Nantucket’s history is filled with stories of heroic lifesaving efforts made by ordinary citizens and those who went above and beyond the call of duty. Honoring that tradition, Egan Maritime Institute and Nantucket Cottage Hospital recognize the following modern-day lifesavers at an annual Lifesavers Recognition Day on Monday, September 11 […]
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Thanksgiving Weekend, Egan Maritime Institute will offer a opportunity to acquire a treasure from their collections when they host their second annual Art Sale. Lovers of Nantucket art and history may purchase works by Rodney J. K. Charman, Otto Anton Fischer, John Stobart, and Virginia Greenleaf. All items offered are […]
New programs for all ages are happening this summer season at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. To take advantage of the sunny island weather during July and August, outdoor activities on the beautiful grounds of this museum include free maritime fun for all ages. Monday through Friday, visitors can […]
The Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum has found an innovative way of sharing their exhibits during the global pandemic: they are turning their museum inside out! Instead of welcoming the public inside this year, they are encouraging visitors to come to the museum’s grounds at 158 Polpis Road, to enjoy the gorgeous scenery and see the outdoor exhibits express what would be found inside the museum.
The fun family program presented by Egan Maritime will be free to all on Tuesday, August 7 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum located at 158 Polpis Road. Family Day has been an annual family program during July and August since the museum […]
“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back…” Thursday, June 21, Nantucket actors and musicians will bring island’s valiant lifesaving stories to life with dramatic readings set against the backdrop of the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Shannon Gallery and original 1914 Massachusetts Humane Society surf […]
Nantucket’s history is filled with tales of heroic lifesaving efforts by everyday citizens and those who went above and beyond the call of duty. Honoring that tradition, the Egan Maritime Institute and Nantucket Cottage Hospital are recognizing two modern-day lifesavers during the annual Lifesavers Recognition Day at the Nantucket Shipwreck […]