Jul 15 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile, nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe … Continue reading "Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am
Hear the story of “The Greatest Small Town in American History” on this 1/2 mi., 80 min. Stroll.
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online, Zoom
This lecture will be held virtually via Zoom, please RSVP to lexi@nha.org.  A link to the lecture will be shared with all RSVPs before it is held.  Sylvia Yount [pronounced “Yunt”] is the Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in … Continue reading "Friends of the NHA Virtual Lecture with guest speaker, Sylvia Yount"
Jul 15 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile, nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am
Hear the story of “The Greatest Small Town in American History” on this 1/2 mi., 80 min. Stroll.
Jul 16 @ 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 16 @ 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"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, meet at state forest parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 20 @ 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"
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm This class will be held in the Carriage House Garden located at the 1800 House.
Penwork decoration has been used since  the 18th century on furniture, frames and boxes, often to create the illusion of inlaid ivory.  IN this workshop you will learn how to transfer a design and using  … Continue reading "Penwork Mirror Frame with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 21 @ 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"
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 23 @ 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 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
The Dragonfly event created to inspire change with mental illness. This year’s event will raise funds for NAMI CC&I on Nantucket & Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center. Event will have open bar & hors d’oeuvres, … Continue reading "Dragonfly Fundraiser"
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
To succeed as an actor, to thine own self be true. And a shot of whiskey doesn’t hurt.
Jul 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, meet at state forest parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
To succeed as an actor, to thine own self be true. And a shot of whiskey doesn’t hurt.
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am Jettie's Beach
Swimmers of all ages and skill levels are invited to take part in our annual event at beautiful Jetties Beach and help support cancer treatment and patient care on Nantucket.
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
To succeed as an actor, to thine own self be true. And a shot of whiskey doesn’t hurt.
Jul 27 @ 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"
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm This class will be held in the Carriage House Garden located at the 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"
Jul 30 – Aug 1 all-day
As the NHA’s premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design celebrates the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging lectures, an on-line antique show, and lively panel discussions. After careful consideration, the NHA is going … Continue reading "Nantucket by Design – Virtual"
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am Online, Zoom
Join friends for lunch via Zoom and enjoy a live presentation with keynote speaker Alessandra Branca. Our vivacious and talented keynote speaker is a world renowned designer who will discuss how she creates “Sanctuary” in her designs. Alessandra’s interiors … Continue reading "Nantucket by Design – Virtual Design Luncheon"
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm Online
The NHA is pleased to partner with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show through an on-line platform. All ticket purchasers will get the exclusive first look at the collections of 32 dealers. Enjoy an opening talk … Continue reading "The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show Virtual Preview Party"
Jul 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, meet at state forest parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"
Jul 31 all-day Online
Featuring designers: Susan Zises Green, Gary McBournie, & Workshop APD. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm Online, Zoom
Join friends via Zoom as Steele Marcoux, editor-in-chief of Veranda magazine, moderates an engaging discussion with designers Meg Braff, Young Huh, and Richard Keith Langham. The designers will discuss how they create sanctuary for clients and how to work with historic interiors, and share … Continue reading "Virtual Design Panel"
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm Online, Zoom
Leadership Level ticket holders are invited to join a virtual dinner party featuring one of our distinguished design luminaries as a special guest. Small groups will join together via Zoom for this unique opportunity to meet and … Continue reading "Virtual All-Star Designer Private Dinners"
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm Online, Zoom
This special seminar will be held via Zoom and will explore the history of design on Nantucket in the 20th Century with Ellen Fisher, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the New York School of Interior … Continue reading "Saturday Seminar: Nantucket Design = Local Foundations + Global Infusions"
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
To succeed as an actor, to thine own self be true. And a shot of whiskey doesn’t hurt.
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Online, Zoom
Join friends from all over the world at this amazing virtual dance party.  Join world famous DJ Mad Marg as she takes us back to the late 1970’s with a disco bash to remember. During this Zoom dance party, … Continue reading "Virtual Night at the Museum Dance Party"
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm White Heron Theatre
To succeed as an actor, to thine own self be true. And a shot of whiskey doesn’t hurt.
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Learn the traditional Japanese art of fish-printing. Create appealing and colorful images on paper through the traditional Japanese art of Gyotaku:  “gyo” fish + taku “rubbing.   This form of nature printing dates from the mid 1800’s … Continue reading "Gyotaku: The Art of Fish-Printing with Chris Bonelli"
Aug 4 – Aug 10 all-day
Join the Nantucket Land Council Associates for an island-wide (and beyond) #trashtag (and socially distanced) beach cleanup from August 4-10. The Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup with a twist. … Continue reading "NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup"
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Learn the traditional Japanese art of fish-printing. Create appealing and colorful images on paper through the traditional Japanese art of Gyotaku:  “gyo” fish + taku “rubbing.   This form of nature printing dates from the mid 1800’s … Continue reading "Gyotaku: The Art of Fish-Printing with Chris Bonelli"
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
Aug 6 @ 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"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm State Forest, meet at state forest parking lot on Lover's Lane
Join Kim Botelho, Director of Education for an evening hike under the stars. During the walk, you will participate in a color vision activity, learn how our eyes adjust to darkness, listen for nocturnal animals, take a solo … Continue reading "Stars & Senses Night Hike"
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner