Painting "Back of Nichols’ Barn, ’Sconset” by George Inness

NHA Opens New Fine Arts Gallery at the Whaling Museum

The Nantucket Historical Association is pleased to announce that it is furthering its mission of showcasing the important stories of...More Read more from NHA Opens New Fine Arts Gallery at the Whaling Museum

NHA welcomes Smithsonian American Art Museum Traveling Exhibit this summer

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to present a major traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian American...More Read more from NHA welcomes Smithsonian American Art Museum Traveling Exhibit this summer

NHA’s Major Summer Fundraiser NANTUCKET BY DESIGN Returns July 31 – August 3

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce its NANTUCKET BY DESIGN line-up of events from...More Read more from NHA’s Major Summer Fundraiser NANTUCKET BY DESIGN Returns July 31 – August 3

NHA Celebrates the 2nd Annual “Flower Power” Party

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to host the 2nd Annual “Flower Power” Party, held Friday,...More Read more from NHA Celebrates the 2nd Annual “Flower Power” Party

Moby Dick Multilingual Reading

NHA Presents a Multilingual Moby-Dick Reading Event

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to launch a new program titled “We All Speak Moby-Dick”:...More Read more from NHA Presents a Multilingual Moby-Dick Reading Event

Colorful map of Nantucket by Tony Sarg

NHA Heads to New York City for The Winter Show

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is presenting its best artwork in New York City as the loan...More Read more from NHA Heads to New York City for The Winter Show

NHA Acquires Significant George Inness and William Ferdinand Macy Paintings

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is delighted to announce the acquisition of two significant paintings that capture...More Read more from NHA Acquires Significant George Inness and William Ferdinand Macy Paintings

NHA Acquires Folger-Franklin Chart of the Gulf Stream

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce it is the recipient of another generous gift...More Read more from NHA Acquires Folger-Franklin Chart of the Gulf Stream

NHA Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Trees

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Trees,...More Read more from NHA Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Trees

NHA Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Festival of Wreaths

NANTUCKET, MA – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Festival of Wreaths,...More Read more from NHA Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Festival of Wreaths

NHA Launches Holiday Houses at Historic Properties

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is excited to be launching Holiday Houses this season at three of its upper Main...More Read more from NHA Launches Holiday Houses at Historic Properties

Nantucket Harvests

Nantucket’s Agricultural Fairs, 1856–90, Historic Nantucket Fall 2002, Vol. 51, No. 4

“No Harvest of Oil”: Nantucket’s Agricultural Fairs, 1856–90 by     Aimee E. Newell In  1880,  Eastman Johnson unveiled his new masterpiece.  The...More Read more from Nantucket’s Agricultural Fairs, 1856–90, Historic Nantucket Fall 2002, Vol. 51, No. 4

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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