Tag: AAN

Greater Light
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Retreat with Artists

• by Julianne Adams • Nestled in a small enclave just outside of town at 8 Howard Street is a house called Greater Light. First serving as a livestock barn in the late 1700s, Greater Light transformed into an artistic hub in the 1930s thanks to two industrious sisters, Gertrude […]

Nantucket Events

Capturing Island Magic on Canvas

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) knows how magical Nantucket’s scenery can be. That is why the organization is pleased to be hosting its third annual outdoor painting festival, Plein Air Nantucket, which will span four days, from Thursday, June 19 through Sunday, June 22. Plein Air Nantucket is hosted […]

Nantucket Events

AAN Kicks Off Season with Unique Exhibits

This season, the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) gallery will host fourteen unique exhibitions at the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, located 19 Washington Street. Dimensional Perspectives–this year’s only exhibition that focuses on 3D elements–will open with a festive reception on Friday, May 16, 6–8 p.m. in the Cecelia […]

Nantucket Events

Art: Big and Small

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) will be hosting a Think BIG Exhibition, with a kick-off opening reception on Friday August 2, from 6-8 pm. This exhibition of large works for sale will be on display through Saturday, August 17 at 33 Washington Street, just down the road from the […]

Nantucket Events

Celebrating Art on Nantucket

by Sarah Teach Summer may be coming to a close, but the Artists Association of Nantucket is still in full bloom. This coming Friday, August 24, the AAN will kick off its annual Artist Patron Exhibition, which has been an AAN tradition since 1947. The juried show will begin with […]

Steps Beach
Insider Tips

Insider Tips #2

Our second installment of insider tips is an assortment of our staff favorites: • For an outdoor experience that combines the splendor of nature with the awesomeness of the beach, visit Steps Beach when it’s low tide. Pick a sandbar and walk along it! You might have to go chest-deep […]