Nantucket Events

Thurgood
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Evening with an Icon of Justice

Witness one of America’s greatest stories told from the White Heron Theatre stage by superb storyteller Earl Baker, Jr. Baker transforms into an icon of justice as he tells the story of how Thurgood Marshall, a boy from the backstreets of Baltimore, son of a railroad porter and a teacher, […]

Opera House Cup
Nantucket Events

Favorite Spectacle Marks the End of Summer

This Sunday, August 21, the eagerly anticipated Rainbow Parade will sail around Brant Point, preceeding Nantucket’s 50th Annual Opera House Cup Regatta. It’s typical for twenty or more of these little boats to participate in the parade. Some years ago, the parade date fell on a stormy day, complete with […]

Tim Talk Books
Nantucket Events

A Talk with Tim Talks Books

I recently talked with Tim of Tim Talks Books about two more author talks that he is hosting this week. These authors have written “stories that are very powerful for very different reasons,” he explained. And he’s excited to share with audiences the conversations they’ll have in the Great Hall of the Atheneum.

Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Art Exhibit Opens Friday

Anne Marie Bratton is a photo-real artist, who works in oil, graphite, and watercolors. A summer resident of Nantucket Island, she is very active in the community as a patron, board member, and chair of events. While on-island, she often continues to hone her skills by taking classes with local […]

Insider Tips, Nantucket Events

Deadline September 12

September 12 is the deadline to enter the 2022 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than a quarter century, this popular contest has been a fun and favorite way for residents and visitor to share their images of Nantucket Island. Any season, any view, as long as the photo was […]

Boston Pops Nantucket
Nantucket Events

Pops Concert Is Back Live on Jetties Beach

Twenty-seven years ago a small group of volunteers came together to try to do something big for Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Led by an ardent hospital supporter, the late Kathryn Clauss, they imagined what seemed impossible: what if we could get the world-famous Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra to come to Nantucket? […]

Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

A Week of Art Events

This is a busy week for art on Nantucket. On Friday, August 12, the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) will host their annual Artist/Patron Exhibition, beginning on Friday, August 12. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, September 5 in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington […]