Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce the opening of the Modern Epic Gigantic Artworks in the Big Gallery on Friday, July 1, with a festive reception and Ribbon Cutting with the Chamber of Commerce at 5 P.M. Located on the second floor of the Thomas Macy Warehouse […]
This year, the Nantucket Film Festival will be one for the books. With programs and events, films, features, and fun for every age and taste, everyone on-island can enjoy a night at the movies.
History is a gift. Good or bad, right or wrong, it shows us where we came from and, if we’re wise enough to pay attention and listen to it, where not to tread again. And in spite of all the schooling, all the television and movies, and all the stories passed down from our elders, there are still pieces of our past that, to many, remain undiscovered.
Judi Hill has a fine eye for art and an excellent sense of Nantucket history and design. In the G.S. Hill Gallery at 40 Straight Wharf, along with the original paintings and giclees by her husband and partner Greg Hill, Judi also has a beautiful selection of Nantucket Lightship baskets: traditional and historically significant baskets as well as new designs created by basket makers weaving today.
Artistic endeavors are being celebrated across our island this June as two festivals overlap in dates: one festival honoring art and another that salutes those who write and those who love to read. The Artists Association of Nantucket’s Plein Air Festival begins on Tuesday, June 14 and continues through Sunday, […]
During the first 80 years of the United States of America, the China trade helped our new nation’s growth, economically and commercially. Merchants up and down the East Coast, including from Nantucket, sailed East to trade ginseng, furs, sandalwood, and silver for colorful silks, aromatic teas, exquisitely crafted porcelain, and […]
The Artists Association of Nantucket is happy to once again be hosting a Summer Small Works Exhibition beginning on Friday, May 27 in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, located at 19 Washington Street. “Each artist may bring in up to six works that must measure 12 by 16 […]
The colors of spring on Nantucket are the focus of Earth & Sky, the Artists Association in-person exhibit now open in their Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery at 19 Washington Street. Running concurrently on the second floor of the gallery is Works on Paper, an exhibition open to all […]
We should have guessed that we’d receive hundreds of entries to our 2021 Nantucket Photo Contest: after all, 2021 was a banner year for number of visitors! There was a record number of sunset and sunrise photos entered. It’s interesting (or maybe it isn’t) that we received a surprising number […]
Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) and Bartlett’s Farm are again partnering: this time to keep the island’s popular Wet Paint Art Show open for a free in-person viewing. “In past years, during the week leading up to Columbus Day weekend, you could find our AAN artists en plein air painting […]