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October 2020

Exhibit Opening: Votes for Women – An Island Perspective

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, the culmination of over seventy years of activism and advocacy that ended with women voting for the first time in national elections. This exhibit looks back at the long fight for women’s suffrage in America through the lens of the Island and the women who lived here. It touches on how the debate played out in Vineyard newspapers and parlor rooms and features the stories of Lucy…

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4th Annual LadyFest

October 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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LADYFEST is an annual music festival typically held on Circuit Avenue and presented by The Ritz Cafe to raise awareness and funds for CONNECT To End Domestic Violence. It was co-founded by Rose Guerin and Kelly Feirtag in 2017, with special assistance by The Ritz Cafe owner, Larkin Stallings. Previously, the event has featured female musical artists from many genres including rock, soul, and pop, who are mostly based on MV, playing on several stages. LADYFEST partners with the Island’s…

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Built on Stilts and The Yard team up at the MV Museum to present UnExquisite Corpse

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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UnExquisite Corpse is an immersive, farcical Halloween spectacle that shapes its haunted landscape through storytelling, music, and dance. Audiences, limited to 30 people, are led through the Museum's outdoor campus along a non-linear narrative in which they encounter a hodgepodge of Halloween archetypes over the course of an hour. The performance is an unusual collaboration between nearly 20 local and diverse talents. Conceived and performed by Abby Bender and Jesse Keller Jason with Joshua Bristow, Scott Crawford, Mikah Daniels, Phil…

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Built on Stilts and The Yard team up at the MV Museum to present UnExquisite Corpse

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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UnExquisite Corpse is an immersive, farcical Halloween spectacle that shapes its haunted landscape through storytelling, music, and dance. Audiences, limited to 30 people, are led through the Museum's outdoor campus along a non-linear narrative in which they encounter a hodgepodge of Halloween archetypes over the course of an hour. The performance is an unusual collaboration between nearly 20 local and diverse talents. Conceived and performed by Abby Bender and Jesse Keller Jason with Joshua Bristow, Scott Crawford, Mikah Daniels, Phil…

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) and the MV Museum every Saturday at 8AM for an outdoor community based yoga class that will be accessible to all levels of practictioners. This weekly event is a great way to stay connected with community while helping to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, while you practice you will get the chance to see all of the wonderful outdoor exhibits the Museum will be showcasing that tells the stories of this beautiful little…

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Built on Stilts and The Yard team up at the MV Museum to present UnExquisite Corpse

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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UnExquisite Corpse is an immersive, farcical Halloween spectacle that shapes its haunted landscape through storytelling, music, and dance. Audiences, limited to 30 people, are led through the Museum's outdoor campus along a non-linear narrative in which they encounter a hodgepodge of Halloween archetypes over the course of an hour. The performance is an unusual collaboration between nearly 20 local and diverse talents. Conceived and performed by Abby Bender and Jesse Keller Jason with Joshua Bristow, Scott Crawford, Mikah Daniels, Phil…

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Built on Stilts and The Yard team up at the MV Museum to present UnExquisite Corpse

October 31 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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UnExquisite Corpse is an immersive, farcical Halloween spectacle that shapes its haunted landscape through storytelling, music, and dance. Audiences, limited to 30 people, are led through the Museum's outdoor campus along a non-linear narrative in which they encounter a hodgepodge of Halloween archetypes over the course of an hour. The performance is an unusual collaboration between nearly 20 local and diverse talents. Conceived and performed by Abby Bender and Jesse Keller Jason with Joshua Bristow, Scott Crawford, Mikah Daniels, Phil…

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November 2020

Hidden Collections with Research Librarian Bow Van Riper (Virtual Program)

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Museum's archives hold thousands of documents, postcards, maps, photographs, and other ephemera. They remain safely housed in climate controlled storage, with only a few examples used in temporary exhibitions. The stories they tell are the stories of Martha's Vineyard: nuanced, complicated, romantic, colorful, and challenging. Join Research Librarian Bow Van Riper as he takes you behind the scenes for an exploration of a new selection of the Museum's archives and the fascinating stories that they hold. This program will…

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Exhibit Opening: Wish You Were Here

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Postcard enthusiast Jessica B. Harris has turned her connoisseur’s eye to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s collection of thousands of postcards. Selecting examples from all six towns and printed from the beginning of the postcard era through the mid-20th century, Harris combines her knowledge of postcard history with her deep love of the Vineyard to create a personal view of the Island. Open through January 31, 2021.

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