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 14 @ 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 specially selected books and creating … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Fire Breathing Dragon!"
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Are you ever tempted to share your opinion, but you don’t want to be ‘mean’? Do you have advice or wisdom you’d like to share, but you are afraid of being misunderstood? And what about … Continue reading "Giving and Receiving Feedback"
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Jetties Beach
Work out on Jetties with author and fitness TV personality Tom Holland. Cardiovascular drills, strength exercises, plyometric and agility stations, team events and much more. ALL FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME. $40 day/$175 week/$300 two weeks. Sign … Continue reading "21th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
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 @ 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"
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 15 @ 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"
Aug 15 @ 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"
Aug 15 @ 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"
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Jetties Beach
Work out on Jetties with author and fitness TV personality Tom Holland. Cardiovascular drills, strength exercises, plyometric and agility stations, team events and much more. ALL FITNESS LEVELS WELCOME. $40 day/$175 week/$300 two weeks. Sign … Continue reading "21th Annual Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp"
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Do you find yourself spending time and energy on things that you don’t want to do simply because you don’t know how to say ‘no’? Do you find yourself over-committed and under-appreciated and not sure … Continue reading "Setting Boundaries and Saying No with Grace"
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you love pizza? Make a pillow that looks like your favorite food! Add sauce, cheese, and the toppings of your choice and bring home a slice. All tools and materials will be supplied. No … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens – Pizza Pillow"
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s yoga class for children grades 1-5, with certified yoga instructor Brittany Young. Free and open to the public. Limited to first 15 children. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before program begins.
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 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Writer’s ToolBox is a fun, stress-free way to work on your writing in a supportive atmosphere. Each session will focus on an aspect of writing and writers of all genres and levels are welcome. … Continue reading "The Writer’s ToolBox: Less & Less Is More – Finding Perfect Words"
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
Popular kids craft program returns! Kids ages 7 – 14 can spend the morning making colorful, woven, bangle bracelets or a woven kaleidoscope lighthouse. No previous weaving experience necessary. Please make sure to sign up … Continue reading "Youth Weaving Workshop"
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Class instructor Janie Hobson Dupont offers a beginner class on how to use your iPhone. In this class Janie begins at the beginning. Topics inclde: Bossing Siri Around, Make your phone easier to see, Send … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone For Beginners"
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 20 @ 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"
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am Bartlett Farm
Gardening with Native Plants Talk at Bartlett’s Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road.
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.
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us to explore the world of circuitry and electricity. During this workshop participants will construct a complete circuit by wiring a small DC motor to a power source (AA batteries), installing an on/off switch, … Continue reading "STEM for Kids: DC Motors"
Aug 22 @ 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 22 @ 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"
Aug 22 @ 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"
Aug 22 @ 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"
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create your own Nantucket Floor cloth design using Lee Papale’s timeless iconic wildflower island design, a Nantucket map, compass rose or any other image that you wish. Many stencil designs to choose from to create … Continue reading "Nantucket Floorcloth with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – Aug 27 @ 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-August with David Lazarus"
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Class instructor Janie Hobson Dupont offers a class for iPhone and iPad users who want to build on their skills and know more about what their technology can do. In this class, Janie covers iCloud, … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone For Intermediate Users"
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This month we take to the water in a felt sailboat complete with patchwork sails and vintage buttons just for fun! Your sail boat can be used as an ornament or to decorate a child’s … Continue reading "Embroidery Class: Sail Away!"
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Learn some basic embroidery stitches (or sharpen your sewing skills) and join us to make a simple compass rose worked in navy thread on an oatmeal field or white thread on a blue field with … Continue reading "Embroidery Class: True North"
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Designed for teens and adults, this hands-on workshop will tackle the essential elements of story—character, conflict, and setting—with a focus on creating stories and novels for middle grade and young adult readers. All levels of … Continue reading "Writing Workshop: Chris Tebbetts, Writing For Young People"
Aug 29 @ 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"
Aug 29 @ 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"
Sep 3 @ 9:00 am – Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
The class will be carving a male Northern Cardinal. We will study the bird structure, detail and colors. We will be carving a full size Cardinal from native white pine. We will be using all … Continue reading "Nantucket Cardinal with Bill Sarni"
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Nantucket Atheneum
For most people, their online use leaves a permanent trail of media, comments, and content. What happens to this material over the long term? Is there a trusted person who can access it after you … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, Thinking About Your Digital Legacy"
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Weave a beautiful small basket with cherry handles and rims. This basket is mold woven with hand pounded brown ash and finished with brass nailed cherry rims. The finished basket measures 10″ x 4.5″ x … Continue reading "Cottage Spice Basket with Eric Taylor"
Sep 5 @ 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"
Sep 5 @ 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"
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Nantucket’s rich tradition of fishing as both a livelihood and pastime makes the iconic striped bass a natural subject for this class.  The Striped Bass will be approximately 12 inches long, carved from native white pine, using … Continue reading "Hand-Carved Striped Bass with Bill Sarni"
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Learn the skills needed to create these shell collage souvenirs of days gone by.  Several pattern choices and a wide selection of shells will be available to create a unique, personal valentine.  Participants will be … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine with Elizabeth Braun"
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A Safe Place presents an Internet safety program for parents of children in grades 4 – 8 with the idea that our children are creating a permanent digital presence and parents need to be a … Continue reading "Presentation: Internet Safety for Parents of Tweens"
Sep 12 @ 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"
Sep 12 @ 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"
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm 1800 House
Reclaim your favorite chair. Participants will bring their own chairs and learn how to ready them for repair; select the proper size cane; and restore the original seat pattern.
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Visiting Artist Painting Workshop “Exploring Abstraction” A three-day workshop with Jenny Nelson The workshop is designed for oil painters interested in exploring the fundamental elements that come together to create a successful abstract painting. Students … Continue reading "Visiting Artist Painting Workshop with Jenny Nelson"
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This 5-week introductory course to public speaking is perfect for anyone, who wants to feel more comfortable speaking in front of people. It will help you overcome fear, learn basic skills, and practice in a … Continue reading "Public Speaking and Presentation Skills"
Sep 19 @ 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"
Sep 19 @ 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"