For nearly two centuries, Nantucket Lightship Baskets have been a distinctive island craft. Lightship Baskets have a very particular style: they are woven with cane around molds and have solid wood bases and rattan staves. From the earliest simple but beautifully woven baskets made during the 1800s by crews on […]
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For more than 40 years, Greg and Judi Hill’s springtime return to the island has been very much a part of Nantucket’s seasonal reawakening. Old friends and new stop by their gallery on Straight Wharf to welcome them back to their home on Nantucket, to chat about their exciting winter […]
Judi Hill has a fine eye for art and an excellent sense of Nantucket history and design. In the G.S. Hill Gallery at 40 Straight Wharf, along with the original paintings and giclees by her husband and partner Greg Hill, Judi also has a beautiful selection of Nantucket Lightship baskets: traditional and historically significant baskets as well as new designs created by basket makers weaving today.
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.
With Sip’n Shops all the rage, last week Judi Hill, Pam Freitus, and Karen Palmer again collaborated to hold their very personal sip’n shop event in Palmer’s lovely Dionis home. The Great Nantucket Pearl Party has become a much anticipated annual island event. Guests include summer residents, visitors, and year-rounders, […]