Topic Archive: Watermill Center

Unpredictable Hamptons Benefit Delights Guests—Even Without Kanye West

The Watermill Center presented a number of interactive and provocative art installations at its annual benefit and dinner, despite the rapper's last-minute cancellation.

Event Report Posted August 10, 2016, 6:45 AM EDT

How the Watermill Refreshed Its 22-Year-Old Benefit

To fully utilize its grounds and introduce new elements, the Watermill Center changed the layout of its annual fund-raiser.

Event Report Posted August 6, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

12 Fairy Tale-Inspired Ideas From the Watermill Benefit

Artists interpreted folk tales and other stories to create live installations for the 21st annual Watermill Center benefit, which raised a record $2.2 million.

Event Report Posted July 31, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Inside Watermill's Hellish Heaven-Themed Benefit

The Hamptons art center once again brought unusual installations and performances to its summer benefit—this year under the thematic umbrella of "Devil's Heaven."

Event Report Posted July 31, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

At Watermill Benefit, I Found Wilting Weather and Puzzling Performance Art

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 27, 2010, 5:32 PM EDT

Wacky Watermill Center Still Draws Dress-to-Impressers

Wacky Watermill Center still drew dress-to-impressers, while James Beard's nod to the Four Seasons packed in the foodies.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 28, 2009, 12:49 PM EDT

Grand Entrances

Best of 2008 Posted November 24, 2008, 8:00 AM EST

Events Get Tagged With Graffiti

Trend Spotted Posted August 4, 2008, 12:56 PM EDT

Watermill Benefit Has Become Rote, But the Installations Are Still Fun

The Watermill Center's annual benefit brought stilts, dinosaurs, and metal totemic men to the Hamptons.

Opinion Column: Ted Kruckel Posted July 30, 2008, 3:06 PM EDT

The Best Ideas of 2007 (Part One)

The Scout Posted December 21, 2007, 11:13 AM EST

Watermill Benefit Introduces New Take on the Step-and-Repeat

The 14th annual Watermill Center benefit brought out animal-inspired installations, a living step-and-repeat, and a burlesque swing dance.

Event Report Posted August 1, 2007, 6:14 PM EDT

P.S. 1 Stages Arty High School Homecoming

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the former-school-turned-cutting-edge-art-center hosted an unorthodox benefit that mixed burlesque performances and a marching band.

Event Report Posted October 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT

Cuisine and Design Echo LongHouse Honorees' Work

How would you recognize Alice Waters, Christo, and Jeanne-Claude? The arts nonprofit used organic ingredients and a few thousand flags.

Event Report Posted August 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT

Watermill Center Opens With Indoor-Outdoor Benefit

This summer's annual gala for Robert Wilson's art center marked the opening of the building with dinner under a large tent and tours inside the new facility.

Event Report Posted July 25, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT

3 Catering Trends for 2006

Follow these mandates to keep guests happy and sated.

The Scout Posted March 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EST

Watermill Benefit Mixes Brazilian Art and Food

Robert Wilson's eagerly anticipated summer benefit for his Watermill Center stylishly mixed South American cuisine with work from the center's artists in residence.

Event Report Posted August 10, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT

This Week: Fashion On the Walls and at the Javits

News Posted July 27, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT

Clever Cloud Effect Glows for BAM Gala

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has a reputation for doing things differently-and the gala celebrating its avant-garde Next Wave festival was no exception.

Event Report Posted December 8, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

Guests Go Through Hoops at Hamptons Benefit

Event Report Posted August 17, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT

BiZBash's 2004 Event Style Award Winners

Event Report Posted March 10, 2004, 12:00 AM EST

Artsy Watermill Event Goes Colorful Cuban

Event Report Posted August 13, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT

Bill Cunningham's Fave Events of 2001

News Posted January 8, 2002, 12:00 AM EST

Russian Inspiration at Watermill Benefit

Event Report Posted August 7, 2001, 12:00 AM EDT

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