• Celebrating Spring on Nantucket with Art

    Welcome springtime on Nantucket with art on Easter Weekend at the Artists Association of Nantucket’s (AAN) annual Spring Sweep Preview Party and Silent Auction, on Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4 in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. This popular exhibition and silent auction will …

    The Spring Sweep Preview Party is Friday, April 3, 5–7 p.m. and is open to the public. The Spring Sweep Silent Auction is Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Island Children Perform in Nantucket’s Dreamland Theatre

    More than 90 island children ages 6 to 14 will perform on the stage of The Dreamland Theatre this weekend and next in a lively production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Kids. The play follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Phaedra Plank / Sophia Reis) as he stages a contest …

    More than 90 island children ages 6 to 14 are performing in a production of Willy Wonka Kids.
  • New Executive Director for Small Friends on Nantucket

    Small Friends on Nantucket, Inc. is pleased to announce that Courtney Bridges will be joining our school as Executive Director beginning in September, 2015. Bridges will oversee all business operations and programming for our early education and child care program. Bridges is a graduate of Ohio University with a B.S. …

    Courtney Bridges has been named the new Executive Director of Small Friends on Nantucket.
  • 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 …

    Lynda.com is a leader in online learning and offers in-depth video classes taught by experts in their field.
  • 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.
The Spring Sweep Preview Party is Friday, April 3, 5–7 p.m. and is open to the public. The Spring Sweep Silent Auction is Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrating Spring on Nantucket with Art

Welcome springtime on Nantucket with art on Easter Weekend at the Artists Association of Nantucket’s (AAN) annual Spring Sweep Preview Party and Silent Auction, on Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4 in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. This popular exhibition and silent auction will …

National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Today’s the Day to help the NHA!

UPDATE:   Today, Thursday, March 19, is the NHA’s day to be featured on the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) social media channels and they need your help! The IMLS wants to hear from as many people as possible, so it is vital that you take a moment on …