Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm online
Members: Free Non-members: $10 Join Schwartz Hannum PC and the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, June 4 at 2:00pm EST for a webinar on Reopening the Workplace in the New Normal: What to Expect … Continue reading "Reopening the Workplace: Webinar with Schwartz Hannum PC"
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Online, Zoom
Join Janet Forest, Janie Hobson Dupont and Amy Jenness for a tutorial on hosting a meeting on Zoom’s videoconferencing service. The class will cover everything from scheduling your meeting to taking advantage of ‘host’ tools such as Breakout Rooms, … Continue reading "Online Class: Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Zoom Meeting"
Jun 9 @ 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"
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 9:00 am
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 … Continue reading "Plein Air Nantucket Festival"
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am 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 @ 6:00 pm 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
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 1800 House
In this one day class students will hand weave a small Cat’s Head or Twill Weave Berry Basket using traditional Shaker style weaving techniques that is 5′ high not including the handle.  Students will weave … Continue reading "Hand Woven Shaker Style Cats Eye Basket with Taylor Cullen"
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
Elegant simplicity describes the Shaker design.  This workshop is designed for new students who will make a nest of 3- 5 serving trays or several trays of the same size.  All trays are made from … Continue reading "A Nest of Shaker Trays with Eric Pintar"
Jun 23 @ 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 – June with Martha Polachi"
Jun 23 @ 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"
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
This special adaptation of a classic Shaker original has your sewing essentials neatly stowed and ready to go. The size #8 Tall is fitted with a handle to carry and a tray that lifts out … Continue reading "Shaker Sewing Carrier with Eric Pintar"
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 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 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 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 … Continue reading "AAN Sidewalk Art Show"
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a cup, bowl, or spoon using classic silversmithing tools and techniques. Working with historic tools and techniques, students will have the opportunity to create their own hand-hammered silver bowl in the style of 18th-century … Continue reading "Sterling Silver Tableware & Serving Pieces with Steve Smithers"
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
This is the perfect topper to your holiday tree or a stand-alone ornament.  The angel is 9.5” tall and woven in the Nantucket style with a maple head, neck, and bottom rim. The course will … Continue reading "Nantucket Holiday Tree Topper in Needlework with Marcia Brown"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Fraktur is a term referring to both manuscript writing and design motifs passed down through Pennsylvania Dutch settlers in the mid 1800’s. Documents were created to record vital statistics of everyday life such as births, … Continue reading "Nantucket Fraktur Painting with Karen Graves"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1800 House
This two day program teaches the basics of bronze casting through making small basswood forms with minimal undercuts for sand casting. Techniques reviewed: pattern making, sand casting, pouring bronze, polishing, patina and finishing. All tools … Continue reading "Introduction to Bronze Casting with Doug Borkman"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 1800 House
Design a traditional scrimshaw pendant with monogram and imagery Explore one of Nantucket’s most familiar and recognized folk arts.  Learn the traditional “blackwork” method as well as inking with other colors.  You will have a … Continue reading "Scrimshaw Pendant Necklace with David Lazarus"
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm 1800 House
This two day program teaches the basics of bronze casting through making small basswood forms with minimal undercuts for sand casting. Techniques reviewed: pattern making, sand casting, pouring bronze, polishing, patina and finishing. All tools … Continue reading "Introduction to Bronze Casting with Doug Borkman"
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am 1800 House
Design a traditional scrimshaw pendant with monogram and imagery Explore one of Nantucket’s most familiar and recognized folk arts.  Learn the traditional “blackwork” method as well as inking with other colors.  You will have a … Continue reading "Scrimshaw Pendant Necklace with David Lazarus"
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Discover a new creative outlet that is both meditative & practical in this small group workshop designed for beginners to learn the art of pointed pen calligraphy. During this  “no experience required” class, Boston calligrapher … Continue reading "Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Learn all about the unique techniques, coolest tools, and best writing instruments for hand-lettering on chalkboards, mirrors/frames, glass, shells & other interesting objects to make DIY gifts for the holidays & everyday! Boston Calligrapher, Liz … Continue reading "Creative Hand Lettering with Liz Roessler"
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this workshop learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing from the tools and process to finished piece. Work with a forge and practice basic skills, such as drawing out a point on an iron bar, twisting, … Continue reading "Introduction to Blacksmithing with Nick Vincent"
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Two-day class Seashell Flowers, and their construction is the foundation to sailors valentines and shell projects. This is a great opportunity to improve your shell-art skills. Learn how to build flowers and new decorative combinations … Continue reading "Sea Shell Flowers with Sandi Blanda"
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this workshop learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing from the tools and process to finished piece. Work with a forge and practice basic skills, such as drawing out a point on an iron bar, twisting, … Continue reading "Introduction to Blacksmithing with Nick Vincent"
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this workshop learn the fundamentals of blacksmithing from the tools and process to finished piece. Work with a forge and practice basic skills, such as drawing out a point on an iron bar, twisting, … Continue reading "Introduction to Blacksmithing with Nick Vincent"
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Ready set get go!  Learn how to build your very own small pond sail boat. Carve, and assemble your boat and then paint it with your favorite colors and designs.  The last day we will … Continue reading "Carve & Race a Small Pond Boat ages 10 & up: Collaboration with MMA with Mark Sutherland"
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This seminar is designed to let you choose the project you would from Patsy’s collection of classes she has taught at the 1800 House. Choose a project from the wide range of popular patterns for … Continue reading "Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Ready set get go!  Learn how to build your very own small pond sail boat. Carve, and assemble your boat and then paint it with your favorite colors and designs.  The last day we will … Continue reading "Carve & Race a Small Pond Boat ages 10 & up: Collaboration with MMA with Mark Sutherland"
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Ready set get go!  Learn how to build your very own small pond sail boat. Carve, and assemble your boat and then paint it with your favorite colors and designs.  The last day we will … Continue reading "Carve & Race a Small Pond Boat ages 10 & up: Collaboration with MMA with Mark Sutherland"
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Ready set get go!  Learn how to build your very own small pond sail boat. Carve, and assemble your boat and then paint it with your favorite colors and designs.  The last day we will … Continue reading "Carve & Race a Small Pond Boat ages 10 & up: Collaboration with MMA with Mark Sutherland"
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"