The 19 Washington Street Gallery and the Visual Arts Center are closed until further notice

Spring Sweep will be an April 11 virtual auction, stay tuned for details.

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 /or Private Lesson

Sign up today for classes, workshops, camps, and arts programs for adults and children at the Visual Arts Center.
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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

  • CANCELLED : Outside the Box image

    CANCELLED : Outside the Box

    Johnson Gallery
    Show cancelled. Gallery and VAC closed at least until April 6.
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    Spring Sweep Silent Auction

    Watch For Updates
    Watch for updates on a possible change in format for Spring Sweep 2020.   Saturday, April 11 - Free and open to all. Our popular Sweep auction runs 10-4 p.m.