Current Exhibitions

Due to the snow, Guild Hall Museum is closed today Friday, February 5. We will reopen for our regularly scheduled hours tomorrow Saturday, February 6 from 11am-5pm.


Chuck-Close photo by Walter Weissman See Captions pdf for full creditOn view through Sunday, February 21

Portraying Artists: Photographs by Walter Weissman

The exhibition is an intimate photographic study in black and white of some of the most influential performing, literary, fine artists and designers of our time. The 15 portraits capture Chuck Close; Donald Sultan; Dennis Oppenheim; Roy Lichtenstein; Ross Bleckner; Edward Albee; Dan Flavin; Eric Fischl; Billy Joel; Larry Rivers; Calvin Klein; Betty Friedan; Elaine de Kooning; Robert Rauschenberg; Roy Lichtenstein and Arman in rare spontaneous and unguarded moments at the zenith of their creative careers with many of the images taken at Guild Hall.


Read The New York Times article on the exhibition


Exhibition Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday 11am-5pm and Sunday noon-5pm on January 25, 29, 30, 31, and February 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21.


FREE Admission generously funded by Suffolk County National Bank and Donald and Barbara Zucker.  


Image: Chuck Close with Donald Sultan painting “Domino” at Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY. Summer, 1992. B&W print from a 35mm negative on Glossy Illford multigrade fiber based silver gelatin paper. Printed in collaboration with Ken Lieberman and LTI Lightside Photo Lab, New York City, NY. 2014. Signed on the verso lower left corner. Image size: (Horizontal) 12 15/16” x 18 1/8” Paper size: 20” x 24’’




saf-iOn View Saturday, January 16-Sunday, February 21

Opening Reception Rescheduled for Sun. Jan. 31 from 2-4pm

Student Arts Festival: Part I, Grades K-8

Now in its 24th year, the Student Arts Festival celebrates the young artists of our region and salutes their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. Each year, schools from Bridgehampton to Montauk participate in Guild Hall’s two inspiring student exhibitions. The museum features more than 3,500 works of student art that cover the gallery walls floor to ceiling salon-style. Part I of the exhibition features the works of students in pre-school, elementary and middle schools, and Part II showcases the work of high school students.


Museum Hours: Mon, Fri and Sat 11am-5pm; Sun noon-5pm 


FREE Admission


The Student Arts Festival is generously underwritten by Bridgehampton National Bank



All Museum programming is made possible in part though the generosity of Crozier Fine Arts, The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, the Helen Hoie Fund, The Lorenzo and Mary Woodhouse Trust, Melville Straus Family Endowment Fund, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and Suffolk County.

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AAM_Emblem_FullColor_CS5 copyGuild Hall Museum has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) since 1973.