Jul 24 @ 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 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am Nantucket High School Auditorium
A professional dancer will lead a youth master ballet class. FREE for Ages 5+ Registration and two years of dance experience required. To register, call 508-228-1110 x.107
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
A professional dancer will lead a youth master ballet class. FREE for Ages 5+ Registration and two years of dance experience required. To register, call 508-228-1110 x.107
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Spotlight Conversation on Dance with Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival’s Artistic director, Tyler Angle. Atheneum Great Hall- FREE
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Sailor’s Valentine Learn to recreate these souvenirs of the Caribbean favored by Nantucket whalemen during the nineteenth century. Participants will be provided with a beautifully handcrafted mahogany box and a variety of colored shells. All … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Sandi Blanda"
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Renowned island auctioneer Rafael Osona will be on hand to appraise up to three (3) hand-carried items. Bring your baskets and other antiques. This program is free for museum members. There is a $7 charge … Continue reading "Appraisal Day!"
Jul 25 @ 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 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
Tyler Angle, Dance Festival Artistic Director, presents an insider’s view of the dance works to be performed. FREE and open to the Public!
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Sailor’s Valentine Learn to recreate these souvenirs of the Caribbean favored by Nantucket whalemen during the nineteenth century. Participants will be provided with a beautifully handcrafted mahogany box and a variety of colored shells. All … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Sandi Blanda"
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
A Children’s version of the Dance Festival performance! Free and Open to the Public Recommended for ages 5+
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Experience the Oil, Graphite & Watercolor Photorealism of Anne Marie Bratton Opening Reception Exhibiting Throughout The Summer
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
World-class dancers from renown companies perform contemporary and classical works. Tickets from $45-85 nantucketatheneum.org to purchase tickets
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School Auditorium
World-class dancers from renown companies perform contemporary and classical works. Tickets from $45-85 nantucketatheneum.org to purchase tickets
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
The elegant surroundings of the Great Harbor Yacht Club are the perfect venue to sip champagne and enjoy good food and company. The auction features Nantucket’s favorite auctioneer, Rafael Osona, who will auction one-of-a-kind lightship … Continue reading "Baskets and Bubbly Champagne Luncheon and Auction"
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – Jul 31 @ 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"
Jul 30 @ 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 30 @ 11:00 am – Aug 3 @ 4:00 pm Oldest House
NANTUCKET BY DESIGN is delighted to be working with the students from the New York School of Interior Design for the fourth year to re-imagine the two main rooms at the Oldest House. Directed by … Continue reading "NYSID Project Re-imagining The Oldest House"
Jul 30 @ 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"
Aug 1 @ 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"
Aug 2 all-day Susan Lister Locke Gallery
 
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
 
Aug 3 – Aug 10 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Annual reception for the exhibition of student artwork from the Humane Education arm of NISHA. Student work will be on display in the Weezie Library from Saturday, August 3 through August 10.
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Use historic images and words on waterslide decals to create one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces. Ceramics are then fired in a kiln, making them food and dishwasher safe. This is the prefect gift, but you’ll have to … Continue reading "Historic Ceramic Transferware with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 5 @ 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 6 @ 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 6 boxes and returning students who can make the traditional nest or a set of Crown … Continue reading "Shaker Box Workshop with Eric Pintar"
Aug 6 @ 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"
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This is a creative embroidery approach in the Deerfield style of embroidery. A variety of stitches will be employed with discussion and advice so that each student creates a unique piece.
Aug 7 @ 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 6 boxes and returning students who can make the traditional nest or a set of Crown … Continue reading "Shaker Box Workshop with Eric Pintar"
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Nantucket Garden Club’s 65th Annual House & Garden Tour “A Summer Day on Brant Point” focuses on beautiful homes and gardens around Brant Point. Round-trip shuttle service from Federal Street to Brant Point begins … Continue reading "The 65th Annual House & Garden Tour"
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm C. Robert Perrin Series
Inspired by watercolorist C. Robert Perrin, the 2019 Demonstration Series features extraordinary artists who bring great talent to the gallery. This demonstration is a benefit of AAN membership. New members are welcome at the door. … Continue reading "Master Artist Demopnstrations: Jenna Darkow"
Aug 8 @ 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"
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – Aug 15 @ 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 13 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join top curators for an in-depth look of the exhibits in NHA galleries. Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About, with Dan Elias, NHA Robyn and John Davis Chief Curator.  Dan will explore how human beings … Continue reading "Symposium: Fine Arts"
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Learn to create and maintain a worm farm at Bartlett’s Farm. $15. All materials provided. 33 Bartlett Farm Road.
Aug 13 @ 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"
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This is a creative embroidery approach in the Deerfield style of embroidery. A variety of stitches will be employed with discussion and advice so that each student creates a unique piece.
Aug 15 @ 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"
Aug 15 @ 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"
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
Meet island artists Anne Rose and Elizabeth Congdon and see their work in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Free fun and festive reception in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, September 2
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Kathleen van Lieu will discuss her art and her techniques in a free and informal session in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street.
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Artist will also be on site Sunday, August 18 2pm–4pm Susan Lister Locke features artist Paul Arsenault as he returns to Nantucket August 17, showcasing a collection of favorite island motifs at her Easy Street … Continue reading "Paul Arsenault’s Nantucket: The Artist’s Collection Opening Reception"
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
With respect to traditional valentine patterns, students will learn the skills needed to create an eight-sided star with floral center. In addition you will use a three-dimensional technique that will add a modern twist to … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Suzanne Marie Dietsch"
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm Visual Arts Center
The meeting will comprise of a review of the audited financial statements and endowment report; an update of the association’s Strategic Plan; and a review of the AAN’s multi-layered programming. Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia … Continue reading "AAN Annual Meeting"
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
In this three day workshop we will be working with indigo dye on fabric using a variety of techniques to create patterns, including shibori, stitching resists, pole wrapping, and batik. The allure of this dye … Continue reading "Blues & Hues: Indigo Workshop with Sayzie Carr"
Aug 20 @ 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"
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 1800 House
This is a creative embroidery approach in the Deerfield style of embroidery. A variety of stitches will be employed with discussion and advice so that each student creates a unique piece.