Tag: Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Art & Gift Sale
Nantucket Arts

Rare Chance to Buy Art from a Nantucket Collection

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 […]

Island Science

Turning an Island Museum Inside Out

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.

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Free Family Day on August 7

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 […]

Shipwreck Stories, Egan Maritime Institute | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Shipwreck Stories

“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 Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum | Nantucket | MA
Nantucket Events, Nantucket History & People

Honoring Lifesavers

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 […]