• Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
  • Classes & Workshops for Adults
  • Spring Sweep Silent Auction
  • Plein Air Nantucket & Chase Awards
  • Classes & Free Workshops for Kids
  • Permanent Collection & History
  • Benefit Art Auction & Gala
  • Artist / Patron Awards
  • Master Artist Demonstrations
  • Student Mentorship
  • Emerging Artists Exhibition
  • Sidewalk Art Shows
  • Annual Wet Paint Auction & Dinner

Featured Events

Friday, June 12, 2015

In the Art of the Sea Exhibition

A juried exhibition, with marine and maritime themes. Show runs thru June 22.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Plein Air Festival Nantucket - 2015

4-day plein air painting festival. New for 2015:
* A group paint-in and plein air demonstration at Brant Point Lighthouse, Friday, June 19, 11 a.m. onward, all artists welcome to paint.
* A gam on plein air painting and its role in the formation and growth of AAN, Saturday, June 20, 11 a.m. at the Visual Arts Center on 24 Amelia Drive.

Open to all artists, all ages. Thursday – Sunday, June 18–21, Plein Air Nantucket 2014, painting festival. Reception and Frank Swift Chase Awards Presentation, Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson, Sunday the 21st, 6 p.m.

Check out the festival webpage, or call 508-228-0722 for information.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Nantucket Artbook Project

Artbook Exhibition Opening and Open House, June 19, 5:00 - 7 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive.

Artbooks are now due back for cataloguing and exhibition as the summer progresses. Please drop them off at the AAN at 19 Washington St., 228-0294.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Artists Kickoff & 70th Anniversary Photo

A 70th Anniversary History Photo of all AAN Artists, followed by our 2015 artists meeting. Artists be on time! Thursday, June 25, 5 - 7:00 pm., Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive.

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sidewalk Art Show #1

Thursday, July 2, 10 am to 3:00 pm. Rain Date on Sunday July 5.

An all-day exhibition by over 20 AAN artists in the garden of the Nantucket Atheneum.

Friday, July 03, 2015

Blinded By the Light Exhibition

Reception: Friday, July 3, 6-8 PM. Show runs through July 13.

In the Art of the Sea

This 70th anniversary show has a maritime theme. Reception on June 12, 6-8 pm. Runs thru June 29. Includes Plein Air Fest, June 18-21.

Register for Classes!

Registration for summer art classes and workshops for children and adults is now open. Sign up today! Classes at 24 Amelia Drive!

The Artbook Project

A community-based art project. Public exhibition opens June 19, 5:00 - 7 p.m. at the Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive. Plus workshop tour!

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