Nantucket Arts

White Heron Theatre; Peter and the Starcatcher
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Neverland on Nantucket

You can re-live your childhood in the Neverland you never knew with White Heron Theatre’s stellar production of Peter and the Starcatcher. This Tony-award winning play by Rick Elice based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson takes the audience (and the play’s unlikely heroes) through thrilling […]

Baskets & Bubbly
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Bidding Has Started

The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM) and Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) are hosting the NLBM annual summer fundraiser, Baskets & Bubbly, with an online auction that continues through 9pm this Sunday, July 25.  The auction, chaired by Karen Butler and Jackie Kupper, includes more than 30 one-of-a-kind lightship baskets and […]

Nantucket Dance Festival
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Poetry Written by Our Bodies

As writers use words to articulate the human condition, dancers uses movement to express human emotion. Both artistic endeavors require dedication and imagination, hard work and passion, giving into rhythm and continuing with intention. Whether you use an interplay of words or an interplay of motion, both writing and dance communicate. As author Lene Fogelberg wrote: “Dancing is like poetry written by our bodies: our outstretched arms our words of longing.”

AAN Gala Returns
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Live AAN Gala Returns on Saturday

Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is thrilled to announce that it is, once again, hosting its annual Art Auction and Gala at the Great Harbor Yacht Club this Saturday, July 17. The evening event will be in-person again after the pandemic pushed the 2020 Gala to an online-only format. “We […]

Evolving Through Art
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Loving, Trusting, and Evolving Through Art

Kathleen Knight’s passion for art has brought internationally known painters, sculptors, glass artists, and artisans to Nantucket at her downtown gallery for more than three decades. Her love of art makes for an exciting and enlightening gallery visit, as she shares her discoveries with all who come up the stairs to her expansive second-floor space that is Gallery at Four India. The collection of traditional and contemporary art there is like nothing else anywhere on our island.

Arts on Nantucket
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Arts on Nantucket

Art abounds this week on Nantucket, and here are our Staff Picks for island gallery exhibits you just can’t miss… Thursday, July 15 from 6 to 8 pm is the opening reception for Nantucket in Bloom, an exhibition of paintings by American Impressionist Candace Whittemore Lovely at Gallery at Four […]

Sidewalk Art Show
Nantucket Arts

Sidewalk Art Show

This Saturday, July 3 The Artists Association of Nantucket’s popular Sidewalk Art Show will be held this week at their Visual Art Center at 24 Amelia Drive. On Saturday, July 3, from 9 am to 2 pm, more than twenty AAN artist members will be available to discuss art and […]