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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Jan 27, 2024 - Sep 8, 2024
The Hollinshead, Cox, and Fleischner Galleries

Clifford: Our Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog has been delighting readers for over 60 years. This exhibit invites children and adults alike to play, explore, and learn about Clifford and the man who brought him to life, Norman Bridwell, who called the Vineyard home for over four decades.

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Apr 23, 2024 - Apr 20, 2025
The Saltzman Cabinet of Curiosities

Ferry Tales

In this exhibit, learn about the ferries that have gotten us here — from Abraham Chase’s sail ferry in the 18th century, to the elegance and grandeur of the White Fleet of propeller steamers of the 1920s, to the much beloved Islander which served the Vineyard for over 50 years. The exhibition features ship models, memorabilia, reproductions of historical documents and photographs, and a timeline that traces the history of ferry service to the Island from the 1700s to today. 

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Jun 9, 2024 - Sep 22, 2024
The Grain Family Gallery

Sailing to Freedom

Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad was not limited to land, but included a network of maritime routes along the Atlantic seaboard. This groundbreaking exhibition sheds light on how freedom was achieved by sea, including the waters around Martha’s Vineyard.

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COLLECTION HIGHLIGHTS

Woven Bag

Contemporary Wampanoag artists and artisans help us picture the world of their ancestors, the first inhabitants of this Island, by making objects using old and new materials while drawing on old and new techniques.

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Mary Norton Sampler

Mary H. Norton made this sampler in Holmes Hole (now Vineyard Haven) when she was around 12 years old.

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Jagging Wheel

Though most familiar in the form of whales’ teeth carved with pictures of ships, scrimshaw was an extremely varied art.

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Chappy

Mary Drake Coles learned to paint during childhood summers on Martha’s Vineyard, in her teens in Provincetown, and later at Smith College, in Paris, Majorca, Haiti, and New York.

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Zeb Tilton Portrait

Benton found inspiration on Martha’s Vineyard from his first visits to the Island in the 1920s until his death in 1975.

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Dancing Dolls (Brinquinho)

Mary Paiva Drouin, the daughter of a first-generation Portuguese immigrant family, recalls how her family’s cherished “dancing dolls” in traditional Portuguese dress were paraded through the streets of Oak Bluffs during the Holy Ghost Festival.

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Brickman’s Shirt

One of the earliest Jewish families to settle here, the Brickmans operated a shoe business on Main Street in Vineyard Haven that became Brickman’s department store.

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Dial Telephone Service Comes to Aquinnah

This photograph, staged in May 1955 to celebrate the introduction of dial telephone service in Chilmark and Gay Head, captures the tension between tradition and modernity.

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Gislaine Portrait

In 2017, the Museum exhibited photographer Mila Lowe’s “Local Immigrants Project.” Lowe undertook the project to document the wide diversity of recent  immigrants to the Island.

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Luce Dressing Box

Captain Richard G. Luce presented this box to his daughter, Abbie Bradford Luce, upon returning from one of his many long voyages.

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Life Preserver

Life preserver from the City of Columbus, which crashed on the underwater rocks of Devil’s Bridge in January 1884 when a gash was torn in the hull and seawater rushed into the steamer.

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Priscilla Pearl Necklaces

Manufactured in Hyannis at the Priscilla Laboratory, these glass and herring scale “pearls” were named “Priscilla Pearls” and sold around the country through mail order and at Lina Call’s Priscilla Pearl Shop in Edgartown.

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Violin

Owned by E. Gale Huntington, this violin was possibly carried around Cape Horn on a voyage by Menemsha fisherman Lyman Cottle.

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Sloop Drawing

A sloop: the backbone of Island ferry services before steam power.

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Monohansett

Monohansett (1862), depicted in this painting by J. P. Winegar, was the first reliable steam ferry to serve Martha’s Vineyard.

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Fall River Line Advertisement

Palatial “night boats” like Plymouth connected New York and Martha’s Vineyard.

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“Enchanted Isle” Poster

This 1934 travel poster promoted the Vineyard as a playground of the rich and stylish.

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Islander

Islander, which operated from 1950-2007, revolutionized ferry service to the Vineyard.

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Island Queen Advertisement

Summer “excursion boats” like the Island Queen carried day tourists to Oak Bluffs.

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Provincetown-Boston Airlines Timetable

Provincetown-Boston Airline was the Island’s leading air carrier for 40 years.

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Islander and Island Home

Islander (1950) passes her successor Island Home (2007) in Vineyard Haven Harbor.

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Satinet Sample

Hard-wearing satinet cloth: the West Tisbury woolen mill’s signature product.

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Vanderhoops at Aquinnah Circle

Harrison and Selina Vanderhoop selling Wampanoag crafts at Aquinnah Circle.

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King’s Paint Mill

Clay pigments from King’s Paint Mill in Chilmark tinted the houses of southern New England.

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Bricks on Pier

The signature product of the Roaring Brook brickyard awaits shipment to the mainland.

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Erford Burt Bass Boat

One of Erford Burt’s signature “bass boats” in the basin at Burt’s Boatyard on the Lagoon.

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Model of the SS Drottingholm

Van Ryper offered its customers affordable “models of ships on which you’ve sailed.”

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Dairy Cooperative Bottle

Martha’s Vineyard Cooperative Dairy helped the Island’s small farmers, but could not compete with mainland producers.

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Chilmark Chocolates Sign

Chilmark Chocolates was known for its delicious product, and its community spirit.

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Black Dog Catalog

The Black Dog began as a year-round restaurant, but became a lifestyle brand.

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Harpoon

The ancestors of the Wampanoag people who live here now fished using harpoons such as this one, which was found along the shore in Aquinnah.

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Joseph Belain Portrait

Over the course of 20 whaling voyages, Aquinnah-born Joseph Belain (1848-1926), served as harpooner, second mate, first mate, and twice as a replacement master.

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Whale and Porpoise Oil Samples

Beginning in the mid-19th century and ending in the 1940s, William F. Nye Company of New Bedford refined and processed whale and porpoise oil for various purposes.

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Nomansland Codfish Box

Salted and dried cod was sold to Fischer Brothers of Vineyard Haven, who packaged it in wooden boxes like this one and sold it locally as well as shipping it to New Bedford and Providence.

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Eel Pot

Before the 20th century, eels were caught and eaten in great numbers by islanders, who captured them in the fall and winter using pots like this one.

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Menemsha Swordfishing Fleet

Equipped by a tall mast for lookouts and a long narrow platform for the harpooner jutting out from the bow, “Sword boats” supplied a market in which swordfish was seen as a delicacy.

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“Dorothy and Everett” Weathervane

Using the vessels he knew as inspiration, local fisherman Jimmy Morgan made weathervanes and sold them in his small shop in Menemsha to supplement his income.

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Photograph of Fishermen

Fishermen could once make a good living selling the fish they caught in net traps along the northwest shore of the Vineyard.

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Chart of Holmes Hole

This view of Holmes Hole (now Vineyard Haven) harbor in 1781 looks familiar at first glance, but a closer look reveals unfamiliar features.

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The Harbor of Holmes Hole

Twelve years before this chart was drawn in 1847, the citizens of Holmes Hole blocked Bass Creek with a worn-out schooner filled with rocks, making way for Water Street and Union Wharf.

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Martha’s Vineyard Railroad Train on the Beach

The Martha’s Vineyard Railroad operated from 1872 to 1896, carrying passengers from the Oak Bluffs steamer wharf to the outskirts of Edgartown, then to Katama.

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1938 Beach Road Flooding

This photograph, looking down Beach Road toward Five Corners, was taken during the 1938 Hurricane.

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Bathhouse Debris on Oak Bluffs Steamer Wharf

Bathhouses were a fixture of Oak Bluffs — a monument to the social customs of a bygone era — until September 1944, when the Great Atlantic Hurricane struck the Island.

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Bunker on South Beach

This concrete structure, used to train World War II naval aviators, originally stood in the dunes behind the beach; by the late 1960s or early 1970s, it stood at the water’s edge.

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Moving the Gay Head Light

The brick tower of the current Gay Head Light was built in 1856, and by the early twenty-first century, erosion had left it dangerously close to the edge of the cliffs.

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EVENTS

Global Rhythms: Alejandro Carreño

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Alejandro Carreño

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Exhibit Opening: Eisenstaedt’s Martha’s Vineyard

Join us for a special opening reception to celebrate our latest exhibition, Eisenstaedt’s Martha’s Vineyard. This captivating exhibition highlights various photographs by Alfred Eisenstaedt, one of the foremost photojournalists of the 20th century, focusing on his decades-long love affair with the Island. Guests are invited to enjoy a first look at the exhibition with some light refreshments and remarks from Curator Anna Barber.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Vineyard Voices Tell Their Stories

Join Museum Oral History Curator, Linsey Lee, for an enlightening journey through the voices of Martha’s Vineyard. This engaging session will feature twelve short films where Island residents from various eras recount transformative personal and historical experiences. Highlights include Olive Tomlinson’s harrowing account during the Green Book era, Henry Smith’s stories of active eel fisheries on Island, and Lois Mailou Jones discussing her journey as an African-American artist.

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Global Rhythms: Sliptime with Rick Bausman

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Sliptime with Rick Bausman

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Small Businesses in a Seasonal Economy with India Rose

Discover the intricacies of operating small businesses in a seasonal economy with India Rose, entrepreneur and advocate for Black-owned enterprises. During this engaging talk, India will discuss her journey creating the Martha’s Vineyard Black-Owned Business Directory and the significant role it plays in supporting local businesses. She’ll dive into the challenges specific to seasonal operations and the critical pivots necessary for sustainability. This talk is a must-attend for anyone interested in the dynamics of small business and economic diversity on Island.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Tales of Edgartown with Nancy Vietor

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Nancy Vietor.

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Global Rhythms: Allie and Paryss

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Allie and Paryss

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MVM Day: A Community Celebration

Join us for a day of fun and learning to celebrate the 101st anniversary of our founding! This free family-friendly event will offer activities from scavenger hunts and crafts to music and special food offerings for all to enjoy as we celebrate our birthday.

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Lost Landmarks and Hidden Histories

Join MVM research librarian Bow Van Riper for a look at the stories behind some of the lost landmarks of Martha’s Vineyard: How they came to be, how they shaped life on the Island, and why they passed into history.

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Black Homeownership on Martha’s Vineyard: A History

Authors Richard Taylor and Thomas Dresser will present a compelling look at the history of Black homeownership on Martha’s Vineyard drawing from their new book. This discussion will cover the historical barriers that African Americans faced in real estate and how they overcame these challenges to establish deep roots and legacy properties on the Island. They will also recognize the influential families and organizations that have contributed to a lasting sense of community and belonging for Black residents.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Tales of Edgartown with Elaine Weintraub

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Elaine Weintraub.

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Global Rhythms: The Black Brook Singers

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Black Brook Singers and Traditional Wampanoag Dancers

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MV Diversity Coalition’s 3rd Annual Truth & Joy Celebration

The MV Museum and the MV Diversity Coalition present celebrated recording artist and Broadway star Theresa Thomason for the Coalition’s 3rd Annual Truth & Joy Celebration. Explore ‘Truth’ with a thought-provoking talk by Jocelyn Coleman Walton, then celebrate ‘Joy’ through Theresa Thomason’s exhilarating performance. Enjoy an evening of insight and entertainment, complete with a complimentary beverage.

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Suspended Sentence: The Pull of the Island with Susanna Styron and Mara Liasson

Join us as Susanna Styron and special guests once again explore a bygone Vineyard era via a film Susanna made during the winter of 1976 on Martha’s Vineyard. “Suspended Sentence”, examines Island life among a generation seeking peace and fulfillment in simplicity and community. The film delves into its characters hopes and dreams as it presents a portrait of a unique and diverse community from our Vineyard past.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Tales of Edgartown with Skip Finley

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Skip Finley.

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Global Rhythms: Misfits of Avalon

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Misfits of Avalon

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Greasy Luck: Scrimshaw, An American Folk Art with Jonathan Blum

Join us for a fascinating presentation on scrimshaw by Jonathan Blum. Jonathan will provide a colorful history of whaling in the 19th century and its ties to Martha’s Vineyard and share images of the period and antique pieces in his collection. 

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Tales of Edgartown with Bow Van Riper

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Bow Van Riper.

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Global Rhythms: Godfrey Muwulya

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Godfrey Muwulya

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A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington

Author Andrew Feiler joins us to share insights from his new book, A Better Life for Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and 4,978 Schools That Changed America. The Rosenwald School Program was a historic collaboration between the African American and Jewish communities, building almost 5,000 schools for Black children across 15 states in the opening decades of the 20th century, enhancing educational opportunities in the segregated South.

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Deco Dreams

Step back into the 1920s with Deco Dreams, a night where art deco elegance meets the joy of the jazz age. Don your finest art deco attire, enjoy signature cocktails, dance to lively music, and capture the moment in our photo booth. Plus, get exclusive after-hours access to our exhibits. Join us for a celebration of 1920s glamour and make some memories that last.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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It Sounds So Sweet – The Sequel: Folk Music on Martha’s Vineyard in 1964 and 1965

Building on his highly successful presentation from last summer, which covered the early folk music scene on the Vineyard, Doug Thompson will dive into new information on the peak years of 1964 and 1965. During these years, folk music flourished at not one but three coffee houses on Island. Join us to learn about this transformative period in American musical and social history. Doug will share and discuss an extensive array of photographs, memorabilia, and snippets of recorded music to bring alive the events, the venues, and the musicians – both local and imported – who created the magic of “The Great Folk Scare” on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Tales of Edgartown with Alexis Moreis

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Alexis Moreis.

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Global Rhythms: Molly Conole and Mark Allen Lovewell

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Molly Conole and Mark Allen Lovewell

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Tales of Edgartown with Chris Baer

Join us for a unique series of lectures held in the Legacy Gardens at the historic Cooke House. Each Monday we will host an hour of captivating talks that bring Edgartown’s rich past to life. Every session will feature a new speaker, shedding light on a unique aspect of our Island’s story. Enjoy light refreshments, connect with history, and relax in the picturesque setting. This Week’s Featured Speaker: Chris Baer.

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Global Rhythms: Allie and Paryss

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Allie and Paryss

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Global Rhythms: Misfits of Avalon

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Misfits of Avalon

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Nancy Luce Day

Celebrate the spirit of Nancy Luce, Martha’s Vineyard’s renowned “Chicken Lady,” at Nancy Luce Day! Ideal for families, our education team will host all-day drop-in activities including crafts, poetry writing, and interactive play. Plus, don’t miss the chance to dress up and snap your portrait in Nancy Luce style.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Global Rhythms: The Black Brook Singers

Celebrate the vibrant tapestry of global cultures present on our Island at the Museum’s weekly music event! Every Tuesday, immerse yourself in rich melodies and rhythms from around the world. We invite you to bring a picnic, cozy up on your blanket or lawn chair, and connect with the diverse heritage that makes our community special.

This Week’s Featured Performer: Black Brook Singers and Traditional Wampanoag Dancers

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

READ MORE

Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

READ MORE

Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

READ MORE

Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

READ MORE

Yoga with YogiJay

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) of WholesomeMV and the Museum for our 5th season of yoga at MVM! Each Saturday morning YogiJay will lead an engaging community-based all-levels yoga class on the Lewis Lawn, overlooking Lagoon Pond. This weekly event is a great way to connect with the community and enjoy the practice of movement, meditation, and breath in one of the most beautiful spots on Island.

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