Photo: Jenny Gorman


As we continue to navigate this challenging time due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of our guests and staff remains paramount. Please review the following section on how to prepare, what to expect, and what we’re doing to make your visit safe and enjoyable in accordance with NYS and CDC Guidelines. 


  • All museum visitors must wear a medical-grade mask at all times. Masks will be provided to anyone who needs one.


  • For Parrish events and programs held indoors and out, all guests must provide proof of vaccination (copy of vaccine card/Excelsior Pass) or a negative PCR test within 72 hours. We encourage all guests to send their proof in advance by emailing it to (please put the event title in your subject line) to help us expedite the check-in process.

For all INDOOR events, medical-grade masks must be worn by all guests.

For OUTDOOR events, adults are not required to wear masks; Children under 12 must wear masks at all times, indoors and out.

Pre-Purchase Your Admission E-Ticket


  • The Museum and the Museum Shop accept credit card and cash sales.
  • If you have a free pass or reciprocity with another institution, a staff member must schedule your visit. Please call 631-283-2118 x109, leave a message with your name, number, and day/time you would like to visit, and you will receive a call back.
  • We’ll email you a confirmation of your registration, with a list of Safety Procedures.
  • If you don’t feel well, have symptoms, or have had contact with a COVID-19 patient in the previous 14 days prior to your visit, please stay home and seek care.


  • As you drive into the driveway, Museum signage will direct you to the Parking Lot and to check-in points.
  • Please follow the direction of Museum staff throughout your visit.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed at the Museum at any time. The Museum cafe is open during Museum hours.


  • Restrooms at the Museum, available to visitors, will have hand washing and hand sanitizing supplies. The capacity for restrooms is 3 guests at any one time.
  • Wheelchairs are available on request and will be sanitized before and after use.
  • Lockers are available for use.

PLEASE NOTE: In the interest of your personal safety and community health, the Parrish requires all visitors observe the precautions outlined here. Visitors who do not follow these guidelines will not be admitted, and will be asked to leave the premises. The risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By visiting the Museum and its grounds, you assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.


Monday, Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday
11 AM – 5 PM

11 AM – 8 PM

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Every day, 11 AM – 5 PM


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

Not a Member?  Join today!

For more information, call 631-283-2118 x109 or email


The Museum’s outdoor sculpture exhibition is located throughout its 14 acres.

Help us preserve the works for future generations! We kindly ask that you refrain from climbing, leaning against, or touching the sculptures, and keep children with you at all times.

Please observe social distancing practices when visiting the Museum and grounds.

All visitors must wear medical grade masks on Museum property.

Pets on leash are allowed on the grounds, but NOT in the Museum building, with the exception of service animals. If you’re visiting the galleries with a Service Animal, please note that photographing animals in the building is not permitted. See policy here.

Pet owners or handlers must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of litter. Trash cans are located in the parking lot


Access audio guides of current and past exhibitions here. Audio devices are available at Visitor Services and are complimentary with museum admission.


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.


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.


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 be 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.
Learn more at


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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Museum Shop. Photo: Gary Mamay

Museum Shop

Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 11 am–5 pm
Friday: 11 am–8 pm
Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

Tucked just inside the main lobby of the Museum, the bright and spacious Museum Shop is the premier shopping destination for East End residents and visitors alike.

Learn More

The Museum Shop is a destination for creative shoppers, with hand-crafted treasures and art-inspired goods. Stop by the Shop during your next visit to the Museum and purchase unique items found only at the Parrish. Members receive a 15% discount at the Shop throughout the year. Not a Member? Join today to enjoy this and many other benefits.

To contact the Museum Shop, call 631-283-2118 x125 or email Jan Schluger at

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Museum Cafe. Photo: Sunny Khalsa


Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 11 am–5 pm
Friday: 11 am–8 pm
Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas

There is no Museum admission fee to visit the Café.

Learn More

The Café at the Parrish features a bright, indoor space with a variety of elegant and fresh offerings coupled with a range of beverages.

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.



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Docent training for group tours. Photo: Parrish Art Museum

Groups and Tours

Tours of the galleries are offered on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2 pm. All tours require advance registration. Please register for tours on the Admission page.

Discounted admission is offered to groups of 10 or more. To receive the group rate, please email Danea Sharpelletti,