Nantucket by Design

Nantucket by Design

presenting sponsor 

William Raveis Nantucket

Join Us Virtually: July 30 – August 1, 2020

As the NHA’s premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design celebrates the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging lectures, an on-line antique show, and lively panel discussions.

  After careful consideration, the NHA is going virtual in order to keep public health a top priority this summer season while still celebrating our events with islanders, summer residents, and visitors alike as well as connecting with a new global audience online.

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Kelly Williams, Chair
Nantucket by Design 2020

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Exploring Nantucket’s Design History

For decades, Nantucket has been known for its natural beauty, its weathered clapboards, and its unique sense of place. So it is not surprising that this special island has made its mark on American design. Over the next few months, we look forward to sharing some of these influences with treasures and stories from our archives.

Nantucket Crafts–Furniture, Needlepoint & more! (May, 19, 2020)

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Design Luncheon

Thursday, July 30 
Featuring keynote speaker Alessandra Branca. Enjoy this vivacious world renown designer describe her design approach which are anchored by classical details, rich colors, patterns and textures, paired with antique and custom furnishings, modern and European art, and distinctive accessories.

Chaired by Stacey Bewkes

Sponsored by Centre Pointe

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show Preview Party

Thursday, July 30 
The Nantucket Historical Association is pleased to partner with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show, featuring an on line auction this year. Managed by The Antiques Council.

Chaired by Maureen and Edward Bousa with Honorary Co-Chair, Kathleen Hay

Design Panel

Friday, July 31
The Design Panel brings together an outstanding line-up of Design Leaders each year for a dynamic discussion. Moderated by Steele Marcoux, editor-in-chief of Veranda magazine, featuring designers Meg Braff, Young Huh, and Richard Keith Langham.

Emily Elisabeth Photography

All-Star Designer Private Dinners

Friday, July 31
Enjoy a virtual dinner with one of the distinguished design luminaries.

Chaired by Gary McBournie & William Richards

Saturday Seminar: History of Design

Saturday, Aug 1
The history of design on Nantucket with Ellen Fisher, the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the New York School of Interior Design.

Night at the Museum NBDVirtual Night at the Museum Dance Party

Saturday, Aug 1
Stay tuned for more details on this Disco themed evening!

Chaired by Marla Sanford and Elizabeth Georgantas.  Honoring Phoebe and Bobby Tudor.

Stay tuned for more updates about NEW House Tours during
Nantucket by Design week.

Click Here To Meet Our 2020 Design Luminaries

For more information about Nantucket by Design and Sponsorship Opportunities for 2020, please contact:

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

View Photos from Nantucket by Design 2019


Nantucket by Design 2020 Lead Sponsor

Nantucket by Design 2020 Supporting Sponsors

Nantucket by Design 2020 Media 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 of it among all audiences.

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