Peter Christoph, a wildlife photographer, speaker, and author from Lancaster, MA., delivers stunning photographs of his favorite owls combined with stories that entertain, educate and inspire the audience. He’ll discuss the secrets he uses to … Continue reading "Owls of New England With Peter Christoph"
Food For Thought: Conservation Restrictions and Your Nantucket Property with Cormac Collier and Emily Molden
Free lecture on Conservation Restrictions and Your Nantucket Property by Cormac Collier and Emily Molden in the Nantucket Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Open to the public.
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"
Fun night of cocktails, dinner, and bidding for Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket. Advance reservations with underwriting support available immediately. General tickets on sale April 9th. Tickets can be purchased: Tickets can be purchased … Continue reading "26th Annual Dreamcatcher Dinner & Auction"
Bond, Bubbles and Bordeaux… What better way to celebrate Nantucket Film Festival than with a James Bond thriller theme of a wine tasting? Join Guest Sommelier Amber Cantella, Luxury Real Estate Specialist with Great Point … Continue reading "Sommelier Selections with Guest Sommelier Amber Cantella"
Peter Panchy leads a discussion about Immigration in the U.S., both in history and in present day. This is the third session in an ongoing series. Panchy will present an overview and lead a discussion … Continue reading "Class: Peter Panchy, A Continuing Conversation On Immigration"
The Milky Way vs. Andromeda: When Galaxies Collide Our sun is one of 100s of billions of stars that make up our Milky Way Galaxy. This lecture will take you on a tour of our … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Laura Prichard"
Stephen Yelon is an amateur basket maker and an educational psychologist who has published research on learning, creativity and accomplishment. Join Steve as he explains how and why Mr. Reyes developed the Friendship Basket purse … Continue reading "The Legend of José Formoso Reyes: A Story of Innovation"
Join us at Nantucket Culinary as we are proud to host two of the Nantucket Arts Council’s “Arts Celebration” events: French Cuisine and Culture: Berets, Brie and Bordeaux: The Wine & Cheese pre-concert reception held … Continue reading "Arts Celebration! A Fundraiser for the Nantucket Arts Council"
On November 23, 1968, near the end of a turbulent and memorable year, there was a football game that would also prove turbulent and memorable: the season-ending clash between Harvard and Yale. Both teams entered … Continue reading "Author Talk: George Colt, ‘The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968’"
Astronaut Dan Bursch will share his experiences as a member of the fourth expedition to the International Space Station from December 2001 to June 2002. He faced several challenges while off the planet for 6 … Continue reading "Expedition 4 to the International Space Station"
United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook, with Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald
Join us for an illustrated talk on United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook and Northern Hospitality: Cooking by the Book in New England, followed by refreshments (including a sample item from “the … Continue reading "United Tastes: The Making of the First American Cookbook, with Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald"
Jo Ruxton is a passionate campaigner for the oceans, her career in conservation began in the ‘80’s when she started the first marine program for WWF in Hong Kong, where she lived for 14 years. … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Jo Ruxton"
Bret Baier currently serves as FOX News Channel’s (FNC) chief political anchor and anchor of “Special Report with Bret Baier” (weeknights 6-7PM/ET), the top-rated cable news program in its timeslot and consistently one of the … Continue reading "Dreamland Conversations presents: Bret Baier"
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Award-winning journalist Doug Bock Clark discusses his book The Last Whalers, which The New York Times calls, “immersive, densely reported, and altogether remarkable.” The Last Whalers chronicles three years in the life of an Indonesian tribe that hunts sperm whales with … Continue reading "Life with the World’s Last Hunter-Gatherer Whaling Tribe"
The Dark Side of the Universe Most of the Universe is composed of dark ingredients that can’t be seen directly by telescopes. This talk will describe how “Gravitational lensing”, the bending of light rays by … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Dr. Lindsay King"
Learning by doing is the philosophy of Nantucket’s Maria Mitchell Association, our non-profit partner for this month’s Cheers to Charity wine tasting event. The same can be said in the vineyard with Cush Donelan pouring … Continue reading "Cheers to Charities Wine Tasting: Maria Mitchell Association"
Each week in July and August the Nantucket Musical Arts Society offers a free, informal talk one day before a scheduled concert. They feature musicians playing excerpts from the works they will perform, as well … Continue reading "NMAS Meet The Artist: Poulenc Trio"
Come participate in a presentation of the Harvard Business School case study on the American whaling industry, led by one of the authors. The American whaling industry, born on Nantucket, was one of the first to … Continue reading "Short Lays on Greasy Voyages: Whaling and Venture Capital, with Jonas Peter Akins"
Building Climate Change Resilience on Nantucket and Across the Commonwealth This talk will cover how the climate is expected to change over the rest of the century, both on the Cape and Islands and across … Continue reading "Science Speaker Series- Katie Theoharides"