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Pianist Jennifer Maxwell and Soprano 
Jessica Heuser“Love in the Springtime”:
A Concert with Pianist Jennifer Maxwell and Soprano
Jessica Heuser
Thursday, May 11
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
$10/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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Join the NHA for a special springtime concert featuring Grammy-nominated pianist Jennifer Maxwell and renowned soprano Jessica Heuser. The concert will feature music by world-famous Nantucket composer Ned Rorem, who has written more than five hundred songs. Music selections will also include Gabriel Faure, Reynaldo Hahn, Johannes Brahms, Franz Schubert, and Edith Piaf.


Roger Rosenblatt“My Work”:
An Evening with New York Times Best-selling Author Roger Rosenblatt
Friday, May 12
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
$10/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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Join the NHA for a very special evening lecture featuring New York Times best-selling author Roger Rosenblatt as he discusses his life as a writer and his experiences in the literary world.

Rosenblatt shares his thoughts on themes such as originality, inspiration and imagination, and recounts the surprising turns his writing life has taken over the years.

Roger Rosenblatt has worked at Time magazine and PBS NewsHour, among others. He has been awarded two George Polk Awards, a Peabody Award, and an Emmy. In 2015, he received the Kenyon Review Award for lifetime literary achievement.

This program is presented with generous support from the Hall-Froelich Foundation.


Roger RosenblattCreative Writing Workshop
with New York Times Best-selling Author Roger Rosenblatt
Saturday, May 13
9 A.M. (doors open at 8:30 A.M.)
$25/person
Greater Light
8 Howard Street

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Join New York Times best-selling author Roger Rosenblatt for a very special creative writing workshop at the NHA's inspiring Greater Light historic property.

Roger Rosenblatt has worked at Time magazine and PBS NewsHour, among others. He has been awarded two George Polk Awards, a Peabody Award, and an Emmy. In 2015, he received the Kenyon Review Award for lifetime literary achievement.

Light refreshments will be served.

This program is presented with generous support from the Hall-Froelich Foundation.


Out if the Box Unpacking Nantucket StoriesOut of the Box: Unpacking Nantucketís Stories Exhibition Behind-the-Scenes Curator Tour
Thursday, June 8 & Tuesday, July 11
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
FREE for NHA Members
$10/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

Join the NHA and Robyn and John Davis Chief Curator Michael Harrison for a special behind-the-scenes tour of the NHA’s newest exhibition, Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket’s Stories. Harrison gives visitors a glimpse into the treasured artifacts on display and breathes life into the stories of Nantucket’s inhabitants over four centuries.

Thursday, June 8 FREE for NHA Members
$10/person
Tuesday, July 11 FREE for NHA Members
$10/person

Jennifer Maxwell and Mollie GlazerLessons from History: Charlie Chaplinís "Oh! That Cello!" featuring Pianist Jennifer Maxwell & Cellist Mollie Glazer
Thursday, June 15
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
$10/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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Join the NHA, pianist Jennifer Maxwell and cellist Mollie Glazer for a special concert featuring the “forgotten jewels” of filmmaker and composer Charlie Chaplin.
Known for such films as The KidA Woman of Paris, and The Great Dictator, Chaplin was a pianist, cellist, and prolific composer who scored his own films. Maxwell and Glazer resurrect Chaplin’s forgotten works and recount Chaplin’s role as a musical composer and historical figure during a turbulent time in world history.


Paul Winter“In Celebration of the Earth”:
with Musician Paul Winter
Wednesday, June 28
7 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 P.M.)
$25/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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A journey through Paul Winter’s world of “living music,” the concert will feature his soprano sax with the voices of Wolf, Whale, Bull Elk, Whooping Crane, Woodthrush, and other members of what Winter calls “the greater symphony of the Earth.” The concert will be interwoven with stories of Winter’s adventures making music in the wilderness. His playing, and the voices of the creatures, will be accompanied by the recorded sounds of his “two-legged colleagues” of the Paul Winter Consort.

Winter’s unique music and wildlife odyssey has taken him, over the past three decades, to 52 countries on six continents. He has recorded 40 albums, six of which have won Grammy awards. His environmental work has been honored by the United Nations Environment Program, the Humane Society of the United States, and the Connecticut Fund for the Environment.

A short reception will follow the performance.

This concert is presented with generous support from the Hall-Froelich Foundation.


Joe FloodA Troubadourís Tour of Historic Nantucket: Live Concert with Songwriter Joe Flood
Friday, June 30
6 P.M. (doors open at 5:30 P.M.)
$10/person
Whaling Museum
13 Broad Street

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Join the NHA for the world premiere concert and release party of new music inspired by Nantucket history from singer/songwriter Joe Flood.

Over the last year, Flood has immersed himself in stories from the past, and absorbed the essence of the island’s rich history at some of its most iconic historic sites.  His personal experiences and historic research have culminated in a full-length album of original new music.  From the early Wampanoag days to the art colony in the 1930s, Flood captures Nantucket history and brings it to life like never before.

This world premiere concert features Joe Flood playing the full album on acoustic guitar and bass.