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Parrish Art Museum

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Address: 279 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976-2639
Phone Number: 631 283 2118
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Unique addition to the local culture scene

The Parrish Art Museum is a unique experience from first entering the driveway to exploring the exhibits. The building--although recently built in 2012--brings to mind the duck... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
LongIslandMabel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Parrish Art Museum is a unique experience from first entering the driveway to exploring the exhibits. The building--although recently built in 2012--brings to mind the duck farms that once peppered the area. It is set in a meadow filled with wildflowers. The emphasis of the exhibits is on the creative energy of Long Island's East End where artists have... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top quality curated shows. Amazing architecture. They also host events. Easy parking. Admission not to steep. A New York type of art gallery experience. Definitely a go-see when one visits the Hamptons.

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Smithtown, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Drive out to the Hamptons on a beautiful weekday to avoid the horrible traffic jams and make this interesting museum your destination. The structure, which was originally located in a smaller building in the town of Southampton is very low key and designed to resemble the barns in which so many artists work in the area. Outside are two whimsical... More 

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Thank Irma G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful museum not only house great pieces of art it is in itself a thing of beauty. Nestled in a Long Island potato field looking more like part of the landscape than a terrific art museum it unfolds it's wonders. Don't miss the museum gift shop. There are plenty of small items that make perfect stocking stuffers and don't... More 

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Southampton, NY, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Here was a chance to let artwork shine. The new structure is beautiful, arresting, and fitting for the area. The inside has plenty of natural light and large spaces. The problem is the art collection, which is pitiful. Considering all the great artists who, at one time or another, lived and worked here on the East End, there's nary an... More 

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Southampton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

This museum has artists from around the world and Long Island. They have a couple of William Merritt Chase paintings that they own. There are programs going on sometimes there. On Friday nights in the summer they have activities going on.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The building is very interesting in fact a great space. A bit expensive at $10 entrance fee and not an awful lot to see but a good variety of art. One doesn't need a hugely long time to see it all, an hour yops

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Thank Sue B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful exhibits laid out in a great industrial type barn. The art was very interesting and thought provoking. Very fairly priced at $10 per person.

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Southampton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Parrish Museum is a must see if you find yourself on the south fork of Long Island heading to the attractions on the east end. It's conveniently located on the main eastern corridor. The building doesn't seem that interesting from the outside but once inside you can better appreciate it flow. The exhibitions are very avant guard highlighting new... More 

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Water Mill, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

An offbeat building coupled with a variety of mostly local painting and sculpture that tends toward modernistic, pop, and quirky. A sunny day is a plus as light enters the display spaces mainly from sky-lighting and gives an uplifting brightness and accenting. These display spaces are arrayed along a very long narrow edifice (resembling a barn or perhaps a train).... More 

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