Nantucket Arts

The Met Opera’s Moby-Dick
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“A Vengeful Obsession” Live, from The Met

Aptly described in as “a vengeful obsession” that “becomes a deadly pursuit…across the thrashing sea,” Nantucket audiences will be treated to a preview highlight sampling of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2025 production of Moby-Dick on Tuesday, July 30, co-hosted by the Nantucket Historical Association and Nantucket Dreamland. This one-night-only prelude […]

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New Vocal Group for Island Youth

Nantucket Community Music Center staff believes that “music has the power to transform individuals and our island as a whole,” and in furtherance of that mission, they offering a new free summer enrichment program for young singers. Nantucket Youth Sings! offers an enriching experience for young singers with choral rehearsals […]

Pops on Nantucket
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Beach Concert & So Much More

Tickets for the 2024 Boston Pops on Nantucket concert are on sale now. This most popular August event is a major fundraiser for Nantucket Cottage Hospital, and tickets always sell out well before the event, so don’t wait! This year conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops on Tour will […]

Master Strokes
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Master Strokes Opens

This Thursday, June 20, Master Strokes: The 2024 Hale Juried Exhibition will open with a festive reception from 5 to 7 pm at the Artists Association of Nantucket Big Gallery, upstairs at 12 Straight Wharf. “The theme for this year’s show is Preserving the Future. Artist members will explore themes […]

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Cast of Sense & Sensibility
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Sensational Adaptation

Lively and entertaining with a dash of lunacy: Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s current production is playwright Kate Hamill’s playful version of Sense and Sensibility.

This theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel is a contemporary take on navigating love, loss, and societal expectations in 18th-century England. Hamill’s script gets to the heart of the story while bringing a fresh and energetic perspective to this very well-known comedy of manners.

Greg Hill with paintings
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket History & People

Looking Back

It was Nantucket whaling ships that brought artist G.S. Hill and his life and business partner Judi to our island nearly half a century ago. And this season, in his studio gallery on Straight Wharf, Greg is showing a special retrospective exhibit of these early works. G.S. Hill’s paintings brought […]

Plein Air Nantucket
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Painting across the Isle

Don’t be surprised on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 11 and 12, if you see many artists painting, sketching, and drawing downtown, along the docks, and at Nantucket beaches. It’s the start of the 13th annual Plein Air Nantucket. Artists on Nantucket look forward to participating in this popular festival organized […]

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket Cast of Sense & Sensibility on cobblestone street
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TWN Opens Its 68th Season

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket opens their 68th season with a playful new adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, Sense & Sensibility. The tale the fortunes (and misfortunes) of the Dashwood sisters after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy late 18thcentury England, with […]