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2016


August 24, 2016: NHA, MMA, and NPT announce Collaborative “Four Centuries Domestic Walking Tour” on September 10

August 17, 2016: NHA presents “Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light” on Wednesday, August 24

August 15, 2016: Legends Paul Winter and Roger Payne Perform “Whales Alive: The Music of Whales” Concert at the Whaling Museum on August 31

August 12, 2016: NHA Receives Papers of Captain Seth Pinkham

July 28, 2016: NHA Receives Artifact from Wreck of the Bounty

July 28, 2016: Friends of the Nantucket Historical Association Purchase Frank Swift Chase Painting of Nantucket Harbor at Auction

July 26, 2016: Nantucket Underwater Photographer & Professional Diver Ben Phillips Returns to Whaling Museum on August 14

July 21, 2016: NHA & TWN present Orson Welles’s Moby-Dick Rehearsed August 9 - 12 at the Whaling Museum

July 20, 2016: N Magazine Editor and Author Robert Cocuzzo Launches New Book at the Whaling Museum on August 3

July 18, 2016: NHA presents Brooklyn Blowhards in Concert A Night of New Jazz this Friday, July 22

July 15, 2016: NHA continues Summer Sunset Series every Monday in July & August

July 13, 2016: NHA presents “A Conversation about Entrepreneurship with Chuck Geschke” Co-founder of Adobe Systems

July 12, 2016: In the Heart of the Sea Film Screening at the Whaling Museum in July and August

July 7, 2016: “Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light” Wednesdays in July

July 1, 2016: NHA presents Down to the Sea in Ships Film Screening and Piano Concert

June 29, 2016: Museum After Dark Party Returns Saturday, July 23

June 28, 2016: 2016 NHA Annual Meeting on July 8

June 22, 2016: Nantucket by Design Week of Events Debuts August 2-7 As New NHA Major Summer Fundraiser

June 16, 2016: July Family Programs with Mystic Seaport Chanteyman Don Sineti

June 14, 2016: NHA presents “What’s on That Shelf?!” Series with NHA Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison

June 10, 2016: NHA presents Hands-On History in July & August

June 8, 2016: Author David O. Dowling at the Whaling Museum
on June 20

June 8, 2016: Author Glynn Christian Speaks About Bounty Mutiny on June 27

June 8, 2016: Special Film Screening: Sonic Sea at the Whaling Museum on June 28

May 27, 2016: NHA Partners with Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Featuring 2015 National Book Award Finalist Ross Gay

May 26, 2016: Author Eric Jay Dolin at the Whaling Museum on June 29

May 26, 2016: NHA Offers Free Admission for Active-Duty Military as Part of Blue Star Museums Initiative

May 25, 2016: NHA presents Jazz at the Museum on June 16

May 25, 2016: NHA’s 1800 House Summer Social on June 9

May 24, 2016: NHA presents Rossini Club Chamber-Music Collective at Greater Light

May 09, 2016: NHA Offers Free Admission to Historic Sites on June 4 & 5 for Nantucket Preservation Month

May 5, 2016: What a View! Nantucket through the Stereoscope Exhibition Opens at Whitney Gallery on Fair Street

April 22, 2016: Summer 2016 Historic Arts & Crafts Courses at the 1800 House

April 12, 2016: U.K. Historian Kate Tiller at the Whaling Museum April 26

April 06, 2016: NHA Hours for Spring/Summer 2016

March 30, 2016: NHA’s Offers Two More Food for Thought Lectures in April

March 25, 2016: NHA Yoga at Greater Light Series Continues in April

March 18, 2016: Free NHA Spring Vacation Days in Discovery Room

March 9, 2016: Historic Ceramic Transferware Open Studio at the NHA 1800 House

February 24, 2016: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in March

February 23, 2016: The Coffin School: A Gift of Education Exhibit Opens at Whaling Museum February 27

February 11, 2016: NHA Yoga at Greater Light Series Returns in March & April

January 26, 2016: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in February

January 19, 2016: NHA Announces Volunteer Oral History Club

January 18, 2016: One Book One Island Returns March 11 through
March 20

January 8, 2016: Free NHA Winter Discovery Days Youth Program Begins February 1


2015


December 18, 2015: NHA Hours for Spring/Summer 2016

December 2, 2015: NHA & TWN present Holiday Stories & Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play

November 23, 2015: NHA presents A Night of Holiday Magic on December 12

November 19, 2015: NHA presents the 22nd Annual Festival of Trees from December 4 – 31

November 18, 2015: 2015 Winter Series at the NHA’s 1800 House

November 11, 2015: NHA Hires Angela Grove as Sacerdote Chair of Education

November 3, 2015: NHA presents the 17th Annual Festival of Wreaths November 25 - 29

November 3, 2015: NHA Announces Diversity Festival 2015

November 2, 2015: NHA Hours for Fall/Winter 2015

October 26, 2015: NHA presents Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of El Salvador on November 1 at the Whaling Museum

October 26, 2015: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in November

October 15, 2015: Nantucket Historical Association, Dreamland Theater & Nantucket Chamber of Commerce Offer Community Contest for Advanced Screening of In the Heart of the Sea film

October 8, 2015: NHA & TWN present “Spooky Stories at the Old Gaol” on October 28

October 6, 2015: NHA & Nantucket Atheneum present “Loss of the Whaleship Essex: Readings & Music” on October 18

September 25, 2015: NHA 16th Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill on October 17

September 23, 2015: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in October

September 18, 2015: 2015 Fall Series at the NHA’s 1800 House

September 17, 2015: NHA presents World-Renowned Walden Chamber Players at the Whaling Museum October 9

September 10, 2015: NHA Yoga at Greater Light Series Returns in October

September 8, 2015: NHA & TWN present Twelve Angry Women September 24 & 25 at the Quaker Meeting House

August 19, 2015: NHA Receives Grant for Assistive Listening Devices at Whaling Museum

August 11, 2015: NHA presents Summer Sunset Series with Audio Architechs on August 24

August 6, 2015: Underwater Photographer & Diver Ben Phillips at the Whaling Museum on August 22

August 6, 2015: Muskeget Lecture with Author Crocker Snow Jr. on August 18

August 5, 2015: NHA Welcomes Grammy Award-Nominated Pianist Jennifer Maxwell to the Whaling Museum on August 20

July 30, 2015: NHA & TWN Bring Back Orson Welles’s Moby-Dick Rehearsed August 10-13 at the Whaling Museum

July 30, 2015: NHA Welcomes Back “American Troubadour” Bill Schustik at the Whaling Museum on August 17

July 28, 2015: NHA, Dreamland Theater & Berklee College of Music present The Sea Beast Film Screening and Piano Concert

July 21, 2015: New Museum After Dark Party Launches August 1

July 15, 2015: NHA & Dreamland Theater present Down to the Sea in Ships Film Screening and Piano Concert

July 14, 2015: NHA Designer Luncheon to Feature Top Designer Katie Ridder on July 29

July 13, 2015: NHA presents New Garden Series: “Mrs. Coffin’s Garden” at the Oldest House

July 10, 2015: NHA presents Summer Sunset Series with Nantucket Band Coq au Vin

July 9, 2015: NHA Partners with Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study for Special Lecture Series

July 8, 2015: NHA Opens New Staff Housing Facility on Bartlett Road

July 6, 2015: History Comes Alive at Family Adventure Day at the Oldest House

July 3, 2015: NHA presents “Painting in the Greater Light Garden” for Families

July 3, 2015: NHA & TWN present Orson Welles’s Moby-Dick Rehearsed July 13-16 & August 10-13 at the Whaling Museum

July 3, 2015: NHA Receives Rare Painting of the Whaleship Spermo on Loan for Major Essex Exhibition at the Whaling Museum

July 2, 2015: 2015 NHA Annual Meeting on July 10

July 2, 2015: NHA presents Hands-On History in July & August

June 30, 2015: NHA Acquires 1833 Facsimile Copy of the Declaration of Independence

June 26, 2015: NHA presents “Evening at the Whaling Museum” on Sundays this Summer

June 22, 2015: NHA and Nantucket Dreamland present Moby Dick Film Screening on June 30

June 19, 2015: Beasts: An Artist’s Vision of Conservation with Artist Jane Houghton on June 29

June 10, 2015: Lecture and Book-Signing: The Hidden History of Nantucket with Frank Morral on June 17

June 5, 2015: NHA Offers Free Admission to Whaling Museum on June 25 for Tenth Anniversary

June 3, 2015: NHA 3rd Annual Educator Recognition Night on Tuesday, July 9

June 2, 2015: Anthropologist Emily Donaldson Highlights the Marquesas Islands on June 15

May 28, 2015: Travis Horton Discusses Migratory Patterns of Whales on June 8

May 27, 2015: NHA Offers Free Admission to Historic Sites on June 6 & 7 for Nantucket Preservation Month

May 20, 2015: NHA Offers Free Admission for Active-Duty Military as Part of Blue Star Museums Initiative

May 20, 2015: NHA Welcomes Historian Jonathan Olly to the Whaling Museum on May 30

May 14, 2015: Characters and Collections: Island Novelties and the Early Years of Nantucket Tourism Exhibition Opens at Whitney Gallery on Fair Street

May 7, 2015: NHA presents Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of Bulgaria on May 17 at the Whaling Museum

April 29, 2015: NHA presents Young at Art Craft Program on May 9

April 24, 2015: NHA presents Member Thursdays: Evening at the Whaling Museum

April 21, 2015: NHA and TWN Present A Night of Poetry

April 9, 2015: Free NHA Spring Vacation Days in Discovery Room

April 8, 2015: Stove by a Whale: 20 Men, 3 Boats, 96 Days Major Exhibition at the Whaling Museum Opens on April 24

April 3, 2015: NHA Announces Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of Nepal to Debut on April 12 at the Whaling Museum

April 3, 2015: NHA presents “Electric Flow” Yoga with Caitlin Marcoux

March 30, 2015: “The Mighty Misty Monster”: Moby-Dick Embroidered Narratives Exhibit Opens at Whaling Museum

March 27, 2015: NHA presents Young at Art Craft Program on April 4

March 26, 2015: NHA presents Yoga at Greater Light Series in April

March 20, 2015: JUST ADDED: Special NHA Food for Thought Lecture Added Friday, March 27

March 20, 2015: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in April

March 10, 2015: NHA presents Young at Art Craft Program on March 21

March 3, 2015: NHA Hires Catherine Taylor as Director of Properties

March 2, 2015: NHA and AAN present Treasures from the Vault at Greater Light

February 25, 2015: 2015 NHA History Quiz Bowl at Whaling Museum on March 7

February 24, 2015: NHA Tapped as Finalist for Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal

February 24, 2015: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in March

February 6, 2015: NHA presents Young at Art Craft Program on
February 14

January 30, 2015: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in February

January 23, 2015: NHA & TWN present Shakespeare Lovey Dovey Sonnet Slam at Greater Light

January 22, 2015: NHA & Nantucket Atheneum present Moby-Dick Marathon on January 31 & February 1

January 20, 2015: Free NHA Winter Discovery Days Youth Program Begins February 2

January 16, 2015: NHA Hours for Spring/Summer 2015

January 15, 2015: Warner Bros. Changes In the Heart of the Sea Film Release Date to December 2015 – Nantucket Screening Cancelled

January 12, 2015: Nantucket Chamber of Commerce, NHA & Dreamland Theater Offer Community Contest for Advanced Screening of In the Heart of the Sea film


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