Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 13

Nantucket’s dozens of arts and cultural groups and hundreds of individual artists will display and perform their work.

Arts Festival Program of Events

Exhibition Submittal Form  |  Letter to Artists

Events include an art exhibit featuring over 100 professional and amateur artists, concerts of classical, folk and popular music, plays, lectures and readings, and new video shorts by and about Nantucketers. For latest program additions or changes, visit or

The festival happens in collaboration with member businesses and organizations of Nantucket Cultural District, designated by the state of Massachusetts in January 2016 as an area notable for its concentration of arts and cultural activity. Now in its 25th year, Nantucket Arts Festival is produced by Nantucket Arts Council, the island’s leading arts advocacy organization since 1973. Festival headquarters are again located at Nantucket United Methodist Church, corner of Main and Centre streets.