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November 2019

Guided Meditation with Sherry Sidoti

November 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$20
Sherry Sidoti sitting in lotus position

Join Sherry Sidoti, director of FLY Yoga School, in this guided meditation series held in and around the grounds of the Martha's Vineyard Museum. We will take inspiration from Lew French’s stonework, items from the Museum's permanent collection, the panoramic lagoonscape, and our shared love as community members of our beloved Martha to integrate these practices. Each class will include breathwork, an accessible guided meditation technique and a little time for group sharing and dharma. No prior experience necessary, all levels…

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“Presidential Power and the Impeachment Inquiry” with Jack Fruchtman

November 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$15

The impeachment and removal of a president is one of the gravest responsibilities of the United States Congress. Only two presidents have been impeached, and none removed from office. But now, the nation faces a moment when a president, due to his actions, must face the possibility of impeachment, and perhaps even removal. Join Jack Fruchtman, seasonal Aquinnah resident, retired professor of constitutional history, and author, as he examines the historical context of impeachment and impeachment inquiries and places the…

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Oral History Workshop

November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$20

Explore methods for conducting oral history interviews to learn more about our community and the Island around us and to add to the Museum’s oral history archive of over 1700 interviews.In the workshops, the Museum’s Oral History Curator Linsey Lee and Oral History Assistant Laura Noonan, will work with participants on interview techniques, processing interviews, care of collections, and creative uses of oral history. The Museum’s collection of interviews will be reviewed and utilized. A follow-up session will be held…

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Aboveground Records Pop-Up Night

November 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Enjoy a night of live music and food. DJ Vincent Patricila will be spinning records from Aboveground Records' vaults, and guests are invited to dig through boxes of records Mike Barnes has dug out of the Aboveground archives. Tees available. The Art Cliff food truck will be parked outside providing delicious treats all night long. Proceeds will benefit the Museum and Island Food Pantry.

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December 2019

Holiday First Friday

December 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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The Vineyard Haven Business Association First Friday moves to the Museum for the holiday season. Shop for all your holiday needs at a variety of local vendors setup throughout the Museum. Enjoy live music in the Linnemann Pavilion and food from the Art Cliff food truck. Get special deals on items in the Museum shop and on gift memberships to MVM to give as holiday gifts.

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Festive Fun Night at MVM

December 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join us for an evening of holiday fun for the whole family in the Linnemann Pavilion at MVM. We'll be decorating cookies and attempting to create the best gingerbread lighthouses you've ever seen! Free hot chocolate in the First Light Cafe and holiday music all night long. Admission is free thanks to Cronig's Market and Cape Cod 5. Get in the holiday spirit at MVM!

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Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse

December 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Edgartown Lighthouse, 230 N Water St
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Join us for the annual holiday lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse. Guests are invited to gather at the Harbor View Hotel for music and treats and venture out to the porch just before 6pm to help count down to this annual tradition.

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Jewelry Jingle

December 14, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 am
The Anchors, 10 Daggett Street
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Jewelry Jingle is back as part of the Christmas in Edgartown festivities. Shop gently used and unwanted jewelry for bargain deals at the Anchors all morning long.  In preparation, the Museum is accepting donations of unwanted jewelry through December 12th.

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January 2020

PechaKucha

January 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Free
PechaKucha logo

PechaKucha is a presentation format created by architects looking to make conferences more concise. Anyone can create a PechaKucha. The only requirement is 20 images shown for 20 seconds. PechaKucha Nights are free, fun gatherings where people get together and share just about anything! Interested in presenting? Call Anna at 508-627-4441 x114 or e-mail abarber@mvmuseum.org. Free and open to all.

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Those Who Served: Stories from Vineyard Veterans

January 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Free

In conjunction with the Museum's exhibit Those Who Served, join two local veterans to hear their stories of life during the war and in the years after. Herbert Foster served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the 34th Infantry Regiment and 24th Infantry Division in Japan. Robert L. Falkenburg served as 1st Lt. in the 27th Infantry Regiment during WWII and the Korean War. The Museum exhibit will be open before the talk.

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