The Parrish Art Museum provides a new way to experience art with a distinct sense of place. Sited on 14 acres of meadow, the Museum’s landscape and critically acclaimed Herzog & de Meuron designed building honor the East End’s built and natural environment. 


Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976

Project Phases:
Ground-breaking: July 19, 2010
Opening: November 10, 2012

Building Footprint:
34,400 sq ft

Site Area:
601,000 sq ft (13.19 acres)

Building Dimensions:
Length: 615 ft / Width: 95 ft / Height: 32 ft

Number of Levels:
One Level (Service basement with crawl space)

12,200 sq ft in 12 separate spaces

The Lichtenstein Theater:
A flexible, 2,400 sq ft space with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and seating capacity of 200.

Mildred C. Brinn Terrace:
6,000 sq ft covered terrace for special events,
performances, and outdoor workshops for adults and

Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley Foundation Event Lawn:
5,000 sq ft lawn for events, picnics, programs, and

Architectural Design:
Herzog & de Meuron, Basel, Switzerland

Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron,
Ascan Mergenthaler (Partner in Charge)

Executive Architect:
Douglas Moyer Architect PC, Sag Harbor, NY

Landscape Architect:
Reed Hilderbrand Landscape Architecture,
Watertown, MA

Furniture and Fixture Design:
Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design, Munich, Germany

Lighting Design:
ARUP Lighting, London, UK

General Contractor:
Ben Krupinski Builder, East Hampton, NY