Vince Murphy is an ecologist who has worked with a large variety of species and habitats in Europe and North America. Vince is now the Protected Species Technician for the Town of Nantucket. His talk … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Vince Murphy"
Chief Legal Analyst for CNN Jeffrey Toobin is the bestselling author of The Oath, The Nine, Too Close to Call, A Vast Conspiracy, and The Run of His Life, which was made into the critically … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Jeffrey Toobin"
Each week in July and August the Nantucket Musical Arts Society offers a free, informal talk one day before a scheduled concert. They feature musicians playing excerpts from the works they will perform, as well … Continue reading "NMAS Meet The Artist: Vivian Choi & Fei-Fei Dong"
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
The Climate Change Challenge Dr. Melilo will summarize the climate changes and impacts already observed and those projected for the future. He will also discuss ways that society can respond to ongoing climate change. No … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Jerry Melilo"
Wilda recently fell in love with Herman Melville’s use of the language, his psychological and political insights, and his interesting characters. She took a continuing education class on Moby-Dick at The Newberry Library in Chicago … Continue reading "Author Talk: Wilda Morris, Pequod Poems, Gamming With Moby Dick"
Translating Azorean Coastal Whaling from English to Portuguese and Back to English…While Remaining Portuguese, with Professor Francisco Cota Fagundes
Coastal whaling was introduced to the Azores by New Englanders, and the earliest whaling vessels to ply the waters of the Azores were most likely from Nantucket and New Bedford. This lecture, with UMass-Amherst professor … Continue reading "Translating Azorean Coastal Whaling from English to Portuguese and Back to English…While Remaining Portuguese, with Professor Francisco Cota Fagundes"
Vermont author Chris Tebbetts will read from his new YA novel, Me, Myself, and Him, and share some discussion about the writing process, followed by a Q&A. This novel, described as ‘wildly ingenious” by Booklist … Continue reading "Author Talk: Chris Tebbetts, Me, Myself & Him"
Dr. Niezrecki is Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, the Director of the Center for Wind Energy at UML (www.uml.edu/windenergy), and also the Director of the National Science Foundation-Industry/University … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Christopher Niezrecki"
Join Egan Maritime at the Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum for an evening of fireside shipwreck stories. Member Ticket: $30 Non Member Ticket: $40 Register online using the button on the left, or email Membership and … Continue reading "Fireside Shipwreck Stories at the Museum"
Editor of N Magazine Rob Cocuzzo will appear at The Dreamland in conversaton with journalist Natalie Jacobson. Join local author Robert Cocuzzo as he debuts his second book, The Road to San Donato. The longtime editor … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations Presents: Rob Cocuzzo"
Sarah Coffin, Boston Red Sox curator, and Dick Flavin, the voice of the Red Sox as well as team poet laureate and senior ambassador, share tales and stories on all things Beantown baseball. In addition, … Continue reading "Boston Red Sox History and Stories"
For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, an enormous triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Sailing in large, double-hulled canoes, without the benefit of … Continue reading "Author talk: Christina Thompson, Sea People, The Puzzle of Polynesia"
The current global political landscape appears to favor a world-wide movement towards strong men and autocracy. In America, in the past citizens have embraced the US Constitution and its democratic norms and values, which has … Continue reading "Current Events Discussion: Peter Panchy, Threats to Democracy"