Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn about microscopes in the Research Center! Learn to focus, create slides, and explore the tiny world around you! If you’re curious about the hidden microscopic world, this is a great introduction! You are welcome … Continue reading "Microscope Mayhem"
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, 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 "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, 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 "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join Sarah Leah Chase for this special ALL AMERICAN (PRE) FOURTH OF JULY FARE! About Sarah: Sarah Leah Chase is a well-known cookbook author whose bestselling titles include the Nantucket Open-House Cookbook, The Silver Palate … Continue reading "ALL AMERICAN FOURTH OF JULY FARE with Sarah Leah Chase"
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Nantucket Atheneum has a 3D printer. And we think a club is a great way to allow island teens to experience the power of 3D printing. We will meet twice a month to work on … Continue reading "3D Print Club for TEENS"
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary presents our Summer Saturday Morning series: Eat Well. Each Saturday morning a chef will share what is inspiring them in the kitchen – new products, exciting food science, special cookware and food trends. … Continue reading "Eat Well: A Summer Series for Curious Cooks"
Jul 1 @ 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 1 @ 9:00 am – Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a one of a kind decorative mirror using seashells from around the world. Many of the techniques used in sailors valentines are transferable, and there is plenty of room for expanding creative ideas. Your … Continue reading "Shell Mirror with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 'Sconset Market
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. … Continue reading "Beach Discovery Field Trips"
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:50 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $15 per session
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows participants how to take better photos using their iPhone and iPad. Janie covers close-up techniques using HDR photography, using the grid tool, burst mode, focus techniques, portrait mode, composition and editing. … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone Photography"
Jul 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Members $65 Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jul 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Toast Tuesdays this summer with SIP AND STIR: A hands-on cooking experience paired with cocktails and fun activities. Schedule released in June, but don’t wait to purchase your tickets for this limited informal cooking experience. … Continue reading "SIP AND STIR: A Cocktail Party with Hands-on Cooking activities"
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with certified yoga instructor Brittany Young for yogis in grades 6-12. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students. This is an after hours program, please use the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens"
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Keep the kids entertained this Summer with fun cooking classes inspired by Fairy Tales. Course Details: Each class will combine food, stories and craft based on traditional Fairy Tales taught by our in-house child educator. … Continue reading "Kitchen Fairy Tales for Kids – Rapretzel"
Jul 3 @ 5:25 pm – 6:10 pm Nantucket Ice
Registration required, $20 per class or $160/8 weeks
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm Main Street
The water fight between Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department and the Boynton Lane Reserves at high NOON. Again this year, the Department of Culture and Tourism and the Town of Nantucket are asking those individuals … Continue reading "Independence Day Water Fight on Main Street"
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Keep the kids entertained this Summer with fun cooking classes inspired by Fairy Tales. Course Details: Each class will combine food, stories and craft based on traditional Fairy Tales taught by our in-house child educator. … Continue reading "Kitchen Fairy Tales for Kids – Hansel and Gretel"
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Make your own book with fun papers, maps, and envelopes to keep all of your summer memories in one place. No experience necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied. FREE for teens grades 6-12. … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens – Summer Memories Book"
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary presents our Summer Saturday Morning series: Eat Well. Each Saturday morning a chef will share what is inspiring them in the kitchen – new products, exciting food science, special cookware and food trends. … Continue reading "Eat Well: A Summer Series for Curious Cooks"
Jul 8 @ 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 with Martha Polachi"
Jul 8 @ 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 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Keep the kids entertained this Summer with fun cooking classes inspired by Fairy Tales. Course Details: Each class will combine food, stories and craft based on traditional Fairy Tales taught by our in-house child educator. … Continue reading "Kitchen Fairy Tales for Kids – Sleeping “Fruity”"
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Popular kids craft program returns! Kids ages 7 – 14 can spend the morning making colorful, woven, bangle bracelets. No previous weaving experience necessary. Please make sure to sign up in advance as space is … Continue reading "Youth Weaving Workshop"
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Life Coach Janet Forest will lead a 90-minute workshop on creating realistic goals, overcoming mental obstacles and taking manageable action steps. What goals have you been putting off because you don’t know where to start? … Continue reading "Setting and Achieving Goals"
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 'Sconset Market
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. … Continue reading "Beach Discovery Field Trips"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
The Nantucket “Crewel Whale” is an NHA exclusive design done on linen twill with DMC cotton and silver thread. This design gives you the choice of stitching the model of interpreting the “Whale” in your … Continue reading "Nantucket Crewel Whale : Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
The bride’s box was a matrimonial custom given as a gift to hold keepsakes for special occasions. These boxes were beautifully adorned with many different hand painted designs. Students will decorate their own bentwood maple … Continue reading "Stenciled & Painted Bride’s Box with Karen Graves"
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – Jul 11 @ 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 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
Jul 9 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont teaches the basics of security and privacy practices for social media on iPhones and iPads. Janie will show settings and features that will keep you safe and protected while enjoying your favorite … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, Staying Safe in a digital world"
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Visual Arts Center
This introductory class gives our youngest artists and their caregivers an invitation to explore an array of mixed media in a creative environment. This class is by the week; sign up for one, two, or however … Continue reading "Family Art Class for Ages 2-5"
Jul 9 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Members $65 Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Teen Improv with Jasper Young Work on your public speaking and hone your skills at thinking on your toes. Come join us in a relaxed atmosphere for fun improv and theater games. We will make … Continue reading "Teen Improv"
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Toast Tuesdays this summer with SIP AND STIR: A hands-on cooking experience paired with cocktails and fun activities. Schedule released in June, but don’t wait to purchase your tickets for this limited informal cooking experience. … Continue reading "SIP AND STIR: A Cocktail Party with Hands-on Cooking activities"
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with certified yoga instructor Brittany Young for yogis in grades 6-12. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students. This is an after hours program, please use the … Continue reading "Yoga for Teens"
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
A creative approach to beginning embroidery using primarily cross-stitch with an introduction of other embroidery stitches. Discussion of design and color and ways to enhance your work. This is an exclusive NHA design.
Jul 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary is pleased to present our Kids in the Kitchen Sous Chef Summer Program, a series of cooking classes for budding sous chefs. Meet Pastry Chef Amanda Baker, who is ready to create a … Continue reading "Kids in the Kitchen – Sous Chefs 9 y.o. and up"
Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Paint the cosmos using a few simple brush techniques! Open to ages 8-11. FREE admission. All materials will be provided. Registration is required and opens one week prior to the program. Register online or call … Continue reading "Makerspace for Kids: Space Painting"
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 1800 House
A shallow stitched Nantucket basket with wooden base, rim and arched handle features a diminuitive hexagonal berry band tussy drawn closed with a complimentary silk ribbon tie. The stitched basket is lined with a designer … Continue reading "Island Berries du Broderie in Needlework with Marcia Brown"
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Sometimes we make change happen and sometimes change happens to us. Whether we like it or not, change is a part of life. Led by Janet Forest, this workshop will explore how we deal and … Continue reading "Coping with Change"
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Visual Arts Center
This introductory class gives our youngest artists and their caregivers an invitation to explore an array of mixed media in a creative environment. This class is by the week; sign up for one, two, or however … Continue reading "Family Art Class for Ages 2-5"
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn about microscopes in the Research Center! Learn to focus, create slides, and explore the tiny world around you! If you’re curious about the hidden microscopic world, this is a great introduction! You are welcome … Continue reading "Microscope Mayhem"
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, 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 "LVA – Beginner English Class"