NHA News - Recent Press Releases

2017


October 31, 2017: NHA presents the 24th Annual Festival of Trees December 1–31

September 29, 2017: Friends of the Nantucket Historical Association Purchase Important Scrimshaw Tooth and Painting for NHA Permanent Collection

September 1, 2017: NHA presents World-Renowned Walden Chamber Players at the Whaling Museum September 15

September 1, 2017: NHA presents Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of Lithuania on September 17 at the Whaling Museum

August 21, 2017: Whale Biologist Roger Payne & Actress Lisa Harrow Perform SeaChange: Reversing the Tide at the Whaling Museum on August 30

August 4, 2017: NHA & TWN present Orson Welles’s Moby-Dick Rehearsed August 15–17 at the Whaling Museum

July 17, 2017: NHA Whaling Museum Receives Highest National Recognition

July 6, 2017: NHA presents Down to the Sea in Ships Film Screening and Piano Concert

July 3, 2017: NHA presents Summer Sunset Series Beginning Monday, July 10

June 28, 2017: NHA Hires James P. Russell as New Gosnell Executive Director

June 26, 2017: NHA presents “Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light” Wednesdays in July

June 23, 2017: NHA presents Hands-On History in July & August

June 23, 2017: 2017 NHA Annual Meeting on July 7

June 15, 2017: NHA presents “South Pacific Whale Tales: A Perspective of Whales, Then and Now" with Nan Daeschler Hauser

June 12, 2017: NHA & Nantucket Cottage Hospital present “A Night of Stories: Tales from Cottage Hospital Nurses” on June 27

June 7, 2017: CD Release Concert with Musician Joe Flood on June 30

June 6, 2017: Paul Winter Performs “In Celebration of the Earth” Concert at the Whaling Museum June 28

May 25, 2017: NHA presents “Jazz at the Museum” on June 20

May 22, 2017: NHA hosts Author Robert Darden on June 14

May 22, 2017: NHA presents “Lessons from History: Oh! That Cello!” Musical Event on June 15

May 22, 2017: NHA names David D. Worth as Interim Executive Director

May 19, 2017: NHA to Receive Promised Gift from Bob and Nina Hellman

May 18, 2017: NHA presents Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories with Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison

May 17, 2017: NHA Offers Free Admission to Historic Sites on June 3 & 4 for Nantucket Preservation Month

May 17, 2017: NHA presents June Lecture Series at the Whaling Museum

May 10, 2017: Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories Major Exhibition at the Whaling Museum Opens on May 26

April 25, 2017: NHA hosts New York Times Best-Selling Author Roger Rosenblatt for May Community Programs

April 25, 2017: NHA presents “Love in the Springtime” Concert on May 11

April 6, 2017: Free NHA Spring Vacation Days during School Break

March 23, 2017: NHA Selects Meaghan M. Fritz as the 2017 NHA E. Geoffrey and Elizabeth Thayer Verney Fellow

March 17, 2017: NHA presents Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of Jamaica on April 2 at the Whaling Museum

March 17, 2017: NHA’s Spring Food for Thought Lecture Series Concludes in April

February 28, 2017: New Exhibition Opens on March 4 at Whaling Museum

February 22, 2017: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in March

February 3, 2017: NHA and Fairwinds: Nantucket’s Counseling Center present Suicide Prevention Talk with Dr. Erina M. White

February 1, 2017: NHA Yoga at Greater Light Series Returns in March

January 27, 2017: NHA Volunteer Oral History Club Resumes February 9

January 24, 2017: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in February

January 13, 2017: NHA Hours for Spring/Summer 2017

January 10, 2017: Free NHA Winter Discovery Days Youth Program Begins January 30


2016


November 29, 2016: NHA presents A Night of Holiday Magic on December 10

November 17, 2016: NHA presents the 23rd Annual Festival of Trees December 2 – 31

November 15, 2016: NHA Gosnell Executive Director Dr. William Tramposch to Retire

November 15, 2016: NHA presents the 18th Annual Festival of Wreaths November 23 – 27

November 1, 2016: NHA’s Sacerdote Chair of Education & Outreach Marjan Shirzad to attend Developing History Leaders @SHA Program

October 27, 2016: Whaling Museum Hours for Fall/Winter 2016

October 25, 2016: NHA Announces Diversity Festival 2016

October 18, 2016: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Continues in November

October 7, 2016: NHA & TWN present “Spooky Stories at the Old Gaol” on October 26

October 5, 2016: Nantucket Atheneum and NHA present Moby-Dick Marathon Reading October 21 – 23, 2016

October 3, 2016: NHA’s Popular Food for Thought Lecture Series Resumes in October

September 28, 2016: Staffing Updates at the Nantucket Historical Association

September 27, 2016: NHA 17th Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill on October 15

September 26, 2016: NHA Receives National Award to Help Improve Textile Collections Management and Public Accessibility

September 16, 2016: NHA presents Final “What’s on That Shelf?!” Program September 27 with NHA Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison

September 14, 2016: NHA & “The House that Mac Built” present Two Staged Readings October 4 & 5 at the Greater Light

September 13, 2016: NHA presents “Hanna at Greater Light” on Monday, October 3

September 13, 2016: NHA presents World-Renowned Walden Chamber Players at the Whaling Museum September 30

September 12, 2016: NHA & TWN present Witness for the Prosecution September 23 & 24 at the Quaker Meeting House

September 9, 2016: NHA presents Our Nantucket Series: Celebration of Mexico on September 18 at the Whaling Museum

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


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