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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 …

Nantucket Festival of Trees

Holiday Magic in the Nantucket Whaling Museum

Throughout the month of December, the Nantucket Historical Association transforms their Nantucket Whaling Museum into a museum filled with magical holiday sights. Starting on Friday, December 5 and continuing through December 31, the 21st Annual Festival of Trees will be held at the museum at 13 Broad Street. This highly …

Moby-Dick Marathon on Nantucket February 1-2

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in collaboration with the Nantucket Atheneum and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, is pleased to present the Moby-Dick Marathon beginning Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 9 A.M. and ending approximately at Noon on Sunday, February 2. For the third year in a row, approximately 90 participants …

Night of Holiday Magic December 14

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce A Night of Holiday Magic, an all-ages, community holiday celebration sponsored by ReMain Nantucket, on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street from 5 – 8 P.M. For the fourth year in a row, A Night of …

Asian Art Collector David Billings to Speak October 31

The Nantucket Historical Association’s (NHA) noontime Food for Thought lecture series continues on Thursday, October 31, with a fascinating talk by Nantucket art collector and history enthusiast David Billings. David Billings is a Nantucket-based art collector whose vast collection includes museum-quality artifacts and ancient objects from Asia that he has …