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Robert Frazier | Nantucket Artist

Holiday Small Works Exhibition

Continue your Thanksgiving festivities with a visit to the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery at 19 Washington Street on Friday, November 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm for a fun opening reception for the Artists Association annual Holiday Small Works Exhibition. Showcasing gifts of oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics, photographs, …

Festival of Trees | Nantucket Whaling Museum

Holiday Festivals

Nantucket has become widely known for its festivals: we celebrate daffodils in April, wine and food in May, books and screenwriters in June, comedy, gardens, yoga, and dance in July. Autumn brings the Cranberry Festival and the Maritime Festival. Just when we think the season is over, the Nantucket Historical …

Art Show for PASCON | Nantucket

Benefit Art Show Has Become a Stroll Tradition

This year on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 30, December 1 & 2, will mark the eighth year that Palliative and Supportive Care of Nantucket (PASCON), The Quidley Gallery, island businesses, and island artists come together for a special Nantucket art show that benefits vital island causes, PASCON and The …

Adopt an Animal | Maria Mitchell Association of Nantucket

Gifts that Give Back

For more than a decade Nantucketers have started Thanksgiving Day early in the morning at Children’s Beach. Some come dressed for the weather, some in costume, but most are dressed for swimming in the Atlantic in November. The annual Cold Turkey Plunge is fun for spectators and participants, and it …

Nantucket Arts Festival

Wet Paint and Fresh Works

The week leading up to the long Columbus Day weekend, artists will paint around the island—affording the public the opportunity to watch them work at their easels—and during a festive evening on Sunday, October 8, those works will be auctioned off at the Nantucket Yacht Club, 1 South Beach Street. …

White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA

Next Step Fest for Theatre

On Saturday, October 7, the White Heron Theatre Company will present two staged readings that are the culmination of Next Step Fest, a development program for promising new plays for the American stage. Next Step Fest continues White Heron’s commitment to new work. Will Arbery play Evanston Salt Costs Climbing …

NantucketGrown Food Festival

Cultivating a Healthy Nantucket

The NantucketGrown Food Festival is a unique event that celebrates Nantucket’s growing local food system, educates the community about the benefits of land and sea sustainability, and supports and celebrates local growers, farmers, fishermen, and food producers. For four days from October 12 to 15, the festival offers more than …

Nantucket Land Council

Fun in Nature

Nantucket Land Council (NLC), an island organization dedicated to protecting Nantucket’s natural world and rural character, is hosting two opportunities in a week to be out in nature and enjoy our island’s beauty. Tagging Monarch Butterflies The afternoon of Wednesday, September 27, the Land Council is inviting the public to …

Interwoven Stories | Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Stitching Gam Begins Oct. 1

The Artists Association of Nantucket and the Nantucket Atheneum kick off a one year community-based stitching and textile project at the Atheneum’s Great Hall at 1 pm on Sunday, October 1. During this “socially-engaged embroidery” project, participants are asked to create a work that celebrates their experience of Nantucket. It …

Artists Association of Nantucket

People’s Choice & a Pop-Up Exhibit

A festive autumn reception from 6 to 8 pm on Friday September 29 opens the popular Artists Association of Nantucket’s (AAN) People’s Choice Exhibition in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. “Having just celebrated the 20th season in our 19 Washington Street gallery location, we are …

Nantucket Island Fair | Nantucket, MA

Fun in the Field

Nantucket Island Fair is an annual family event with all the trimmings of a traditional country fair, with a little island flair thrown in. Head on out to the seaside Tom Nevers Field from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 to enjoy the …