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Parrish Art Museum Landscape Pleasures 2017 – PHOTOS!

PARRISH ART MUSEUM LANDSCAPE PLEASURES EVENT ATTRACTS 350 ATTENDEES, RAISES OVER $135,000 TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM’S PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

The Weekend-Long Benefit Included a Symposium, Garden Tours, and Private Cocktail Party

Stephanie Bulger, Paige Patterson, Lori Barnaby, Aaron Marchese, Louise Riggio, Edwina von Gal
Cocktail party attendees (l-r) Stephanie Bulger, Paige Patterson, Lori Barnaby, Aaron Marchese, host Louise Riggio, Edwina von Gal. Photo: Pam Deutchman/society-in-focus.com

WATER MILL, NY 6/12/2017—Landscape Pleasures, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual two-day horticulture event on Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, raised over $135,000, making it one of the most successful years of the event in the last decade. A mainstay of the Parrish Art Museum benefit events for the last 33 years, Landscape Pleasures helps to support the Museum’s year-round programs, exhibitions, and events.

The Saturday morning symposium hosted almost 200 attendees who heard presentations by leaders in garden design and landscape architecture: Writer/garden designer Page Dickey discussed her favorite gardens; landscape architect Christine Ten Eyck talked about the inherent beauty of Texas and the southwest; and R. William Thomas shared insights into the art of gardening at Chanticleer, the 48-acre pleasure garden in Wayne, Pennsylvania, now in its 24th year.

On Sunday, nearly 350 people participated in self-guided tours with exclusive access to private gardens in Water Mill and East Hampton including the estates of Arne and Milly Glimcher, Deborah Nevins, the Listowel Garden, and Grey Gardens—the former home of the infamous Beale sisters immortalized in the documentary by the Maysels and the Broadway musical.

In addition, 150 ticket purchasers at the Sponsor level and above ($400+) enjoyed a private cocktail reception at the estate of Louise and Leonard Riggio. Benefactor tickets holders attended a Saturday afternoon luncheon hosted by Parrish Trustee Veronica Atkins

2016 Landscape Pleasures event was co-chaired by Lillian Cohen, Martha B. McLanahan, and Linda Hackett Munson, with vice-chairs Stacy Paetzel, Tony Piazza, and Dennis Schrader.

Landscape Pleasures 2017 has been made possible, in part, by the generous support of Grand Patrons Lillian & Joel Cohen, and MARDERS; Grand Sponsors C.A.L. Foundation, Kelco, LaGuardia Design Group, and Whitmores; and Grand Participants Elizabeth and David Granville-Smith, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Owen Brothers Landscape Development, Piazza Horticultural, and Summerhill Landscapes Inc. Hamptons Cottages & Gardens is the official media partner.

About the Parrish Art Museum 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, 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.

Photos from the 2017 Landscape Pleasures Cocktail Party

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Ellen Hermanson Foundation’s Starry Night – PHOTOS!

Photos from the Ellen Hermanson Foundation’s Starry Night Gala in Southampton, NY on July 23, 2016

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Halsey House Gala 2016 – PHOTOS!

Photos from the 2016 Halsey House Gala in Southampton, NY on July 9, 2016

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Beach Magazine Hosted a Health & Wellness Party At New Union Cantina Restaurant

Beach magazine, published by Modern Luxury Magazine  in the Summer, hosted a Health & Wellness Issue Release Party at Southampton’s new modern Mexican restaurant Union Cantina on Friday, July 8th, 2016. The event was followed by an exclusive screening of the Spike documentary I am JFK Jr. at the Southampton Inn.

 Attendees included: Cristina Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, Derik Murray, RoseMarie Terenzio, Ramona Singer, Andrea Greeven Douzet, Kimberly Allan, Paola Bacchini, Rob Allan, Jillian Marie, Cari Shimkus, Mary Larkin, Connie Lippert, Amelia Doggwiler, Connor McInerney, Ashley Peleckis, Diana Heather, Ashley Heather, Curtis Terkuile, Monique Millane, Erika Halweil, Corey DeRosa, Jessica Lynn, Lisa Hartman, Alan Benson, Liza Benson, Lauren Day Roberts, Morgan Suckow, Sam Foley, Mark Lemerise, Paul Delaney, Wendy Delaney, Gary Ginsberg, Kevin Kay, David Schwarz, Debra Fazio, Roland Foster, John Schlimm and Brian Steel.

Beach magazine, helmed by Editor-in-Chief Cristina Cuomo, follows its readers to the Hamptons in the summer months with engaging profiles about people of influence, fashion, art, design and trends in the Hamptons. In the winter months, the magazine is published as Manhattan magazine in New York City, delivering engaging content to the affluent local and visitor like no other.

Guests mingled at restauranteurs Ian Duke and David Hilty’s new restaurant Union Cantina while tasting delectable hors d’oeuvres from the innovative Mexican kitchen. Union Cantina boasts award-winning Executive Chef Scott Kampf from legendary television show Iron Chef of America, who brings his dedication to the classic “farm to table” cooking style to the new Union Cantina. Some of the new menu specials include the signature Castilla de Res Mole short rib dish and the innovative Deconstructed Enchiladas, which come in five variations.

Jefferson Hayman Book Signing at Garnet Hill in Bridgehampton, NY – PHOTOS!

Photos from Jefferson Hayman Book Signing of “The Heart Has It’s Reasons” at Garnet Hill in Bridgehampton, NY on June 25, 2016

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Parrish Art Museum Landscape Pleasures 2016 – PHOTOS!

PARRISH ART MUSEUM LANDSCAPE PLEASURES EVENT ATTRACTS 400 ATTENDEES,
RAISES OVER $120,000 TO SUPPORT THE MUSEUM’S PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

The Weekend-Long Benefit included a Symposium and Garden Tours

The Benefit Committee Cocktail Party hosted by Tim Davis at the Wyman estate in Southampton Village. Photo: Pam Deutchman / http://www.society-in-focus.com

WATER MILL, NY 6/14/2016—Landscape Pleasures, the Parrish Art Museum’s annual two-day horticulture event on  Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, raised over $120,000, making it one of the most successful years of the event in the last decade. A mainstay of the Parrish Art Museum benefit events for the last 32 years, Landscape Pleasures helps to support the Museum’s year-round programs, exhibitions, and events. Landscape Pleasures 2016 honored the memory of long-time committee member, Jack deLashmet.

The Saturday morning symposium hosted almost 200 attendees who heard presentations by leaders in garden design and landscape architecture: Charles Birnbaum, President & CEO, as well as founder, of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TLCF); Andrea Cochran, winner of the 2014 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture; and Darrel Morrison, advocate of design informed and inspired by observations of the naturally-evolving landscape.

On Sunday, over 300 people participated in self-guided tours of private gardens at the homes of Michael Forman and Jennifer Rice designed by landscape architects Oehme van Sweden; Herbert and Karen Friedman, whose garden was originally designed by deLashmet & Associates: Victoria & Jack Rovner, designed by LaGuardia Design Group; and Loren Skeist and Marlene Marko.

In addition, 175 ticket purchasers at the Sponsor level and above ($350+) attended a private cocktail reception on Saturday evening hosted by Tim Davis of the Corcoran Group, at the modern Wyman estate situated on 15 acres on Pond Lane in Southampton Village, with views of Lake Agawam.

2016 Landscape Pleasures event was co-chaired by Lillian Cohen, Martha B. McLanahan, and Linda Hackett Munson, with vice-chairs Stacy Paetzel, Tony Piazza, and Dennis Schrader.

Landscape Pleasures is made possible, in part, by the generous support of Grand Patrons Veronica Atkins, Lillian & Joel Cohen and MARDERS; Grand Sponsors C.A.L. Foundation, LaGuardia Design Group, Meryl & Robert Meltzer,’ Summerhill Landscapes Inc., and Whitmores; and Grand Participants Arthur L. Loeb and Piazza Horticultural.

About the Parrish Art Museum
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, 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.

Photos from the Parrish Art Museum Landscape Pleasures 2016 Cocktail Party

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Furniture from the Southampton Fresh Air Home DDD in Southampton, NY on June 4, 2016 – PHOTOS!

Furniture from the Southampton Fresh Air Home Decorators-Designers-Dealers Sale and Auction Benefit Gala in Southampton, NY on June 4, 2016

Photos from the SFAH DDD

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Hamptons Contemporary Design Secrets Discussion – PHOTOS!

Design Secrets at the Inaugural Hamptons Contemporary Home Design and Decor Show

SOUTHAMPTON, NY (June 4, 2016) – Real Housewives of NYC star and Madame Paulette owner John Mahdessian, lifestyle expert Tracy Stern, and Million Dollar Contractor Stephen Fanuka teamed up with 25A Magazine Publisher Chase Backer to dish out design secrets at Rick Friedman’s inaugural Hamptons Contemporary Home Design and Decor Show on Saturday.  The fair ran from June 3-5 on the Southampton Elks fairgrounds.

Photos from the Design Secrets Discussion at Hamptons Contemporary

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Garnet Hill Hosts Bestselling Author and Fashion Editor Kate Betts to Officially Open Hamptons Retail Store for Summer

Garnet Hill Hosts Bestselling Author and Fashion Editor Kate Betts to Officially Open Hamptons Retail Store for Summer

BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY (May 31, 2016) – Award-winning fashion editor and New York Times bestselling-author Kate Betts mingled with Garnet Hill shoppers and invited guests over Memorial Day weekend to help officially open the brand’s Bridgehampton retail store for the 2016 summer season. Betts, the former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor and author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style, graciously signed copies of her latest title, My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang and Seduction in the Great City on the Seine. Garnet Hill opened its first ever brick-and-mortar retail door last summer in the center of Bridgehampton’s downtown district. The store offers fans of the 40-year-old catalog and online retailer a “touch and feel” experience of the beautiful and natural Garnet Hill lifestyle products, and features the brand’s bedding and home décor lines, popular among interior designers and customers, as well as an edited set of customer favorites in sleepwear and apparel. The store also presents new products curated to appeal specifically to customers in the summer community. Garnet Hill will host several events throughout the summer to stimulate discussion about the craft of interior design and to introduce designers to the beautiful world of Garnet Hill.

Photos from the Kate Betts book signing at Garnet Hill in Bridgehampton, NY

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Parrish Art Museum’s Spring Fling 2016 – PHOTOS!

WATER MILL, NY 4/19/2016 — The Parrish Art Museum’s annual Spring Fling community celebration, fundraiser, and networking took place Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm at the Museum. Spring Fling, which featured a live band, art scavenger hunt in the galleries, and a silent auction, helps support the Parrish’s year-round educational programs for children as well as adults. 2016 co-chairs were Christine Curiale, Maryanne Horwath, and Laura Wynne

 Spring Fling featured live music from Noiz Entertainment, hors d’oeuvres by Southampton Social Club, and an open bar with wine and spirits from Niche Import Co. and Mamont Vodka. Guests were invited to participate in the Museum’s popular art scavenger hunt through the galleries.

This silent auction offered unique goods and services donated by the East End business and professional community, including a 16-person golf outing at Hampton Hills Golf & Country Club followed by a reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres; a sunset sailing trip out of Sag Harbor; VIP passes to the Hampton Classic Horse Show; two one-week summer camp sessions at Sandy Hollow Day Camp; and a one-week 2016 summer camp session at Future Stars; a half-day fluke charter for six people; and many additional gift certificates for products and services from Hamptons shops, and spas, restaurants.

Spring Fling, initiated at the Parrish in the 1990s, raised over $100,000 annually for the Museum’s Education Department. This year, the Parrish developed Access Parrish, a new program for children on the Autism spectrum and adults with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and their care givers. The Parrish continues to offer a wide variety of programs throughout the year: School Collaborations, such as Museum educator-led tours, studio activities, and unique programs developed in collaboration with regional educators; After School Art workshops; school vacation programs; weekly Open Studios; bi-lingual family tours; and the annual Student Exhibition, presented during the month of February, showcasing student artwork from over 30 regional elementary, middle, and high schools. Since the opening of the new building in Water Mill, the Museum has directly served 6,100 children and families, offered 310 school tours, 185 open studios, 208 after school and community offsite art workshops, and 43 weeks of art camps.

Spring Fling was made possible, in part, by support from The Derfner Foundation; Maryanne Horwath & Michael Shaheen, Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Bobbie Braun, Neuwirth Foundation; Brown Harris Stevens, LLC; Christine Curiale, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; Halstead Property; Arthur L. Loeb; and Nest Seekers International.

The Museum’s programs are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the property taxpayers from the Southampton School District and the Tuckahoe Common School District.

About the Parrish Art Museum

The Parrish Art Museum is the oldest cultural institution on the East End of Long Island, uniquely situated within one of the most concentrated creative communities in the United States. The Parrish is dedicated to the collection, preservation, interpretation, and dissemination of art from the nineteenth century to the present, with a particular focus on honoring the rich creative legacy of the East End, celebrating the region’s enduring heritage as a vibrant art colony, telling the story of our area, our “sense of place,” and its national—even global—impact on the world of art. The Parrish is committed to educational outreach, to serving as a dynamic cultural resource for its diverse community, and to celebrating artistic innovation for generations to come.

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