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 17 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 18 – Jun 21 all-day Online, Zoom
Welcome to the Nantucket Book Festival’s answer to social distancing. We call it At Home with Authors. We are visiting, via Zoom, the writers we had planned to feature at our 9th annual festival this … Continue reading "Nantucket Book Festival – Online"
Jun 18 all-day online
Teen Advisory Board members meet weekly online to play TRIVIA GAMES! Please email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for sign-in information. Open to all teens entering grades 6-12.
Jun 18 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm online
On this webinar, Dr. Jack Ahern will discuss Ecological Landscaping with Native Plants. You can have an impact on keeping our ground and marine water healthy! @hangten_rawbar is offering 1-2 dozen local, Nantucket oyster packs … Continue reading "Clean Water Topics on Tap webinar series"
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm Online
Petticoat Row is famous as Nantucket’s historic street of women-owned and women-run retail shops. When did these stores first appear on Centre Street, and who were the women that operated them? The answer may surprise … Continue reading "The Real Women of Petticoat Row LIVE!"
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
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 18 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jun 19 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 19 all-day Online, Zoom
William McKeever, author of Emperors of the Deep, will share new research about sharks, including the impact human activity and climate change are having on their migration patterns and their ability to survive. McKeever is an author, … Continue reading "Virtual Author Talk: William McKeever ‘Emperors of the Deep’"
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am online
Join Janet Forest and Janie Hobson Dupont to learn the basics of attending and hosting a meeting on Zoom’s videoconferencing service. There will be plenty of time for your questions about scheduling your meeting, advances … Continue reading "Online Class: Basics of Using Zoom – Q & A"
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 20 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
18 artisans, food producers, and local farmers will sell their wares along Cambridge and North Union streets. Face covering is required the entire time you are at the market and hand sanitizer will be available … Continue reading "Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market"
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 21 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
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 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am online
A ‘Fun For All’ Dance Workshop!! Creative activities perfect for the young and young at heart, exploring themes from ballet history through movement, drawing, and storytelling. https://nantucketdancefest.org/fun-for-all
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 22 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 23 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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 23 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jun 24 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
On June 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm, Jay Chittidi will give a virtual lecture entitled, “Strange Signals and a Cosmic Conundrum: Using Fast Radio Bursts to Uncover the Universe’s Hidden Matter.” Nearly every ten seconds, … Continue reading "Science Speaker: Jay Chittidi"
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jun 25 all-day online
Teen Advisory Board members meet weekly online to play TRIVIA GAMES! Please email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for sign-in information. Open to all teens entering grades 6-12.
Jun 25 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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 @ 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 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
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 25 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jun 26 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 26 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 27 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am
Third Annual Pride Rally and March Meet at Jetties Beach at 10 am: face-coverings are required.⠀ There will be some short speeches, then participants will drive up Main Street and out to Tom Nevers Field … Continue reading "Pride Parade"
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 28 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 28 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 29 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online 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"