NHA News - Recent Press Releases

April 17, 2014: Summer 2014 Historic Arts & Crafts Courses at the 1800 House

April 14, 2014: NHA and TWN Present A Night (or Two) of Poetry

April 10, 2014: Free NHA Spring Vacation Days in Discovery Room

April 7, 2014: Nantucket Cottage Style: Drawing Inspiration from the
Oates-Euler Collection

April 4, 2014: NHA Hours for Spring 2014

March 27, 2014: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series final weeks

March 3, 2014: NHA and AAN Sketching Classes at the Whaling Museum

February 25, 2014: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in March

February 19, 2014: 2014 NHA History Quiz Bowl Set for March 8

January 27, 2014: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in February

January 17, 2014: Nantucket Atheneum, NHA, and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket present Moby-Dick Marathon on February 1 & 2

January 16, 2014: Free NHA Winter Discovery Days Youth Program February 3 - March 28

January 16, 2014: NHA Hours for Spring/Summer 2014

December 6, 2013: NHA & TWN present “Holiday Staged Readings at Greater Light” on December 19

December 3, 2013: NHA presents A Night of Holiday Magic on December 14

November 8 , 2013: NHA announces Diversity Festival 2013 presented by ReMain Nantucket

November 8 , 2013: NHA presents the 20th Annual Festival of Trees
December 5 – 31, 2013

November 6 , 2013: NHA presents the 15th Annual Festival of Wreaths
November 26-December 1, 2013

November 4 , 2013: NHA's Food for Thought Series: "Mind-Body Connection" with Ken Nelson & Lesli Lang November 7

October 29, 2013: NHA and AAN Sketching Classes at the Whaling Museum

October 24, 2013: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Series: Asian Art Collector David Billings on October 31

October 22, 2013: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues with New Speakers

October 15, 2013: NHA & TWN present “Scary Stories at the Old Gaol” October 29

October 7, 2013: NHA 14th Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill on October 19

October 2, 2013: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series

September 19, 2013: NHA presents "Highlights from Hamlet" and "Young at Art" Family Program for the 2013 Nantucket Arts Festival

September 10, 2013: NHA presents World-Renowned Walden Chamber Players at the Whaling Museum September 27 & 29

September 9, 2013: Fall 2013 Arts & Crafts Courses at the 1800 House

August 19, 2013: Friends of the NHA Acquire Portrait of Sampson Dyer

August 13, 2013: Trustee's Gift Endows Named Chair at NHA: Gosnell Executive Director

August 7, 2013: Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator Benjamin Simons to attend the Courtauld Institute

July 31, 2013: NHA Participates in 5th Annual 'Sconset History Night

July 31, 2013: NHA and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum present "A Seaman's Lonely Life aboard the Lightship"

July 16, 2013: Celebrate Historic Arts & Crafts at NHA 1800 House Free Community Reception

July 16, 2013: NHA and AAN present Plein-Air Art Classes at Greater Light

July 16, 2013: NHA presents Late Night at the Museum on Wednesdays in July & August

July 15, 2013: NHA presents Hands-On History in July & August

July 3, 2013: Friends of the NHA present Elizabeth Glassman at the Whaling Museum

June 28, 2013: NHA Receives Grant from Nantucket Garden Club

June 26, 2013: NHA presents Daily Reading of Gettysburg Address at the Whaling Museum

June 26, 2013: NHA Celebrates Nantucket Conservation Foundation's 50th Anniversary with For Love of the Island Exhibit

June 26, 2013: NHA Announces 2013 Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket Designer Panel

June 26, 2013: NHA Announces the New Antiques & Design Show of Nantucket August 1 - 5

June 26, 2013: NHA and TWN present Orson Welles' Moby-Dick Rehearsed

June 25, 2013: NHA presents Painting in the Greater Light Garden for Families

June 24, 2013: NHA Recognized in NEMA Publication Awards Competition

June 13, 2013: NHA Recognizes NHS Students

June 4, 2013: NHA Hosts International Underwater Photographer Tony Wu

May 17, 2013: NHA Designer Luncheon with Alexa Hampton on July 18

May 7, 2013: NHA Offers Free Admission for Active-Duty Military as Part of Blue Star Museums Initiative

May 7, 2013: NHA Celebrates International Museum Day with Free Admission on May 18

May 6, 2013: John Austin: One Artist's Nantucket Opens at NHA Whitney Gallery

April 25, 2013: NHA to Host Girl Scout Night at the Museum on May 3

April 25, 2013: NHA and TWN Present A Night (or Two) of Sonnets and Poems

April 25, 2013: NHA's Food for Thought Series: Nantucket Myths and Legends Revealed on May 2

April 18, 2013: NHA's Food for Thought Series: Dr. Gregory Skomal on April 25

April 18, Summer 2013 Arts & Crafts Courses at the 1800 House

April 16, 2013: NHA's Food for Thought Series: Michael Burns this Thursday, April 18

April 8, 2013: NHA's New All-Access Pass and 2013 Spring/Summer Hours

April 2, 2013: Nantucket Legends: Foggy Facts and Fictions Exhibition Opens at the Whaling Museum

April 2, 2013: NHA Spring Vacation Days Open to Community

March 27, 2013: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in April

March 20, 2013: Oregon Poet and Professor Hosts Variety of Writing Events

March 5, 2013: NHA's Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in March

February 7, 2013: NHA Winter Discovery Days Free After-School Program in Full Swing

February 7, 2013: Food for Thought Series Begins

November 21, 2012: A Night of Holiday Magic on December 15

November 21, 2012: Food for Thought Series Features "The NHA Gam on New Artifacts," December 6

November 14, 2012: 14th Festival of Wreaths November 20–25

November 7, 2012: Food For Thought Series Features Captain Jim Genthner on November 15

October 31, 2012: NHA Diversity Festival Held On November 11

October 31, 2012: Food For Thought Series Features Robert Mooney on November 8

October 23, 2012: "Baby Food for Thought," Thursdays in the Discovery Room

October 22, 2012: Food for Thought Series: Andy Reis from Nantucket's Food Pantry on Nov. 1

October 18, 2012: Food for Thought Series: Seth Bruggeman on Oct. 25

October 12, 2012: AAN and NHA Offer Sketching Classes Oct. 21, 28 & Nov. 4

October 12, 2012: Food for Thought Series: Kristen Kellogg, The Ripple Effect on Oct. 18

October 3, 2012: Peter Brace Kicks Off Food For Thought Series October 11

October 3, 2012: Nantucket: A to Z Exhibit Closes November 4

October 3, 2012: 13th Annual Harvest Fair Will Be October 13

Sept. 27, 2012: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Begins October 11

Sept. 27, 2012: The NHA Extends Historic Walking Tours through October 29

Sept. 22, 2012: "Highlights from Romeo & Juliet" at Greater Light Oct. 1 and Oct 2

Sept. 14, 2012: Walden Chamber Players Concerts Sept. 28 and 30

August 24, 2012: Author Jay Dolin Presents his Book When America First Met China on Sept. 7

August 31, 2012: NHA 1800 House Announces 2012 Fall Series Classes

August 24, 2012: Author Jay Dolin Presents his Book When America First Met China on Sept. 7

August 24, 2012: Nantucket in the Civil War Exhibit Opens at the Whaling Museum

August 23, 2012: NHA Acquires Outstanding China Trade Cider Jug

August 20, 2012: Film and Director Q&A of We Still Live Here: Âs Nutayuneân on Aug 25

August 16, 2012: Bill Schustik Performs on August 23

August 9, 2012: Music of the High Seas With Barbary Ghosts on August 20

August 9, 2012: Wreck of Two Brothers Lecture on August 16

August 7, 2012: Sailing Nantucket Gam With Captain Jim Genthner on August 14

August 7, 2012: Whaling Museum Sunset Series on August 13

August 6, 2012: Late Night Nantucket Screenings Wednesdays in August

August 6, 2012: Special Evening NCMC Concert At Greater Light on August 10

August 6, 2012: Amateur Night: Home Movies From American Archives on August 12

July 27, 2012: Daily Hands On History For Children Programs

July 24, 2012: Monticello Gardens Featured in Thomas Jefferson's Revolutionary Garden Talk July 31

July 20, 2012: Yankee Volunteers Fife & Drum Corp at the Oldest House July 28

July 18, 2012: Antiques Show Panel Discussion Features Interior Design Luminaries

July 13, 2012: The NHA and TWN present Moby-Dick Rehearsed July 23-25 at the Whaling Museum

July 13, 2012: Painting In The Greater Light Garden Wednesdays in July and August

July 12, 2012: Moby-Dick And The Whaling Journals Lecture July 17

July 12, 2012: 1800 House Reception on July 20

July 9, 2012: Historic Arts & Crafts Come Alive At The 1800 House

July 6, 2012: August Antiques Show Will be held August 3 - 6

July 6, 2012: World Premiere of Lost On A Reef Exhibit

July 6, 2012: Steinway Celebration Concert July 15

July 6, 2012: Family Adventure Day at the Old Mill July 15

July 5, 2012: An Evening of Baroque Music on July 15

July 5, 2012: Mystic Seaport Chanteyman Don Sineti in Concert July 10

July 4, 2012: Special July 2012 Membership Offer With Cape Air

July 3, 2012: Matt Kish, "Moby-Dick In Pictures" Author Talk on July 7

February 1, 2012: OBOI Lecturer Josiah Thompson At The Whaling Museum Feb. 18th

February 1, 2012: Love Token Family Workshop On Feb. 11th

January 20, 2012: NHA Winter Discovery Family Program Begins January 31

January 20, 2012: February Food For Thought Speakers Announced

January 19, 2012: NHA History Quiz Bowl Set For Saturday, March 10th

December 7, 2011: Night of Holiday Magic For Families On December 17th

December 1, 2011: NHA Hires Joan Galon King as Director of Membership & Development

December 1, 2011: December Food For Thought Lectures Spotlight the I&M and Maria Mitchell Association

November 17, 2011: Wreath Craft Family Workshop November 27

November 16, 2011: Festival Of Trees Opens December

November 14, 2011: Festival Of Wreaths Open From Nov. 22 - Nov. 27

November 8, 2011: NHA & AAN Offer Sketch Class November 12

November 2, 2011: Literary Rapper MC Lars Performs On Nantucket November 19

November 1, 2012: November Food For Thought Lunch Series Line Up Announced

October 7, 2011: "Fields of Freedom" Screening & Discussion With The Director Oct. 19

September 28, 2011: Staged Reading of "The Crucible" on Oct 8

September 23, 2011: Food For Thought Series Begins October 6

September 16, 2011: Harvest Fair At The Old Mill Oct. 2

September 6, 2011: Walden Chamber Players Concerts Sept. 23 and Sept. 25

September 2, 2011: NHA Gateway Film Nantucket Showing Monday Nights in September

September 2, 2011: Professor Ira Berlin Speaks on Slavery and the American Civil War, Sept. 17th

August 25, 2011: NHA Offers "Hidden Museum" Tour at the Gosnold Center, Sept. 7th

August 17, 2011: American Music Balladeer Tim Eriksen in Concert September

August 12, 2011: Simon Winchester Gives Atlantic Lecture at the Whaling Museum August 25

August 12, 2011: Bill Schustik in Concert at the Whaling Museum on August 23

August 2, 2011: Dr. Kelly Gleason Lectures on Whaleship Two Brothers on August 16

August 2, 2011: NHA Hosts Chilean Artist Magaly Ponce on August 12

August 2, 2011: August Antique Show Opens August 5th

July 19, 2011: NHA Hires Andrew Spencer as Manager of Communications

July 19, 2011: NHA Welcomes Three New Members to the Board of Trustees

July 15, 2011: New Book Celebration and Signing July 24 for, The 'Sconset Actor's Colony: Broadway Offshore

July 14, 2011: 1800 House Open House and Garden Reception on July 28

July 14, 2011: Vladimir Kagan Lecture "Architecture of Design: Everyday designs That Impact Our Lives" on July 26

July 20, 2011: The Monaghan Sisters Are Back in Town! GREATER LIGHT OPENS AS A GATEWAY TO NANTUCKET'S ART COLONY & RESORT ERA, Free Community Open House July 20

July 11, 2011: Moby-Dick Rehearsed Staged Reading At The Whaling Museum July 11 & 12

July 8, 2011: Family Adventure at the Oldest House

July 8, 2011: Three Don't-Miss Special Programs in July 19 - 21

July 7, 2011: Hands On History Craft Program For Children

July 7, 2011: NHA Sites Offer Extended Summer Hours

July 1, 2011: Ric Burns' "Nantucket Film" premieres at Children's Beach July 1st

June 20, 2011: NHA Debuts New Film by Ric Burns on July 1st

June 8, 2011: NHA Offers Two Special Programs on June 18

June 7, 2011: NHA Explorations Head To Historic Sandwich

June 4, 2011: Preservation Month Main Street Mansion Tour

June 3, 2011: Oldest House Kitchen-Garden Tours Begin June 3

June 2, 2011: Whaling Museum And Historic Sites Now Open Daily

June 2, 2011: NHA August Antiques Show Will Be August 5 - 7

June 2, 2011: Hidden Museum: Behind The Scenes Tour June 2

May 23, 2011: NHA Whaling Museum Offers Free Admission For Active-Duty Military As Part Of Blue Star Museums Initiative

May 5, 2011: NHA Introduces New Historic House Walking Tour May 28th

May 5, 2011: NHA Hires Summer Horticulture Intern

May 4, 2011: NHA Recognizes 130th Anniversary of Restored 1881 Town Clock

May 3, 2011: "Nantucket's Cabinet of Curiosities: A to Z" Major Exhibition To Open May 27

May 18, 2011: NHA Offers Free Admission May 18 for National Museum Day

May 5, 2011: Food For Thought: “Historic Preservation Today"

May 1, 2011: NHA Workshops Celebrate Spring and Mother's Day

April 28, 2011: NHA Spring Hours Begin April 28

April 27, 2011: Gosnold Support Center Tour Offered

April 21, 2011: Food For Thought: "Art of the 1800 House"

April 15, 2011: Eastman Johnson and His Contemporaries Exhibition opens at NHA Whitney Gallery

April 14, 2011: Food For Thought: Shepherding on Nantucket

April 7, 2011: 1800 House Spring Class Schedule and Scholarships Are Available

April 6, 2011: Major Works of Art, Silver, and Whale-Oil Lamps at NHA Acquisitions Evening

April 1, 2011: Nantucket Historical Association Voted One of the Fifty Best Nonprofit Organizations to Work For

March 31, 2011: NHA's Food for Thought: "Nantucket Mushrooms" with Todd Leftwich

March 24, 2011: Food For Thought: Unitarian Church Restoration

March 18, 2011: Family Heritage Tour At The Gosnold Support Center March 18th

March 17, 2011: Food For Thought: The Nantucket Water Department

March 10, 2011: Food For Thought: The Nantucket Fire Department

March 14, 2011: Friends of the NHA Purchase George Inness Painting

March 5, 2011: Quizmaster Nat Philbrick to host Nantucket History Quiz Bowl

Feb. 24, 2011: NHA’s Food for Thought Series Features Dr. Margot Hartmann and “Nantucket’s Hospital in Its One-hundredth Year”

Feb. 22, 2011: NHA Hosts "Winter Studio" at the 1800 House

Feb. 21, 2011: NHA Hosts "Treasure Island" Children's Program During Vacation Week

Feb.18, 2011: Popular NHA Exhibit "A Passion For People" Closes.

Feb. 17, 2011: Food For Thought Features a "Collector's Gam"

Feb. 14, 2011: NHA Whaling Museum Displays Artifacts Related to Sinking of the Nantucket Whaling Ship Two Brothers"

Feb. 12, 2011: NHA Hosts World War II Gam, Buffet & Dancing as Part of One Book One Island

Feb. 10, 2011: Food For Thought Lecture on Greater Light Garden

Feb. 8, 2011: NHA Welcomes Melissa Kershaw

Feb. 3, 2011: Food For Thought Series Resumes at the Whaling Museum

Jan. 19, 2011: Whaling Museum Winter Hours

Jan. 18, 2011: Free Children's Programs on Wednesdays in the Winter

Jan. 16, 2011: “Explorations Boston Trip Visits The MFA's New Wing