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Nantucket Arts

DeCunto | Nantucket, MA

Sharing Talented Artists and a Passion for Art

Kathleen Knight has a talent for finding talent, and she loves sharing her discoveries at her gallery in the heart of downtown Nantucket. A walk up the steps at 4 India Street brings you into a world of exquisite glass sculptures and a collection of traditional and contemporary art like nothing else anywhere on our island.

AAN | Nantucket, MA

AAN Opens First In-Person Gallery Exhibit of 2020

The Artists Association of Nantucket’s downtown gallery, the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery at 19 Washington Street, is now open to visitors for the 2020 season. Their first exhibition is “Summer Small Works,” which will be on display through mid-August on the first floor of the gallery.

Curtains Will Still Go Up at Island Theaters

Across the world, theaters have made the difficult but necessary decision to close their doors to audiences, cast, and crew during the global pandemic. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to take in one of Nantucket’s theatre productions at the The Dreamland, The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, or the White Heron Theatre, you have experienced the magic of live theatre as it transports you to new places, new people, and new ideas…

Terms of Endearment | Nantucket, MA

A Stunning Show with Electrifying Chemistry

by Catherine Macallister The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket has introduced yet another dynamic show to its repertoire this season. Terms of Endearment is striking from the moment you enter the dimly lit theatre: Bennett Hall transformed from its typical stage set up to “theatre in the round,” an intimate theatre …

Vote for Your Favorite Artworks

One of Nantucket’s most unique artistic exhibitions is the annual People’s Choice Exhibition, where patrons of the Cecilia Joyce & Seward Johnson will have the opportunity to view and vote for their favorite pieces by members of the Artists Association of Nantucket. “A long standing favorite among our patrons, the …

Fireflies | Nantucket, MA

A Carefully Crafted Classic Romance

by Catherine Macallister Despite the chill of the AC running in the theatre, you will feel as though you have been transported to Groverdell, Texas during the heat of July. Lush, green thickets surround a small porch, piled with various items like chairs and suitcases. Through a large screen door …

Made on Nantucket | Nantucket, MA

An Artist Returns to Her Art

by Suzanne Daub For more than 25 years, artist Kathleen A. Duncombe has devoted her time and energy to introducing the work of many Nantucket artists and craftspeople to island residents and visitors at her downtown gallery, Made on Nantucket. This season, she has moved into a larger space, refurbished …

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 …