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 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation.  The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where … Continue reading "Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones"
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
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 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
This is a fun session where we tackle 3 or 4 writing prompts. Facilitator Amy Jenness will offer the group a series prompts in a variety of genres and participants have 15 minutes to write. … Continue reading "Online Writer’s Group"
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
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 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
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 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
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 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC A program to support Dads & father figures. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is designed for Dads and … Continue reading "Dads’ Group"
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
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 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
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"
Jun 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
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"