• Art that Is a “Lively Exchange”

    by Carl Oscar Olson Nantucket Island is a landscape of many faces. There is wonderful whimsy as well as barren beauty, drama, solemnity, and sadness. No matter where you stand, the view would be a worthy work of art. The land has long lured many talents from all art forms. …

    Seward Johnson | Nantucket, MA
  • Live Theatre Going Strong

    August is coming to a close, but live theatre on Nantucket is still going strong through this month the rest of the year! This Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm, the curtain goes up on White Heron Theatre Company’s production of Fireflies by Tony-nominated playwright Matthew Barber (Enchanted April). The …

    Nantucket: The MusACKal | Nantucket, MA
  • Teaching Habits for Life

    by Robert P. Barsanti We were all out of the water, while the sharks swam with the jellyfish. They could have been swimming with killer whales and mermaids, the fog was so thick you could only see one wave out to sea. On the other hand, the air remained warm …

    bedside books | Nantucket, MA
  • NHA and AAN Collaborate on Art Aquisition

    From the 1950s through the 1970s, artist Andrew Shunney was very much a part of the Nantucket art scene, with a gallery on Straight Wharf and later showing at the Lobster Pot Gallery with other artists, including Mary Sarg- Murphy, Irmgard Arvin, Ralph Cahoon, Elizabeth Saltonstall, and Roy Baily. The …

    Andrew Shunney | Nantucket, MA
Seward Johnson | Nantucket, MA

Art that Is a “Lively Exchange”

by Carl Oscar Olson Nantucket Island is a landscape of many faces. There is wonderful whimsy as well as barren beauty, drama, solemnity, and sadness. No matter where you stand, the view would be a worthy work of art. The land has long lured many talents from all art forms. …

Nantucket: The MusACKal | Nantucket, MA

Live Theatre Going Strong

August is coming to a close, but live theatre on Nantucket is still going strong through this month the rest of the year! This Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm, the curtain goes up on White Heron Theatre Company’s production of Fireflies by Tony-nominated playwright Matthew Barber (Enchanted April). The …

bedside books | Nantucket, MA

Teaching Habits for Life

by Robert P. Barsanti We were all out of the water, while the sharks swam with the jellyfish. They could have been …

honeysuckle | Nantucket, MA

Climbing Vines

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation If you have read this column …

Beach Wine | Nantucket, MA

Summer Sips

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay Being on Nantucket during the month of August has its ups and downs. While the …

2018 Winner William Valaitis | Nantucket, MA

Enter the Photo Contest

September 12 is the deadline to enter the 2019 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than two decades, this popular contest has …

Fine Art Sale One Day Only

The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Fine Art Sale will be held this Saturday, August 24, from 9 am to 12 noon at …

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton …