Nantucket Arts

AAN Gala Returns
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

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
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

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 […]

Nantucket Renaissance
Exploring Nantucket, Nantucket Arts, Nantucket History & People

Nantucket Renaissance Opens at the Whaling Museum June 18

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) presents Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket Renaissance, a new featured exhibition opening in the Whaling Museum’s McCausland Gallery Friday, June 18. This exhibition will showcase artwork by island artist Anne Ramsdell Congdon, displaying pieces from the NHA collection as well as from private collections. The exhibit […]

Weaving Past into the Future
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket History & People

Weaving Nantucket’s Past into the Future

Some are plain, beautiful in their simplicity and deeply colored by age. Others are elaborately constructed and adorned with carvings of ivory and ebony, scrimshaw, gold, and gems. They are round, oval, square, and even heart-shaped. Many are made to be totes and purses, with others designed as wine coasters, bread baskets, vases, mirror frames, ornaments, and even cradles.