Martha's Vineyard Museum

Upcoming Events

Waterfront Series: Vineyard Haven - Crossroads of the Coast

Vineyard Haven, a seaward-facing outpost of the Town of Tisbury, served the tens of thousands of ships that once passed through Vineyard Sound each year. A...

Bliss

Elmer Bliss’s former farm is transforming yet again for another magical night of summer dancing under the stars. Help bring the party up-Island, and enjoy...

"A Painter Who Farms" Film and Panel Discussion

Though he is known more for his plein-air paintings of Island landscapes, Allen Whiting is a farmer who lives off the land, as his family has for twelve...

Film and Conversation: Our Place in the Sun

Our Place in the Sun is a retrospective documentary that reveals the unique but hidden history of Martha's Vineyard tracing the establishment of the Black...

Kids Hard Hat Tour and Scavenger Hunt

How do you renovate and restore an 1895 hospital and transform it into a modern-day museum? See how the experts are doing just that from a unique perspective...

Archives and You: A Conversation with the Librarian of Congress and the HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers was founded to preserve and make widely accessible the untold personal stories of both well-known and unsung African Americans. Join...

Annual Meeting and MV Medal Award Ceremony

Join the Museum staff and board for the Annual Meeting to review all the Museum accomplished in 2017. The 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Medal winners, honoring...

"As I Remember It, Portrait of Dorothy West" Film Screening

Join the Museum for a special screening of As I Remember It, a documentary by seasonal Vineyard resident Salem Mekuria that explores history through Dorothy...

SPECIAL EVENT: Annual “You Can’t Spell ‘mARTha’s Vineyard’ without A-R-T” Party

Enjoy fine food and conversation with treasured Vineyard artists at our annual Art Party as you explore how contemporary Island art helps preserve the...

COMMUNITY: 16th Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

“Here where the sky and sea and sand come together, let us be thankful for the time we had together and continue to have in our memories and hearts.” The...