May 23 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am Nantucket Ice
Ice-R-Cise Drop-ins welcome
May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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"
May 23 @ 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"
May 23 @ 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.
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Haddon Hall
Nantucket Community School, in collaboration with A Safe Place, is offering Tai Chi for Wellness classes in 56 Centre St., Haddon Hall. Tai Chi is a non-strenuous, complete body exercise consisting of a series of … Continue reading "Free Tai Chi for Wellness"
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Summer is coming! Start dreaming of days on the water. Use paint to decorate a ceramic box shaped like a sailboat. All tools and materials will be supplied. FREE for teens grades 6-12.
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows participants how to take better photos using their iPhone and iPad. Janie covers close-up techniques using HDR photography, using the grid tool, burst mode, focus techniques, portrait mode, composition and editing. … Continue reading "Class: Janie Hobson Dupont, iPhone Photography"
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join us for some creative construction! The library will supply the LEGO bricks and a CHALLENGE for you to complete. Program is FREE but space is limited. Please register for only one session per … Continue reading "Library LEGO Challenge"
May 28 @ 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 28 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Our youngest artists will explore various art media and elementary art fundamentals in a relaxed and inspiring setting.
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Rev. Linda and Gary Simmopns as they explore their recent trip to Casa del Migrante and Instituto Madre Assunta in Tijuana, Mexico. Gary’s photos will grace this exploration of heart and mind learned from … Continue reading "Presentation: Rev. Linda Simmons & Gary Langley, ‘Lessons from Tijuana’"
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Do you feel busy all day, but can never get everything on your to-do list checked off? How often do you look back on your day and don’t know where your time went? Maybe you … Continue reading "Time Management Toolkit"
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Jennifer Carlson and learn to ‘Write Your Own Story.” Learn about Jennifer’s publishing journey as she guides you wish on your own writing goals. Opportunities for optional creative writing during the workshop will be … Continue reading "Memoir Writing Workshop: ‘Write Your Own Story’ with Jennifer Carlson"
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Join us for this interactive new course where students will “visit” different countries and time periods while they study the artists associated. Student’s art will reflect these artists’ technique and style.
May 29 @ 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 29 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AAN's Visual Arts Center
Students will explore various sculpture and hand-building techniques to create fun and unique pieces of art inspired by art history, nature, and their own imagination.
May 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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: Dialog – Close Talking & Eavesdropping"
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 @ 6:00 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"
May 30 @ 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"
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 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
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"
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 @ 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"
Jun 6 @ 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"
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
For Relatives raising grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins. If you are raising your grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, or your siblings, you are not alone. This group can provide information and resources, as well as support. Join … Continue reading "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren"
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 @ 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"
Jun 13 @ 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"
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 'Sconset Market
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. … Continue reading "Beach Discovery Field Trips"
Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
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 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years. This class is for those who are starting from scratch or those who wish to reinforce their foundational knowledge. … Continue reading "Beginner’s Tea & Tarot"
Jun 20 @ 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"
Jun 20 @ 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"
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary presents our Summer Saturday Morning series: Eat Well. Each Saturday morning a chef will share what is inspiring them in the kitchen – new products, exciting food science, special cookware and food trends. … Continue reading "Eat Well: A Summer Series for Curious Cooks"
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 'Sconset Market
Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out. Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. … Continue reading "Beach Discovery Field Trips"
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Nantucket Culinary
Spend time in the chef’s kitchen at Nantucket Culinary with visiting chefs, sous-chefs and Chef Greg learning knife skills and hands-on cooking to build your fundamental kitchen skills. Attendees please wear close-toed shoes and have … Continue reading "The Chef’s Workshop – Building the Fundamentals of Cooking"
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 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Members $65 Join us at Jetties Beach as we  experience the beautiful marine life of Nantucket’s waters!  Our guides will teach you proper snorkeling techniques and animal handling skills.  They will point out and share … Continue reading "Family Snorkeling"
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Culinary
Toast Tuesdays this summer with SIP AND STIR: A hands-on cooking experience paired with cocktails and fun activities. Schedule released in June, but don’t wait to purchase your tickets for this limited informal cooking experience. … Continue reading "SIP AND STIR: A Cocktail Party with Hands-on Cooking activities"
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Free yoga class with instructor Marjory Trott for yogis 11-18 years of age. No reservation required, but class size is limited to first 15 students.
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us to explore the world of circuitry and electricity by creating your own Wobblebot. During this workshop participants will construct a complete circuit by wiring a small DC motor to a power source (batteries) … Continue reading "STEM for Kids: Wobblebots"
Jun 27 @ 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"