At A Glance

Summer kicks off with art, education and gourmet eats in the Hamptons.
Join the Long Island Indigenous Perspectives Canoe Tour on June 19. Photography: John O’Nolan

By Gabrielle Echevarrieta

June 11

Southampton Architecture + Design Tour

This year’s Southampton Architecture + Design Tour celebrates esteemed architect Peter Marino, inviting guests to explore the historic building and lush gardens that will house the new Peter Marino Art Foundation. Two private tours of 25 guests will be led by Marino himself, with lunch served in SAC’s newly refreshed Caesar Court Garden. From $1,000. 91 Coopers Farm Rd., Southampton;

June 13

Book Talk: Being Ram Dass by Ram Dass with Rameshwar Das

Rameshwar Das, student of Ram Dass and author of Being Ram Dass, shares the spiritual leader’s teachings of mindfulness, unconditional love and the journey to inner peace. Das and therapist Robby Stein will team up for a discussion, followed by an audience Q&A. From $30. 158 Main St., East Hampton;

June 15

Structural Racism Then and Now: The Ongoing Impacts of Long Island’s History

Community educators from ERASE Racism lead a talk on the effects of systematic racism in Long Island throughout history, and how these oppressive systems currently impact housing and educational opportunities for people of color. Free. Zoom link will be sent upon registration;

June 16

The Artist’s View – Contrasting Expressions of Nature

See inspiration behind the East End’s most accomplished artists at this virtual event, which explores the connection between nature and creativity. Scott Bluedorn, Anne Sherwood Pundyk and Cindy Pease Roe speak on the ways Long Island’s diverse landscape serves as a muse for their work. Free. Zoom link will be sent upon registration for the event;

A vegan bounty from ECI

June 19

ECI Organic Farm-to-Table Summer Solstice Dinner

A bounty of organic, plant-based cuisine awaits at the Ecological Culture Initiative’s annual dinner, including light mixed greens with pomegranate dressing, rich pumpkin butternut squash soup, lentil-stuffed cabbage and vegan chocolate truffles. $40. 81 Lynn Ave., Hampton Bays;

June 19

Long Island Indigenous Perspectives Canoe Tour

At the site of the original meeting place of English settlers and the Shinnecock, Chenae Bullock of Moskehtu Consulting will share retellings of Long Island’s rich indigenous history, along with education on indigenous plant life, lifestyle practices and traditional songs. Free. Conscience Point, North Sea;

June 26

Garden As Art 2021

Tour a collection of exquisite sculptures from renowned artists, housed throughout five bucolic East End gardens. A celebration of Guild Hall’s 90th anniversary, the event includes a virtual lecture followed by an afternoon of self-guided tours. From $150. 158 Main St., East Hampton;

June 26-27

Amagansett Fine Arts Festival

Elite artistic talents in the Hamptons come together to showcase new work and reproductions of classic pieces. The event will feature a variety of artistic forms, including painting, sculpture, prints, illustration, mixed media and more. Free. American Legion
Post 419, 15 Montauk Hwy., East Hampton;

June 28

Rosé Round Robin

This spirited, ladies-only tennis event benefits The Children’s Museum of the East End’s COVID response fund, with just one ticket providing a week of groceries to a family in need. After the tournament, enjoy refreshing Finca Rosé donated by Wölffer Estate. From $200. 174 Daniels Hole Rd., East Hampton; contact