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Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros performed at the 2014 Nantucket Music Festival
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Nantucket Music Festival To Return to the Island in 2016

Organizers of the first Nantucket Music Festival last summer knew their idea of a two-day, live music celebration for visitors and residents of the historic resort destination had enormous potential. But, nothing could prepare them for the overwhelmingly positive response they received from sponsors and the performing arts community. The […]

The Nantucket Historical Association celebrates diversity on April 12.
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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.
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“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.
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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 […]

National Medal for Museum and Library Service
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Today’s the Day to help the NHA!

UPDATE:   Today, Thursday, March 19, is the NHA’s day to be featured on the Institute of Museum & Library Services (IMLS) social media channels and they need your help! The IMLS wants to hear from as many people as possible, so it is vital that you take a moment on […]