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Rescheduled: 6th Annual Island Lore Night with Project Vine

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

Please join Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School's Project Vine and the MV Museum for this annual Island storytelling open-mic competition, featuring the work of students in Project Vine. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to all! Rescheduled from October 26 to November 2. 

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture: Servitude in New England with Norah Kyle

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

Each month, bring your lunch or stop by the First Light Café and join MVM to learn something new about food history and culture on Martha’s Vineyard. For November, we'll be exploring servitude in New England with Norah Kyle. The word “servant” conjures up many images and many emotions. To complement our new exhibit, Unfreedom, […]

Recurring

Island Storytime with Weezie and Becky!

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

A fun island-themed storytime filled with movement, songs, and exploration! Eloise Welz (Weezie) is a much-loved local storyteller, who can usually be found leading storytime at Island libraries. She has a background in early childhood education and loves to use song, movement and craft in combination with fun story-telling. She is joined by MV Museum […]

Island Storytime with Weezie and Becky!

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

A fun island-themed storytime filled with movement, songs, and exploration! Eloise Welz (Weezie) is a much-loved local storyteller, who can usually be found leading storytime at Island libraries. She has a background in early childhood education and loves to use song, movement and craft in combination with fun story-telling. She is joined by MV Museum […]

Those Who Served: Oral Histories from Vineyard Veterans

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

In honor of Veterans Day, join us to hear from those who served in the United States Armed Forces in this special presentation of selections from the MV Museum’s Oral History Collection. Linsey Lee, Oral History Curator, will introduce several featured interviews and briefly discuss the significance of recording these wartime reminiscences with Island veterans. […]

Island Storytime with Weezie and Becky!

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

A fun island-themed storytime filled with movement, songs, and exploration! Eloise Welz (Weezie) is a much-loved local storyteller, who can usually be found leading storytime at Island libraries. She has a background in early childhood education and loves to use song, movement and craft in combination with fun story-telling. She is joined by MV Museum […]

Island Storytime with Weezie and Becky!

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

A fun island-themed storytime filled with movement, songs, and exploration! Eloise Welz (Weezie) is a much-loved local storyteller, who can usually be found leading storytime at Island libraries. She has a background in early childhood education and loves to use song, movement and craft in combination with fun story-telling. She is joined by MV Museum […]

First Friday

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

Join us on December 2nd from 5-8pm for food, music, vendors, and more. We can't wait to welcome you to our campus to support local vendors and get in the holiday spirit! To learn more, click here.

Candlemaking Workshop for Families

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

Bring the whole family to this special group workshop! We’ll take a walk through the Museum’s galleries to learn a bit about light - how it works and the ways people have created light over time using everything from tallow to whale oil - before we return to the classroom to roll and decorate beeswax […]

POSTPONED – Perspectives on Unfreedom: Historical Incarceration with Dan Elias

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

Dig deeper into one aspect of our new exhibit Unfreedom with volunteer researcher and co-curator Dan Elias. Incarceration, still a prevalent form of criminal punishment today, was used more broadly in the past. Learn more about how and why people were incarcerated, who was most affected by this form of unfreedom, and what its implications […]