nantucketers and their boats

Nantucketers and Their BoatsWhaling Museum, McCausland GalleryOpening June 29, 2018, NHA Member Opening Reception June 28 at 6:00pm

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

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

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

Winter Show 2019

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

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

JUXTAPOSITIONS SCULPTURES

JuxtapositionsHadwen House Garden, 96 Main Street Opens June 21

Juxtapositions, a seasonal exhibition of contemporary sculptures, will be on view at the Hadwen House garden beginning June 21. This...More Read more from Juxtapositions

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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