Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Notable Women of Nantucket. Offered Monday-Friday through March … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Saltbox
Nantucket Science Pub Series hosted by The Linda Loring Nature Foundation. Owen Nichols, Director of Marine Fisheries Research at the Center for Coastal Studies, will talk about ” Squid Pro Quo: Fishermen and Scientists Working … Continue reading "Nantucket Science Pub Series"
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Notable Women of Nantucket. Offered Monday-Friday through March … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Notable Women of Nantucket. Offered Monday-Friday through March … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Have you ever wanted to use a microscope? We will explore the smallest communities around us from land to sea and even the creatures living inside of animals. Each session will have a different theme … Continue reading "Tiny Creatures, Big Impact"
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Notable Women of Nantucket. Offered Monday-Friday through March … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Notable Women of Nantucket. Offered Monday-Friday through March … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket High School
For kids through 15 years of age. Nantucket Community School partners with the Maria Mitchell Association and other island organizations to offer this free and fun learning event for the whole family: STEM-Science, Technology, Engineering, … Continue reading "Fourth Annual Science Festival"
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Simple Machines. Offered Monday-Friday through March 22, 2019. … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Simple Machines. Offered Monday-Friday through March 22, 2019. … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Simple Machines. Offered Monday-Friday through March 22, 2019. … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, Virginia “Ginger” Andrews, daughter of acclaimed ornithologist Edith Folger Andrews, will give a talk on growing up in an ornithological world and what she is doing on Nantucket now. Talk will be at … Continue reading "Winter Speaker Series"
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Simple Machines. Offered Monday-Friday through March 22, 2019. … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Kids ages 4 to 12 can stop by the Discovery Room in the Nantucket Whaling Museum for a free craft program based on Nantucket history. This week: Simple Machines. Offered Monday-Friday through March 22, 2019. … Continue reading "Free Winter Discovery Days"
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Mar 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Jack Dubinsky, from the Aquarium or Natural Science Museum, will give a talk on the exciting things happening in the Museum, including the jellyfish that will soon be born as well as the mini-food chain … Continue reading "Winter Speaker Series"
Mar 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Saltbox
Nantucket Science Pub Series hosted by The Linda Loring Nature Foundation.  Free admission. Do you like science? How about beer? Hear about hot topics in science and nature from local experts in a fun, informal … Continue reading "Nantucket Science Pub Series"
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Have you ever wanted to use a microscope? We will explore the smallest communities around us from land to sea and even the creatures living inside of animals. Each session will have a different theme … Continue reading "Tiny Creatures, Big Impact"
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 9:40 am Natural Science Museum
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals and tropical fish when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their feeding ecology and how the seasons affect … Continue reading "Very Hungry Vertebrates"
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Have you ever wanted to use a microscope? We will explore the smallest communities around us from land to sea and even the creatures living inside of animals. Each session will have a different theme … Continue reading "Tiny Creatures, Big Impact"
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their … Continue reading "Owl Prowl"
May 24 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
May 31 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation. The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where … Continue reading "Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones"
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently … Continue reading "Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois"
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or … Continue reading "Biological Collections Open Hours"
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am Natural Science Museum
Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more! This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Carnivorous Critters"
Jun 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Natural Science Museum
The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.
Jun 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm Loines Observatory
Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather … Continue reading "Open Nights at Loines Observatory"
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages. This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign … Continue reading "Feeding Frenzy"