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Martha’s Vineyard Museum

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151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
508-627-4441 mvmuseum.org

June 2022

Curator Tour: Stan Murphy at 100 with Anna Barber

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join MVM Curator of Exhibitions Anna Barber for a personal look at Stan Murphy at 100. Anna will lead you on a deeper dive into the exhibit, share stories about Stan’s life and legacy, and help bring his art into context. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $10; Non-Members: $15. To register, click here. 

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Visit Old Tisbury: A Guided Virtual Tour with Guest Host Denys Peek

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join us for a very special visit to Tisbury, England, in this virtual tour of our town’s namesake. English historian and former West End actor Denys Peek will present live from the UK, taking us on a lively trip through the lovely Wiltshire countryside and showing us the historic sites of Tisbury, England - the birthplace of Thomas Mayhew, the first colonial governor of Martha’s Vineyard. MVM Members: $7; Non-Members: $10. To register, click here.

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Progress Pride Forum: Queer on Martha’s Vineyard

June 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Queer history is Vineyard history, but it’s a story that isn’t well known. Join local elders from the Island’s LGBTQIA+ community for a discussion about the “early days” of building a queer community on Martha’s Vineyard, how that history is at risk of being lost if it isn’t shared with the next generation, and how best to preserve the story to help inform the future. Co-sponsored by the NAACP Martha’s Vineyard Branch LGBTQ Committee. Light refreshments will be served. Free…

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July 2022

Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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Iconic Club, Legendary Murals: Celebrate the Hot Tin Roof at MVM

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join the MV Museum in partnership with MVYRADIO to celebrate our recent installation of Margot Datz’s iconic murals from the Hot Tin Roof. Hear from Margot herself as she discusses the experience of painting the murals, their connection to such a storied place, and reflections on their new life at MVM. Club Founder George Brush will also say a few words about the legacy of the venue and the value of having the murals preserved at the Museum. The evening…

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Visit Old Tisbury: A Guided Virtual Tour with Guest Host Denys Peek

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join us for a very special visit to Tisbury, England, in this virtual tour of our town’s namesake on the 351st anniversary of our Tisbury’s incorporation. English historian and former West End actor Denys Peek will present live from the UK, taking us on a lively trip through the lovely Wiltshire countryside and showing us the historic sites of Tisbury, England - the birthplace of Thomas Mayhew, the first colonial governor of Martha’s Vineyard. MVM Members: $7; Non-Members: $10. To…

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ARTifact Class for Kids: Old Fashioned Toys & Games

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Before the iPad, there was the Jacob’s Ladder. Visit the galleries for inspiration and then make a variety of old-fashioned toys to take home!  Pre-registration is required and space is limited; fee includes museum admission and all materials. Best for ages 8-12. MVM Members: $15; Non-Members: $20. To register, click here.

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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Curator Tour: Stan Murphy at 100 with Anna Barber

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 25, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join MVM Curator of Exhibitions Anna Barber for a personal look at Stan Murphy at 100. Anna will lead you on a deeper dive into the exhibit, share stories about Stan’s life and legacy, and help bring his art into context. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $10; Non-Members: $15. To register, click here. 

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MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

July 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

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Writers’ Retreat: The Interplay of Writing and Meditation with Moira Silva

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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The world can be a noisy place. How can writers find their way into a dreamy, creative space so they can hear the stories already inside them? During this mini-retreat, participants will slow down by using simple meditation techniques featuring poetry, music, and gentle movement. Through Moira’s sensitive guidance, writers will witness the power of meditation to clear the mind and soften the heart, yielding rich writing sessions. Leave with a clear head and an eager pencil! All are welcome--no…

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

July 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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Curator Tour: Stan Murphy at 100 with Anna Barber

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until July 25, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join MVM Curator of Exhibitions Anna Barber for a personal look at Stan Murphy at 100. Anna will lead you on a deeper dive into the exhibit, share stories about Stan’s life and legacy, and help bring his art into context. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $10; Non-Members: $15. To register, click here. 

Find out more »

MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

July 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

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‘Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution’ with Eric Jay Dolin

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join award-winning author Eric Jay Dolin as he regales us with the untold stories of the ragtag fleet of private vessels that were, though seldom recognized, critical to the outcome of the American Revolution. Copies of his new book, Rebels at Sea, will be available for purchase. An evening of derring-do on the high seas is not to be missed! Pre-registration is required and space is limited. MVM Members: $20; Non-Members: $30. To register, click here.

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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A Delicious Afternoon of Life Changing Stories | The Cup of Karma Project

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join The Cup of Karma Project for a special afternoon of storytelling and celebration of the people who inspire us and illuminate our perspective of the world. Come enjoy refreshing drinks and sweet treats while listening to visionaries, activists, creators, survivors, and thoughtful minds from our Island community and beyond. These amazing people will be sharing stories about the people who have taught, challenged, inspired, and ultimately changed their lives. Featured storytellers: Freedom Cartwright, Mark Cronin, Barbara Dacey, Donna Hylton,…

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August 2022

MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

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

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

Find out more »

Curator Tour: Stan Murphy at 100 with Anna Barber

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Martha’s Vineyard Museum, 151 Lagoon Pond Road
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 United States
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Join MVM Curator of Exhibitions Anna Barber for a personal look at Stan Murphy at 100. Anna will lead you on a deeper dive into the exhibit, share stories about Stan’s life and legacy, and help bring his art into context. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $10; Non-Members: $15. To register, click here. 

Find out more »

MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

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

If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

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Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

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

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

Find out more »

MVM Education Intensives: Intro to MV History

August 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

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

If you’ve ever wanted to dig deep into the story of this island with the help of an expert guide, our six-week Introduction to Martha’s Vineyard History, taught by MVM Research Librarian Bow Van Riper, is the perfect place to begin. The course includes college-level lectures, artifact study, gallery visits, and more. Best for ages 16+. Pre-registration is required. MVM Members: $300; Non-Members: $350.  Registration Period: June 1 to July 1. If you would like to become a member to…

Find out more »

Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

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

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

Find out more »

Play with the Past at the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

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

Drop by the Cooke House & Legacy Gardens and see how different historically-inspired landscapes vary, chat with a Museum Educator about historical horticulture, play with English Colonial toys and games, or enjoy a simple garden-inspired take-home craft.  Drop-in. Weather permitting. Suggested Donation: $5. 

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