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

Presidents & Precedents: Selections from US History

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

Join us for a conversation about the history of American democracy and governance that examines the vision of our Founding Fathers and how it has evolved into the political system and balance of power we experience today. The second session in January revolves around the American Civil War, examining the Reconstruction Era, and begins looking at the Grant presidency. Lead by Peter Panchy, the class meets twice monthly from October to May and each session will focus on how a particular US President or US Supreme Court decision impacted the course of American politics and impact on democracy....

Irish Film Series: Waking Ned Devine

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

The Nantucket Atheneum is hosting an Irish Film Series during winter 2018. Join us for four movies that depicts Ireland's culture, people, traditions, and folklore. The January film is Waking Ned Devine. When Ned Devine dies from shock after winning the lottery, two longtime friends, Michael and Jackie, discover the body and agree Ned would want them to benefit from his good luck. They embark upon an outrageous scheme to claim the ticket - but first they have to get all the townsfolk to go along with their plan. Length: 91 minutes. Rated: PG

Makerspace for Teens - Temporary Tattoos

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

We will use special Temporary Tattoo paper and computers to design and print a sheet of your unique tattoos. No needles or pain involved! FREE for teens grades 6-12 All tools and materials will be supplied. Registration is required.

Concert: The Shepcats Celebrate John Prine

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

The Shepcats pay tribute to American songwriter John Prine, who has been creating music for more than 45 years. The Shepcats are Steve Sheppard (guitar, vocals), Erik Wendelken (bass, vocals) and Chris Westerlund (mandolin, Vocals). Known for his brilliant lyrics, Prine has won two Grammys, is a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member whose classic debut album, simply titled John Prine, is recognized as part of the Recording Academy’s Grammy Hall of Fame. Prine’s songs, which straddle the folk and country genres, have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Tom T. Hall, the Everly Brothers, Carl...

Mixed Media: The Art of Block Printing

Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St, Nantucket, United States

Learn the art of block printing the easy way. Using a block material that cuts like butter you can create your own printing blocks to make cards, tags, and even fabric! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this a perfect way to show those you love that you care by making the something uniquely you. Join local artist Bee Shay for another evening in the Mixed Media Workshop Series. We will cover all the nuts and bolts and you will make a few simple blocks and do some printing on cards and tags before you leave. All materials and tools are included, you don’t need to bring anything...

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