septemper 2017

LVA - English Classes

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

Beginner's & Intermediate English classes for those seeking to improve their English language skills.The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. For more information please call 508-228-1110 ext. 113. Beginner English Class will meet in the Gallery. Intermediate/advanced English Class will meet in the Learning Lab Learning Lab






This month

Tea & Tarot

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Books

Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this gathering is an opportunity for beginners to learn and advanced readers to share their skills and receive readings. The tarot (first known as trionfi and later as tarocchi or tarock) is a pack of playing cards used from the mid-15th century in Europe to play French and Italian games. In the late 18th century it began to be used for divination. Nowadays, tarot is used more as a tool to help open your deep sense of intuition via imagery. Come and learn how to explore the themes and trends imp...




Used Book Sale

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Books

We have hundreds of previously enjoyed books and media for all ages at great prices! Hardcover books $2, softcover books and media $1.




Concert: Lisa Redfern

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Books

Lisa Redfern is a Maine based award-winning songwriter with 11 solo recordings, which include her original songs, jazz standards, folk tunes, hymns and Christmas songs. Over the years she has opened for Dave Mallett, The Roches, Cindy Kallet, Livingston Taylor and Pete Seeger. Her awards include Best Song at the West Coast Songwriters Contest, Finalist for both the Great American Song Contest and the USA Songwriting Competition, as well as a NAPPA Gold and a Parents’ Choice Silver for her lullaby CD, 'Sing Me Goodnight.” Redfern's recordings can be heard on radio stations all over the ...






Next month

The Shingles Reunion Concert

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Music

The Shingles, a Nantucket ensemble of five musicians, reunite after a six year hiatus. The Shingles are: Andy Bullington (guitar), Cary Hazlegrove (vocals), Michael Kopko (bass guitar and vocals), Dave Provost (guitar and vocals), and Chris Westerlund (mandolin). Formed in the late 2000s, The Shingles quickly became a beloved local band who performed original songs and Americana. But by 2012 band members decided to shelve Shingles' appearances when Dave Provost moved off island. Now they reunite for an encore concert in the Great Hall. Don't miss this special performance. Free admission....




Poetry Reading: Running On The Waves* Featuring Monica Flegg

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Books

Join us for an afternoon of Nantucket poets reading from their work. The program begins with short readings from Kathy Butterworth, Bobby Frazier, Amy Jenness, Mary Ellen Redmond, John Stanton and Lucretia Shattles Voight and concludes with a longer reading from featured poet Monica Flegg. In addition to writing, Monica walks dogs of various breeds and reads poetry of all creeds. Besides her family, she is passionate about words and water. She frequently finds herself submerged in both. Free Admission. *Running on The Waves is an excerpt from Robert Lowell’s famous poem 'The Quaker Grave...




Tales from the Home of the World's Worst Weather

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

Bitter cold, dense fog, heavy snow, and record winds: Mount Washington is known worldwide for its unpredictable and dangerous weather. For a mountain its size, why is Mt. Washington called the 'Home of the World’s Worst Weather”? Join Mount Washington Observatory's Will Broussard for an investigation into the unique life and work of weather observers stationed at the observatory year-round. We will explore how the mountain's weather works and what it can tell us about New England’s own weather patterns. This program will include interactive demonstrations, weather instruments, stunning ...




Book Binding Workshop

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Crafts

Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission with registration. Please sign up online in the calendar listing at nantucketatheneum.org.




Royal Wedding Viewing Party

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

Come watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchange wedding vows at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Palace. Put on your best hat, most posh frock and bring a union jack to wave at the happy couple. We'll supply coffee, tea and scones and a live telecast of the ceremony on our wide screen in the Great Hall. Free admission




Class: Resume Writing 101

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Networking

Do you have a resume? Want to learn how to create or improve on one? Join Kimal McCarthy for a resume-building workshop intended for beginners. Come participate in an open discussion on the significance of having a resume, learn about the differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae, get useful tips and resources on digital resumes, and create a framework to build your own resume. This is an interactive workshop to help participants produce a take home product they can utilized in the future. Free admission, registration required. Please sign up in the calendar listing at nantucket...






june 2018

Book Binding Workshop

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Crafts

Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission with registration. Please sign up online in the calendar listing at nantucketatheneum.org.






septemper 2018

Class: Resume Writing 101

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States     Networking

Do you have a resume? Want to learn how to create or improve on one? Join Kimal McCarthy for a resume-building workshop intended for beginners. Come participate in an open discussion on the significance of having a resume, learn about the differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae, get useful tips and resources on digital resumes, and create a framework to build your own resume. This is an interactive workshop to help participants produce a take home product they can utilized in the future. Free admission, registration required. Please sign up in the calendar listing at nantucket...




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