Maria Mitchell

Celebrating Maria Mitchell and Her LegacyWhaling Museum, Nantucket CornerApril 25–December 2018

This exhibition celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Maria Mitchell—Nantucket native, educator, and the first female astronomer in America. A collaboration of the NHA and the Maria Mitchell Association. More Read more from Celebrating Maria Mitchell and Her Legacy

Paintings from the Nantucket Art ColonyGreater LightMay 24–December 2018

In partnership with the Artists Association of Nantucket, the NHA presents selected paintings from the Nantucket art colony artists, 1920 to 1940.More Read more from Paintings from the Nantucket Art Colony

Rights and Race Exhibition, Hadwen House, May 26-December 2018.

Rights and RaceHadwen HouseMay 25–December 2018

This exhibition explores the island’s long history of social justice, civil rights, and racial equality.More Read more from Rights and Race

nantucketers and their boats

Nantucketers and Their BoatsWhaling Museum, McCausland GalleryOpening June 29, 2018

This major exhibition is an exploration of the ways islanders rely on the water for work, recreation, and connection to the broader world.More Read more from Nantucketers and Their Boats

Painting "Back of Nichols’ Barn, ’Sconset” by George Inness

Paintings from the Friends of the NHAWhaling Museum, Mezzanine Gallery

This exhibition presents important paintings collected by the Friends of the NHA over the last three decades.More Read more from Paintings from the Friends of the NHA

The mission of the Nantucket Historical Association is to tell the inspiring stories of Nantucket through its collections, programs, and properties.

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