Nantucket by Design

Save the Dates! August 1–3, 2019

At the height of Nantucket’s summer season, the NHA celebrates the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging lectures, previewing an antique show, lively panel discussions, and both intimate and grand gatherings.

Phoebe Tudor, Chair
Nantucket by Design 2017-19

Join us at the Leadership Level

Nantucket by Design 2019
Schedule of Events

Design Luncheon

Thursday, Aug 1 at 11am
White Elephant Village Ballroom

Champagne reception and lunch with keynote presentation by one of the most talented names in design Bunny Williams.

Co-chaired by Chesie Breen & Stacey Bewkes 

New! Summer Antiques Show Preview Party

Thursday, Aug 1 at 6pm
Nantucket Boys and Girls Club 

The Nantucket Historical Association is pleased to be partnering with the The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show, featuring more than 30 Fine antique dealers from the United States & abroad. Managed by The Antiques Council.

Co-chaired by Pamela & Max Berry and Kelly Wiliams & Andrew Forsyth 
Honorary chairs: Richard Keith Langham, Alex Papachristidis & John Rosselli

Sponsored by First Republic Bank

Emily Elisabeth Photography

Design Panel

Friday, Aug 2 at 2pm
White Heron Theatre

The Design Panel brings together outstanding design talent for a lively discussion.  This year’s panelists include Cathy Kincaid, Stewart Manger, and more to come!  Moderated by editor-in-chief of Veranda Magazine, Steele Marcoux, followed by a reception and book signing.

Emily Elisabeth Photography

All-Star Private Dinners

Friday, Aug 2 at 7pm
Private Homes

Intimate candlelit dinners featuring design luminaries.

Barbara Clarke Photography

Night at the Museum

Saturday, Aug 3 at 6:30pm
Whaling Museum

Set amid Nantucket’s history, a Night at the Museum transforms the Whaling Museum into an unforgettable party venue.  Enjoy the ultimate Nantucket experience—a champagne welcome, amazing food stations, delectable cocktails, and dancing the night away under the whale.

Co-chaired by Elizabeth Georgantas & Marla Mullen Sanford 

Read more about this year’s featured Design Luminaries 

Nantucket by Design at
Boston Design Center’s Spring Market 

Wednesday, April 24 at 1p.m. 
Boston Design Center 
One Design Center Place

FREE and Open to the Public
RSVP Here!

Join moderator Chesie Breen and The New Establishment panelists Liz Caan, Nina Farmer, Leandra Fremont-Smith, and Cecelia Walker as they tell their stories and strategies for building well-defined and lucrative interior design businesses.

Enjoy these brief recaps of last year’s Nantucket by Design events:


For more information about Nantucket by Design and Sponsorship Opportunities,
please contact:

Director of Corporate Development
Stacey W. Stuart
508-228-1894, ext. 130

Media Partners

Supporting Sponsors

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 among all audiences.

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