About 40 years ago, island resident, diver, and businessman Philip Osley got a call about a fishing boat stranded off of Great Point. He went out to investigate and found only a small white dinghy. Osley brought it in and was never able to ascertain who owned it. Since no […]
Astrophotography is the use of photography in astronomy: the photographing of celestial objects and phenomena. In addition to capturing details of extended objects like Earth’s moon, it also has the power to photograph objects not visible to the human eye, such as dim stars, nebulae, and galaxies. The Maria Mitchell […]
The smash comedy hit in London and New York, Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit continues to entertain audiences at Nantucket’s White Heron Theatre. The plot follows fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles, who has remarried but finds himself haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, Elvira. Clever, insistent, and well-aware […]
Baritone David Wolfe is the headline performer this week at Nantucket Musical Arts Society’s third concert of its stellar 2023 summer season. Wolfe will perform at 7 pm this Tuesday, July 25 in Saint Paul’s Church, 20 Fair Street, the Society’s new venue for its summer series, now in its […]
Eliot Fisk, one of America’s most renowned classical guitarists, takes the stage this week at the Nantucket Musical Arts Society’s second concert of its much-anticipated 2023 summer season. Fisk will perform at 7 pm this Tuesday, July 18th in Saint Paul’s Church, 20 Fair Street, the new venue this summer […]
“What I love about the camera is its ability to capture the beauty of light. When we free ourselves and accept its inherent technical inefficiencies, the camera lets us experience images that our deft eyes will not let us see. The camera gifts us with moments that makes one marvel […]
The Nantucket Historical Association is welcoming visitors back to the Hadwen House at 96 Main Street. For the 2023 season, the historic property will feature several exhibitions, including one focused on Nantucket Lightship Baskets and exhibits highlighting the NHA’s decorative arts and map collections. Niles Parker, NHA’s Gosnell Executive Director says, “Hadwen House is becoming a great space for the NHA to explore more of the island’s important history in addition to the stories we tell at the Whaling Museum.”
This weekend the Artists Association of Nantucket is hosting two new exhibitions: a special juried art show in their Big Gallery downtown and their annual July Sidewalk Art Show in the Atheneum Garden. Friday, June 30, a new art exhibit opens in the Artists Association of Nantucket Big Gallery, upstairs […]
The Nantucket Film Festival is back for its 28th consecutive year, jam-packed with various films for all ages and genres.
From the Dreamland Theatre to Siasconset, the island will be teeming with award-winning documentaries, internationally acclaimed films, family-friendly fun, and opportunities to hear from some of your favorite screenwriters and actors. The Festival runs from June 21 to 26, and the island will indeed be buzzing with exciting festival events.