• Celebrating Diversity on Nantucket

    The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will celebrate the diversity of people and cultures on our small island this Sunday, April 12, from 5 to 7 pm, with the first installment of Our Nantucket, a new diversity series at the Whaling Museum. Focused on highlighting the rich and varied cultures that …

    The Nantucket Historical Association celebrates diversity on April 12.
  • “The Mighty Misty Monster” on Nantucket

    The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce that its new exhibit titled “The Mighty Misty Monster”: Moby-Dick Embroidered Narratives from artist Susan Boardman, opens to the public on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the Mezzanine Gallery at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick inspired Boardman’s …

    “The Mighty Misty Monster”: Moby-Dick Embroidered Narratives from artist Susan Boardman, opens on April 11, in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.
  • 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 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 Nantucket Historical Association celebrates diversity on April 12.

Celebrating Diversity on Nantucket

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will celebrate the diversity of people and cultures on our small island this Sunday, April 12, from 5 to 7 pm, with the first installment of Our Nantucket, a new diversity series at the Whaling Museum. Focused on highlighting the rich and varied cultures that …

“The Mighty Misty Monster”: Moby-Dick Embroidered Narratives from artist Susan Boardman, opens on April 11, in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad St.

“The Mighty Misty Monster” on Nantucket

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce that its new exhibit titled “The Mighty Misty Monster”: Moby-Dick Embroidered Narratives from artist Susan Boardman, opens to the public on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in the Mezzanine Gallery at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick inspired Boardman’s …

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 …