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September 2019

Exhibit Opening: Calder Martin – Welcome to Shredberg

September 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 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, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 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, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 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, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Guided Meditation with Sherry Sidoti

October 18, 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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Guided Meditation with Sherry Sidoti

October 25, 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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Clue Live

October 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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$75

Interrogate the suspects, collect the clues, and solve the mystery while enjoying dinner and drinks at Mr. Boddy's Mansion (the MV Museum). Join a cast of killers for an unforgettable experience as they present for your entertainment, Clue Live. Fun, food, spirits, and a mystery to solve – all in one memorable night! This event is sold-out. We appreciate your interest, and hope to host it again next year.   $75 per person includes admission to Clue Live, dinner, and…

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Island Lore Open Mic Storytelling

October 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Free

In collaboration with the MV Regional High School's Project Vine, join high school students for the 3rd annual Island Lore Night - Open Mic and Storytelling. The students will be telling spooky tales based on artifacts they examined and learned about in the collection on field trips to MVM. Come listen to their stories, and cheer them on. Prizes will be awarded for the spookiest tales. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

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November 2019

Guided Meditation with Sherry Sidoti

November 1, 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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