Nantucket’s rich tradition of fishing as both a livelihood and pastime makes the iconic striped bass a natural subject for this class. The Striped Bass will be approximately 12 inches long, carved from native white pine, using … Continue reading "Hand-Carved Striped Bass with Bill Sarni"
Duration 2 Hours About Combining elements of the Lost Farm and Gardner Farm hikes, this is a longer loop hike at approximately 2.5 miles, which helps you explore plant succession on globally threatened habitat known … Continue reading "Gardner Farm-Lost Farm Loop Hike"
Departure times: 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; 2 hour cruise Experience the natural beauty of Great Point and learn about our Gray seal colony.
A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his … Continue reading "Movie: The Peanut Butter Falcon"
Join us for an educational fundraiser hosted by Cisco Brewers on September 10th from 4-7pm. A portion of tiki bar sales will benefit NRD -Fun games and activities -Meet our awesome staff -Prizes and so … Continue reading "Giving Tuesday at Cisco Brewers"
Today’s deliberations about a revamped health care system are stuck—in need of fresh analysis and a new vision. Health Care Revolt by Dr. Michael Fine looks around the world for examples of health care systems that are effective … Continue reading "Dr. Michael Fine, Health Care Revolt"
On Tuesday September 10, the wait will be over…THE TESTAMENTS, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to THE HANDMAID’S TALE, will be revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, … Continue reading "Margaret Atwood – Live in Cinemas"
Learn the skills needed to create these shell collage souvenirs of days gone by. Several pattern choices and a wide selection of shells will be available to create a unique, personal valentine. Participants will be … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun"
Based on the runaway bestseller, Where’d You Go, Bernadette is an inspiring comedy about Bernadette Fox (Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett), a loving mom who becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years … Continue reading "Movie: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?"
Duration 2 Hours About With the backdrop of the sun setting over Nantucket Harbor and Coatue, learn from Nantucket Walkabout Guide Peter Brace how geological forces formed Nantucket and Polpis Harbors, discover the salt marsh … Continue reading "Polpis Harbor Sunset Hike"
In tribute to C. Robert Perrin, a longtime artist member, AAN hosts three Master Artist Demonstrations per season. The demonstrations are held in the same style that Perrin did his, with lots of friendly conversation … Continue reading "C. Robert Perrin Master Artist Demonstrations"
Inspired by watercolorist C. Robert Perrin, the 2019 Demonstration Series features extraordinary artists who bring great talent to the gallery. This demonstration is a benefit of AAN membership. New members are welcome at the door. … Continue reading "Master Artist Demopnstrations: Lori Garrabrant"
Knitting and crocheting is a textual art form with a broad array of styles and techniques. The Nantucket Atheneum hosts a knitting and crocheting group year round. This circle of needlery comrades continues the ancient … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"