On Monday, September 18, The Church in Sag Harbor presents its first excursion: Creativity in the Wild! Take a morning boat or bus ride from Sag Harbor to the North Fork for a guided tour of a local farm, where guests, alongside Eric Fischl and April Gornik will sketch animals, plants, flowers, or whatever inspires them, using the farm and its surroundings as a catalyst for creativity.
All supplies, including sketchbooks, pencils, and chairs, will be provided. All skill levels of drawing are welcome.
Next, the group will enjoy lunch at Noah’s in Greenport, consisting of three courses that incorporate the bounty of the East End. After lunch, venture to the Land Craft Garden Foundation in Mattituck, where guests will be given a private tour of the foundation’s current sculpture exhibition, Sculpture in the Garden 2023: Virginia Overton, curated by renowned artist Ugo Rondinone. Following the sculpture tour, the group will be given an exclusive tour of Rondinone’s private garden and artist studio.
The trip will conclude in Shelter Island for a studio visit at the private residence of artist Margaret Garrett. Garrett will discuss her current works, which were inspired by the artist’s residency at The Church back in February.