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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Take a Class

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

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

Plan a special event, private lesson, or birthday party at the AAN. Or rent shared studio spaces at the Visual Arts Center.

Calendar of Events

  • All Things Great And Small image

    All Things Great And Small

    Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
    Tagline: An exhibition of new directions from our artists. Reception: 10/19/2018, 6-8 p.m.
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    The Spitler Collection

    Visual Arts Center
    An exhibition and sale of legacy and modern artworks in support of the AAN Permanent Collection. Visual Arts Center, 24 Amelia Drive. Oct. 15 - Dec. 31.
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    Holiday Small Works, and Cool Yule Holiday Party

    Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
    Special art works for that special season. Plus a Cool Yule Holiday Party on Stroll Friday. Receptions: 11/23/2018 & 11/30/2018, both 5:30-7:30 p.m.