The Hamptons Museums and Galleries
Eric Firestone Gallery
4 Newtown Ln., East Hampton
Eric Firestone, who's been a gallerist in the Hamptons since 2010, is known for a great balance of emerging and established artists—meaning you almost always see work you already like, but come away with a few new names to keep track of. The current group show, on view through June, showcases figurative work by artists like Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Emma Amos, Will Barnet, and many more.
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller (Closed)
87 Newtown Ln., East Hampton
Glenn Horowitz Bookseller is the resident purveyor of first-edition books, manuscripts, and other printed material—and they've teamed up with Tripoli Patterson, the young surfer-turned-gallerist, who opened his second location (the first is in Southampton) on the first floor of Horowitz's Newton Lane location.
158 Main St., East Hampton
Thanks to a full theater program in addition to an exhibition space, Guild Hall is a Hamptons institution.
Silas Marder (Closed)
120 Snake Hollow Rd., Bridgehampton
Silas Marder Gallery (located in an open-air and still-very-raw-wood barn) projects movies for all comers on Friday nights in a series called, appropriately, "Films on the Haywall." Curator Tucker Marder’s taste is eclectic but spot-on, as he plays everything from The Muppet Movie to Grizzly Man to Cool Hand Luke. Get there early enough to see the exhibition of Ryan McGinness’s sculptures and paintings, inspired by surf and skate culture.
133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton
Textile designer and Hamptons fixture Jack Lenor Larsen opened the Longhouse as a place to share his eclectic collection of art and artifacts. It's best known for a fantastic sculpture garden that, in addition to an imaginative landscaping layout, displays works from the likes of Willem de Kooning, Alexander Calder, Kiki Smith, Sol LeWitt, and Yoko Ono.