The arts have flourished on Nantucket for over a century…. find an abundance and diversity of artists and cultural offerings right here and create your own Arts Trail, so you don’t miss a thing! The spirit of Nantucket’s heyday as an artist’s colony continues to thrive, and the boundless creativity the island inspires finds expression in the diverse media of arts, crafts, galleries, museums, theaters and concerts. Visit artisan studios inspired by the Island’s natural beauty, galleries highlighting award winning artists, and museums and performing arts venues that reflect the island’s unique arts community and rich history. You’ll find well known places and hidden gems, displaying arts and performing work from the cutting edge to family friendly. Artists creating one-of-a-kind, high-quality, locally made items welcome you into their studios where you will find something that will be truly unique. You’ll meet people who love what they do and love sharing their work. Take classes and workshops with local artists. See a performance that might include a celebrity alongside local talent in a venue you’ve never been to. Visit our historic museums for a friendly and inspiring look at the rich history of Nantucket. Find events that will create special memories that will last a lifetime.
Also look for companion ArtsApps for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. The apps are brought to you by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, and Coastal Community Capital with support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Recently changed in this version
2/26/13 - First release!
3/12/13 - Minor update. Bug fixes and a small name change.
6/2/13 - Updated listing of artists, added new icons, added the ability to view the directory sorted with what is closest to you.
6/4/13 - Fixed two problems with the Map screen that arranged the POIs in the wrong place.
7/20/13 - Fixed some minor background issues and updated the events and points of interest!