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Nantucket Events

Call for Nominations for Preservation Awards

The Nantucket Preservation Trust 2014 Preservation Awards: call for nominations will run now through Friday, March 21st at 5:00 PM. The Preservation Awards honor projects, individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact in preserving Nantucket’s historic character. NPT hopes that the awards will continue to encourage proper preservation work, […]

Nantucket Events

Asian Art Collector David Billings to Speak October 31

The Nantucket Historical Association’s (NHA) noontime Food for Thought lecture series continues on Thursday, October 31, with a fascinating talk by Nantucket art collector and history enthusiast David Billings. David Billings is a Nantucket-based art collector whose vast collection includes museum-quality artifacts and ancient objects from Asia that he has […]

Featured Articles

Seahorsin’ Around

• by Sarah Teach • Help, help! Two tiny little seahorses are in desperate need of names, and you might be the only one who can save the day! The seahorses, a Mrs. and Mr., have recently moved into their summer home at the Maria Mitchell Association’s (MMA) harborfront aquarium […]

Artists Association of Nantucket
Nantucket Events

AAN Applauds Community Art

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to host its annual Artists Open Exhibition from May 31 through June 10. An opening reception will be held on Friday May 31, 6-8 p.m. in the Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington St.  This exhibition is open to the community-at-large […]

Foggy Facts and Fiction on Nantucket
Nantucket History & People

Nantucket Legends: Foggy Facts and Fictions

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to present Nantucket Legends: Foggy Facts and Fictions, the major 2013 exhibition examining some of the most curious stories of Nantucket’s past. Legends such as the first Nantucket Tea Party, R. H. Macy’s red star tattoo, Tony Sarg’s sea serpent hoax, the origin […]

Nantucket Essays

Hope Dies in March on Nantucket

•   by Robert P. Barsanti   •   After the storm, we sat outside at the brewery.  Cribbage was being played, the dogs were scampering and the sky had more rain in it.  Heavy waves ground up the south shore and the overcast skittered. “He doesn’t talk to me.” “Why is that?” […]