Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am online
PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME! Janie Hobson Dupont covers iPhone camera functions and settings. In addition, she will show participants how to organize their photos. Please have your iPhone handy so you can follow along on … Continue reading "Online Class: iPhone Photography"
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jul 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Online
In this final session, Abby De Molina covers Making Housing Decisions, Buying a Home and Disasters, Financial Preparation and Recovery. Abby is a financial services professional with international experience in the banking, financial services, real … Continue reading "Online: Abby de Molina, Building Your Financial Future"
Jul 9 @ 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 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Never be in the dark again! Using the same techniques as in a traditional panel lampshade, make a custom nightlight to light your way.  A selection of historic photos, documents, and illustrations from the NHA … Continue reading "Online! Mondays with Mary: Custom Nightlights with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe … Continue reading "Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe … Continue reading "Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 16 @ 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 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm This class will be held in the Carriage House Garden located at the 1800 House.
Penwork decoration has been used since  the 18th century on furniture, frames and boxes, often to create the illusion of inlaid ivory.  IN this workshop you will learn how to transfer a design and using  … Continue reading "Penwork Mirror Frame with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jul 23 @ 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 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm This class will be held in the Carriage House Garden located at the 1800 House.
Using historic imagery create a set of unique bowls that are prefect for serving your favorite appetizer, main course or just to admire.  This traditional method of surface decoration yields amazing results.  Your pieces will … Continue reading "Historic Transferware: A Trio of Nesting Bowls with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
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"
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 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
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"
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Our 14” tall rag doll is named after famed abolitionist, women’s rights activist, and Nantucket native, Lucretia Coffin Mott (1793-1880).  Inspired by the painted cloth dolls of the mid-1800s and patterned after a ca-1900 doll … Continue reading "Extraordinary Women: Handmade Dolls with Fran Phillips"
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker!   Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Using historic imagery create a set of unique platters with ramekins that are prefect for entertaining.  This traditional method of surface decoration yields amazing results.  Your pieces will be kiln fired, making them food safe … Continue reading "Historic Transferware: Set of Platters with Ramekins with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker!   Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
If you have ever admired the precision of this beautiful work don’t miss this opportunity to work with Nantucket’s Miniature Basket Maker!   Learn to make the staves, weave and finish this mini beauty. Previous basket … Continue reading "Miniature Nantucket Basket with Nap Plank"
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
A single shelled Blue Rose completes the basket of flowers surrounded by a 3D crown of shells. Complete this Sailor’s Valentine pattern in a 3 day session with award winning shell artist Suzanne Marie Dietsch. … Continue reading "Blue Rose Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Hand-weave a beautiful bracelet in a traditional basket-weaving style. No piece of jewelry better represents Nantucket than the Nantucket Basket Bracelet.  Students will hand-weave a bracelet in traditional Nantucket Lightship-style basket weaving with reed and … Continue reading "Nantucket Basket Bracelet- August with Martha Polachi"
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
A single shelled Blue Rose completes the basket of flowers surrounded by a 3D crown of shells. Complete this Sailor’s Valentine pattern in a 3 day session with award winning shell artist Suzanne Marie Dietsch. … Continue reading "Blue Rose Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
A single shelled Blue Rose completes the basket of flowers surrounded by a 3D crown of shells. Complete this Sailor’s Valentine pattern in a 3 day session with award winning shell artist Suzanne Marie Dietsch. … Continue reading "Blue Rose Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm 1800 House
Learn many of the basic techniques used in creating a Sailors Valentine.  This class is designed with a simple pattern with a  large single flower center in a 6” valentine box. It has been designed … Continue reading "Little Bit of Sunshine Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish.  Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish.  Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish.  Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish.  Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
The Emerald Ash bore is quickly stealing our great American Ash trees.  Here is your chance to make a true family heirloom—An original Eric Taylor design. Every basket is made with his own materials including hand-pounded … Continue reading "Cottage Tool Tote with Eric Taylor"
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Students will be carving and detailing a feather they will design. They will sketch and cutout from sheet of Basswood, sand, shape, then burn in the detail with burning pens. Then paint in their choice … Continue reading "Carved Wooden Feathers with Bill Sarni"
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
We will be carving a drake Ruddy duck decoy similar to the ones used by hunters along the east coast. We will be using hand tools to carve using native white pine wood. We then … Continue reading "Carved Ruddy Duck Drake Decoy with Bill Sarni"
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
We will be carving a drake Ruddy duck decoy similar to the ones used by hunters along the east coast. We will be using hand tools to carve using native white pine wood. We then … Continue reading "Carved Ruddy Duck Drake Decoy with Bill Sarni"
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Using traditional techniques, students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create an eight-pointed, star pattern Sailors Valentine.   Additionally, contemporary three dimensional techniques will be utilized to add dimensional interest to the … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun with Elizabeth Braun"
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
We will be carving a drake Ruddy duck decoy similar to the ones used by hunters along the east coast. We will be using hand tools to carve using native white pine wood. We then … Continue reading "Carved Ruddy Duck Drake Decoy with Bill Sarni"
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Using traditional techniques, students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create an eight-pointed, star pattern Sailors Valentine.   Additionally, contemporary three dimensional techniques will be utilized to add dimensional interest to the … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun with Elizabeth Braun"
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
We will be carving a drake Ruddy duck decoy similar to the ones used by hunters along the east coast. We will be using hand tools to carve using native white pine wood. We then … Continue reading "Carved Ruddy Duck Drake Decoy with Bill Sarni"
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Using traditional techniques, students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to create an eight-pointed, star pattern Sailors Valentine.   Additionally, contemporary three dimensional techniques will be utilized to add dimensional interest to the … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun with Elizabeth Braun"
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.  If you need a chair to … Continue reading "Chair Caning Clinic with Liz Coffin"