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Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Jeff Heatley


Because we care deeply for our community, members, and friends, the building is temporarily closed due to COVID19.

We look forward to re-opening and welcoming you to visit year round. At the Parrish, you’ll experience our collection and special exhibitions in 12,200 sf of light-filled galleries, public programs, drop-in art workshops for adults and families, and on-going art classes. 

Until then, engage with us at PARRISH ONLINE.


Enjoy inspiring podcasts, videos, live talks and art classes, and a a deep dive into the art and artists on the East End.


Wednesday–Monday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday: 10 am–8 pm
Closed Tuesday

Open Year Round
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Guided Public Tours at 2 pm every Saturday, Sunday, and select Wednesdays, check calendar for upcoming dates.

Adults: $12
Seniors: $9
Students with ID: Free
Children under 18: Free
Museum Members: Free

For more information, call 631-283-2118 or email

General Visitor Information


Personal photography, without flash, is allowed in the Parrish galleries. No tripods or other photographic equipment (including selfie sticks) are permitted. We encourage guests to share their photos on our Facebook page and on Instagram and Twitter, @parrishart.

If you’re visiting with a Service Animal, please note that photographing animals in the building is not permitted. See our Service Animal policy HERE.

Photo Shoots/Filming

For media inquiries, please visit PRESS.
For commercial photo shoots or film making in the building or on the grounds of the Museum, permission is required.  Please contact our Director of Communications
For private events please visit FACILITY RENTAL.

Please Note
Food and drink are not permitted anywhere in the galleries or interior lobby.

Smoking and vaping are not permitted anywhere in the Museum or on the grounds.

Pets are not allowed in the building.

Outside food and drink are not permitted at the Museum, in the Café, or at the Café tables on the Terrace. Alcoholic beverages may not br brought to the Museum but can be purchased at the Café.


Active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, Veterans and their families receive free admission to the Museum through the Blue Star Museum Program.
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The Museum is at 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York, just east of Southampton Village.

Free, ample parking is available behind the building for visitors and event participants.   

You can travel to the Museum from New York on jitneys (busses) or trains. Take the Hampton Jitney or Hampton Ambassador  from one of the many pick-up points in Manhattan to the Southampton (Omni) stop. Taxis are on-hand for the speedy 5-minute trip to the Museum.

Or take the Long Island Rail Road from Penn Station in Manhattan or other stops in New York City to Southampton. Taxis wait at the station, and it’s just 5 minutes to the Museum.

The Cross Sound Ferry travels between New London CT, and Orient Point, NY. The Bridgeport Port Jefferson Ferry connects Bridgeport CT and Port Jefferson, NY.  From either the Orient Point or Port Jefferson ferry dock, the drive is about 1 hour 15 minutes to the Museum.

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York, 11976

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Docent training for group tours. Photo: Parrish Art Museum

Groups and Tours

The Parrish Art Museum welcomes groups of visitors and hosts hundreds of public, private, and school tours each year.

Public Tours
Docent-led public tours are scheduled every Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm.

We offer bilingual family gallery talks and art workshops. Program is free with Museum admission.
Check calendar for upcoming dates

Los tours familiares se ofrecen el primer domingo de cada dos meses, e incluyen un tour bilingüe inglés/español. Gratis con entrada al museo.



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Parrish Gift Shop. Photo: Gary Mamay

Museum Shop

The Museum Shop, just inside the entrance, is filled with art-inspired products that reflect the unique experience of the Parrish. The ever-changing inventory includes jewelry, scarves, art supplies, gifts for the home, and children’s toys and games. Members receive a 15% discount on all products at the Shop.

Books and Catalogues
The Museum publishes fully illustrated, scholarly catalogues for nearly all of its exhibitions. They’re available for purchase at the Shop, along with a curated selection of books on specific artists, collections, and art movements.

For more information please call 631-283-2118 x125, or email

10 am–5 pm year round
10 am–8 pm Friday
Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

There is no Museum admission fee to visit the Museum Shop.

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Museum Cafe. Photo: Sunny Khalsa


11 am–3 pm Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
11 am–8 pm Friday
Closed on Tuesdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

There is no Museum admission fee to visit the Café.

Outside food and drink are not permitted in the Café or at the Café tables on the Terrace. Alcoholic beverages may only be purchased at the Café once it is fully operational. Until then no alcoholic beverages are allowed.

The Café at the Parrish features a bright, indoor space with a variety of elegant and fresh offerings coupled with a range of beverages.  In the warmer months, Café table seating extends on to the expansive, covered terrace with vineyard and sunset views. Thank you for your patience during our redesign.