• Hiroyuki Hamada, September 2023. Photo by Lisa Tamburini.

    Friday, September 29 | 6 PM to 7 PM


    In the Lichtenstein Theater

    Join artist Hiroyuki Hamada, in conversation with Chief Curator Corinne Erni, as he discusses his 2023 Parrish Road Show exhibition Matter on Ground and shares his artistic process. Installed at the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, Hamada explores the parallels between nature and art in an outdoor site-specific installation.

  • Photo by Gary Mamay.

    August 20, 2023 – February 4, 2024

    ON VIEW | Artists Choose Parrish, Part II

    Celebrating the Museum’s 125th anniversary

    The second installment of his landmark exhibition honors the East End’s rich artistic legacy and brings greater attention to major artists practicing here today. The 12 artists featured in this installment include: Marina Adams, Alice Aycock, Vija Celmins, Rachel Feinstein, Ralph Gibson, Sheree Hovsepian, Suzanne McClelland, Alix Pearlstein, Ned Smyth, Donald Sultan, John Torreano, and Stanley Whitney.

  • James Brooks (American, 1906–1992), Bowditch, 1974. Silkscreen, 27 x 28 ¾ inches. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, Gift of the James and Charlotte Brooks Foundation.

    August 6 – October 15

    ON VIEW | James Brooks: A Painting Is a Real Thing

    Guest Curated by Dr. Klaus Ottmann

    James Brooks: A Painting Is a Real Thing is a comprehensive survey of significant scope comprised of over 100 paintings, prints, and works on paper drawn from public and private U.S. collections.

  • JR, Les Enfants d’Ouranos, 2023. Photo: JR

    On View Now

    Les Enfants d’Ouranos

    New work by artist JR (b. 1983, Paris, France) presented as a large-scale, site-specific installation on the south façade of the Museum. The 200-foot long banner, depicting children playfully running, covers much of the exterior wall and be visible from Montauk Highway.

  • Denise "Weetahmoe" Silva-Dennis, detail view, Denise Silva-Dennis: Wunne Ohke–The Return to Good Ground, 2022.

    Open Daily Offsite

    Denise Silva-Dennis: Wunne Ohke–The Return to Good Ground

    For the 2022 Parrish Road Show, the Museum has invited Shinnecock artist Denise Silva-Dennis to create an outdoor mural at the Sisters of St. Joseph Villa in Hampton Bays. Wunne Ohke–The Return to Good Ground continues the artist’s life-long practice of inter-generational education and storytelling through the arts.





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William Merritt Chase, 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


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