May 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Explore the pottery wheel in this fun and messy class! Beginners will explore the basics while more advanced students will explore more challenging techniques.
May 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various water-based art mediums (tempera, watercolor, and acrylics) and art styles ranging from realism, impressionism, pointillism, expressionism through abstract, conceptual and action painting while creating large-scale paintings in this fun class.
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
In this class students will create portfolio quality artists books. Working toward building a body of photographic work, students will learn the basics of photography, editing, and printing contemporary artists books.
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket Ballet is excited to present Cinderella, directed and choreographed by Michelle Birmingham and featuring Nantucket Ballet youth dancers. The dancers have been working hard to bring to life this classic fairy tale ballet. The … Continue reading "Cinderella"
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket Ballet is excited to present Cinderella, directed and choreographed by Michelle Birmingham and featuring Nantucket Ballet youth dancers. The dancers have been working hard to bring to life this classic fairy tale ballet. The … Continue reading "Cinderella"
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket Ballet is excited to present Cinderella, directed and choreographed by Michelle Birmingham and featuring Nantucket Ballet youth dancers. The dancers have been working hard to bring to life this classic fairy tale ballet. The … Continue reading "Cinderella"
Jun 2 @ 4:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Nantucket Ballet is excited to present Cinderella, directed and choreographed by Michelle Birmingham and featuring Nantucket Ballet youth dancers. The dancers have been working hard to bring to life this classic fairy tale ballet. The … Continue reading "Cinderella"
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Visual Arts Center
Besides a wide range of woodcuts and intaglio prints, you’ll see John’s watercolors, oils, and a few sculptures embedded with photographs and John’s quotable wisdom, curated in our gallery space at the Visual Arts Center. … Continue reading "Folk Tales to Fine Art: A John Lochtefeld Retrospective"
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
All Levels Welcome. In a supportive and open environment, Lenny will allow students to develop new ideas through exploration and a willingness to be playful. Collage, mixed media, drawing and painting may all be explored. … Continue reading "Developing Abstract Imagery with Lenny Moskowitz"
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
This two-day workshop will focus on painting a still life with a personal narrative in mind. By this I mean ?what do YOU like about this still life in front of you? What do YOU … Continue reading "Creating a Personal Still Life w/ Katie Kindilien"
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Most lightship baskets start with a mold, which dictates its shape and size. Join island basket and mold maker Tim Parsons for a demonstration and discussion of the history of molds. This program is free … Continue reading "The Importance of Molds"
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Outdoor painting festival with new wet works hung for sale each day at the AAN Gallery. Quick Paint June 14, 1-3:30 along Washington Street beach. Frank Swift Chase Awards at the June 16 closing reception, … Continue reading "Plein Air Paint Out, Brant Point"
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Join museum staff members Andrea Wulffleff and Allison Levy for a look at early basket maker, Rowland Folger and the early days of lightship baskets. This program is free for museum members. There is a … Continue reading "Rowland Folger"
Jun 17 @ 6:00 am Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
Tuesday–Sunday, June 11–16 Plein Air Paint Out, Brant Point, June 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Frank Swift Chase Awards and Reception, Sunday, June 17, 6 p.m. Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington … Continue reading "Frank Swift Chase Awards and Reception"
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – Jun 20 @ 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
From an internal and visual investigation of the land, this class focuses on creating a series of paintings that reflect your journey from landscape looseness to abstraction. Emphasizing a minimalist approach to composition, we will … Continue reading "Landscape to Abstraction"
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Have a collection of lightship baskets but aren’t sure how to display them? Join local interior designer, Melanie Gowen, as she walks you through some of her favorite decorating techniques using these iconic pieces.
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
A great time for you and your child to learn and create together! Join the curator of the Mitchell House and create your own version of a sailors’ valentine by decorating a small Shaker-style box … Continue reading "Family Sailors’ Valentines"
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Class will cover the basic principles of oil painting with regard to seascape painting. Discussions and lectures on basic composition, massing, building form, light and shadow, near and far, capturing and developing atmospheric distance and … Continue reading "Seascapes in Oil with Douglas David"
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
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"
Jul 3 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-9 years of age. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Spinning Disks!"
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Artists Association of Nantucket offers two outdoor art shows every summer. A beloved tradition dating back to 1930, the Sidewalk Art Show is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. and is a wonderful … Continue reading "AAN Sidewalk Art Show"
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 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 @ 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 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 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 @ 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 12 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Susan Lister Locke Gallery
Creating A Cleaner Ocean Cindy Pease Roe Opening Reception
Jul 13 all-day Great Harbor Yacht Club
The Artist Association of Nantucket will honor beloved Nantucket artist Carol Keefe at the annual Summer Art Auction and Gala on July 13. The annual event will be held at the Great Harbor Yacht Club … Continue reading "2019 Summer Art Auction & Gala"
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
 
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm Bennett Hall
Week Long Intensive Throughout the week, we offer practical theatre training from Broadway professionals which culminates in a fun and exciting showcase for family and friends. Our focus is to educate students through theatrical training … Continue reading "Take It From The Top; Week Long Kids Theatre Workshop"
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Explore a new way to re-imagine and honor those treasured ocean finds! Students will design and finish three beautiful mixed- media “shellscape” collages arranged in silver-plated pendants using miniature shells and shell pieces. Learn two … Continue reading "A Trio of Shellscape Pendants with Shaari Horowitz"
Jul 16 @ 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 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Join us in the Bartlett Farm Garden Center and make your own pollinator feeder. Learn about pollinators why they are important and what you can do to help. $15. All materials provided.
Jul 16 @ 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 17 all-day Susan Lister Locke Gallery
 
Jul 17 @ 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 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
In tribute to C. Robert Perrin, a longtime artist member, AAN hosts three Master Artist Demonstrations per season. The demonstrations are held in the same style that Perrin did his, with lots of friendly conversation … Continue reading "C. Robert Perrin Master Artist Demonstrations"
Jul 17 @ 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: Mollie Webster"
Jul 18 all-day Bartlett's Farm
The Event Under the Tent is Nantucket’s premier art show now in its 28th year! The event starts with a Preview Party on Thursday, July 18, 6-9 pm where you can be the first to … Continue reading "Nantucket Art and Artisan Show"
Jul 18 @ 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 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
We are pleased to invite the Nantucket Island Community to visit our museum and experience our 2019 exhibit: Innovations in Nantucket Basketry: José Reyes and Beyond Demonstration weaving, complimentary wine, and lite bites will be … Continue reading "Baskets After Hours Open Community Night"
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 21 @ 3:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Small Friends is delighted to host the Event Under the Tent at Bartlett’s Farm July 18 – 21, 2019. This four day event begins with the Preview Party on July 18 from 6 pm to … Continue reading "Nantucket Art and Artisan Show"
Jul 19 all-day Bartlett's Farm
The Event Under the Tent is Nantucket’s premier art show now in its 28th year! The event starts with a Preview Party on Thursday, July 18, 6-9 pm where you can be the first to … Continue reading "Nantucket Art and Artisan Show"
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Today’s mission: assemble, paint, and plant these sweet fairy mushrooms all around town! All tools and materials will be supplied. No experience necessary. FREE for teens grades 6-12. Register online.
Jul 19 @ 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. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Jul 20 all-day Bartlett's Farm
The Event Under the Tent is Nantucket’s premier art show now in its 28th year! The event starts with a Preview Party on Thursday, July 18, 6-9 pm where you can be the first to … Continue reading "Nantucket Art and Artisan Show"
Jul 21 all-day Bartlett's Farm
The Event Under the Tent is Nantucket’s premier art show now in its 28th year! The event starts with a Preview Party on Thursday, July 18, 6-9 pm where you can be the first to … Continue reading "Nantucket Art and Artisan Show"