“Every Village Has a Story to Tell: People” Opens at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum | Sag Harbor Express | Michelle Trauring
First, Kathryn Szoka fell in love with the farm fields of North Sea—the wide, expansive swaths of land touched only by those who knew what to do with them.
Then, she stumbled across Sag Harbor—virtually nonexistent on the Hamptons tourist radar in the 1980s—and discovered a diverse haven with a real sense of community and work ethic. It was a community she wanted to join.
That same feeling, she would later learn, was once echoed by John Steinbeck in the 1950s. He ushered in a wave of fellow creative types who joined the longstanding backbone of Sag Harbor’s working people.
Together, they are the subject of “Every Village Has A Story: People,” curated by Ms. Szoka, on view starting Friday at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum.