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

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

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

Mapping NantucketHadwen House, 96 Main Street May - October 2022

What has put Nantucket on the map? What should be put on a map of Nantucket? In this exhibit we...More Read more from Mapping Nantucket

Decorative ArtsHadwen House, 96 Main Street May - October 2022

Explore the Decorative Arts collection of the NHA from fine furniture, tall clocks, and ceramics to an eclectic display of...More Read more from Decorative Arts

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

New Acquisitions to the NHA CollectionThe Whitney Gallery, Research Library June - October 2022

The Whitney Gallery highlights new acquisitions to the NHA’s collection. Featured this season is The Old Falconer of Ben Gana, Sheik...More Read more from New Acquisitions to the NHA Collection

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

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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