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Sunday, August 13, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Presented by East End Arts

Deadline to Apply: Thursday, October 19, 2017

In Collaboration with Southampton Cultural Center
Exhibit Starting August 1

Featuring regional photographic artists
In collaboration with Southampton Cultural Center
Artists' Reception: Friday, August 11, 5 – 7 PM

‘Best in Show’ Winner Announced
Theme: Playing with Perspective
Exhibition Dates: August 4 – September 20, 2017

Opening Reception: Friday, August 4, 5 – 7 PM

For Adults & Families, with Daniel Lauter
Saturday, July 22 at East End Arts in Riverhead

For Summer 2017, Intermediate / Advanced Music Lessons
Only Six Spots Available

Ages 5 – 8 & 9 – 14

Under the Baton of Maestro Itzhak Perlman
Thursday, July 27 at Southold High School

East End Arts
133 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901
Ph: 631-727-0900
Fax: 631-727-0966
EastEndArts.org

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press contact: Risa Hartsough
631-727-0900
publicrelations@eastendarts.org
Images available upon request

Fall/Winter Art Classes & Music Lessons Registration is Now Open
At the East End Arts School in Riverhead, NY
For All Levels!

(RIVERHEAD, NY, August 10, 2017) –– The East End Arts School is happy to announce that they are now accepting registration for their complete list of workshop and class offerings for the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 semester. Community members of all ages interested in visual arts with skills at any level should not miss this exciting line-up of workshops and courses. Subjects include: painting, drawing, jewelry, watercolor, mixed media, printmaking, photography, weaving, and more! Instruction ranges from one-day workshops to semester-long classes. Registration is ongoing. All classes are held at the East End Arts School, located at 141 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901. Music lessons are held at the East End Arts School in Riverhead as well as a new South Fork satellite location at the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, starting September 2017. For a complete listing of programs, visit: http://www.eastendarts.org/school/classes.html.

We offer online registration! To register, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/school/classes.html or call 631-369-2171 or email education@eastendarts.org.

Featured visual arts workshops for adults include:
• Plein Air and East Asian Brush Methods with Judith Sutton-Fagan
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/18/adult-class-plein-air-east-asian-brush-painting-methods-sumi-e-/168569
• Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor with Beth Nehls
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/18/adult-class-intermediate-advanced-watercolor/168571
• Intro to Botanical Drawing with Monica Ray
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/18/adult-class-introduction-to-botanical-drawing/168572
• Drawing and Painting Botanicals with Colored Pencil with Monica Ray
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/01/03/adult-class-drawing-painting-botanicals-with-colored-pencil-session-i-technique/168573
• Advanced Drawing and Painting Botanicals with Colored Pencil with Monica Ray
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/03/21/adult-class-advanced-drawing-painting-botanicals-with-colored-pencil-session-iii-/133654
• Advanced Techniques in Oil with Keith Mantell
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/12/adult-class-advanced-techniques-in-oil/168599
• Abstracts in Oil with Laura Stroh
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/14/adult-class-abstracts-in-oils-/168600
• Painting Landscapes with Adam Straus
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/13/adult-class-painting-landscapes-/168603
• Color: The Artist's Supreme Tool with Marlene Bezich https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/13/adult-class-color-the-artist-s-supreme-tool-/168604
• The Wonder of Pastel with Marlene Bezich
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/11/15/adult-class-the-wonder-of-pastel/168606
• Rocks and Water in Oils with Laura Stroh
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/01/04/adult-class-rocks-and-water-in-oils-/168602
• Introduction to Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/16/adult-class-introduction-to-printmaking/168607
• Intermediate Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/01/22/adult-class-intermediate-printmaking/168609
• Advanced Printmaking with Chris Ann Ambery
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/04/09/adult-class-advanced-printmaking/168611
• Introduction to Metal Techniques with Lori Hollander
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/13/adult-class-introduction-to-metal-jewelry-techniques/168612
• Collage with Tom Brydelsky https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/15/adult-class-collage/168615
• Introduction to Weaving on A Loom with Justine Moody https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/15/adult-class-introduction-to-weaving-on-a-loom-/168617
• Weave Along with Justine Moody
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/01/05/adult-class-weave-along-/168619
• Wrapping, Riveting, and Other Metal Jewelry Techniques with Eleni Prieston
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/03/01/adult-jewelry-class-wrapping-riveting-and-other-metal-jewelry-techniques-/168620
• Reuse, Recycle, Repair, Remount with Eleni Prieston
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/09/25/adult-jewelry-class-reuse-recycle-repair-remount/168624
• Clasps and Wraps in Silver or Gold with Eleni Prieston
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/calendar/event/2017/09/25/adult-jewelry-class-clasps-and-wraps-in-silver-or-gold/168624
• Photography Walk and Talk with Meryl Spiegel
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/07/adult-class-photography-walk-talk/168652
• Composition Through Your Lens with Meryl Spiegel
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/11/10/adult-photography-class-composition-through-your-lens/168641
• The Photographic Image with Miranda Gatewood
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/11/adult-class-the-photographic-image/168649
• Portrait Drawing (Ages 14-17) with Gary Long
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/10/young-adult-art-portrait-drawing-ages-14-17-/168923
• Figurative Drawing (Ages 14-17) with Gary Long
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2018/03/06/younf-adult-art-figurative-drawing-ages-14-17-/168924
• Homeschool Art (Ages 5-7 and 8-12) with Deirdre Humphrey
https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/05/homeschool-art-classes-begin-age-8-12-/168676
• Homeschool Music (Ages 5-7 and 8-12) with Matt Gardiner https://eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/10/05/homeschool-music-classes-begin-age-5-7-/168684
• Mini Residence with Artist Dan Welden and Friends: Master Printmaker and Originator of the Solarplate Technique

In addition to visual arts class and workshops for adults, the East End Arts School offers visual art classes for children and music instruction in group and private settings for voice, piano, drums, violin, guitar, and band and orchestral instruments, with 200 students studying privately each semester. Scholarship opportunities are available. For more information about private music instruction, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/school/private.html.

For more information, visit http://www.eastendarts.org/school/ or contact the East End Arts School at 631-369-2171 or education@eastendarts.org.
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.

Featuring Oil Paintings by David Peikon
July 28 – October 25, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Wednesdays, July & August, 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Presented by East End Arts

Exhibit Starting Friday, June 16
Artist Talk & Reception: Saturday, July 15
At the Greenport Theater
Presented by East End Arts

Summer 2017 Tour, Long Island, New York
Tickets Available Now

Held at Southampton High School on Sunday, June 4, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Artist Talk & Reception: Friday, June 23
At Peconic Landing Community Center, Greenport
Presented by East End Arts

Opening Reception: Friday, June 16, 5 – 7 PM
Show Dates: June 16 - July 26, 2017

Exhibition starting June 5, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Opening Reception: Sunday, June 11
At The Gallery at Borghese Vineyard, Cutchogue
Presented by East End Arts

Tuition-Free Program, Presented by East End Arts

Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Downtown Riverhead

Held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Suffolk Theater, Riverhead

June 3 Featuring Series Creator Jonathan Pearlman
with Songwriter and Poet James K. Zimmerman

Sunday, May 21, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Presented by East End Arts

Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, June 4, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Downtown Riverhead
FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

With Gallerist Amy Worth & Photographer John Stefanik
Saturday, May 20, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
At the East End Arts Carriage House in Riverhead

May 5 – July 26, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

HONORING Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, Reverend Maryanne McElroy, Peconic Landing
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY

Show Dates: April 28 - June 9, 2017

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: June 8, 9, 10
Show Dates: June 16 – July 26, 2017

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Friday, April 21, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Series of Workshops Held Wednesday Evenings, through May 2017
At the East End Arts School, Riverhead, NY

Sunday, April 2, 2:00 PM, FREE
At Mattituck-Laurel Library, Hosted by North Fork Reform Synagogue

"One Painting – One Artist – And The Creative Mind"
April 1 Featuring Series Creator Jonathan Pearlman
with Artist Margery Gosnell-Qua of Remsenburg

International Guitarist, Songwriter, Record Label President, Producer, and Performer with a #1 Smooth Jazz Song and Top 30 Billboard Hits
Thursday, March 16, 5:00 – 7:00 PM at East End Arts in Riverhead

Exhibition starting March 3, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: April 20, 21, 22
Show Dates: April 28 – June 9, 2017

Show Dates: March 10 – April 21, 2017

Featuring five regional photographic artists
In collaboration with Southampton Cultural Center

East End Arts 21st Annual Community Mosaic
Street Painting Festival: May 28, 2017

Featuring Artists Steve Alpert & James Slezak
Presented by East End Arts

East End Arts 21st Annual Community Mosaic
Street Painting Festival: May 28, 2017

Theme: PLAYING WITH PERSPECTIVE
Entry Deadline: March 28, 2017
Show Dates: August 4 – September 20, 2017

"One Painting – One Artist – And The Creative Mind"
February 25 Featuring Series Creator Jonathan Pearlman
with Artist Roxanne Panero from Sagaponack

February 3 – May 3, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Led by BAKITHI KUMALO, Longtime Bass Player for Paul Simon
Saturday, February 11 at 7:00 PM
At Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: March 2, 3, 4
Show Dates: March 10 – April 21, 2017

Four-Day Program - A vacation in the arts!
FEBRUARY 21 – 24
With Renowned Artist-Teacher Barbara Imperiale

Saturday, February 4, 4:00 PM at Peconic Landing, Greenport

Opening Reception: Friday, January 27, 5 – 7 PM
Show Dates: January 27 – March 3, 2017

East End Arts Now Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: January 27, 2017

International Musician and Bass Player for Paul Simon
Wednesday, January 25, 5:00 – 7:00 PM at East End Arts in Riverhead

"One Painting – One Artist – And The Creative Mind"
January 14 Featuring Series Creator Jonathan Pearlman
with Painter Peter Beston from East Quogue

Opportunity for Artists: East End Arts Annual Non-Juried Members Show
Show Dates: January 27 – March 3, 2017

With Juilliard-trained pianist and licensed Musikgarten teacher, Marlene Markard
Wednesdays starting January 11

Saturday, December 17 at 8:00 PM

A Collection of the East End's Finest Arts: Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Wine
Final Event in the Series: Saturday, December 17, 7:00 PM
At Peconic Ballet Theatre, 71 E. Main Street, Riverhead

Learn from Professional International Musician
BAKITHI KUMALO, Bassist for Paul Simon
Intensive Full-Scholarship, Six-Week Program for Teen Musicians, Winter 2017

Exhibition starting December 8, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Featuring five regional award-winning photographic artists
In collaboration with Southampton Cultural Center
Artists' Reception: Friday, December 9, 5 – 7 PM

Professional Development & Public Arts Program
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: January 27, 2017
Informational Meeting: Wednesday, December 14, 6:00 PM

International Musician, Bassist for Paul Simon
January – February 2017
Offering Workshops for Teen & Adult Musicians, Film Screening and More

Learn from Professional International Musician
BAKITHI KUMALO, Bassist for Paul Simon
Intensive Full-Scholarship, Six-Week Program for Teen Musicians, Winter 2017
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications – Deadline: December 4

Featuring Artists Roxanne Panero & Sara Cedar Miller
Presented by East End Arts

November 4, 2016 – February 1, 2017
Presented by East End Arts

Grand Opening: Saturday, November 12 at 12 – 5 PM
Featuring Unique Handmade Items & Gifts Created by Long Island Artists!

FREE Concerts at Three Locations on the East End

A Collection of the East End's Finest Arts: Dance, Music, Visual Arts, Wine
Event Series: Saturdays, 7:00 PM starting November 5
At Peconic Ballet Theatre, 71 E. Main Street, Riverhead

Featuring Artist JOSEPH ILACQUA
Presented by East End Arts, in partnership with Maryhaven Center for Hope

Intensive Full-Scholarship, Six-Week Program for Teen Musicians, Winter 2017
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications – Deadline: December 4

President: John McLane
Vice President: Lisa Azzato
Secretary: Robert Ward

Judges Needed High School Theatre Recognition Program

One-on-One Live Music Program for Comfort Care
Program, Commenced Summer 2016
Second Location for East End Arts Collaborative Music Program

Exhibition starting September 19, 2016
Presented by East End Arts, in partnership with Maryhaven Center for Hope

Group Exhibit Featuring Best in Show Artists from 2015 Juried Gallery Shows
Paintings, Sculpture and Mixed Media Creations
Opening Reception: Friday, September 30

All are welcome; there are no auditions to participate.
Register at the first rehearsal on Saturday, October 15, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Deadline to Apply: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Weekly Sessions start Thursday, September 15

Peconic Landing and East End Arts are proud to announce that their live music program for comfort care “Music by the Bedside” has been named LeadingAge New York’s 2016 Innovation of the Year.

With Juilliard-trained pianist and licensed Musikgarten teacher, Marlene Markard
Wednesdays starting September 14

Offering Free Demonstration, Workshops, Artist Talk, Exhibit & Reception

Starting September 2016 at Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center

From the Outside Looking In: A Fresh View of the North Fork Opening Reception: Saturday, August 20, 5:00 PM
In Partnership with East End Arts

July 29 – November 2, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Presented by East End Arts at Downtown Riverhead's ALIVE ON 25 Free Summer Street Festival!

Opening Reception: Thursday, August 11, 5 – 8 PM
At 30 West & 20 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY

Thursday, July 28 at Southold High School

Four Different Jurors Choose Four Different Exhibits from the Same Pool of Entries
Exhibit Dates: August 5 – September 21, 2016

An exhibition of the vision of eight regional award-winning photographic artists
In Collaboration with Southampton Cultural Center
Exhibit Starting Friday, July 1

Presented by East End Arts at the Greenport Theater

East End Arts School hosts at their Riverhead campus, Presented by Staller Center for the Arts & Stony Brook University

East End Arts Executive Director, Patricia Drake Snyder, comments on this award: "It is an honor for East End Arts to receive this award from NEA. As East End Arts is presented with more and more exhibition venues, we feel this is a good time to initiate the Curatorial Training Program and support area artists by providing another skill building curriculum."

Announced at the Awards Ceremony held at Shoreham-Wading River High School on Sunday, June 5, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Presented by East End Arts at the Greenport Theater

A Juried East End Arts Gallery Show
Show Dates: June 17 – July 29, 2016

Free Program, Presented by East End Arts

Exhibition starting June 2, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Presented by East End Arts at Shoreham Wading-River High School
Hosted by Rob Hinderliter, Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winning Broadway producer and actor, and former two-time Teeny Award nominee

Held on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at East Wind, Wading River

East End Arts X FOLD Festival: Emerging Artists Project
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: June 26, 2016

Sunday, May 15, Presented by East End Arts

Awards Ceremony to be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Downtown Riverhead

This Spring & Summer at the East End Arts School, 141 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY

FREE at Peconic Landing in Greenport, NY

ALL-STAR LINE UP INCLUDES INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN
MULTI GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING ARTISTS
AND ONCE IN A LIFETIME MUSICAL COLLABORATIONS

Sunday, June 5, 2016
At Shoreham-Wading River High School

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

East End Arts School Announces Camp Format Cleverly Modeled after Levels of the Japanese Sensei in Martial Arts
August 1 – 5, 2016

Starting Friday, May 6
Presented by East End Arts

A Juried East End Arts Gallery Show
Show Dates: April 29 – June 10, 2016

HONORING Bank of America
Keynote Address by NILE RODGERS
Saturday, May 7, 2016 at East Wind, Wading River, NY

Art, Music, Performance, and More!
Ages 5 – 8 & 9 – 14

12-year-old piano student
East End Arts' 2015 Ranny Reeve Memorial Scholarship Recipient

At the East End Arts School in Riverhead, NY
For All Levels!

Presented by East End Arts on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: June 9 – 11, 2016
Show Dates: June 17 – July 29, 2016

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: April 21 – 23, 2016
Show Dates: April 29 – June 10, 2016

Impacting the East End with Music and Community – Spring & Summer 2016

East End Arts 20th Anniversary Community Mosaic
Street Painting Festival: May 29, 2016

Exhibition starting March 15, 2016
Presented by East End Arts

Sunday, March 13
Presented by East End Arts

A Juried East End Arts Gallery Show
Show Dates: March 11 – April 22, 2016

Professional Development & Public Arts Program
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: March 2, 2016

Professional Development & Public Arts Program
East End Arts Now Accepting Applications
Application Deadline: March 2, 2016

Friday, February 19 at the Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY

THE GALLERIST, THE ARTIST, THE CRITIC, & THE KID
Entry Deadline: April 5, 2016
Show Dates: August 5 – September 21, 2016

Starting Friday, February 5
Presented by East End Arts

February 19 – March 20, 2016

East End Arts 20th Anniversary Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival: May 29, 2016

East End Arts 20th Anniversary Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival: May 29, 2016

Show Dates: January 29 – March 4, 2016

Meet him at the public Informational Meeting: Wednesday, January 20

East End Arts is pleased to announce that Katerina Reich of Hampton Bays, a student of the East End Arts School’s music program, is the award recipient of the Ranny Reeve Memorial Scholarship Fund’s 2015 music scholarship.

To be held Wednesday, January 20, 2016
International Music Program Comes to the East End

An East End Arts Gallery Show
Entry Dates: March 3 – 5, 2016
Show Dates: March 11 – April 22, 2016

East End Arts is proud to announce a new addition to their staff: Sheree M.C. Elder, new Events Coordinator. Sheree is no stranger to East End Arts. As a young person she studied piano and voice privately at the East End Arts School, attended arts camps, and more recently taught youth workshops and produced an anniversary concert celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the School.

East End Arts is pleased to announce that Cole Hempel of Westhampton Beach, a student of the East End Arts School’s music program, is the award recipient of the Mark Gatz Memorial Scholarship Fund's 2015 music scholarship.

Opportunity for Artists: East End Arts Annual Non-Juried Members Show
Show Dates: January 29 – March 4, 2016

International Music Program for Adults Comes to the East End
Program Commences Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Saturday, December 12, 2:00 PM, FREE
At Riverhead United Methodist Church

Presented by East End Arts at Riverhead Town Hall Gallery
Exhibition starting December 3, 2015

Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 PM, FREE
At Riverhead United Methodist Church

Presented by East End Arts, December 1 at Suffolk Theater, Riverhead

Held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Hotel Indigo East End

Sunday, November 22, Presented by East End Arts

Featuring Unique Handmade Items & Gifts Created by Long Island Artists!
At the East End Arts Gallery, 133 E. Main Street, Riverhead, NY

Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Hotel Indigo East End, Riverhead NY

East End Arts presents FREE Concerts at three locations on the East End

Starting Friday, October 30
Presented by East End Arts

FREE, at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Hosted by North Fork Reform Synagogue

One-on-One Live Music Program for Comfort Care
Program Commences Friday, October 30, 2015

Theme: "Local to Global"
Thursday, October 8, at Suffolk Theater

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
At the East End Arts School, Riverhead

Music lessons and arts classes for all ages and levels!
At the East End Arts School

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Presented by East End Arts at Riverhead Town Hall Gallery
Exhibition starting September 4, 2015

Presented by East End Arts & Thirty West Main
First Gallery Afternoon: Saturday, September 5, 1 – 4 PM
At 30 W. Main Street, Riverhead NY ● Open to the Public

Saturday, August 29 at the East End Arts Gallery