The Artists Association of Nantucket is OPEN!

Sign up now for Summer Classes and Workshops !

Buy Tickets for Our 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Auction on Saturday, July 18th & Join Us for a Televised Auction and Picnic Dinner catered by Island Kitchen

The mission of the Artists Association of Nantucket is to foster the visual arts on Nantucket.
We create a vibrant arts community by promoting, supporting and encouraging the work of Nantucket artists,
providing educational programs in the arts, and preserving the legacy of Nantucket artists.

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75th Anniversary

Celebrating three quarters of a century in the Arts. View a sampler from our 75th Anniversary Acquisition Project.
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Buy Art

Become a Nantucket art collector. See the changing exhibitions at the AAN’s downtown gallery or browse through other online opportunities.
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Take a Class

Sign up today for classes, workshops, and camps for adults and children at the Visual Arts Center and check out opportunities for Artists-in-Residencies, studio rentals, parties, and more.
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View the Collection

Spend time with the AAN’s fascinating Permanent Collection with works from the art colony days of the 1920s through to contemporary Nantucket art.
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Who We Are

Connect with the AAN’s long tradition of fostering the visual arts on Nantucket. Meet the AAN staff and board of directors.
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Special Events

Jump into AAN’s dynamic array of special events throughout the year and engage with Nantucket’s vibrant arts colony.

Calendar of Events

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    Gala Art Drop Off Update

    19 Washington Street
    The previous deadline of July 1st for dropping off Gala donation art is void. If you haven’t been individually contacted about your art, then your donation is not required until you are contacted after July 21st. Please hold on to your Silent Auction art until then. Questions, contact Bobby at