Feb 21 @ 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"
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. FREE admission with registration. Please sign up online at our … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Get in touch with your inner crafter with some exciting science art projects! Test the affect salt has on watercolors, use sunlight to make prints, and make your own puffy paint. Space is limited and … Continue reading "Crafty Science"
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows participants how to take better photos using their iPhone and iPad. Dupont covers close-up techniques using HDR photography, using the grid tool, burst mode, focus techniques, portrait mode, composition and editing. … Continue reading "Class: iPhone & iPad Photography"
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Have you ever wondered why we put salt on the roads in the winter? Together we will explore the chemistry of ice and salt and make tasty ice cream along the way! Space is limited … Continue reading "Ice Cream Making"
Feb 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Terrified of public speaking, but know you’ll be forced to do it at some point? Why wait till the last minute? Come check out this informal bi-monthly public speaking group that offers a safe and … Continue reading "Public Speaking Practice Group"
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Become an engineer for the day with this robot building class! Practice programming a rover, learn about how robots are used by scientists, and build your own robot to take home! Space is limited and … Continue reading "Robot Building"
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1800 House
Make a set of 10 cards using simple printing techniques, natural and organic materials, and letterpress type. This printing method will give you a wide range of results with no two alike. These colorful beauties … Continue reading "Hand Printed Cards with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Winter Discovery Days, a free program for children and their families features different crafts and activities every weekday Monday through Friday during school vacation week.
Feb 28 @ 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"
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Maria Mitchell Association
Discover how different animals are adapted to survive the harsh winter conditions! In this program we will become nature detectives and explore Nantucket looking for signs of animal activity! Space is limited and registration is … Continue reading "Animal Tracking"
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association 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 "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows how to use an iPhone or iPad to access iCloud and Google Drive. You will learn how to upload and download your photos and files, as well as, how to navigate … Continue reading "Class: iCloud & Google Drive"
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association 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 "Starry Skies at the Loines Observatory"
Mar 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1800 House
Make a pair of miniature versions of the ever popular Sailors Valentine. Using a 3″ cherry box, create a composition using shells, beads and natural materials. Bring along any small treasure you may have to … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine Ornament with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Mar 6 @ 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 7 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 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 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont offers a mixed bag of iPhone and iPad tricks and tips that will allow you to get the most from your smart phone. Hobson DuPont will cover phone settings that allow you … Continue reading "Class: iPhone and iPad Mixed Bag"
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A simple introduction to the art of mono-printing using synthetic gel plates, stencils and masks. It’s a great way to add to your paper stash for card making, bookbinding, collage and other types of projects. … Continue reading "Mixed Media Tuesday: Mono Printing On A Gel Plate"
Mar 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Mar 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1800 House
Make a useful and decorative box using traditional box making materials and tools. Cover your box using papers reproduced from the NHA archives, maps, and decorative papers or customize your box with papers that has … Continue reading "Clamshell Decorative Boxes with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Terrified of public speaking, but know you’ll be forced to do it at some point? Why wait till the last minute? Come check out this informal bi-monthly public speaking group that offers a safe and … Continue reading "Public Speaking Practice Group"
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Mar 13 @ 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 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Ever wonder how we care for our museum animals when the sites are closed? Come see our overwintering animals get fed and learn about their adaptations and feeding behaviors. Afterwards, spend time exploring the museum.  At … Continue reading "Help Feed the Hungry Vertebrates"
Mar 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Atheneum and Dharma Yoga invite you to our 2020 series which offers free Yoga classes for all levels once a month with instructors Joann Burnham and Sheri Perelman. The sessions include readings from the … Continue reading "Yoga Class: Words to Breathe By, Yoga And The Spoken Word"
Mar 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Mar 20 @ 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 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket High School Gymnasium
Join the Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket Community School, and other local exhibitors for a day of science fun for the entire family. This year’s event will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and activities … Continue reading "Sixth Annual Science Festival"
Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Brighten up your winter world with a pot full of felt succulents. Learn to make a variety of everlasting plants that require no care. All tools and materials will be supplied. No experience required. FREE … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens-Succulent Garden"
Mar 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Terrified of public speaking, but know you’ll be forced to do it at some point? Why wait till the last minute? Come check out this informal bi-monthly public speaking group that offers a safe and … Continue reading "Public Speaking Practice Group"
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Beginner’s English Class"
Mar 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Mar 27 @ 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"