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.
What’s New on Nantucket
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.
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 […]
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, […]
Opening this week in Hostetler Gallery, 42 Centre Street is an exciting exhibit curated by filmmaker Rajko Grlic` that is perfect for pairing with the Nantucket Film Festival. In “Cinematic Exposure, Scene One,” a very special exhibit by the collaborative duo hazart, has combined their devotion to the masters of […]
Today, Thursday, May 24, a new exhibition of selected paintings of the Nantucket Art Colony of the 1920s and 1930s will open to the public in The Greater Light, an historic property with magical space that lovingly illustrates the era of Nantucket’s history when an art colony thrived in our […]
This Friday, May 25, the Artist Association’s 8th annual Cellography exhibit opens with a festive reception from 6-8 pm. This popular show, open to the public, hangs on the 2nd floor in the style of photos drying in a darkroom. This year, AAN adds an interactive component to the exhibition: […]
Spring continues with two new exhibitions opening during the month of May in the Artists Association of Nantucket’s Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery. The Wind & The Wave opens with a reception on Friday, May 11 from 6-8 pm and the annual Artist Open Exhibition opening reception will be […]
Nantucket has a rich transportation history. Whaling ships, steam powered ferries and the Nantucket Railroad in the 1800’s, and the first airplanes began landing just south of Commercial Wharf during the First World War. Fast forward to 1995 and the Nantucket Regional Transit Authority (NRTA) began providing the island’s first […]