Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Never be in the dark again! Using the same techniques as in a traditional panel lampshade, make a custom nightlight to light your way.  A selection of historic photos, documents, and illustrations from the NHA … Continue reading "Online! Mondays with Mary: Custom Nightlights with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Jul 13 @ 9:45 pm – 10:45 pm online
A ‘Fun For All’ Dance Workshop!! Creative activities perfect for the young and young at heart, exploring themes from ballet history through movement, drawing, and storytelling. https://nantucketdancefest.org/fun-for-all
Jul 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe … Continue reading "Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join David Serkin Ludwig, a composer and professor with the Curtis Institute of Music, for an hour long presentation that offers an overview on the fascinating and complex history of music and where the art … Continue reading "Online Curtis Institute Presentation: The History of Music – The Future Of Tradition in 60 Minutes"
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
Stay healthy, safe AND learn the meditative art of calligraphy. Join us for a two-session live, interactive virtual course that you can take from the comfort of your home or join us at a safe … Continue reading "Online Modern Pointed Pen Calligraphy with Liz Roessler"
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Online, Zoom
This lecture will be held virtually via Zoom, please RSVP to lexi@nha.org.  A link to the lecture will be shared with all RSVPs before it is held.  Sylvia Yount [pronounced “Yunt”] is the Lawrence A. Fleischman Curator in … Continue reading "Friends of the NHA Virtual Lecture with guest speaker, Sylvia Yount"
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, YouTube Live
Alison Fox is the executive director of the American Prairie Reserve, a Montana-based nonprofit that has put more then 419,000 acres of public and private land under conservancy since 2004. The reserve’s focus is to … Continue reading "Online: Alison Fox, American Prairie Reserve"
Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm Online
Satellites and Science: Building, Launching, and Using the NuSTAR X-ray Observatory Do you know what it takes to build a space-based telescope? Dr. Nynka will share her behind-the-scenes experience as part of a team that … Continue reading "Virtual Science Speaker Series: Dr. Melania Nynka"
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join us for the screening of ‘Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions,’ a 10-minute documentary by Jennifer Dworkin, followed by a discussion on homelessness and housing struggles on Nantucket. The film profiles people, … Continue reading "Online: Short Film Screening and Discussion: ‘Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions’"
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Online
This class is an extension of iPhone Photography. We will explore more cool photo techniques, how to organize photos, what photo metadata is, how Google Photo App functions with iPhones, how facial recognition works, and … Continue reading "Online iPhone Class: Digital Photography"
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm online, Zoom/YouTube
The Nantucket Atheneum’s Janet Forest will moderate a discussion with island residents on racism and discrimination in the workforce on Nantucket. The conversation will cover what barriers and obstacles people of color face in our … Continue reading "Online: The Nantucket Perspective: Racism and Discrimination in Our Island’s Workforce"
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
This online seminar is designed for you to further your knowledge in needlework from the safety of your own space.  Whether you want to begin a new project or complete an unfinished one this is … Continue reading "Online Needlepoint Seminar with Patsy Ernst"
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Kelly Omand, Ecologist and Botanist for the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, for a virtual tour around the island. In this Zoom presentation we’ll visit NCF conservation properties from Head of the Plains to Squam Farm … Continue reading "Online Presentation: Kelly Omand, The Fabulous Flora of Nantucket"
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Online
This online class  is an exclusive design for the NHA by Lucy Dillon and interpreted by Ms. Bouriez in Crewel Embroidery stitches and basic Gold Work stitches.  It gives the Needle worker an opportunity to … Continue reading "Online Golden Bough Crewel Embroidery: Master Class with Edith Bouriez"
Jul 30 @ 11:30 am Online, Zoom
Join friends for lunch via Zoom and enjoy a live presentation with keynote speaker Alessandra Branca. Our vivacious and talented keynote speaker is a world renowned designer who will discuss how she creates “Sanctuary” in her designs. Alessandra’s interiors … Continue reading "Nantucket by Design – Virtual Design Luncheon"
Jul 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Online
Weekly trivia games for teens, using Zoom and Kahoot. Test your knowledge with all things trivia! Multiple choice and true/ false questions. Open to all teens entering 6-12th grades. Email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for login information.
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm Online
The NHA is pleased to partner with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show through an on-line platform. All ticket purchasers will get the exclusive first look at the collections of 32 dealers. Enjoy an opening talk … Continue reading "The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show Virtual Preview Party"
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm Online, Zoom
Join friends via Zoom as Steele Marcoux, editor-in-chief of Veranda magazine, moderates an engaging discussion with designers Meg Braff, Young Huh, and Richard Keith Langham. The designers will discuss how they create sanctuary for clients and how to work with historic interiors, and share … Continue reading "Virtual Design Panel"
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm Online, Zoom
Leadership Level ticket holders are invited to join a virtual dinner party featuring one of our distinguished design luminaries as a special guest. Small groups will join together via Zoom for this unique opportunity to meet and … Continue reading "Virtual All-Star Designer Private Dinners"
Aug 1 – Aug 9 all-day Online
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Baskets & Bubbly Auction is going virtual for 2020! The Baskets & Bubbly event is a top fundraiser for the museum. All proceeds raised will go a long way in helping … Continue reading "Virtual Baskets & Bubbly Auction"
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm Online, Zoom
This special seminar will be held via Zoom and will explore the history of design on Nantucket in the 20th Century with Ellen Fisher, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the New York School of Interior … Continue reading "Saturday Seminar: Nantucket Design = Local Foundations + Global Infusions"
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Online, Zoom
Join friends from all over the world at this amazing virtual dance party.  Join world famous DJ Mad Marg as she takes us back to the late 1970’s with a disco bash to remember. During this Zoom dance party, … Continue reading "Virtual Night at the Museum Dance Party"
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm Online
Each year, we look forward to our Annual August Fête as a celebration of the architectural heritage we are working to preserve and you, our incredible community of supporters who helps make that work possible. … Continue reading "2020 August Fête: There’s No Place Like Home"