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4th Annual LadyFest

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

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 […]

This Land is Their Land: A Conversation with David Silverman and David Vanderhoop around the Troubled History and Pervasive Myths around Thanksgiving – Virtual Event

Join historian David Silverman and Aquinnah Wampanoag tribal elder David Vanderhoop in a conversation on Zoom around the myth of Thanksgiving and how it fits into broader misconceptions of our country and its Indigenous history. Please come prepared for an evening of uncomfortable truths that are long overdue given the theft, oppression, and exploitation of […]

Holiday Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse

Edgartown Lighthouse 230 N Water St, Edgartown, MA

Although holiday festivities are going to look a little different this year, the annual holiday lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse as part of the Edgartown Board of Trade's Christmas in Edgartown will go on. The lighthouse will be lit promptly at 6pm on Friday, December 11th. If you wish to watch the lighting from the […]

Annual Meeting and MV Medal Ceremony

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

Join the Museum staff and board for the Annual Meeting to review all the Museum accomplished in 2020. The 2021 Martha’s Vineyard Medal winners, honoring leaders in the community who have made an outstanding commitment to preserving the history, arts, and culture of the Island, will be introduced with a reception to follow. 2021 MV […]

Opening Reception: Work of the Soul – Meta Warrick Fuller, Loïs Mailou Jones, Delilah Pierce, and Olive “Cutie” Bowles

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

Join us for light refreshments and remarks from the curator as we debut the latest exhibition, Work of the Soul: Meta Warrick Fuller, Loïs Mailou Jones, Delilah Pierce, and Olive "Cutie" Bowles. This exhibit explores the work and interconnected lives of four extraordinary black women artists who lived, vacationed, and worked on the Vineyard during […]

Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Stanley Nelson: A Place of Our Own

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

Since the late 19th century, affluent African Americans have built summer communities to rest, socialize, and expose their children to a positive vision of black life. Some resorts, like Idlewild, Michigan; Cape May, New Jersey; and Fox Lake, Indiana, have fallen into decline. But other locations, including Sag Harbor, Long Island; Highland Beach, Maryland; American […]

22nd Evening of Discovery

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

As the pre-eminent historical and cultural institution on Martha's Vineyard, the Museum is the place you have to see when visiting the Vineyard. We are delighted to be able, once again, to celebrate our contributions to the Island at the Evening of Discovery on Thursday, August 12th. Though attendance is restricted for safety considerations, we […]

20th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

Edgartown Lighthouse 230 N Water St, Edgartown, MA

“Here where the sky and sea and sand come together, let us be thankful for the time we had together and continue to have in our memories and hearts.” Join us for the annual dedication ceremony for family and friends of children memorialized through the placement of engraved cobblestones in the base of the lighthouse. […]

Happening at MVM: MV Oyster Fest

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

The Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest (MVOF) is a mission-based festival that aims to drive long-term local, regional, and national awareness of Martha's Vineyard and Massachusetts-farmed oyster and native fish profiles. Founded by Nevette Previd of Farm.Field.Sea., the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group (MVSG), and John Clift of the MV Wine Festival and purveyor of Vintage MV […]

Happening at MVM: MV Oyster Fest

Martha's Vineyard Museum 151 Lagoon Pond Road, Vineyard Haven, MA

The Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Fest (MVOF) is a mission-based festival that aims to drive long-term local, regional, and national awareness of Martha's Vineyard and Massachusetts-farmed oyster and native fish profiles. Founded by Nevette Previd of Farm.Field.Sea., the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group (MVSG), and John Clift of the MV Wine Festival and purveyor of Vintage MV […]