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Town Board gets updated look at Town Square ideas during ‘activation plan’ presentation

The presentation outlined the ongoing development of the downtown area, including plans for the riverfront and town square, and also unveiled plans for two parking garages off East Main Street not previously presented to the board.

Street painting festival brings art, music & dance to Main Street

Photos: East End Arts' Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, returns to Memorial Day weekend Sunday.

Memorial Day Weekend tradition to return: street painting in downtown Riverhead

The popular Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival will take place on Memorial Day weekend again this year, as it had every year since its debut in 1996 — until pandemic disruptions in 2020 and 2021. The daylong celebration of the arts and community will take place on East Main Street and on the grounds of East End Arts on Sunday, May 29, from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

Colorful chalk art decorates Riverhead’s Main Street in 25th annual street painting festival

The 25th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival brought colorful chalk art, music, dance and family fun to East Main Street yesterday.

Students collaborate on mosaic portraits honoring MLK

This 4' by 4' mosaic portrait was created by students from Riverhead High School and Southampton High School as part of East End Arts' MLK Portrait Project. Courtesy photo: East End Arts

East End Arts offers new online art gallery and boutique

East End Arts offers a new online gallery and boutique,, featuring select East End artists.

East End Arts has a new director at the helm: Meet Diane Burke

Diane Burke brings a range of business experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, as well as an extensive history of community service.

East End Arts seeks new Teeny Awards judges

East End Arts is looking for new judges to join its volunteer panel of Teeny Award judges.

Transition at East End Arts: Longtime executive director Pat Snyder passes the baton to her successor

With little fanfare, longtime executive director of the arts organization Pat Snyder finished up her last day of work in that position today. Incoming executive director Shawn Hirst takes the helm next week.

East End Arts schedules annual members’ meeting for Aug. 21

East End Arts is celebrating a successful financial and artistic year at its annual members' meeting.