The mission of The Artists Association of Nantucket is to foster the visual arts on Nantucket. By promoting, supporting and encouraging the work of Nantucket artists, providing educational programs in the arts, and preserving the legacy of Nantucket artists, we create a vibrant arts community.
Much more than just a movie theater, the Dreamland presents year-round films, educational programs and world-class entertainment while providing a venue for private and community activities.
Nantucket Arts Council earned a 2020 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world. Plus, we’ve provided fresh information to 200+ charitable websites and applications
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The Nantucket Atheneum, a private non-profit organization, provides public library service to the island’s residents. The Atheneum also serves as a cultural center for the Nantucket community by sponsoring educational programming and maintaining special collections related to the history and culture of the island.
The Nantucket Historical Association tells the inspiring stories of Nantucket through its collections, programs, and properties.
Founded in 1975, the Nantucket Music Center enriches the cultural life of the island by fostering and supporting music education and performance opportunities for young people and adults.
Since their founding in 1956, the Theatre Workshop strives to be a vital resource for all who live in and visit Nantucket. They create jobs, support local merchants and provide entertainment that sustains Nantucket’s historic downtown. Through excitment and inspiration the Theatre Workshop fulfills their mission to be Nantucket’s public theater.
Through our unique process of collaboration and building a tight professional, acting ensemble, White Heron produces theatrical work that engages the audience in a transformative experience. They invite the audience to live inside the play and engage in a truthful and compelling journey that touches the human experience through art.
The essence of their work explores basic human truths in classical and contemporary text. The experience, then, is universal. It crosses all divides—social, economic, and cultural. White Heron's educational outreach programs provide a foundation for developing life skills discovered though this theatrical process.