• Image courtesy Barbara Thomas.

    NEW LIVE STREAM ART WORKSHOPS

    We’re launching a new series of live streamed art workshops featuring Parrish teaching artists, every Wednesday at 11am! Painter Barbara Thomas kicks it off with a Still Life Flower Painting Class, inspired by selections from both the Parrish collection and her own works. Open to participants at any level!

     

  • OptoSonic Tea @ the Parrish. Photo: Jenny Gorman

    FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE FROM THE PARRISH!

    Connect with us through our online series Friday Nights Live!—NEW live-streamed and partially pre-recorded programs every week. This Friday, Corinne Erni, Senior Curator of ArtsReach and Special Projects, hosts a conversation with OptoSonic Tea founders, intermedia artist Katherine Liberovskaya and video artist Ursula Scherrer, about the performance at the Parrish, how the collective works now in times of the Coronavirus, and upcoming projects. Images and a short video from the Parrish performance will accompany the talk, followed by a live Q&A. So log in, enjoy the program, and bring your questions and comments to the conversation via live chat!

    Click here for more information.

  • Fred W. McDarrah (American, 1926–2007), Pop Artists Tom Wesselmann, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg at the Factory, 1964. Gelatin silver print, 11 x 14 inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of the Estate of Fred W. McDarrah, 2018.8.7

    ENGAGE WITH THE MUSEUM ONLINE!

    The arts provide the opportunities for inspiration, contemplation, and connection that feed our souls and raise our spirits. While the Museum is temporarily closed please engage with art and artists online through inspiring podcasts, videos, and a deep dive into the artists on the East End.

  • Work Shop Photo: Krishenbaum-

    Introducing Parrish Home Art Studios!

    Fun, interactive art activities for families

    If your family enjoyed art workshops or Open Studios in the Museum, they will love our weekly guides to art activities for every day, using materials you already have in your home!

    The Parrish is your Museum. Doors open or closed, we are here for you with inspiring, creative ways to see and make art.

  • Saul Steinberg, Amagansett, post office

    Saul Steinberg (American, born Romania, 1914–1999), Untitled (Amagansett Post Office), 1981. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of the Saul Steinberg Foundation, 2019.6.60 © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

    VIRTUAL TOUR

    SAUL STEINBERG: MODERNIST WITHOUT PORTFOLIO

    Famed worldwide for giving graphic definition to the postwar age, Saul Steinberg (American, b. Romania, 1914–1999) was renowned for the covers, drawings, and cartoons that appeared in The New Yorker for nearly six decades.

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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

    Support the Parrish

    During our temporary closure we continue to incur operating expenses.  In an effort to help the Museum ride out this difficult period and continue to be an invaluable resource, your support is needed now more than ever.

    Please donate today and help ensure that the Parrish will continue to be a place where art and community come together to feed our souls and raise our spirits.

    Donate Now

  • Ruth Appelhof at the opening of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, 2012. Photo: Patrick McMullen

    IN MEMORIAM:
    RUTH APPELHOF

    The Parrish Art Museum mourns the loss of our esteemed colleague and friend Ruth Appelhof. Ruth’s contributions to the cultural richness of the East End, as the Executive Director of Guild Hall for 17 years, created a lasting impact on the community and serves as an inspiration for us all.

While the Museum is temporarily closed, please engage with with us online through inspiring podcasts, videos, and interactive art activities for families. You can take a deep dive into our Collection and Artist Stories, featuring historic information on the art and artists of the East End.

NEWS AND EVENTS

EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Parrish Home Art Studios
If your family has enjoyed art workshops or Open Studios in the Museum, they’ll love our guides for at home art activities using materials you already have in your home!
Children's Programs
Workshops and hands-on art making with artists and Museum educators designed for children ages 5 to 12.
Teen and Adult Workshops

Workshops and classes for teens and adults: painting outdoors, life drawing, still life painting, collage.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS
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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

THE PERMANENT COLLECTION
AND ARTIST STORIES

The Parrish Collection is now available digitally. View and learn about individual works and get information on art works in the Parrish Permanent Collection.

Artist Stories is a unique collection of historic photographs, biographical information, and maps. Explore the dynamic history of artists who visited, lived, or worked on the East End of Long Island from the 1820s to the present.

 

Special thanks to The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation for their support to make this scholarship accessible.