Parrish Art Museum
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
This longtime Hamptons institution—it opened in 1898—made a high-profile move to a Herzog and de Meuron building on a Water Mill estate in 2013. Already, the instition has mounted shows by Jennifer Barlett and Malcolm Morley. Its annual summer fete, the Midsummer Party, is always a who’s who of the art world.
The Hamptons International Film Festival
Every October, the annual Hamptons International Film Festival attracts notables like Steven Soderbergh, Darren Aronofsky and Matthew Broderick. Its programs champion independent films and attract international filmmakers.