Student Art ShowcaseMcCausland Gallery, Whaling MuseumFebruary 21 through March 29, 2022

Featuring works from Nantucket Elementary, Nantucket Intermediate, and Cyrus Pierce Middle School students.More Read more from Student Art Showcase

The Road from Abolition to SuffrageWhaling Museum, Williams Forsyth Gallery May 2021- March 2022

This is a story of inspiring individuals who moved Nantucket—and the nation—towards a more just and equitable distribution of political power. More Read more from The Road from Abolition to Suffrage

Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket RenaissanceWhaling Museum, McCausland Gallery June - October 2021

Featuring approximately forty paintings from the NHA and private collections on island, many of the latter have been rarely if ever seen by the public.More Read more from Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket Renaissance

Weaving Nantucket’s Past into Its FutureHadwen HouseMay - October 2021

Curated by basket weaver Kathleen Myers. Showcasing over 100 Nantucket lightship baskets from the NLBM, NHA, and private collections. Each...More Read more from Weaving Nantucket’s Past into Its Future

Highlights from the Friends of the NHAWhaling Museum, McCausland Gallery Open through October 11, 2021

Highlighting gifts from the Friends and members of the Friends from over 35 years of invaluable support to the association....More Read more from Highlights from the Friends of the NHA

The Battle of Nantucket – War of 1812Whaling Museum July - October 2021

In partnership with the Egan Maritime Institute and Lynx Educational Foundation, an exhibit on the War of 1812 will explore...More Read more from The Battle of Nantucket – War of 1812

Strangers to Neighbors: Jewish Life on NantucketResearch Library, Whitney Gallery June - December 2019

This exhibit tells the history of the Congregation, as well as the Jewish community's commercial life, its religious life, its educational life and its efforts to support the larger Nantucket community as a whole. More Read more from Strangers to Neighbors: Jewish Life on Nantucket

Melville on NantucketHadwen House June - October 2019

Three exhibits explore Melville’s time on Nantucket, Moby-Dick and pop culture, and diversity onboard the Pequod.More Read more from Melville on Nantucket

Decorative ArtsHadwen House June-December 2019

The first floor at the Hadwen House showcases the NHA’s decorative arts. The very finest objects in the collection are on display in period rooms showcasing furniture, china and ceramics, textiles, and silver.More Read more from Decorative Arts

Colorful map of Nantucket by Tony Sarg

Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the WorldPark Avenue Armory, New York CityJanuary 18 – 27, 2019

As the Loan Exhibition for the 2019 Winter Show, Collecting Nantucket, Connecting to the World celebrates 125 years of collecting by the Nantucket Historical Association and presents the best the association has to offer in paintings, craft, and folk arts. More Read more from Collecting Nantucket, Connecting the World

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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