• AAN Exhibition Rings in the Holidays

    A peaceful harbor, softly falling snow, cozy fires & steaming cocoa, flaming plum puddings, holly, winterberries, festive greens and great art—all signs of the holiday season on Nantucket. And so is the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) annual Holiday Small Works exhibition. The exhibit opens on Friday, November 27, at …

    Artists Association of Nantucket
  • Myth of the Star & Truth of the Constellation

    The great lid of winter has been sliding over the island. Over a few days, the last visitors of summer danced and tumbled, but then they slipped away and left us with the gray, the cold, and the damp. The leaves have fallen and blown into drifts and piles, then to be stomped, soaked, and frozen. Behind the bare limbs, the neighbor’s windows glow. They have a new TV set and, starting at 4:30 in the afternoon, Fox News dances through the glass and across the stone patio. The R months have emerged as the blossom and bloom of summer has fallen away; the brown and gray foundations reveal themselves again.

  • Holiday Cooking with Island Chefs

    Since the beginnings of the pandemic restrictions in March, there’s been a surge in home cooking. From sourdough everything to complicated pies and homestead recipes for foraged harvests, island residents have been spending more time than ever in their kitchens, experimenting and sharing successes.

  • Winter Staycations

    by Dr. Sarah Treanor BoisDirector of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation After a rather mild fall, Nantucketers have been spoiled with the unseasonably warm weather. As winter looms and truly sets in, many of us may be in the mood to hibernate. During typical winters, many …

Artists Association of Nantucket

AAN Exhibition Rings in the Holidays

A peaceful harbor, softly falling snow, cozy fires & steaming cocoa, flaming plum puddings, holly, winterberries, festive greens and great art—all signs of the holiday season on Nantucket. And so is the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) annual Holiday Small Works exhibition. The exhibit opens on Friday, November 27, at …

Myth of the Star & Truth of the Constellation

The great lid of winter has been sliding over the island. Over a few days, the last visitors of summer danced and tumbled, but then they slipped away and left us with the gray, the cold, and the damp. The leaves have fallen and blown into drifts and piles, then to be stomped, soaked, and frozen. Behind the bare limbs, the neighbor’s windows glow. They have a new TV set and, starting at 4:30 in the afternoon, Fox News dances through the glass and across the stone patio. The R months have emerged as the blossom and bloom of summer has fallen away; the brown and gray foundations reveal themselves again.

Holiday Cooking with Island Chefs

Since the beginnings of the pandemic restrictions in March, there’s been a surge in home cooking. From sourdough everything to complicated pies and homestead recipes for foraged harvests, island residents have been spending more time than ever in their kitchens, experimenting and sharing successes.

Winter Staycations

by Dr. Sarah Treanor BoisDirector of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation After a rather mild fall, Nantucketers have …

Limerick Challenge

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