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Watch the 2016 Nantucket by Design recap video.

Nantucket by Design
August 1 – 5, 2017

The Nantucket Historical Association presents its major summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design, August 1-5, 2017.

At the height of Nantucket’s summer season, the NHA celebrates the very best in creative and inspirational design with engaging lectures, lively panel discussions, and both intimate and grand gatherings.

We are proud to announce that Phoebe Tudor is the 2017 Nantucket by Design chair.

Nantucket by Design Media Partners:

Join us at the Leadership Level
or purchase individual tickets below:

Diamond - $25,000 ($22,160 deductible)

Platinum - $15,000 ($12,870 deductible)

Gold - $10,000 ($8,850 deductible)

Buy Silver PACKAGE
Silver - $5,000 ($4,340 deductible)

Buy Bronze PACKAGE
Bronze - $2,500 ($2,190 deductible)

Buy Copper PACKAGE
Copper - $750 ($580 deductible)

Design VIP Package

Design VIP Cocktail Party
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6 P.M.


Design Luncheon
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
11:30 A.M.

$500/ticket (includes both events)


Join us as we kick off Nantucket by Design’s week of events and meet the 2017 Design Luncheon Keynote Speakers Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch of Roman and Williams at an exclusive cocktail reception at a private residence.

The next day, join the designers at our sixth annual Design Luncheon at Great Harbor Yacht Club.

This Design VIP Package includes both the VIP Cocktail Party and the Design Luncheon.

Design Luncheon
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
11:30 A.M.
Great Harbor Yacht Club
96 Washington Street


Join Keynote Speakers Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch of Roman and Williams for a champagne reception, multimedia presentation, and luncheon at the Great Harbor Yacht Club.

Chaired by Marla Mullen Sanford

View the 2016 Design Luncheon recap video

All-Star Design Panel
Thursday, August 3, 2017
6 P.M.
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street


Join us for the 7th Annual All-Star Design Panel, a lively panel discussion on the latest design trends, moderated by Hutton Wilkinson and featuring Carolyn Englefield, Gary McBournie, Michelle Nussbaumer, and Richard Mishaan.

Chaired by Carla McDonald

Nantucket Whaling Museum Gosnell Hall All-Star Design Private Dinners
Thursday, August 3, 2017
8 P.M.

Intimate dinners featuring an All-Star Designer hosted at private Nantucket homes.

Chaired by Carla McDonald

For tickets, contact Stacey Stuart at (508) 228-1894, ext. 130 or [email protected].

2016 New Party at the Oldest House recap video

The New Party at the Oldest House
Saturday, August 5, 2017
6 P.M.
Oldest House
16 Sunset Hill


Dance the night away at a fabulous party under the tent at the beloved Oldest House, featuring design, great food, signature cocktails, live music from the Lester Lanin Orchestra, and so much more!

Suggested attire: Fresh summer whites, greens, and khaki.

Chaired by Phoebe Tudor

New York School of Interior Design

A group of students from the New York School of Interior Design has been invited back to design select rooms in the Oldest House as part of a week-long celebration of design.

Chaired by Olivia Charney

For additional information or sponsorship opportunities, contact:

NHA Special Events Manager Stacey Stuart
(508) 228-1894, ext. 130 /

Thank you to our Nantucket by Design 2017 Sponsors:

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