May 17 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and stories with her amazing animal friends. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. Tickets are available the day of the program when the … Continue reading "Nanpuppets at the Atheneum"
May 17 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
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 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
May 18 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
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 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come meet our Mammoth Donkeys Cracker Jack and Caesar Rabbit, and our mini donkeys Opie, Finn, & Walnut. Please wear closed toed shoes, park on Quidnet Rd, and leave dogs in your car. 21 Quidnet … Continue reading "Donkeys, Cider, & Donuts"
May 19 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am Our Island Home
Bring your kids from brand new to 4-year-olds for this drop-in program at Our Island Home, 9 East Creek Road. Studies show the benefits of intergenerational connections and the joy it brings to everyone. The … Continue reading "Our Island Kids"
May 20 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Using traditional hand-drawn techniques and materials, as well as our digital lab, students will create their own imaginative comic strips. We’ll explore how different panels and shots can be used to make fun and creative … Continue reading "Comics – Ages 10-14 with Nicci Aguiar"
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Chalk pastels are one of the most fun, fast, and forgiving mediums to work with. In this 8 week class Jenna will be sharing her love for pastels and teaching students basic concepts and techniques … Continue reading "Teen Pastels- Ages 14-18 with Jenna Darkow"
May 21 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
May 21 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Ice
Parent/Tot Skate
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Our youngest artists will explore various art media and elementary art fundamentals in a relaxed and inspiring setting.
May 22 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Join us for this interactive new course where students will “visit” different countries and time periods while they study the artists associated. Student’s art will reflect these artists’ technique and style.
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics, while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 22 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 23 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various water-based art mediums (tempera, watercolor, and acrylics) and art styles ranging from realism, impressionism, pointillism, expressionism through abstract, conceptual and action painting while creating large-scale paintings in this fun class.
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Teens grades 6-12 are welcomed to the Atheneum for some book talk, Teen program ideas, trivia and prizes, and pizza. All are welcome! Contact Ellen at eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for information and RSVP.
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
In this class students will create portfolio quality artists books. Working toward building a body of photographic work, students will learn the basics of photography, editing, and printing contemporary artists books.
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 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
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 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Atheneum
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
May 25 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 26 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 27 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 28 @ 9:45 am – 10:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Join Lizza Obremski in the Atheneum Gallery for fun and engaging songs, singing games, and movement activities aimed at teaching musical skills to the very young. Free admission. Appropriate for ages 2-7. Space is limited. … Continue reading "Music in the Morning"
May 28 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Our youngest artists will explore various art media and elementary art fundamentals in a relaxed and inspiring setting.
May 29 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Join us for this interactive new course where students will “visit” different countries and time periods while they study the artists associated. Student’s art will reflect these artists’ technique and style.
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics, while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 30 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037
May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various water-based art mediums (tempera, watercolor, and acrylics) and art styles ranging from realism, impressionism, pointillism, expressionism through abstract, conceptual and action painting while creating large-scale paintings in this fun class.
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
In this class students will create portfolio quality artists books. Working toward building a body of photographic work, students will learn the basics of photography, editing, and printing contemporary artists books.
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 @ 11:15 am – 5:00 pm
Departure times: 11:15 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:00 PM / 1 Hour Trip Relax and enjoy some complimentary ice cream on this narrated tour of Nantucket Harbor. Call 508-228-7037