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September 2019

You Can’t Spell mARTha’s Vineyard Without A-R-T Party

September 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$200
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Enjoy fine food and conversations with talented Vineyard artists at the annual Art Party as you explore how contemporary Island art helps preserve the history and culture of the Island. Mingle over cocktails as you enjoy the beautiful views of Lagoon Pond and Vineyard Haven Harbor at the new Museum. Enjoy a seated dinner in the Linnemann Pavilion as you discuss the Island's waterfronts and their inspiration on Island art with the artists. Each artist will have a piece for…

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“Barn Raised: The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society and the Hall a Community Built” Exhibit Opening

September 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Free
Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Hall frame under construction

Few events speak to the nature of community quite like the raising of the new agricultural society's barn over a matter of days in the winter of 1994. Hundreds of volunteers, known as "barn busters",  came together to dismantle and move the barn from New Hampshire, donate materials, and help to erect the structure once it arrived on the Island. Through objects, oral histories, film footage, and photographs, this exhibit celebrates the 25th anniversary of one of the Island's most…

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PechaKucha

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2019

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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Nancy Luce Day

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Free
Nancy Luce with chickens

Celebrate a legendary Islander, the “Chicken Lady,” with the first annual Nancy Luce Day. Participate in a poetry workshop and class on chicken stewardship and mobile coop design. Dress in your best Nancy Luce costume, and win prizes. View a pop-up exhibit of artwork inspired by Nancy Luce alongside items in the MVM collection. Enjoy a community fried chicken meal provided by local sustainable poultry purveyors. Learn to draw live chickens and make your own Nancy Luce prints in a…

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18th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Edgartown Lighthouse, 230 N Water St
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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Free
Lighthouse from the top down

“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.” The public is invited to this annual dedication ceremony for family and friends of kids memorialized in the Children’s Memorial at the base of the Edgartown Lighthouse. Open to all. Rain date 9/28.  

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Exhibit Opening: Calder Martin – Welcome to Shredberg

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Calder Martin skateboarding

Calder Martin is an artist and musician who moved from New York City to Martha's Vineyard in 2007, where he teaches mathematics at The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School. Martin is a lifelong skateboarder, and has photographed both his personal experiences and those of other skaters on the Island using pocket-sized, point-and-shoot cameras, both 35mm and digital. In Welcome to Shredberg, Martin captures the Island’s skateboarders in a series of three-dimensional, geometrical collages, each representing a different year. Join us as we unveil the exhibit.…

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“Capturing Our Moment” with Dan Waters

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$15
Man with rabbit in a net

Using traditional photographic film, Dan Waters has spent the past year and a half capturing everyday life on Martha’s Vineyard for a “time capsule” to be preserved in the MV Museum archives. A selection of his photos are currently on display in the Museum's exhibit "Face Value." Dan will share his images, insights, and challenges in this talk that raise questions about our daily choices, things we take for granted, and how we’ll look from the viewpoint of future generations.…

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October 2019

PechaKucha

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until November 1, 2019

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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What’s It Worth? with Skinner, Inc.

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$75
Appraisers with vase

Please note, this event has been postponed due to weather. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled date. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Family heirlooms and yard-sale treasures take the stage at this fun-filled evening of antiquarian show and tell in the Linnemann Pavilion at MVM. Join friends of the Museum for an open house, as appraisers from Skinner, Inc. identify, comment, and place a value on objects brought by the audience. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and…

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Appraisal Day with Skinner, Inc.

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Appraisers with abstract painting

Appraisers Karen Keane and Kerry Shrives from Skinner, Inc. will evaluate your prized objects one-on-one in this popular event. Items may be consigned for sale by Skinner with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museum. Reservations required. Call Katy, 508-627-4441 x123 or e-mail kfuller@mvmuseum.org to reserve your time slot. One item: $20 Two items: $40 Three items: $50

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