2030!  Inspired by the film 2040, let’s envision the world at 2030 – what would it look like to have reduced our heat trapping emissions by half by 2030 and what are the paths forward to reach that goal. 

Moderated by Dorothy Reilly, Co-Chair of Drawdown East End, plus fellow Drawdown East End members speaking to both their vision of 2030 and paths forward. Panelists include Krae Van Sickle, Mark Haubner, Scott Carlin, and Tina Mills

06:00 pm, Thursday Aug 13

2020 Vision ZOOM Panel Discussion

No matter where you are in the world, join us on ZOOM for a 2020 Vision panel discussion moderated by the exhibition curators, New York Academy of Art President David Kratz and Director of the Flag Art Foundation Stephanie Roach. The panel includes artists Eric Fischl, Lujan Perez, Rachel Lee Hovnanian, and Chris Wilson.