Upcoming Events

Tom Dunlop presents “The First Church of Martha's Vineyard - Turning Its Back on Main Street”

A schism inspired the building of Edgartown’s historic Federated Church. Prosperity determined which way it would face. In honor of the church’s 375th...

Community Conversation: The Local Immigrants Project

Our diverse Island inspired Mila Lowe to create The Local Immigrants Project as she aimed to foster a conversation about community and culture focusing on...

Jack Fruchtman presents "The Myth of American Democracy: the Electoral College, Gerrymandering, and Political Paralysis"

What is it about the Constitution that makes it undemocratic? Why is there still such a thing as an electoral college? What does it mean to gerrymander? Why...

Olive Tomlinson presents "Cutie Bowles"

Olive "Cutie" Bowles was a member of the Shearer Summer Theater in the 1940s and 50s. Along with Miriam Walker and Liz White, the three women created...

Jessica B. Harris presents, My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

In the technicolor glow of the early seventies, Jessica B. Harris debated, celebrated, and danced her way from the jazz clubs of the Manhattan's West Side to...

Annual Meeting and MV Medal Award Ceremony

Join the Museum staff and board for the Annual Meeting to review 2016. The 2017 Martha’s Vineyard Medal winners, honoring leaders in the community who have...

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

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

Exhibit Opening: "Vaclav Vytlacil - Rhythm and Color"

The Vineyard Gazette described artist Vaclav Vytlacil (1892-1984) as “a major figure in modern art whose career touched Martha’s Vineyard in many ways...

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the...

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...