03/12/18 10:00am
A 2006 portrait of Sandra Day O'Connor by Jean Marcellino, a member of of The Painting Group and one of 25 artists who painted Ms. O'Connor during a six-hour sitting. (Courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Jean Marcellino)

A portrait of Sandra Day O’Connor made by Jean Marcellino, a member of of The Painting Group and one of 25 artists who painted Ms. O’Connor during a six-hour sitting in 2006. (Courtesy National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Jean Marcellino.)

Imagine being in the same room with former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Conner as each of 25 artists creates, in just six hours, a portrait of one of the most famous women on the planet. Well, you will have that chance on March 16 at 7 p.m. when Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library presents the documentary “Portraits of a Lady.” The screening is being presented in partnership with the Hamptons Take Two Documentary Film Festival and will be followed by a discussion with Walter Bernard, co-producer of the film. (more…)