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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.

07:30 pm, Tuesday Oct 06

“KISS THE GROUND” Zoom Panel Discussion with Drawdown East End

This Zoom panel discussion is a follow-up to the October 4th screening of KISS THE GROUND. Panelists include Edwina von Gal, Chris Gobler, Deborah Aller, and Mimi Edelman, and Laurie and Bill Benenson, Producers of Kiss the Ground, and will be moderated by Mary Morgan, co-founder of Drawdown East End.

Eco programs at SAC are sponsored by Dorothy and Michael Reilly.

06:00 pm, Thursday Oct 15

2020 Vision Zoom Panel Discussion Hosted by Bernard Lumpkin

The Academy’s exhibition 2020 Vision, on view through December 27, presents over 70 artists’ and writers’ response to the upheaval of 2020. On October 15, collector Bernard Lumpkin, who contributed an essay about the role of artists in “the new normal,” will moderate a conversation with 2020 Vision artists Tawny Chatmon, Taha Clayton and Justin Wadlington.

Image: Justin Wadlington; The Apotheosis of Legends, 2019; acrylic on canvas; 36 x 48 inches (45 x 56 inches framed); From the collection of Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman, NY, courtesy the FLAG Art Foundation

06:00 pm, Thursday Nov 12

2020 Vision Zoom Panel Discussion – Documenting Crisis in Real Time

2020 Vision artists and writers Clifford Owens, Steve Mumford. Paine the Poet, and Pamela Sztybel discuss documenting crisis in real time, moderated by Clifford Owens.

Image: Clifford Owens; Protest Pictures, 2020; archival pigment print, 10 x 8 inches, edition 1 of 10 plus 2 APs