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  • New Exhibition Opening Next Week

    New Exhibition
    Opening Next Week - Friday, June 18
    Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s
    Nantucket Renaissance
    McCausland Gallery, Whaling Museum
    July Exhibition Opening Dates
    Writing the First Draft of Island History
    Celebrating The Inquirer and Mirror’s 200th Anniversary 
    Candle Factory, Whaling Museum
    Opening July 1
    The Battle of Nantucket – War of 1812
    Candle Factory, Whaling Museum
    Opening July 2
    In partnership with
    Egan Maritime Institute and
    Lynx Educational Foundation
    Moby-Dick and Nantucket
    Whaling Museum
    Opening July 2
    Shoulders Upon Which We Stand: The Cape Verde—Nantucket Connection
    Sherlund Conference Room,
    Whaling Museum
    Opening July 5
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    New Exhibitions, Now Open
    At the Whaling Museum and Hadwen House
    The Road from Abolition to Suffrage
     Williams Forsyth Gallery, Whaling Museum
    Highlights from the Friends of the NHA
    McCausland Gallery, Whaling Museum
    Weaving Nantucket’s Past into Its Future
    with the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
    Hadwen House
    Mapping Nantucket
    Hadwen House
    Decorative Arts
    Hadwen House
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    Member Evenings
    Join us for Member Evenings featuring a different exhibition tour or a look inside the collection each week this summer. We will hold these evenings in person for small groups of 20 members or fewer. Please reserve your spot as space is limited.
    Sign up by contacting Membership@nha.org
    Not a member or need to renew? Learn more here
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    Decorative Arts Workshops
    New workshops at the NHA’s Decorative Arts Studio, held this summer at the
    historic property Greater Lightlaunch this June!
    The NHA’s Decorative Arts programs are generously sponsored by
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    Join us as we partner with the Nantucket Book Festival to commemorate “Juneteenth”, a celebration marking the actual end of slavery in the United States, as Texas was two and a half years behind the rest of the nation in enforcing Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
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    Presenting Sponsor
    Moving to a Hybrid, In-Person, and Virtual Format with Renowned Interior Designer Nate Berkus
    We are thrilled to announce that renowned AD 100 interior designer, Nate Berkus, will be appearing live in person at our signature keynote luncheon during the sixth annual Nantucket by Design (NBD) event held from August 5 through 7. Attendees at all NBD events will have the option to attend in person or virtually via Zoom.
    As the NHA’s premier fundraiser, Nantucket by Design celebrates the island’s unique influence on American design with engaging keynote speakers, lively discussions, a design panel, and a partnership with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show.
    Learn More and Purchase Leadership Tickets
    Save the Dates!
    Online Auction Launching July 18-25
    This event will include over 25 lightship baskets and basket-related items. This virtual auction will offer buyers the opportunity to bid on exquisitely handcrafted items, including a Manny Dias basket tray, a Michael Kane woven bracelet embellished with scrimshaw, and many more unique pieces. 
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    Thank You To Our Signature Sponsors