Upcoming Events

Vic Mastone presents  "Shipwrecks: What Climate Change is Telling us about the Past and Future"

When it comes to shipwrecks, the archaeological past tells us about the present and where we can go in the future. How can a shipwreck be used to study a...

19th Annual Evening of Discovery

At the last gala before the Museum's big move, spend the evening one hundred years in the future. We invite guests to imagine what the Island and the world...

Arne Carr presents “Martha’s Vineyard Shipwrecks”

Martha’s Vineyard is home to many fascinating and often tragic stories of ill-fated voyages that resulted in shipwrecks off the coast. In conjunction with...

Bliss

Elmer Bliss of Chilmark would be delighted to know that his farm will be home to another magical night of summer dancing under the stars! Enjoy live music,...

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...

Panel Discussion: 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...

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...

Vaclav Vytlacil

Combining many traits from the early modern painting movements in America, Vaclav Vytlacil formed the American Abstract Artists. Like Thomas Hart Benton and...