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November 2020

Outdoor Yoga at MVM

November 7, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 7, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) and the MV Museum every Saturday at 8AM for an outdoor community based yoga class that will be accessible to all levels of practictioners. This weekly event is a great way to stay connected with community while helping to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, while you practice you will get the chance to see all of the wonderful outdoor exhibits the Museum will be showcasing that tells the stories of this beautiful little…

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Exhibit Opening: Wish You Were Here

November 13, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Postcard enthusiast Jessica B. Harris has turned her connoisseur’s eye to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s collection of thousands of postcards. Selecting examples from all six towns and printed from the beginning of the postcard era through the mid-20th century, Harris combines her knowledge of postcard history with her deep love of the Vineyard to create a personal view of the Island. Open through January 31, 2021.

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM

November 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 7, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) and the MV Museum every Saturday at 8AM for an outdoor community based yoga class that will be accessible to all levels of practictioners. This weekly event is a great way to stay connected with community while helping to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, while you practice you will get the chance to see all of the wonderful outdoor exhibits the Museum will be showcasing that tells the stories of this beautiful little…

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

November 17, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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 Indigenous America that continues to the present day. David Vanderhoop, Aquinnah Wampanoag, was born and raised on the island of Noepe, currently known as Martha’s…

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM

November 21, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 7, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
+ Google Map

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) and the MV Museum every Saturday at 8AM for an outdoor community based yoga class that will be accessible to all levels of practictioners. This weekly event is a great way to stay connected with community while helping to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, while you practice you will get the chance to see all of the wonderful outdoor exhibits the Museum will be showcasing that tells the stories of this beautiful little…

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Outdoor Yoga at MVM

November 28, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 7, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
+ Google Map

Join YogiJay (Jason Mazar-Kelly) and the MV Museum every Saturday at 8AM for an outdoor community based yoga class that will be accessible to all levels of practictioners. This weekly event is a great way to stay connected with community while helping to limit the spread of the virus. In addition, while you practice you will get the chance to see all of the wonderful outdoor exhibits the Museum will be showcasing that tells the stories of this beautiful little…

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December 2020

Holiday Lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse

December 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Edgartown Lighthouse, 230 N Water St
Edgartown, MA 02539 United States
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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 Harbor View Hotel, you must make reservations with Bettini Restaurant to ensure proper social distancing. The lighthouse lighting can also be viewed from other locations…

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The Covid Monologues MV: Readings to Nourish, Inspire, and Connect

December 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Presented in collaboration with Mamas Ignite, Island Theatre Workshop, and Moira Silva's Memoir Courses, ten writers from Silva's memoir writing workshops and the broader Island community will participate in a second edition of “The Covid Monologues MV Project” at the Museum and share their Covid stories. Hear slices of their Covid experiences-- be it through poetry, journals, letters, etc., ranging from comedy to romance to tragedy and beyond. For more information, visit www.covidmonologuesmv.com. Deadline for submissions for this presentation is…

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January 2021

Wish You Were Here Gallery Talk with Jessica Harris – Virtual Event

January 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join postcard enthusiast Jessica B. Harris, curator of the MVM's exhibit Wish You Were Here, for a virtual gallery talk that dives into the history and stories behind the postcards featured in the exhibition. Combining her knowledge of postcard history with her deep love of the Vineyard, Jessica will discuss images from all six towns and share examples that date from the beginning of the postcard era through the mid-20th century. This pre-recorded program will debut on the Museum’s YouTube…

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Virtual Screening: On the Vineyard – Summer Vacation in 1940 and 1941 with the James Family

January 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

In 2019, the Museum received a donation of a remarkable short film made by summer visitor Charles M. James. Shot in color during the summers of 1940 and 1941, this film offers a detailed glimpse of Island summers from 80 years ago. Recently digitized and being shown for the first time ever, the film is narrated by Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, who will discuss the places, people, and vessels captured by James. The Museum is grateful to Dwight Kulwin,…

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