Villa Albertine’s Extensive 2023 Residency Program Marries French and American Cultures

An inspiring international program helping more than 70 artists realize their dream projects

Villa Albertine, a comprehensive cultural platform organized by the French Embassy in the US, encompasses a custom residency program, events, grants, an online media hub, a forthcoming physical magazine-book hybrid and so much more. Of their vast and inspired offerings, Villa Albertine’s residency—which has already opened pathways for 70+ artists, creators, cultural leaders and thinkers—is unlike anything that has come before it. Though it draws …

The Watermill Center’s Summer Benefit and Artist Residency

Exhibitions by Christopher Knowles and Robert Nava support a chic occasion that was themed "Stand"

As with so many other art institutions and residencies, The Watermill Center is working its way back to full capacity after 2020 and 2021 led to a reduction of residents and guests at events. This summer, the property hosted a chic benefit that more than doubled the invitations they sent last year. The occasion, one of the most talked about on Long Island’s East End, …

Chandelier Creative’s “Mermaid Ranch” Open Residency in East Hampton

10-day artist stays throughout the summer in an idyllic setting

Be it the idyllic beauty or a shot at solitude, the Hamptons’ century-old art scene continues to foster profound talent. A devotion to the arts runs through museums and studios, residences and artist residencies. East Hampton’s Mermaid Ranch—which adds to this creative enthusiasm—began as a satellite office, of sorts. It was a remote refuge, designed to trigger ideas for people working at Chandelier Creative. Employees …