Jul 29 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
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 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am
A 2 mile,45-50 minute  nonstop, morning exercise walk, with historic commentary past the most beautiful gardens and yards of Nantucket town.
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 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Stop in to see work by Linda Saligman, who takes shell design on furniture, mirrors, and accessories to a whole new dimension. The Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5:30pm & Sun … Continue reading "Linda Saligman SEAquel Designs at Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you know the difference between a maze and a labyrinth? Stop by the Weezie porch and pick up a project to make at home and explore the difference! All materials and instructions are included. … Continue reading "STEM Grab & Go: Labyrinth or Maze?"
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
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 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Live Music at Cisco Brewers
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
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 @ 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 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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 Nantucket Atheneum
Come stroll through our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! This month’s book is Pie is for Sharing by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard and illustrated by Jason Chin. A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared … Continue reading "StoryWalk: Pie is for Sharing"
Jul 31 all-day Online
Featuring designers: Susan Zises Green, Gary McBournie, & Workshop APD. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!
Jul 31 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Stop in to see work by Linda Saligman, who takes shell design on furniture, mirrors, and accessories to a whole new dimension. The Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5:30pm & Sun … Continue reading "Linda Saligman SEAquel Designs at Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag project is a Pokémon Flextangle! A flextangle is an interactive paper puzzle–twist the modules and watch your Pokémon evolve! There will be a choice of four Pokémon: … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go: Pokémon Flextangles"
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
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 – 8:00 pm Online
This virtual event replaces the Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals (NiSHA) Summer Fundraiser.  They’ll entertain you with music, art, interviews and plenty of animals!. Special performances by Donald Dallaire and Meredith Hanson, a live-action … Continue reading "Keep Our Shelter in Place!"
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"
Jul 31 @ 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"
Aug 1 – Aug 9 all-day Online
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Baskets & Bubbly Auction is going virtual for 2020! The Baskets & Bubbly event is a top fundraiser for the museum. All proceeds raised will go a long way in helping … Continue reading "Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction"
Aug 1 @ 8:30 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Stop in to see work by Linda Saligman, who takes shell design on furniture, mirrors, and accessories to a whole new dimension. The Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5:30pm & Sun … Continue reading "Linda Saligman SEAquel Designs at Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
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 @ 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"
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 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm Childrens Beach
Local band 4EZ Payments will perform on the Bandstand Stage at Children’s Beach. Bring a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner, and get ready to dance!  Wear a mask and social distance.  Presented by … Continue reading "Free Sunday Outdoor Concert"
Aug 2 @ 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"
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
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 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Stop in to see work by Linda Saligman, who takes shell design on furniture, mirrors, and accessories to a whole new dimension. The Susan Lister Locke Gallery, 28 Easy Street. Open Mon.-Sat. 10am-5:30pm & Sun … Continue reading "Linda Saligman SEAquel Designs at Susan Lister Locke Gallery"
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA for this program designed especially for the young explorer in your family! Each session we will read a nature or science related book, then meet one of the MMA’s animal friends, and … Continue reading "Nature Story Hour"
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag project is a Pokémon Flextangle! A flextangle is an interactive paper puzzle–twist the modules and watch your Pokémon evolve! There will be a choice of four Pokémon: … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go: Pokémon Flextangles"
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am
Led by the 3-time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl, 1/2 mile, 80 min. Starts at 11am at Centre and Main in front of the brick bank building. Please arrive 10 min early No … Continue reading "Historic Downtown Walking Tour"
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
The Atheneum welcomes you to participate in our first ‘Spice Challenge.’ Participants can pick up a sample spice packet from the Atheneum on Thursday and Friday (while supplies last) use the spice in a recipe … Continue reading "Yummy Monday : Spice Challenge"
Aug 3 @ 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"
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 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 4 @ 8:30 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Did you know that some Nantucketers love to eat mole crabs? Join aquarium staff to learn about the fascinating biology, ecology, and geology that make Nantucket’s beaches so unique. We will discover shells and bones of over 15 … Continue reading "Beach Biology Field Trip"
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"