• Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
  • Classes & Workshops for Adults
  • The Nantucket Artbook Project
  • Cellography Open Exhibition
  • Spring Sweep Silent Auction
  • Plein Air Festival & Chase Awards
  • Classes & Free Workshops for Kids
  • Permanent Collection & History
  • Benefit Art Auction & Gala
  • Artist / Patron Awards
  • Visual Arts Center Gallery
  • Artist-in-Residence Program
  • Master Artist Demonstrations
  • 10x10 Open Exhibition
  • Student Mentorship / Lloyd Schultz Awards
  • Emerging Artists Exhibition
  • Sidewalk Art Shows
  • Annual Wet Paint Auction & Dinner

Featured Events

Friday, April 29, 2016

Artistic License Exhibition

Reception: Friday, April 29, 5-7 p.m. Show runs through 5/9.

Browse works for sale from the show.

Exhibition Sponsored by

NEBCO Insurance Services

Friday, May 13, 2016

Poetic Imagery / Make an Impression Exhibitions

Poetic Imagery: Art paired with poetic texts, downstairs. Make An Impression: An open exhibition of printmaking, upstairs. Reception on May 13, 6-8 p.m. Shows run thru May 23.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Artists Open Exhibition

Reception: May 27, 6-8 p.m. Open to all artists on Nantucket, contains the Cellography show. Show runs thru June 6.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Chasing Light Exhibition

A juried exhibition. Show runs thru June 27.

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Plein Air Festival 2016

Open to all artists, all ages. Thursday–Sunday, June 14–19, a Plein Air painting festival. Reception and Frank Swift Chase Awards Presentation, Sunday the 19th, 6 p.m. Call 508-228-0722 for information. *Includes a group paint-in and plein air demonstration at Brant Point, Wednesday, June 15, full afternoon starting 11 a.m., all artists welcome to paint.

Friday, July 01, 2016

Abstract Thinking Exhibition

Reception: Friday, July 1, 6-8 p.m. Show runs through July 11.

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Annual Benefit Art Auction & Gala

Please call 508-228-0722 for details.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Summer Small Works Exhibition

Reception: July 15, 6-8 p.m. Exhibition ends August 1.

Friday, August 05, 2016

Nantucket Blues Exhibition

Reception: August 5, 6-8 p.m. Exhibition runs thru August 15.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Artist / Patron - a Juried Exhibition

A juried exhibition of the AAN's finest. Reception: Aug. 19, 6 p.m. Show ends Sept. 5.

Friday, September 09, 2016

10 x 10 Open Exhibition

Reception: Sept. 9, 6-8 p.m. Exhibition runs through Sept. 26th.

The 10x10 show...loved by all. Open to all island artists to exhibit.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Art Without Borders Exhibition

Reception: Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m. Continues thru October 17.

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Wet Paint Auction 2016

October 9 in 2016 at the Nantucket Hotel: Live art auction features freshly-painted art by Nantucket's finest artists. Public welcome! Art Preview 4 p.m. • Live Auction 5 p.m.

Sunday, October 09, 2016

Wet Paint Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction

Immediately following the Wet Paint Auction. Please call 508-228-0722 for details.

Friday, October 21, 2016

People's Choice Exhibition

Reception: Friday, October 21, 5-7 p.m. Show runs thru Nov. 12. Closed Sundays.

Friday, November 04, 2016

The Spirit Of Making

An exhibition of our artists favorite art and craft works. Opens at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive, on Nov. 4, 5-7 p.m.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Holiday Small Works Exhibition

Opening reception: Nov. 25, 5:30 –7:30 p.m. Also includes Cool Yule Holiday Party and Exhibition Reception, Dec. 2, 5:30–7:30 p.m.

 

    

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 Browse our 2016 Calendar of Events

Learn about our Permanent Collection

"Old Salts & Simpler Times" celebrates the important photodocumentary work by AAN presidents Pollak and Davidson in 1930s and 40s.

Registration for art classes and workshops for children – sign up today! Classes meet at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive!

Registration for art classes and workshops for adults – sign up today! Classes meet at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive!

Visual Arts Center

24 Amelia Drive
Telephone: 508 228 0722
Fax: 508 228 9700

CECELIA JOYCE & SEWARD JOHNSON GALLERY

19 Washington Street
Telephone: 508 228 0294
Fax: 508 228 9700

Mailing Address:

Artists Association of Nantucket
P.O. Box 1104, Nantucket MA 02554