• July 12 & July 13

    Midsummer Dance & Gala Dinner

    Honoring Philanthropists Susan Pear Meisel And Louis Meisel And Artists KAWS, Shirin Neshat, And Sean Scully

    Join us for our highly anticipated annual benefit weekend! All funds raised during Midsummer Weekend support the Parrish’s education initiatives, exhibitions, and public programs.

    Limited tickets available—get yours now!

    FRIDAY, JULY 12 | 10 AM–5 PM
    SATURDAY, JULY 13 | 10 AM–3 PM
    SUNDAY, JULY 14 | 10 AM–5 PM

  • Dorothy Lichtenstein

    Museum News

    In Memoriam: Dorothy Lichtenstein (1939–2024)

    The Parrish Art Museum lost a dear friend in Dorothy Lichtenstein (1939-2024). We mourn the loss of Dorothy, a Life Trustee, who was an elegant force, a generous light in the art world, and a champion of many artists and causes. Her impact and loss is especially felt here on the East End.

  • Film still. 2015, 40 min, Directed by Alison Klayman

    July 19, 8 PM – 10 PM

    Film | The 100 Years Show Starring Carmen Herrera

    Outdoor sunset screening

    Join us for an outdoor, sunset screening of the short documentary, The 100 Years Show, starring Carmen Herrera in conjunction with the exhibition Estructuras Monumentales, on view in the Parrish’s south meadow. This special film screening will be featured adjacent to the sculptures in the south meadow. Guests are invited to bring lawn and outdoor chairs and blankets. No museum seating will be provided. Learn more here.

  • Eddie Martinez, Bufly No. 8 (Mello Yello), 2022, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 72 x 60 in. Courtesy the artist

    June 30–September 29, 2024

    On View | Eddie Martinez: Buflies

    Celebrated for his bright, bold, and colorful paintings, Eddie Martinez presents a new body of work made specifically for the Parrish. Taking advantage of the Museum’s expansive space and high ceilings, Martinez’s seven 12-foot-tall Bufly paintings are imbued with personal iconography. The artist started the Bufly series in 2021 when his son Arthur, who was two then, became fascinated with butterflies, mispronouncing them as “buflies.” Martinez has been painting them ever since.

  • Sam Moyer (American, b. 1983). Clipping 12, 2024, marble, slate, acrylic on plaster-coated canvas mounted to MDF, 30 ⅛ x 24 ⅛ x 1 in. Courtesy the Artist and Sean Kelly, NY.

    June 30–September 29, 2024

    On View | Sam Moyer: Ferns Teeth

    Sam Moyer’s solo exhibition showcases the artist’s relationship to material and light as a throughline in her practice, displaying the range of her processes, and bodies of work across three galleries. Each space will focus on a material relationship, as Moyer presents a large-scale stone painting, sculptural photographs, and a series of smaller, more representational wall works. As part of the exhibition, artist-made marble benches will be present in two of the three galleries, and playable, hand-cast concrete backgammon boards will be placed in the Museum’s lobby.

  • Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales installed at the Parrish Art Museum © Estate of Carmen Herrera. Photo by Gary Mamay

    May 25–December 8, 2024

    On View | Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales

    Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales features four large-scale sculptures in red, blue, yellow, and green in the Museum’s South Meadow. Carmen Herrera (American, b. Cuba, 1915–2022) is known for her hard-edge paintings, prints, and sculptures—often representing geometric shapes with both symmetrical and asymmetrical abstractions.




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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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