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02:00 pm, Sunday May 05

The Art of Chess – Learn & Play!

Whether you are a chess expert or new to the game, join everyone’s favorite coach and competitor Ulysses Tapley to play and learn “the art of chess” – now the first Sunday of the month in 2019! Reservations are not required – just come and play!

05:00 pm, Sunday May 05

Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists

This 2018 HBO Documentary Feature follows the lives and careers of journalists Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, highlighting their take on the iconic events of the 20th century.

Presented with Hamptons Doc Fest and the Long Island Press Club, the screening will be followed by a Q&A with Patrick Breslin and Brendan O’Reilly.

07:00 pm, Thursday May 09

RACONTEURS – An Evening of Storytelling

Don’t miss this entertaining new program at Southampton Arts Center hosted by writer Adam Green. The theme of the first Raconteurs storytelling evening will fittingly be “firsts”. Each participant will tell a true story about something they experienced for first time. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and perhaps even shed a tear. May Raconteurs include Ninatchka Dec, Tom Dunn, Ruby Jackson, Paton Miller, Minerva Perez, Gianna Volpe, and Shane Weeks.

08:00 pm, Friday May 10

NOW SHOWING: Exhibition on Screen presents YOUNG PICASSO

Presented with Hamptons International Film Festival.

Pablo Picasso is one of the greatest artists of all time – and right up until his death in 1973 he was the most prolific of artists. Many films have dealt with these later years – the art, the affairs and the wide circle of friends. But where did this all begin? What made Picasso in the first place?

03:30 pm, Saturday May 11

Art for Health Lecture Series with Artful Home Care

Do you wonder how you can maintain your well-being as you enter elderhood? Have you found yourself feeling socially isolated? Do you question whether or not you or a loved one could benefit from some in-home support? Do you want to know what the community is doing to help improve quality of life for East End residents? Artful Home Care has organized a series of lectures offering the opportunity to educate community residents and begin a dialogue regarding the issue of aging on the East End.

06:00 pm, Thursday May 16

Surfrider & Ocean Rescue “Hangout”

Hang out with the Water People!  Join members of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of Surfrider, Southampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue and East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue to play ping pong, listen to music, have refreshments, check out the art of EAST END COLLECTED 5 & EEC Jr., and learn about what each group is doing to keep our coastal community safe and healthy. 

08:00 pm, Friday May 17

NOW SHOWING: Exhibition on Screen presents REMBRANDT

Presented with Hamptons International Film Festival. Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated but this major show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was an event like no other. Given privileged access to both galleries the film documents this landmark exhibition, whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story, with behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. Exploring many of the exhibition’s key works, through contributions from specially invited guests including curators and leading art historians, this EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen.

10:30 am, Saturday May 18

Immersive Sound Meditation in the Galleries

Come experience and enjoy a soothing, deeply relaxing, immersive Sound Meditation with Daniel Lauter, using hand selected exquisite crystal bowls and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, and more.

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

07:00 pm, Saturday May 18

Saturday Night Stomp: Dance Party with DJ Mister Lama

Get your groove on and make sure to bring your dancing shoes for another great night of music with our resident DJ Mister Lama.

Complimentary refreshments will be available.

12:30 pm, Sunday May 19

Gallery Tour with Paton Miller and EEC5 Artists

Join curator Paton Miller and EEC5 artists for an intimate tour of the galleries.

East End Collected5 continues to reflect Paton Miller’s vision of this area as an ideal environment for artists to create work. Through this exhibition, Miller celebrates these 32 new artists and marks Southampton Arts Center as a home where the East End arts scene can continue to thrive. A special new addition to this fifth year of EEC is East End Collected Junior with a select group of teen artists.