Starting Monday, June 7, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will be offering another summer of education, research, and exploration of the sky, land, and sea of Nantucket Island. The Aquarium on Washington Street and Historic Mitchell House on Vestal Street will be open for tours on Monday through Friday […]
What’s New on Nantucket
A Collaboration to Celebrate Daffodil Festival Virtually
April and May on Nantucket are when island festivals and celebrations usually begin. Although 2021 promises to be a more typical year than 2020, most of the spring events we all look forward to are again scheduled as virtual events or as hybrids: part in-person and part virtual. The good […]
Celebrating 75 with an“At Home” Gala
Now celebrating their 75th year, the Artists Association of Nantucket is facing a new set of challenges. With many much-loved live events making the move online, these virtual versions allow for a bigger audience, easier access, and more effective funding for this beloved island institution.
There’s No Place Like the NHA
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) has “lowered its whaleboats” at the Whaling Museum and is welcoming the public back into this world-class museum… with a little twist.
For many of us, summertime blockbusters are a longstanding seasonal treat and tradition. There’s something exciting about checking showtimes, lining up, and sitting down with your friends, family, and popcorn to take in the newest blockbuster. The Nantucket Dreamland has been part of this pastime for almost 100 years.
Discover a New Place to Play
by Catherine Macallister On Sunday, September 1, island children (and their parents) discovered their new favorite place to play. Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park is an accessible playground built on Land Bank land on Old South Road, across from the State Forest. The park is collaboration between The Land Bank […]
Meet Elizabeth Waggett at Samuel Owen Gallery
The works of British artist Elizabeth Waggett are highly sought after and have been exhibited internationally at solo shows in NYC, L.A, Abu Dhabi, and Manchester. Waggett has exhibited her drawings and editions around the world, in art fairs in Basel, Miami, New York, London, Hong Kong, Zurich, Brussels, Houston, […]