September 25-October 20

September 3-11

Join us for these incredible programs coming up in the next month at Guild Hall, including the return of Hamptons International Film Festival!

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EXHIBITION
ROBERT LONGO: A HISTORY OF THE PRESENT
On View Through October 17

This exhibition is a celebration of and a critical investigation into the span of American history bookended by Abstract Expressionism and the current moment in which we live. In two adjacent galleries Robert Longo juxtaposes America’s past with its present through 17 monumental, highly labor-intensive charcoal drawings that act as mirrors into history.

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GALLERY TOUR
GUIDED TOUR OF ROBERT LONGO: A HISTORY OF THE PRESENT
Saturday, September 25

3PM

Join Museum Director/Chief Curator Christina Mossaides Strassfield for an intimate tour through the two galleries where Longo juxtaposes America’s past with its present through 17 monumental, highly labor-intensive charcoal drawings that act as mirrors into history.

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WORKSHOP
THE TILE CLUB
Open Studio Painting Workshop
with Artist Scott Bluedorn
Saturday, September 25

5-7PM

Join Community Artist-In-Residence Scott Bluedorn for the final workshop for his project, focused on the history, practice, and revitalization of “The Tile Club;” a group of artists from the late 19th century, who met and painted on decorative tiles, often en plein air, on the Eastern End of Long Island. Tiles will be provided and attendees are asked to bring their own acrylic paints, brushes, water jar, and palette.

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FILM & TALK
A WORLD WITHIN A WORLD:
THE BAY HOUSES OF LONG ISLAND
Sunday, September 26

2PM

This 2020 film explores the symbiotic relationship between nature and mankind focusing on the South Shore bay homes of Hempstead, Long Island, and captures the perseverance and dedication of generational bay homeowners. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Andrea Grover with Director Barbara Weber, Nancy Solomon, the Director of Long Island Traditions, artist Daniel Pollera.

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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROJECT
APEX APE
Thursday, September 30
7-9PM

Apex Ape is an experimental film and original creature that explores the changing American image through the lens of local legend, examining societal decay through impressionistic cinematography, and treating our familiar landscape as a living organism. Created by Guild Hall’s 2021 Community Artists-in-Residence Brenna Leaver, Devon Leaver, and Julian Alvarez.

The film will be installed as a multi-channel video installation in the Minikes Garden, allowing the public to enter the film at any time throughout the evening.

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LIVE PERFORMANCE
SOCIAL FABRIC:
IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE
Saturday, October 2

7-8PM

This project explores how we embody personal and communal movement languages, through containment and connection in domestic and public spheres. Guests can drop in over the course of an hour as interdisciplinary artist Andrea Cote and choreographer Ann Robideaux activate the Minikes Garden as a place to gather amid a video installation accompanied by live sound by Chris Jones and and curation by Christina Mossiades Strassfield.

Registration not required.

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RENTAL
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
October 7-13

HamptonsFilm was founded in 1992 to celebrate the art of film and to introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international films and filmmakers to our audiences with an annual film festival each October. A wide variety of features, shorts, and documentaries will be shown in our John Drew Theater over the course of the festival.

Image from the documentary feature, JULIA (2021 | 95 minutes), showing on Friday, October 8 at 2:45pm.

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SCREENING
THE MET: LIVE IN HD
Saturdays, October 16 & 23

and December 4
12:55PM

The beloved cinema transmissions return to Guild Hall this fall – part of the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series, bringing opera to movie theaters across the globe. Featuring an encore screening of BORIS GODUNOV on October 16 and live simulcasts of FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES on October 23 and EURYDICE on December 4.

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10/23 TICKETS

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12/4 TICKETS

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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE SHOWCASE
EAST END NATIVE
Saturday, October 16

7PM

Andrina Wekontash Smith, Shinnecock Storyteller and performer, explores the intersection of race and class on the East End. Part one-woman show, part panel discussion, East End Native will dive into the complicated history through the unique lens of her personal narrative. Spoken word, monologues, and storytelling will comprise of the first half while in the second, she will moderate a conversation had with influential leaders fighting for representation for all of the East End’s residents. This program is the culminating showcase of Smith’s 2021 Community Artist-in-Residence.

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VIRTUAL TALK
Hamptons Observatory presents
ASTRONOMY IN ANCIENT EGYPT (Mapping the Stars)
Wednesday, October 20

7PM

Egyptologist Dr. Colleen Darnell will discuss how astronomy influenced the belief system, art and life in ancient Egypt. From the earliest religious compositions in ancient Egypt, the Pyramid Texts, stars were an important part of their funerary beliefs, and astronomical observation played a significant role in time keeping, with the heliacal rising of the star Sirius marking the beginning of the New Year. FREE – registration required.

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THE FUTURE STARTS NOW AT GUILD HALL

There has been so much to celebrate in this, our 90th year. Make a tax-deductible contribution to our annual fund and help build upon our legacy as we prepare for the next ninety.

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eAT COFFEE BAR

Visit our new coffee bar for a creative and whimsical approach to concessions, featuring a wide menu of local favorites as well as some familiar classics, plus wine, beer, and cocktails. Open during gallery hours and theater programs.

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GUILD HALL FOR ALL
90th Coffee Table Book

90 years in photos. By Andrea Grover and Helen Harrison with foreword by Alec Baldwin and preface by Marty Cohen, plus contributions by Phyllis Braff, Bess Rattray, and design by Eileen Boxer.

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As a member, not only are you an integral part of the Guild Hall family, but you have direct access to the best of the best visual, performing, and educational programming on the East End. Membership is one of the most critical and rewarding ways to support us, so join today!

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NOTE: Programs taking place INDOORS in the John Drew Theater require proof of full vaccination for admission. Click HERE for current COVID-19 protocol for guests.

GALLERY HOURS: Friday to Sunday, 12-5

The eAT Coffee Bar is open during gallery hours and for John Drew Theater Programs.

Guild Hall’s Museum programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, an anonymous donor, Peggy J. Amster, Crozier Fine Arts, and funding from The Michael Lynne Museum Endowment, and The Melville Straus Family Endowment.

Free Museum admission is generously funded by Dime Community Bank and Landscape Details.

Robert Longo: A History of the Present
Principal Sponsor: Lucio and Joan Noto
Lead Sponsors: Susan and Olive Numeroff in memory of Marvin Numeroff, Fern and Lenard Tessler, Alison and Donald Weiss, and public funding provided by Suffolk County
Co-Lead Sponsors: Bloomberg Philanthropies, Jacqueline Brody, Robert Lehman Foundation, Metro Pictures, Elin and Michael Nierenberg, Dayna and Steve Novenstein, and Pace Gallery
Additional support: Shari and Jeff Aronson, Carol and Arthur Goldberg, Agnes Gund, and Deborah and David Roberts
Special thanks to Saunders & Associates

Theater Programming is supported, in part, by Barbara Slifka, The Schaffner Family Foundation, Straus Family Foundation, Brown Harris Stevens, Michael Balmuth, Blythe Danner, Lang Insurance, and funding from The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming and The Melville Straus Family Endowment.

Education Programming is supported by The Patti Kenner Arts Education Fellowship, Lucy and Steven Cookson, The Hearthland Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Susan and Stephen Scherr, and funding from the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Endowment Fund, and The Melville Straus Family Endowment.

Guild House Artist-in-Residence/ Community Artist-in-Residence:
Principal Sponsors: Lucy and Steven Cookson, and The Hearthland Foundation
Lead Sponsors: Bobbie Braun-The Neuwirth Foundation, Christina and Alan MacDonald, and Lynn and Bruce Surry
Co-Sponsors: Diamonstein-Spielvogel Foundation/Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, and Judith Hope
Additional Support: Nina Gillman and Mary Heilmann

The Met: Live in HD
The Met Opera simulcasts at Guild Hall are made possible in part through the generosity of:
Grand Tier: Dr. Ralph Gibson, in memory of Andy Jacobyansky, who generously shared his passion, knowledge and support for the opera, Barbara Horgan, The Ellen and James S. Marcus Endowment for Musical Programming, The East Hampton Star, and Maryam K. Seley
Dress Circle: Maureen Bluedorn, Rose Marie Butler in memoriam, Norma Giorgetti in memory of Mary-Anne Szabaga, and Patti Kenner in memory of Judith and Gus Leiber
Balcony Circle: Gabrielle Bamberger, Jan and Marilyn Breslow, Jeannette and H. Peter Kriendler Charitable Trust, Cornelia and Lawrence Randolph, and Veronica Stephens
Family Circle (*Gold): Carolyn and Gioacchino Balducci, Arlene Bujese, Joanne Canary and Barry McCallion*, Pamela and Robert Lund, Robert Macdonald, and Joan and Walter Marter* 

Guild Hall for All
Guild Hall for All is generously funded by The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, Roy Lichtenstein Foundation, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, Ninah Lynne, and Gary Adamek in memory of Ruth Appelhof

Guild Hall is a tax-exempt 501c(3) organization and your donation is deductible as defined by IRS regulations.

Top Left Image: Robert Longo, “Untitled (After Krasner, Birth, 1956)”, 2014. Charcoal on mounted paper, 103 1/8 x 60 inches.
Courtesy of the artist; Metro Pictures, New York; and Pace Gallery. Photo: Gary Mamay

Top Right Image: Robert Longo, “Untitled (After Pollock, Convergence, 1952)”, 2020. Charcoal on mounted paper, 84 1/8 x 140
inches. Courtesy of the artist; Metro Pictures, New York; and Pace Gallery. Photo: Gary Mamay

Annual Fund Photo: Wil Weiss
eAT Coffee Bar Photo: Joe Brondo for Guild Hall
Guild Hall for All Book Photo: Jenny Gorman

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