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07:30 pm, Tuesday Aug 20

Southampton Jewish Film Festival: Monsieur Mayonnaise

RENTAL EVENT

Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into his family’s secret past. Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WW2 and his mother’s miraculous escape enroute to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and popartist, adopts a Film Noir persona to tell his family’s story. He also packs his paints and easel, as he embarks on a journey to create an audacious comic book about his parents, their survival and the Holocaust.

10:00 am, Thursday Aug 22

Yoga & Sitar in the Galleries with Rowan and GianCarlo

Join Rowan Hausman and GianCarlo Feleppa for a one hour yoga class infused with live sitar music. Each yoga class will be created with inspiration from the visual art in display at Southampton Arts Center. Breathe, move, and experience the soundscape of sitar while immersed in visual art. No yoga experience required.  Bring your own mat.

Wellness @SAC is made possible thanks to the generosity of Michael and Annie Falk.

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.

05:15 pm, Thursday Aug 22

Stories and Sketches

Join illustrator and children’s book author Mickey Paraskevas just before he opens his 40-year retrospective at SAC in the fall for some storytelling and live sketching.

Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two went on to create and write the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon. Two of their other books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family.

12:00 pm, Friday Aug 23

A Design Dream Team – Kelly Behun, Ed Hollander and James Merrell

The dream team of AD100 honorees interior designer Kelly Behun and landscape architect Edmund Hollander, and architect James Merrell pull aside the curtain on what it really takes to create a beautifully integrated home – from the inside out, and the outside in.  Learn how this pro trio, which is the cornerstone of every significant residential project, merge design aesthetics and integrate important art collections into the design scheme to create a unified realization of the hopes and dreams of the most important member of the team – the client.

Moderated by Cristina Cuomo.

08:30 pm, Friday Aug 23

Outdoor Film: Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

Presented with Hamptons International Film Festival. Sponsored by Corcoran, Licensed Associate RE Broker Jennifer Mahoney and Licensed Associate RE Broker Mary Slattery. Public funding provided by Suffolk County.

02:00 pm, Saturday Aug 24

Joel Sartore Book Signing in the PHOTO ARK Galleries

National Geographic PHOTO ARK creator Joel Sartore returns to SAC! The world-renowned wildlife photographer will be signing his books in the galleries on Saturday, August 24 from 2-3 PM.

You can bring your own books or Photo Ark ($35), Birds of the Photo Ark ($30) and Animal Ark Children’s Book ($16) will be available for purchase, first come first served.

THIS JUST IN…Southampton Arts Center will be the VERY FIRST to get Joel Sartore’s newest book THE PHOTO ARK: VANISHING, which is released to the public on September 10. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase  at $40.

05:30 pm, Saturday Aug 24

ICP TALKS: National Geographic Photographer JOEL SARTORE

THIS JUST IN…Joel Sartore, the world-renowned wildlife photographer, conservationist, and creator of the PHOTO ARK returns to SAC for an encore presentation of his not-to-be missed illustrated talk which inspired SAC and ICP to present the exhibition on view.

Space is limited – advance reservations encouraged!

02:00 am, Sunday Aug 25

World Music on the Steps: Jeff Marshall & Claes Brondal

World Music on the Steps with The Jam Session of the Hamptons returns for another summer of live music with musicians from our local and global community. The world-class performances have experience especially designed to showcase the diversity of music, appealing to adults and children alike as they pass by. These informal concerts take place on the front steps of SAC every Sunday from 2 to 4 PM from July 7 through September 1. 

06:00 pm, Sunday Aug 25

Who Gets to Call it Art? Screening and Panel Discussion

This documentary explores the iconoclastic life of museum curator Henry Geldzahler. A voice in the wilderness during the 1960s, Geldzahler championed the work of pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, who were not highly accepted in the art scene. Through footage from the era and interviews with artists, the film reveals Geldzahler’s contributions to the art world — including his landmark exhibition “New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The screening followed by panel discussion moderated by Holly Peterson with Bob Colacello, Lisa Dennison, Met Director Max Hollein, Jane Holzer and Director/Producer Peter Rosen.