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Parrish Art Museum

279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY 11976
631 283 2118
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Water Mill
Type: Art Museums
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6 reviews 6 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well worth your time to go see this beautiful modern structure loaded with wonderful international and local art! Music and children programs brings a unique feel to this diamond in the sand! I have been here many times and a proud member...and I will always go back!!

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Hudson Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Visited the new facility shortly after it opened in its new home (November 2012, not April 2013 as shown but tripadvisor doesn't give this option). Difficult to find, and almost totally impossible to find entry - almost no useful signage at all. There were half a dozen of us wandering around the very unfriendly, uninviting architecture looking for an entry,... More

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The Parrish Museum recently moved to its new building designed by the Swiss Architects Hertzog & de Meuron. The new building although thoroughly modern, takes it's inspiration from the surrounding farm-lands and itself resembles a barn-like structure with it's clean forms, simple detailing and materials. The layout is pretty straight forward with 10 gallery spaces of various sizes flanking a... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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74 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The new building is really fabulous - basically a modern interpretation of a rustic barn. Located in a beautiful setting overlooking the adjacent vineyards. The collection was excellent - particularly the exhibit we saw there that included artists such as Pollock and Debuffet. The food at the cafe was really great - we actually ended up eating there twice in... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Beautifully constructed to take full advantage of natural light to best showcase the artwork. Very inviting size, not to much not to little - great space in which to experience the art. Timely turnover of exhibits keeps the experience fresh. Highly recommended.

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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

In my opinion the museum space is dynamic and interesting but they don't have much to see yet. They charge full price but then give you free passes for the next visit. Unfortunately for out of towners it's far to go to re-visit. There were too many security guards who follow you around into the rooms which made my party... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Grew up in the Hamptons and this summer I got the opportunity to go home and check out the new location. Some found it distateful - but the design is so clean that it allows you to focus on the actual ART. When I was young I took art classes at the old Parrish and remembered the smell, the lady... More

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

a museum of the new york art world that lends itself to the intelligent and genteel... . its roots in the old school keep this place sane. Southampton's Parrish has moved to Water Mill but it retains its white shoes.

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Huntington, New York
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42 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Went to see a showing of Jackson Pollock and his contemporaries...mostly black and white from Pollock,not his usual splashes if bright color....showing called angels,devils and savages....worth the trip to this newly opened setting for the Parrish...

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Hartsdale, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I loved the architecture which was the perfect backdrop for the art. The pieces chosen for the exhibits (permanent and visiting collections) are a wonderful cross section of important works from 20th and 21st centuries. Not a huge amount of work but each piece thoughtfully chosen. This is a world class collection in a beautiful setting. Thank you!

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