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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.

East End Arts to honor Brady Rymer at its annual ‘Excellence in the Arts’ award gala, July 19

Brady Rymer, a local three-time GRAMMY-nominated musician will be the honoree at East End Arts annual Excellence in the Arts award gala.

‘You gotta have art’: Hopes for downtown revitalization still pinned on the arts

Riverhead has looked to the arts as an impetus for downtown revitalization off and on since the 1990s. Will the arts be the spark-plug that jump-starts revitalization this time around?

Street-painting festival transforms Main Street into colorful canvas

For the first time in its 22-year history, the Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival had to be postponed due to rain. This year's festival was also the last with its founder at the helm, as East End Arts executive director Patricia Snyder prepares to retire from the organization at the end of the year.