Nantucket Arts

Michael Rich at Hostetler Gallery
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Art Openings this Week

There are art galleries on every street in downtown Nantucket—classic, contemporary, abstract, sculpture, textile art, photography—some with changing exhibitions and others that feature work by a single artist. This Friday, August 6, plan your Nantucket evening around three artists receptions held at galleries in the heart of downtown. Hostetler Gallery […]

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.”