Join us this summer for history-themed crafts at the Whaling Museum Discovery Center, offered every week Monday-Friday.
Learn about the history of Nantucket through guided craft activities, perfect for ages 5–12.
Combine your own blend of dried herbs, inspired by the Oldest House Kitchen Garden in a hand decorated muslin sachet.
Tuesday: Scratch Board Scrimshaw
Try your hand at creating an original design on a scratchboard “tooth”.
Explore color and texture, while learning about different types of whales with this painterly craft.
Thursday: Collage Postcards
Create a souvenir to keep, or mail to a friend using cut paper collage to create a one-of-a-kind postcard.
Design a pattern using seashells on a wooden octagon base, inspired by the traditional maritime keepsake.