Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 9:00 am
The Plein Air Festival is an outdoor painting event where artists paint together along the historic Nantucket harbor and surrounding area. Each day new wet works hang for sale at the Artists Association of Nantucket … Continue reading "Plein Air Nantucket Festival"
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am Brant Point
A popular part of AAN’s annual Plein Air Festival, this outdoor painting event is held on the beach at Brant Point. Rain Date June 18. Details at 508-228-0294
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm Sherburne Hall
Explore the heart of Nantucket with Nantucket Preservation Trust.  This tour provides an overview of Nantucket in its heyday, and focuses on the portion of Main Street between the Pacific National Bank and the Civil … Continue reading "Main Street Walking Tour"
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
This awards ceremony and reception is the culmination of the Artists Association of Nantucket’s annual Plein Air Festival. It will be held in the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. Details at 508-228-0294
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 1800 House
In this one day class students will hand weave a small Cat’s Head or Twill Weave Berry Basket using traditional Shaker style weaving techniques that is 5′ high not including the handle.  Students will weave … Continue reading "Hand Woven Shaker Style Cats Eye Basket with Taylor Cullen"
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
Elegant simplicity describes the Shaker design.  This workshop is designed for new students who will make a nest of 3- 5 serving trays or several trays of the same size.  All trays are made from … Continue reading "A Nest of Shaker Trays with Eric Pintar"
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Hand-weave a beautiful bracelet in a traditional basket-weaving style. No piece of jewelry better represents Nantucket than the Nantucket Basket Bracelet.  Students will hand-weave a bracelet in traditional Nantucket Lightship-style basket weaving with reed and … Continue reading "Nantucket Basket Bracelet – June with Martha Polachi"
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
This special adaptation of a classic Shaker original has your sewing essentials neatly stowed and ready to go. The size #8 Tall is fitted with a handle to carry and a tray that lifts out … Continue reading "Shaker Sewing Carrier with Eric Pintar"
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Bring your needlework, knitting, or other hand projects to this informal weekly gathering.  Take this opportunity to finish projects or get a new one started in the company of like minded creative people.  No registration … Continue reading "Open Stitching Gam"
Jun 25 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC A program to support Dads & father figures. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is designed for Dads and … Continue reading "Dads’ Group"
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Using historic imagery create a set of unique bowls that are prefect for serving your favorite appetizer, main course or just to admire.  This traditional method of surface decoration yields amazing results.  Your pieces will … Continue reading "Historic Transferware: A Trio of Nesting Bowls with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Bring your needlework, knitting, or other hand projects to this informal weekly gathering.  Take this opportunity to finish projects or get a new one started in the company of like minded creative people.  No registration … Continue reading "Open Stitching Gam"
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm Sherburne Hall
Explore the heart of Nantucket with Nantucket Preservation Trust.  This tour provides an overview of Nantucket in its heyday, and focuses on the portion of Main Street between the Pacific National Bank and the Civil … Continue reading "Main Street Walking Tour"
Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Pre-Order a Hardcover Autographed Copy from Nantucket Island. (Include any personalization or short message in the comment section at check-out.) coming June 16, 2020! By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of ’69: Their secret love affair has … Continue reading "Book Signing with Elin Hilderbrand"
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Artists Association of Nantucket offers two outdoor art shows every summer. A beloved tradition dating back to 1930, the Sidewalk Art Show is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. and is a wonderful … Continue reading "AAN Sidewalk Art Show"
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This project is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillion and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to perfect … Continue reading "Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a cup, bowl, or spoon using classic silversmithing tools and techniques. Working with historic tools and techniques, students will have the opportunity to create their own hand-hammered silver bowl in the style of 18th-century … Continue reading "Sterling Silver Tableware & Serving Pieces with Steve Smithers"
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
This is the perfect topper to your holiday tree or a stand-alone ornament.  The angel is 9.5” tall and woven in the Nantucket style with a maple head, neck, and bottom rim. The course will … Continue reading "Nantucket Holiday Tree Topper in Needlework with Marcia Brown"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Bring your needlework, knitting, or other hand projects to this informal weekly gathering.  Take this opportunity to finish projects or get a new one started in the company of like minded creative people.  No registration … Continue reading "Open Stitching Gam"
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
Jul 10 – Jul 12 all-day
The island of Nantucket in Massachusetts has a unique vibration that has consistently inspired conscious living, the independent spirit and creative collaboration, and that spirit is well-manifested in the annual Nantucket Yoga Festival every summer. … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Nantucket Yoga Festival 2020"
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm Online/virtual
We’re going Virtual! Join us for a VIRTUAL Race For Open Space July 10, 2020 – July 12, 2020 Anywhere in the world 2 mile walk / 5K race / 10K race Race must be … Continue reading "Virtual Race for Open Space"
Jul 11 all-day
Join us Saturday, July 11th for the event of the summer with the best views on island with sounds by renowned band Sixwire. If you are interested in purchasing a table, please contact ghull@nantucketconservation.org.
Jul 11 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
With a 5K and 10K, plus a 2-mile walk, there’s a challenge for a variety of fitness levels. Rain or shine, this annual event is held by Nantucket Conservation Foundation. For details and tickets: 508-228-2884.
Jul 11 @ 12:00 pm Online/virtual
We’re going Virtual! Join us for a VIRTUAL Race For Open Space July 10, 2020 – July 12, 2020 Anywhere in the world 2 mile walk / 5K race / 10K race Race must be … Continue reading "Virtual Race for Open Space"
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm Online/virtual
We’re going Virtual! Join us for a VIRTUAL Race For Open Space July 10, 2020 – July 12, 2020 Anywhere in the world 2 mile walk / 5K race / 10K race Race must be … Continue reading "Virtual Race for Open Space"
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm White Elephant Village Ballroom
Join TWN for a benefit celebrating the regional premier of Jimmy Buffett’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE with dinner, dancing, Broadway talent, great music, and lots of fun. Flip flops optional. This summer, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket … Continue reading "Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Gala"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1800 House
This two day program teaches the basics of bronze casting through making small basswood forms with minimal undercuts for sand casting. Techniques reviewed: pattern making, sand casting, pouring bronze, polishing, patina and finishing. All tools … Continue reading "Introduction to Bronze Casting with Doug Borkman"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 1800 House
Design a traditional scrimshaw pendant with monogram and imagery Explore one of Nantucket’s most familiar and recognized folk arts.  Learn the traditional “blackwork” method as well as inking with other colors.  You will have a … Continue reading "Scrimshaw Pendant Necklace with David Lazarus"
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This project is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillion and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to perfect … Continue reading "Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1800 House
This two day program teaches the basics of bronze casting through making small basswood forms with minimal undercuts for sand casting. Techniques reviewed: pattern making, sand casting, pouring bronze, polishing, patina and finishing. All tools … Continue reading "Introduction to Bronze Casting with Doug Borkman"
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 1800 House
Design a traditional scrimshaw pendant with monogram and imagery Explore one of Nantucket’s most familiar and recognized folk arts.  Learn the traditional “blackwork” method as well as inking with other colors.  You will have a … Continue reading "Scrimshaw Pendant Necklace with David Lazarus"
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Discover a new creative outlet that is both meditative & practical in this small group workshop designed for beginners to learn the art of pointed pen calligraphy. During this  “no experience required” class, Boston calligrapher … Continue reading "Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner