Nantucket Shorts

2019 Nantucket Shorts Festival

Get ready for Nantucket Shorts Festival  Saturday, October 12th a the Dreamland Theater, get your ticket now!
Nantucket Shorts

Nantucket Arts Festival returns for its 25th year!

Audience Favorites Featured in Nantucket Arts Festival Friday, October 4 through Sunday, October 13, 2019 The celebrated Nantucket Arts Festival returns this October for its 25th year, with a packed schedule of arts and cultural happenings. The festival’s signature events and audience favorites include:  Lively exhibits of works by dozens of local amateur and professional [...]
The Weight Band

Worlds Gone Mad

Prepare for an unforgettable performance and enjoy timeless hits like The Weight, Up On Cripple Creek, Ophelia, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Rag Mama Rag and so many others.  Hear the most authentic presentation of The Band's music performed on stage, and see why the Chicago Sun Times proclaimed “THE WEIGHT carries on where [...]

The Mystery of Painting

by Liz Hunt O’Brien

Walking into Ken Layman’s studio perched high on a bluff off of Cliff Road, with distant views of the harbor, a visitor feels slightly removed from Nantucket.


artsNantucket Spotlight:  The White Heron Theatre Company

The White Heron Theatre Company produces professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, while developing new work for the American stage and creating innovative educational experiences based on that work.

Flora Crockett

My Great Aunt, Flora Crockett

by Mary Emery Lacoursiere
Crockett’s five-year tenure there put her in regular contact with Léger, Ozenfant, and others, who were among the most important and influential artists of the era.


Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor’s Dad: What’s it like to be the father of a twenty-two-year old superstar?

by Dr. Greta Feeney
Meghan Trainor was born in 1993, and was clearly a musically gifted child. She was singing proficiently by the time she was five years old, and was primarily self-taught at piano and guitar.

Nantucket Island

Nantucket’s Cultural District: Culture and Commerce, Keys to a Thriving Economy

Whether you call Nantucket home, or are visiting us for the first or for the one-hundredth time, the moment you step ashore you immediately sense Nantucket’s rich cultural heritage.


Look at life with the eyes of a child.