Two young girls with crafts in the Discovery RoomWinter Discovery Days
Mondays – Fridays
January 30 – March 31
(closed Friday, March 10
& Friday, March 24)
3 – 5 P.M.
Whaling Museum, Discovery Room
13 Broad Street

Need a fun activity for the kids this winter? Join us for Winter Discovery Days, a free afternoon program for children and their families. Join the fun with games, crafts, artifacts, and stories, featuring a different theme and corresponding take-home crafts every week!

Extended hours will be offered during school vacation week, February 27 – March 3, from 1 – 5 P.M.

Entrance to the program is through the Discovery Room door on Broad Street. The Winter Discovery Days program is free to all children and their families. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No reservations required.

Winter Discovery Days is made possible by a generous grant from the Nantucket Golf Club Foundation.

Food for Thought Lecture Series
Thursdays beginning February 16
Noon – 1 P.M
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

Food for Thought features authors, filmmakers, businesses, organizations, and public-interest groups who provide engaging lectures on timely topics related to Nantucket. All participants are encourage to bring a brown bag lunch and join us for a different lecture every week!

If you missed any of last season’s lectures, you can view them below or on the NHA YouTube channel.

Nantucket: Traditions and Transitions of the Faraway Island with Melissa MurphyThursday, February 16:
“Nantucket: Traditions and Transitions of the Faraway Island” with Melissa Murphy

Join the NHA and the Town of Nantucket's Director of Culture and Tourism Melissa Murphy as she shares her insight on Nantucket's transformation and new initiatives in the town's Department of Visitor Services.

What’s New at the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum with Mary BergmanThursday, February 23:
“What’s New at the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum” with Mary Bergman

Join the NHA and the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum’s newly-appointed Executive Director Mary Bergman, as she discusses the new exhibit at the museum that celebrates Nantucket craftswomen.

Novation Media LogoFood for Thought media sponsorship generously provided by Novation Media.

The 2017 Food for Thought series is made possible in part by the M.S. Worthington Foundation.

Check the NHA Calendar for more upcoming programs.