• Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales installed at the Parrish Art Museum © Estate of Carmen Herrera; Photo Image: Courtesy Parrish Art Museum and Vision Maker Productions, Inc.

    May 25, 11 AM – 1 PM

    Member Preview: Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales

    A Parrish Member Event

    Museum Members are invited to join us to celebrate the opening of Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales at the Parrish. Carmen Herrera: Estructuras Monumentales features four large-scale sculptures in red, blue, yellow, and green in the Museum’s South Meadow. Advanced registration is required.

  • Installation View: The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation at the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, April 21–June 30, 2024. Photo: © Gary Mamay.

    April 21–June 30, 2024

    On View | The Art of Food

    From the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation

    The Art of Food focuses on food as an essential cultural component that builds communities and fortifies human relationships. Over 100 drawings, paintings, photographs, sculptures, and ceramics by 37 artists from the Jordan Schnitzer Foundation will be exhibited. The exhibition relates to the East End of Long Island’s distinguished history as one of the most important fishing and agricultural regions in New York State.

  • Simón Vega, Tropical Mercury Capsule, Wood, metal roofing sheet, recycled materials, found objects, light, live plants. 250 x 140 cms. 2012. Courtesy the Artist.

    February 25–June 30, 2024

    On View | Simón Vega: Tropical Space Castaways

    Salvadoran artist Simón Vega creates drawings, objects, sculptural installations, and happenings inspired by the self-made informal architecture, local market stands, and vendor carts found in the streets and beaches of Central America. With his work, Vega examines the lasting effects of colonialism and the Cold War in Central America and parodies disparities between first and second-world cultures, economies, and social experiences.

  • Fairfield Porter (American, 1907–1975). Cityscape, ca. 1945, oil on canvas, 25 x 30 inches, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of Robert Fizdale, in Memory of Arthur Gold, 1991.5.

    February 18–June 16, 2024

    On View | Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York

    Comprised of 27 paintings and prints, Across the Avenues: Fairfield Porter in New York focuses on the cityscapes Porter created of Manhattan between the mid-1940s to mid-1970s. Drawn from the Museum’s vast Porter collection—consisting of over 240 works—Across the Avenues will include 23 paintings and four lithographic prints that illuminate the artist’s ability to capture New York City’s bustling energy, both day and night.

  • Nell Blaine, American, 1922-1996, Imaginary View of Corsica No. 2, 1953-1954, Oil on canvas, 48 1/4 x 62 1/8, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, N.Y., Gift of Arthur W. Cohen, 1987.4

    February 18–June 16, 2024

    On View | Beyond the Horizon

    Interpretations of the Landscape from Women in the Permanent Collection

    Spanning mural-sized oil paintings, expressionistic watercolors and pastel drawings, and intimate mixed-media abstractions, Beyond the Horizon will take viewers on a journey through visual styles and thematic experiences of the landscape. Featured women artists from the permanent collection capture the essence and tone of the environment through their own unique visual language.

  • Les Enfants D'ouranos by JR

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

    May 27, 2023–September 30, 2024

    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 is visible from Montauk Highway.




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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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