The Parrish Art Museum’s annual Midsummer Party in Water Mill, NY is a festive social gathering of artists, art collectors, curators, philanthropists, and business leaders from the Hamptons, New York, and beyond. This past Saturday nearly 450 guests enjoyed dining and dancing, and had the opportunity to experience the Museum’s current exhibitions including Thomas Joshua Cooper: Refuge, Renate Aller: The Space Between Memory and Expectation and Jean-Luc Mylayne: A Matter of Place. This year, the Museum honored long-time supporters Louise and Leonard Riggio, and artist Maya Lin.
The evening finished with a live auction at the event featuring experiences including a luxurious 7-day Seabourn Mediterranean Cruise for two, an exclusive visit to Sotheby’s with a specially tailored tour for ten followed by a private dinner in the Boardroom, a spa weekend reset at Shou Sugi Ban House and a private wine dinner for ten with Winemaker Roman Roth at Wölffer Estate; as well as the opportunity to make donations in support of the Museum’s educational programming.
The auction was moderated by Benjamin Doller and Lisa Dennison.
EVENT HOST: Terrie Sultan, Director, Parrish Art Museum
HONOREES: Louise & Leonard Riggio
ARTIST HONOREE: Maya Lin
HONORARY CO-CHAIRS: Deborah F. Bancroft; Preston T. Phillips
HOST COMMITTEE: Mary and Howard S. Frank, Laura Lofaro Freeman and James L. Freeman, Chad A. Leat, Denise LeFrak, Christina and Alan MacDonald, Sandy and Stephen Perlbinder, Robin and Frederic M. Seegal, Marcia Dunn Sobel, and Joey Wölffer
LATE NIGHT PARTY CHAIR: Larry Milstein
Photos by: Carl Timpone/BFA.com and Patrick McMullan /PMC