That’s a wrap on the NHA’s premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design!
The funds raised and the awareness generated during this event will undoubtedly fuel the Nantucket Historical Association’s ongoing mission to safeguard the island’s heritage for generations to come. We are immensely grateful for your involvement and look forward to continuing this journey together, as we continue to weave the tapestry of Nantucket’s unique and captivating history through design. Thank you for being the driving force behind this remarkable achievement.
Thank you to our Chairs, Stacey Bewkes and Olivia Charney!
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2023 Schedule of Events
Leadership ticket holders and sponsors enjoy an evening with design luminaries to kick off Nantucket by Design.
Keynote speakers include Ashley Hicks & Martina Mondadori, joined by moderator Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence for an engaging presentation followed by lunch.
Sponsored by Kathleen Hay Designs, Nantucket House Antiques & Interior Design Studios, and Studio 534.
The Nantucket Show Preview PartyNantucket Boys & Girls Club
Thursday, August 3
6 – 8 pm
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Attendees experience a special first look at The Nantucket Show.
With moderator Steele Marcoux, editor-in-chief of Veranda Magazine, attendees will enjoy a distinguished panel including India Hicks, Wambui Ippolito, Thomas Jayne, and Nicholas Varney.
A series of four different Master Classes will be offered to explore floral arranging, entertaining, the creative process, historic architecture, and jewelry design, with local experts, including Susan Lister Locke, Kathleen Hay, Beth English, Debi Lilly, and Andrew Kotchen.
Each Master Class will be limited to 14-20 attendees.
An exclusive evening with design luminaries while taking in the spectacular views of Nantucket town and harbor from the museum’s rooftop.
Threads of Life
FREE for all Visitors
In partnership with Christopher Farr Cloth, the NHA will host a curated exhibition of quilts titled Threads of Life at its Historic Site, Greater Light, during its annual summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design. Each quilt will be designed by a top design luminary from around the globe.
All quilts are available for sale at the exhibition and online, with a generous portion of the net proceeds from the sales benefiting the NHA.
Threads of Life Quilt Exhibition Preview Cocktail Party
Tuesday, August 1
Greater Light, 8 Howard Street
Please join us for a special preview of the Threads of Life exhibition to showcase one-of-a-kind quilts at a magical NHA historic property during Nantucket by Design week. Quilts will be offered for sale to benefit the Nantucket Historical Association.
Threads of Life Quilt Exhibition Design Salon
August 4 | 6—8 pm
Greater Light, 8 Howard Street
RSVP to Threads of Life Design Salon: firstname.lastname@example.org
We invite you to a reception and design salon on ‘The Important Role of Contemporary Design in Maintaining an Artistic Legacy’ followed by a screening of Strange and Familiar: Architecture on Fogo Island.
The design salon will be moderated by Mitchell Owens, American Editor of World of Interiors and Contributor Editor of Architectural Digest. The esteemed panel includes renowned interior designers Chad Dorsey, Nicole Hogarty, and Nick Gault. Architectural Historian and fellow designer Thomas Jayne, and Mary Bergman, the Executive Director of the Nantucket Preservation Trust.
Design Book Signings Friday, Aug 4 | 3-5 pm Eleish Van Breems Home 14 Easy Street
THE ULTIMATE BATH
by BARBARA SALLICK
AT HOME IN THE SOUTH by STEEL MARCOUX
CASA CABANA by MARTINA MONDADORI
For more information about Nantucket by Design and Sponsorship Opportunities for 2023, please contact:
Director of Corporate Development
Stacey W. Stuart
508-228-1894, ext. 130