Nantucket by Design

presenting sponsor

As the NHA’s premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design celebrates the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging keynote speakers, unique discussions, a partnership with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show, a design panel, and more!

Thank you sponsors, leadership supporters, and attendees for making Nantucket by Design 2022 a success and supporting the NHA to continue its commitment to steward and preserve the heritage of Nantucket.

Couldn’t attend, but want to support? Donate here

SAVE THE DATES! Nantucket by Design 2023
August 2-5

Stacey Bewkes and Olivia Charney

Stacey Bewkes and Olivia Charney, Chairs 2022-2023

Nantucket by Design 2022 Honors Connie and Tom Cigarran
for their support of the Nantucket Historical Association

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2022 Schedule of Events

Opening Night Cocktail Party
Private Estate
Wednesday, August 3

Leadership ticket holders and sponsors enjoyed an evening with design luminaries to kick off Nantucket by Design.

Hosted by Cindy & Evan Jones

Opening Keynote Design Luncheon
White Elephant Ballroom
Thursday, August 4

Keynote speaker Alex Papachristidis joined Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence for an engaging presentation followed by lunch.

Presented by Benjamin Moore, Chairish, and Nantucket Looms.

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show Preview Party
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club
Thursday, August 4

Attendees experienced a special first look at The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show.

Chaired by Anne Marie & Doug Bratton 

Presented by Eleish Van Breems, James Robinson Inc. and Kathleen Hay Designs

Design Panel
White Elephant Ballroom
Friday, August 5

Led by moderator Steele Marcoux, editor in chief of Veranda Magazine, attendees enjoyed a distinguished panel of interior designers and tastemakers, including Tara Guerard, Keith Robinson, Christopher Spitzmiller, and Ashley Whittaker.

Chair Emeritus Susan Zises Green

Presented by Blue Flag, Stark and Veranda

Master Class Series
Various Locations
Friday, August 5

NEW this year, a series of five different Master Classes were offered exploring floral arranging, entertaining, home design, and decorative arts.  Instructors include leaders in their field:

-Kathleen Hay
-Mary Emery Lacoursiere
-Lulu Powers
-Tori Samuel
-Audrey Sterk

Private Event - Whaling Museum RooftopRooftop Cocktail Party
Whaling Museum 
Friday, August 5

An exclusive evening with design luminaries while taking in the spectacular views of Nantucket town and harbor from the museum’s rooftop.

Presented by Woodmeister Master Builders and Workshop APD.

Design Fashion Show 
Private Estate
Saturday, August 6

Fashion Show attendees enjoyed an afternoon display of fall fashion designs by Veronica Beard with cocktails and lite bites.

Hosted and Chaired by Janet & Rick Sherlund 

Learn more about Nantucket by Design and our luminaries

Student Design Projects

New York School of Interior Design.New York School of Interior Design Student Project

Explore the imaginative work of NYSID students as they bring contemporary design values into NHA historical properties.

2022 Student Projects

Kean University, Michael Graves College, Interior Design Student Projects

2022 Projects by Tyla Daniel and Summer Stewart

Explore Nantucket’s Design History

For decades, Nantucket has been known for its natural beauty, weathered clapboards, and unique sense of place. So it is not surprising that this unique island has made its mark on American design. Explore some of these influences with treasures and stories from our archives below while waiting for Nantucket by Design 2022!

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For more information about Nantucket by Design and Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022, please contact:

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


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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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