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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Spring ArtWeek Nantucket

For 10 days from Friday, April 27 through Sunday, May 6, Nantucket will celebrate its abundant visual and performing arts with performances and demonstrations in most creative disciplines. Spring ArtWeek Nantucket, the island’s newest celebration, coincides with and is coordinated with the statewide ArtWeek Massachusetts.

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community arts events

Friday April 27, 2018

Photographers Alliance of Nantucket “Small Works, Big Cause” exhibit opening / Spring ArtWeek Event

Photographer's Alliance of Nantucket shares works at Handlebar Cafe starting Friday, April 27th.

Show runs through Friday, May 11th.

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Friday April 27, 2018

“Found in Translation” & “2D to 3D” exhibit openings | Spring ArtWeek Event

"Found in Translation" gallery show downstairs, "2D to 3D" gallery show upstairs.

Show runs through Monday, May 7th.

Friday April 27, 2018

Staged Reading:Terms of Endearment | Spring ArtWeek Event

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket presents a staged reading of Dan Gordon's adaptation of Terms of Endearment.

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Saturday April 28, 2018

Photographers Alliance of Nantucket “Small Works, Big Cause” Exhibit / Spring ArtWeek Event

Photographer's Alliance of Nantucket shares works at Handlebar Cafe starting Friday, April 27th.

Show runs through Friday, May 11th.

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Saturday April 28, 2018

Annual Daffodil Festival events

The Chamber of Commerce hosts the 44th annual Daffodil Festival with events all day including antique car parade, tailgate picnic, children's parade, dog parade, hat pageant, and more.

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how we help

“It makes school so much more accessible being able to afford the tuition — not having to worry so much about the tuition and focusing more on my art while I’m there. I’m intensely grateful for it.”

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our partners

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