Three days this week—Thursday, Friday, and Saturday—the Nantucket Historical Association will light up the internet with a vibrant virtual event that embodies the creativity and passion of design.
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) has “lowered its whaleboats” at the Whaling Museum and is welcoming the public back into this world-class museum… with a little twist.
by Catherine Macallister The Nantucket Historic District is a shining example of a well-preserved American seaport from the 18th and 19th centuries. On Saturday, September 7, leading directors and educators from The Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket Preservation Trust, and the Maria Mitchell Association will offer a Four Centuries Domestic Tour […]
by Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence While many visitors travel to Nantucket for beautiful beaches, charming cobblestone streets, and rose-covered cottages, the island also holds a special place of significance in our country’s cultural history. From entrepreneurs in the colonial whaling industry to civil rights leaders and the many artists who […]
by Catherine Macallister Visitors of the Nantucket Whaling Museum will have the chance to explore a new exhibit featuring the work of early American artists, some that has been forgotten or not been available to public for decades. The Williams Forsyth gallery opens this Saturday, June 15 and is the […]
Avid art collector and long-time summer resident Sara Roby was a strong supporter of many local arts and cultural organizations throughout her time on Nantucket Island. Less than a decade after World War II, she started to support artists through the purchase and exhibition of their work, and she amassed […]
The island’s favorite troubadour Bill Schustik returns to Nantucket on Monday, August 17 at 6 pm in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. In a lively one-man performance, Schustik delivers a troubadour’s tribute to summer with music and stories that reflect the glorious summer season on Nantucket. Schustik brings us […]
This Sunday, July 12, from 10 am to 12 noon, families can journey into Nantucket’s past through an interactive exploration of the Oldest House at 16 Sunset Hill with staff of the Nantucket Historical Association. Visitors will learn about colonial lifestyles by making aromatic herb sachets, button buzzer whirligigs, and […]
In a lively performance on Saturday, August 16 in the Whaling Museum, island favorite Bill Schustik will deliver a troubadour’s tribute to summer with music and stories. Schustik’s one-of-a-kind folk music combines his love of American history & lore with a signature blend of folk instruments, dramatic delivery, and his […]
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket Designer Luncheon this season will feature top New York City designer Steven Gambrel, on Wednesday, July 30 at 11:30 am at the Great Harbor Yacht Club, 96 Washington Street. The Designer Luncheon […]