Jun
16
Tue
2020
Plein Air Nantucket Festival
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 9:00 am
Plein Air Nantucket Festival

The Plein Air Festival is an outdoor painting event where artists paint together along the historic Nantucket harbor and surrounding area. Each day new wet works hang for sale at the Artists Association of Nantucket Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery on Washington Street. The poplular Frank Swift Chase Awards will be presented at the June 21 closing reception at 6 p.m. at the AAN Gallery.

This year’s festival will serve as a kick-off event for the 75th anniversary and a year full of festivities.  “The 75th Anniversary is an important moment in AAN’s history,” said Courtney Bridges, AAN’s Executive Director, “We are proud to be celebrating all that AAN has accomplished over these 75 years, and excited to kick it off with the popular Plein Air Festival. We also look forward to our future of continuing to support and promote Nantucket’s thriving art community.”

Jun
17
Wed
2020
Plein Air Paint Out @ Brant Point
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am
Plein Air Paint Out @ Brant Point

A popular part of AAN’s annual Plein Air Festival, this outdoor painting event is held on the beach at Brant Point. Rain Date June 18. Details at 508-228-0294

Jun
21
Sun
2020
Frank Swift Chase Awards @ Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm
Frank Swift Chase Awards @ Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery

This awards ceremony and reception is the culmination of the Artists Association of Nantucket’s annual Plein Air Festival. It will be held in the Cecelia Joyce and Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street.

Details at 508-228-0294

Jul
4
Sat
2020
AAN Sidewalk Art Show @ Nantucket Atheneum
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
AAN Sidewalk Art Show @ Nantucket Atheneum

Artists Association of Nantucket offers two outdoor art shows every summer. A beloved tradition dating back to 1930, the Sidewalk Art Show is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. and is a wonderful opportunity to meet twenty of Nantucket’s finest artists. The conversations will be memorable as you stroll past rows of fine art, under blue skies and a canopy of green in downtown Nantucket. Rain date for each show will be the Sunday of the same weekend