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Baskets & Bubbly
Nantucket Events

Baskets & Bubbly In-Person and Online

Tickets are still available for the Nantucket Historical Association’s (NHA) Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM) annual summer fundraiser: Baskets & Bubbly. In addition to the Garden Party there will be an online auction for nine days. Karen Butler and Jackie Kupper again chair this year’s fundraiser for their second year.  […]

Baskets & Bubbly
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Bidding Has Started

The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum (NLBM) and Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) are hosting the NLBM annual summer fundraiser, Baskets & Bubbly, with an online auction that continues through 9pm this Sunday, July 25.  The auction, chaired by Karen Butler and Jackie Kupper, includes more than 30 one-of-a-kind lightship baskets and […]

Weaving Past into the Future
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket History & People

Weaving Nantucket’s Past into the Future

Some are plain, beautiful in their simplicity and deeply colored by age. Others are elaborately constructed and adorned with carvings of ivory and ebony, scrimshaw, gold, and gems. They are round, oval, square, and even heart-shaped. Many are made to be totes and purses, with others designed as wine coasters, bread baskets, vases, mirror frames, ornaments, and even cradles.

Nantucket Events

Fine Art Sale One Day Only

The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s Fine Art Sale will be held this Saturday, August 24, from 9 am to 12 noon at the Land Bank park on the corner of Francis and Union Streets. Throughout the year, fine art has been gathered from estates and private donors across the island. […]

Nantucket Lightship Basket
Nantucket Events

Baskets and Bubbly

by Sarah TeachThe Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum will host their annual Baskets & Bubbly Champagne Brunch&   Auction this Sunday, July 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Great Harbor Yacht Club. Auctioneer Rafael Osona will host a live auction featuring fabulous lightship baskets and other luxury items. From […]