This Sunday, August 1, 2021 marks the 203rd birthday of Maria Mitchell, America’s first woman astronomer. Unfortunately, last year due to pandemic restrictions, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) was forced to cancel her birthday open house that the MMA has been hosting since they opened their doors to the […]
As the island heads into its high season and the sun shines brighter and the humidity becomes more frequent, The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to open a new exhibition entitled Long Hot Summer in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Gallery at 19 Washington Street. This show opens […]
This Wednesday, July 28, at 7pm, Gitanjali Rao, TIME magazine’s first Kid of the Year, will speak at the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association’s (MMA) Science Speaker Series. Her talk, “The Role of Science and Technology as a Catalyst for Social Change” is part of this island organization’s Science Speaker Series […]
The next time you hear of a friend or family member receiving cancer or palliative care services on Nantucket you can thank a twelve-year-old who set up a lemonade stand to raise funds for Swim Across America. The funds raised by this annual swim go directly to the Nantucket Cottage […]
This Monday and Tuesday, July 26 and 27, from 10 am to 5:30pm and 6:30 to 9 pm, all are invited to the G.S. Hill Gallery on Straight Wharf to meet the inspired designer behind the Nantucket Pearl Company.
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 […]
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.”
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 […]