The Nantucket Arts Council is a non‐profit organization that supports and encourages a collaborative community of the visual, performing and literary arts through education, grants, scholarships and events.

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Thursday September 27, 2018

The Cocktail Hour

THE COCKTAIL HOUR
BY A.R. GURNEY

September 13 - October 7 

Tuesday to Thursday, & Saturday @ 6pm.  Sunday* @ 3pm.

Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award as Best Off-Broadway Play.

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Saturday September 29, 2018

NANTUCKET ARTS FESTIVAL 2018

Saturday, 9/29 - Sunday, 10/7
Nantucket Arts Festival: a celebration of arts and culture on Nantucket. Many of the island's arts and cultural groups have scheduled special programs during the festival. 

Submitting artwork? Please read our Letter to Artists and download the Festival Exhibition Submittal Form.

Saturday September 29, 2018

Farmers and Artisans Market

Sustainable Nantucket's weekly Farmers and Artisans Market is a great way to peruse some of Nantucket's artistic talent. Local vendors include ceramics, weaving, jewelry, photography, painting, and more. The Market takes place from 9-1 every Saturday on Cambridge Street.

Saturday September 29, 2018

Book Signing: Steve Sheppard

Local mystery writer Steve Sheppard will be outside Mitchell's Book corner on Main street for a signing of his award winning novel Tourist Town. 

Saturday September 29, 2018

The Cocktail Hour

THE COCKTAIL HOUR
BY A.R. GURNEY

September 13 - October 7 

Tuesday to Thursday, & Saturday @ 6pm.  Sunday* @ 3pm.

Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award as Best Off-Broadway Play.

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“With the scholarship it’s nice to have validation that as an artist I am on the right track.”

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We are proud to partner with the following organizations and support the important work they do in the Nantucket arts community: