• Isa Genzken's Two Orchids (2015/2016) in Field of Dreams at the Parrish Art Museum, November 2020. Photo: Jenny Gorman

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  • Larry Rivers, Untitled (Dutch Masters) 1962. Oil and graphite on paper. 9 3/4 x 11. Parrish Art Museum, Gift of Dana and Richard Kirshenbaum.

    November 18, 2021–February 27, 2022

    Pictures in Pictures: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    Drawn from the Parrish Permanent Collection, Pictures in Pictures features artworks that include secondary images of other paintings—the artist’s own, those of their contemporaries, or reproductions of historical works.

  • November 18, 2021–February 27, 2022

    Encounters: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

    A display of recent acquisitions by the Parrish Art Museum, Encounters brings together works by artists who have a special relationship to the East End of Long Island.

  • John Torreano, Gases in Omega Swan, 2007 (large detail). Acrylic, wood balls, and gems on 6 plywood panels, 108 x 162 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

    November 7, 2021—February 27, 2022

    John Torreano: Painting Outer/Inner Space 1989 to Present

    Experience Torreano’s works—inspired by the myriad images recorded by the Hubble Space Telescope—that contrast the physical with the illusory.

  • Virginia Jaramillo, Shaman's Dream, 2021 (detail). Acrylic on canvas, 207 x 176.5 cm, 81 1/2 x 69 1/2 in. Image courtesy the artist and Hales, London and New York. Photo: Phoebe d’Heurl

    November 7, 2021—February 27, 2022

    Virginia Jaramillo: The Harmony between Line and Space

    A pioneering minimalist who has practiced for more than six decades, Jaramillo creates her work from sources that span histories and cultures.

  • November 7, 2021—February 27, 2022

    peter campus: when the hurly burly’s done

    In a solitary pursuit during COVID-19, peter campus positioned his camera around Shinnecock Bay to create videographs that invite us to meditate on nature, while noting the gap between what we perceive and what the camera records.⁠


  • September 10—March 27, 2022

    Joel Meyerowitz: AFTERMATH

    IMAGES FROM 9/11

    Depicting the tireless efforts of first responders from around the country while serving as an elegy to the thousands who lost their lives on 9/11,  the exhibition shares images by Joel Meyerowitz, the sole photographer given unimpeded access to Ground Zero.


  • Installation view: Material Witness, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY. Photo: Gary Mamay.


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William Merritt Chase (American, 1849–1916) The Big Bayberry Bush (The Bayberry Bush), ca. 1895. Oil on canvas, 25 1/2 x 33 1/8 inches. The Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Littlejohn Collection


Delve into the Parrish Collection of more than 3,000 paintings, sculpture, works on paper, and mixed media to learn more about our artists and individual art works.

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