Hamptons Holiday Party + Market 2015


The Parrish Art Museum’s Hamptons Holiday Party + Market on November 27 and  28 included shopping at exclusive vendors and a festive benefit Cocktail Party with live music, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and book signings by New York Times food critic Florence Fabricant, artist April Gornik, fashion industry expert Fern Mallis, and artist Clifford Ross. Proceeds from the Friday evening benefit support the Parrish’s year-round programs.

Visitors to the Museum shopped at the gift market featuring vendors AERIN, Calypso St. Barth, The Golden Pear Café, Haverhill Fine Jewelry, Kinross Cashmere, LSC Designs Fine & Estate Jewelry, Naturopathica, and Stella & Ruby. Guests were invited to view the current exhibitions: Connections and Context, the newly installed permanent collection; and special exhibitions Alexis Rockman: East End Field Drawings, and Jane Freilicher and Jane Wilson: Seen and Unseen.

The Cocktail Party benefit included four book signings. 

Florence Fabricant, the author of eleven cookbooks who has been a regular contributor to the Times since 1980, signed City Harvest: 100 Recipes from Great New York Restaurants (Rizzoli, 2015).  

• Parrish collection artist April Gornik signed copies of April Gornik: Drawings (FigureGround Press; Har/Psc edition, 2014), an extensive compilation of charcoal drawings made by Gornik from 1984.

Fern Mallis, creator of New York’s Fashion Week, signed Fashion Lives: Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis (Rizzoli, 2015)—a series of  interviews with industry luminaries including Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Bruce Weber. 

Clifford Ross signed copies of two books (Copublished with MIT Press and MASS MoCA, 2015). Seen & Imagined: The World of Clifford Ross is the first comprehensive survey of his work, and Hurricane Waves features Ross’s photographs of stormy surf.

Deborah Bancroft, Laura Lofaro Freeman and James Freeman, Jonathan Capehart, Cristina Greeven Cuomo and Christopher Cuomo, Andrea Greeven Douzet and Alexandre Douzet, Florence Fabricant, April Gornik, Dana Hammond, Peter Haveles, Stan Herman, Barron Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Paris Hilton, Aerin Lauder, Jo Carole Lauder, Fern Mallis, Charlene and James Nederlander, Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder, Clifford Ross, Nicky Hilton Rothschild and James Rothschild, Christine and Stephen Schwarzman, Barbara Slifka, and Alexandra Stanton and Sam Natapoff.

The Hamptons Holiday Party + Market was supported, in part, by media sponsor Manhattan Magazine, and wine and beverage sponsor Niche Import Co.

CLICK HERE for photos from the cocktail party.

Hamptons Holiday Party + Market 

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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