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Past Events

ARTworks 2019 Gala

Thursday, October 3, 2019
At the Suffolk Theater
118 E Main St, Riverhead, NY

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Festivities include:
• Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres
• Dinner & Dancing
• Live & Silent Auctions

Festive Attire

2019 ARTworks Gala Photos

2019 Honorees

Community Impact Award Recipients
John McLane - President, East End Arts
Tom Terry - Partner, Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank

Excellence in the Arts Award Recipients
Glen Hansen - DETOUR Exhibit Curator & Artist
Adam Straus - DETOUR Exhibit Artist

Proceeds from this fundraising event support our mission to have a vibrant arts community on the East End that enhances individual and professional artistic development, stimulates community enrichment, economic development, and cultural tourism while encouraging a wide range of artistic expression through education, exhibition and performance, and collaboration across the community.


click here to purchase tickets and / or to be a sponsor >>

The deadline for sponsors to be included in the printed invitation is August 9, 2019.
Ticket sales will close Thursday, September 26, 2019.

For more information about tickets and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Diane Burke: or 631-727-0900 x304

Leslie Pechman Koch:


Special Thanks to our 2019 ARTworks Gala Sponsors!



Salon Artist
The Corey Foundation
The Simmons Point Group of Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC.

Master Artist
Pat and Tom Cruso

Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank, LLP

American Portfolios
Campolo, Middleton and McCormick, LLP
Conifer Realty LLC
Eastern Long Island Hospital
Eileen McGuire and John McLane
Marcia and Robert Hefter
Hotel Indigo East End
Jesse Wong and Scott Bennett
Peconic Bay Medical Center
Riverhead Building Supply
Sweezy Fuel Company, Inc.


Benefit Committee

Anita and Chris Nigrel
Eileen McGuire and John McLane
Fred Cohen
Linda and Edward Pennfield
Lorrie and Harold Gordon
Nada and Jim Greenfield
People's United Bank
Richmond Realty

as of July, 2019

East End Arts is qualified by the IRS to receive contributions that are deductible for Federal income tax purposes. This charitable organization is registered by the Attorney General of the State of New York. The latest annual report can be obtained from the organization or from the office of the Attorney General by writing the Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271. Registration does not imply endorsement. The tax-deductible portion of each dinner ticket used is $110. (Updated 3/2017 for Gala 2017)

“Art is something that makes you breathe with a different kind of happiness.” ~ Anni Albers

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