• AAN Gets Matching Grant to Complete Nantucket Visual Arts Center

    The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) has received a $480,000 capital grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund. This grant is awarded to cultural organizations for facilities projects with demonstrated benefit to the local economy and transformative impact to the community served. The matching grant will be used to complete …

    Large adult studio under construction in AAN's new Nantucket Visual Arts Center.
  • Nantucket Atheneum Offers New Digital Options

    Atheneum library card-holders can now instantly enjoy movies, music and audiobooks on their digital devices and personal computers using the Hoopla Digital service. And, they can access 3,000 online courses on technology, business skills and leadership on the Lynda.com website. Hoopla Digital offers free access to thousands of films, television …

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  • Nantucket Preservation Trust Accepting nominations for 2015 Preservation Awards

    The Nantucket Preservation Trust 2015 Preservation Awards: call for nominations will run now through Friday, March 20 at 5:00 PM. The Preservation Awards honor projects, individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in preserving Nantucket’s historic character. NPT hopes that the awards will continue to encourage proper preservation …

    Nantucket Preservation Trust is accepting nominees for their 2015 Preservation Awards.
  • Nantucket Historical Association Chosen as a Finalist

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the Nantucket Historical Association is among the 30 finalists for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community. For 21 years, …

    National Medal for Museum and Library Service
  • Nantucket Arts Council Brings a Series of Spring Concerts to the Island

    Starting in mid-March, the Nantucket Arts Council will bring to Nantucket a variety of Sunday afternoon concerts by outstanding music professionals to the stages in the Dreamland Theatre on South Water Street.  These “Downtown Celebrity Concerts” will feature programs of Broadway music, opera, classical piano, music of the Harlem Renaissance, …

    The Artie Shaw Orchestra, the decades-long popular band, brings clarinetist Matt Koza with a full jazz orchestra.
  • Nantucket Wine Festival Tickets Now on Sale for All 2015 Events

      Join the migration of vintners, sommeliers, chefs and wine lovers from around the world who flock to Nantucket Island for a collection of more than 50 events that make up the annual Nantucket Wine Festival.  Over the course of five days, the island comes alive with tastings, seminars, lunches, dinners …

    Nantucket Wine Festival
  • Nantucket Culinary Center Operators Announced

    ReMain Ventures is excited to announce that Greg and Joy Margolis have been selected to operate the new Culinary Center at 22 Federal Street once construction is completed later this year. Proposals were received from many qualified entrepreneurs and the selection process was completed just prior to the end of …

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  • Nantucket Winters

    •  by Robert P. Barsanti • On Friday at four, A contractor and I stood on the rear deck of the Gray Lady Two as it popped into its high gear, sprouted a rooster tail, and zipped over the swells. The long swells marched slowly in from the northeast. We …

    Winter on Nantucket | Nantucket | MA
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Nantucket Atheneum Offers New Digital Options

Atheneum library card-holders can now instantly enjoy movies, music and audiobooks on their digital devices and personal computers using the Hoopla Digital service. And, they can access 3,000 online courses on technology, business skills and leadership on the Lynda.com website. Hoopla Digital offers free access to thousands of films, television …