Aug 21 @ 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"
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 24 @ 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"
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"
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 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery of The Artist Association Of Nantucket
Our extremely popular exhibition of 10-inch by 10-inch artworks by AAN artists, and open to all ages. To participate, drop off your 10 x 10 submission Tuesday, Sept. 3, 7 a.m.-6 p.m., at the gallery, … Continue reading "10 x 10 Open Reception"
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
10 x 10 Open Spotlight Artist is Cate Raphael! Please join her Saturday morning, upstairs in the gallery, for an engaging discussion about her process.
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
 
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
 
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
 
Sep 11 @ 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"
Sep 11 @ 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: Lori Garrabrant"
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 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Visiting Artist Mixed Media Workshop “Collage Techniques: Mixed Media & Abstract Painting” A three-day workshop with Kevin Gilmore Join Kevin Gilmore in exploration of the creative process through collage and mixed media. Prepare substrates that … Continue reading "Visiting Artist Mixed Media Workshop with Kevin Gilmore"
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Relax and enjoy the practical and powerful health benefits of art-making. Discover easy and efficient ways to release stress and implement positive changes that support a vibrant you in mind, body and spirit. No art … Continue reading "Fall Reboot Workshop with Patience Killen"
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
David Lazarus will demonstrate the art of scrimshaw
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm Methodist Church
Trio a la Francaise will perform
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm Methodist Church
Visual Art Exhibit featuring works by dozens of Nantucket artists.  Theme: Re-Imagining the Real: Shifting Our World View.  Exhibit will continue through October 13
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm Methodist Church
Members of Nantucket Writers group perform poetry, song, and short stories
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm
Mellow American jazz and popular standards. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres served.
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Joe Hammer will play piano and organ in the Nantucket United Methodist Church, 2 Centre Street.  A Nantucket Arts Festival Event.
Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Jennifer Maxwell will play piano
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Joe Hammer will play piano and organ in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Methodist Church
Artist Nicci Aguiar will talk about her art in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Jennifer Maxwell will play piano
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Mollie Glazer will play piano in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Atheneum’s Knitting and Crocheting Circle continues its gam sessions on Wednesday evenings. Join the group for a session or become weekly participants. The group will continue making hats, gloves, mittens, and scarves to be … Continue reading "Knitting and Crocheting Circle"
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A one-of-a-kind chance to visit one of the oldest intact fish houses on Old North Wharf and purchase some historic art from the Artist Association of Nantucket’s unique collection. Historic art in an historic island … Continue reading "AAN Gallery Reception: Collector’s Showcase"
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Methodist Church
Free workshop with Jasper Young
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
David Lazarus will demonstrate the art of scrimshaw
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Methodist Church
Ann Colgrove will play piano and organ in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Members of Nantucket Ballet perform selections from their spring performance of Cinderella.
Oct 12 @ 9:15 am – 12:00 pm
A series of mini-concerts played on historic pipe organs in churches on Nantucket. Start at: 9:15am in St. Mary’s Our Lady of the Isle, 3 Federal Street. 10 am in First Congregational Church Summer Sanctuary, … Continue reading "Annual Organ Crawl"
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Harbor Cottages of NISDA
Meet sculptor Matt Oates
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Candle making demonstration with artist David Hitchcock
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
Wet Paint / Fresh Works features an exciting one-day event where the art is WET and FRESH! In the days leading up to the event, visitors and art lovers are invited to peer over the … Continue reading "Wet Paint / Fresh Works 2019"
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
 
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Methodist Church
Ann Colgrove will play piano and organ in the Nantucket United Methodist Church
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
 
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Welcome to the second annual Inktober celebration! Come and play with ink techniques and when we are done we will make a small accordion fold book with pockets and decorated covers to remember it all … Continue reading "Mixed Media Class: Inktober!"
Oct 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Bartlett's Farm
This class will introduce you to the process and science of fermentation, the health benefits of fermented food, food preservation, and how to transform simple ingredients into tasty, healthy creations. Continental breakfast will be served.
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Loines Observatory
Join Maria Mitchell Association professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more. Programs take place at the Loines Observatory, 59 Milk … Continue reading "Open Night at Loines Observatory"
Nov 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Elementary School Conference Room
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come make some tissue paper process art! Simply place the pieces of tissue paper you want to use on a piece of photo paper, spray with water, and then peel the tissue paper off to … Continue reading "Makerspace for Kids: Bleeding Tissue Paper Art"