• A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

    While the Parrish is closed to the public in response to the challenges created by the global COVID-19 crisis, we continue to believe in our core value that art has the power to transform lives. We need that transformation power now more than ever.

    Please click here for the entire message

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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 that are not being offset by the revenue we anticipated. 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

  • Work Shop Photo: Krishenbaum-

    Introducing Parrish Home Art Studios!

    Fun, interactive art activities for families

    If your family has enjoyed art workshops or Open Studios in the Museum, they’ll 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’re here for you with inspiring, creative ways to see and make art.

  • 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 temporarily closed please engage with art and artists online through inspiring podcasts, videos, and a deep dive into the artists on the East End.

  • Parrish Art Museum Education Director Cara Conklin-Wingfield and Director Terrie Sultan in the 2020 Student Exhibition Galleries. Video Still.

    FRIDAY NIGHTS LIVE FROM THE PARRISH!

    We miss seeing you in person, but now we can still connect every Friday with our new online series: Friday Nights Live! We’re presenting NEW live-streamed and partially pre-recorded programs like talks and tours every week, kicking off this Friday with a tour of the 2020 Student Exhibition. So log in, enjoy the program, and bring your questions and comments to the conversation via live chat!

  • What We See, How We See, Installation view. Photo: Jenny Gorman

    UPDATES

    We miss seeing you at the Parrish, but the health and safety of our extended community is most important to us.

    Please check here for schedule updates

     

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UPCOMING 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.