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Paul Winter and Roger Payne “Whales Alive” Concert
Featuring Paul Winter
& Roger Payne
Wednesday, August 31
7 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.)
$10/ticket for program
$50/ticket for program & reception
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street


Join the NHA and special guests Paul Winter and Dr. Roger Payne for a unique concert at the Whaling Museum. Paul Winter is a saxophonist and composer, and seven-time Grammy winner. Payne is the biologist famous for the discovery of Humpback Whale songs in the '60s, and an environmentalist who has played a major role in the worldwide campaign to end commercial whaling. The two have collaborated for decades in creating music inspired by the whales, interweaving these extraordinary voices into the fabric of the music.

Presented with generous support from the Hall-Froelich Foundation.  

Witness for the ProsecutionWitness for the Prosecution
at the Quaker Meeting House
Friday, September 23
Saturday, September 24
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
Quaker Meeting House
7 Fair Street

Join the NHA and the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) for a two-night run of Agatha Christie’s iconic short story and play Witness for the Prosecution at the Quaker Meeting House. Christie, the best-selling novelist of all time, is famous for works such as And Then There Were None, Murder on the Orient Express, and The Mousetrap. Witness for the Prosecution is a murder mystery will leave you at the edge of your pew until the very last moments. Directed by TWN Artistic Director Justin Cerne.

Friday, September 23 $20/person
Saturday, September 24 $20/person

Michael Harrison“What’s on That Shelf?”: A Glimpse into Hidden Treasures from the NHA Collection
Tuesday, September 27
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
$5/general public
Free for NHA Members
(Advance registration recommended)
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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Join NHA Robyn and John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison for an evening of exploration and fun as we delve into the NHA’s rich collection of artifacts and pick a “shelf” of objects to highlight! This month’s theme is “The Gifts of Mrs. Durfee,” showing an eclectic mix of textiles and family objects given to the NHA in the 1920s and 1930s by Mrs. Mary Hatch Durfee, descendant of a Nantucket family.