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Greater Light
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Retreat with Artists

• by Julianne Adams • Nestled in a small enclave just outside of town at 8 Howard Street is a house called Greater Light. First serving as a livestock barn in the late 1700s, Greater Light transformed into an artistic hub in the 1930s thanks to two industrious sisters, Gertrude […]

Architectural Legacies | Nantucket
Nantucket Events

Island Legacies

Some of the most notable links between Nantucket’s past and present are buildings on the island that have withstood the test of time. This Friday, May 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will host an opening reception to introduce a new exhibit entitled Architectural Legacies: […]

1800 House | Nantucket | MA
Nantucket Events

Arts & Crafts in Historic Nantucket

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce another exciting season of historic arts & crafts courses at the 1800 House. Inspired by Nantucket history, the NHA 1800 House program is dedicated to celebrating and reviving Nantucket’s rich tradition of historic decorative arts and crafts. Classes take place in […]

Nantucket Events

Night of Holiday Magic December 14

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce A Night of Holiday Magic, an all-ages, community holiday celebration sponsored by ReMain Nantucket, on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street from 5 – 8 P.M. For the fourth year in a row, A Night of […]

Nantucket Events

Arts & Crafts for Fall

Inspired by Nantucket history, the Nantucket Historical Association’s 1800 House program is dedicated to celebrating and reviving Nantucket’s rich tradition of historic decorative arts and crafts.   To continue that mission, the NHA offers historic arts and crafts courses taught by artisans from Nantucket and around the world in the restored […]

NHA
Nantucket Events

Threading the Past into the Present

This week, from Thursday, August 1 through Monday, August 5, the new Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket, formerly the August Antiques Show, will offer a celebration of antiques and design under the tent at Bartlett’s Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road, Nantucket, MA. An exciting new approach to a treasured […]

Hands-on History
Nantucket Events

Hands-On History for Families

Looking for something to do with your kids on Nantucket this summer?  The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) invites children and their caregivers to Hands- On History, an annual summer program full of crafts and activities for the whole family.  This program is offered daily in July and August from 1:30 […]

Greater Light
Nantucket Events

Painting in the Garden

A series of watercolor workshops for the whole family is being held every Wednesday morning by the Nantucket Historical Association at its Greater Light historic property, 8 Howard Street. This morning drop-in program will from 9 am to 12 noon on Wednesdays through August 21. Originally a working livestock barn, […]

John Austin Nantucket
Nantucket Events

Art & History Meet

On Friday, May 24, from 5 to 7 pm, the Artists Association of Nantucket and the Nantucket Historical Association will celebrate the opening  of John Austin: One Artist’s Nantucket. This collaborative exhibition will be held in the Whitney Gallery at the NHA Research Library, 7 Fair Street, and features works […]