The Parrish Art Museum is a place to discover and connect with artists and art with a focus on the rich creative legacy of the East End and its global impact on the art world. We present 15 temporary exhibitions each year, including new installations drawn from our world-class collection of more than 3,000 works, special exhibitions that reconsider the work of a single artist, and group exhibitions that explore compelling themes. The Parrish produces over 100 public programs—film, music, and talks—and offers a year-round schedule of inspiring classes and workshops.


Artists Stories from the Pandemic
The Brooklyn Rail | September 9, 2020
Last meal: Jackie Black at the Parrish Art Museum, NY
Wall Street International Magazine | August 31, 2020
The Parrish Art Museum Opens a Sculpture Meadow
Barron's | August 21, 2020
Fed Up With Speculators, Artist Lucien Smith Quit His Galleries. Now He’s Been Rewarded With His First Solo Museum Show
artnet News | August 18, 2020
The last meals of US prisoners on death row
BBC News | August 16, 2020
Lucien Smith Displays Final 10 Works From Iconic 'Rain Paintings' Series
HYPEBEAST | August 14, 2020
The Critic’s Notebook by The Editors
The New Criterion | August 11, 2020

Mission Statement

Inspired by the natural setting and artistic life of Long Island’s East End, the Parrish Art Museum illuminates the creative process and how art and artists transform our experiences and understanding of the world and how we live in it. The Museum fosters connections among individuals, art, and artists through care and interpretation of the collection, the presentation of exhibitions, publications, educational initiatives, programs, and artists-in-residence. The Parrish is a center for cultural engagement, an inspiration and destination for the region, the nation, and the world.

Parrish Art Museum. Photo Courtesy Parrish Art Museum


The Parrish provides a new way to experience art with a distinct sense of place. Sited on 14 acres of meadow, the Museum’s landscape and critically acclaimed Herzog & de Meuron-designed building honor the East End’s built and natural environment. 


Samuel Parrish, portrait.


Founded in 1898 within one of the most concentrated creative communities in the United States, the Parrish Art Museum has been a vital cultural presence on the East End of Long Island for generations.



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