Gallery receptions on Martha's Vineyard
Thursday, Aug. 9
Vineyard Artisans Festival 10 am–2 pm, Grange Hall, West Tisbury. 15th annual season. Work by 70+ Vineyard artisans: art, jewelry, furniture, pottery, more. Weekly through Aug. 30. Sundays through Sept. 30. vineyardartisans.com.
Old Sculpin Gallery 5–6 pm, Edgartown. Wendy Shalen and Kat Cope. $15; $10 MV Art Assoc. members. 508-627-4881; oldsculpingallery.org.
North Water Gallery 5–7 pm, Edgartown. Ray Ellis, Carrie Gustafson, and Deborah Bays. 508-627-6002; northwatergallery.com.
Eisenhauer Gallery 6–8 pm, Edgartown. Anchor & Drifting: with Carol Bennett and Michel Brosseau. Live music, refreshments. 508-627-7003; eisenhauergallery.com.
The Harlem Fine Arts Show Reception 6–9:30 pm, Hooked & Island Inn, Oak Bluffs. Showcase exhibiting modern & contemporary art that reflects the breadth of the African Diaspora artist community. $30. Show runs August 10-12 from 12 noon-8 pm with voluntary donations.
Friday, Aug. 10
Big Bunny Fine Art 4–7 pm, 188 Waldron's Bottom Rd., West Tisbury. With Steve Lohman, Jenifer Strachan & Rose Treat. 508-560-114; bigbunnyfineart.com.
Gallery in the Garden 5–8 pm, Vineyard Gardens, West Tisbury. Art by local artists, wine, hors d' oeuvres & live music. Free. 858-405-7500; email@example.com.
Washington Ledesma Gallery 5–8 pm, Sea Glen, Oak Bluffs. Jazz jewelry by Jessica Felix. Show continues on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 am- 5 pm & Sunday, Aug. 12, from 11 am- 4 pm. 508-560-2648.
Tashmoo Spring Pumping Station 5–8 pm, Vineyard Haven. Alejandro Carreno. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artist's Reception 5–9 pm, 696 Main St., Vineyard Haven. Driftwood & Pottery Opening. 508-696-1933.
Saturday, Aug. 11
Arts District Stroll 4–7 pm, Oak Bluffs Arts District, Oak Bluffs. Annual event with Dragonfly Gallery, PIKNIK Art and Apparal, Alison Shaw Galley, Stephanie Wolf Jewelry, Red Mannequin, Lucinda's Enamels, more. Refreshments. Also Sept. 8.
Artist's Reception: Renee Balter 4–7 pm, Corner of School St. & Gorham Ave., Oak Bluffs. Featuring new paintings, giclee prints & cards. Refreshments. Music by John Alaimo. 508-696-7643; email@example.com.
The Pit Stop 5–8 pm, Oak Bluffs. Residency exhibition by Chris Gonyea: From Pines to Vines. Show runs through Sept. 9. Free performance by Nina Violet at 7 pm. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cousen Rose Gallery 7–9 pm, Oak Bluffs. James Demark. Music by Michael Haydn on keyboard. 508-693-6656.
Sunday, Aug. 12
Vineyard Artisans Festival see Aug. 9.
Featherstone 4–6 pm, Oak Bluffs. David Brown: The Art of Zen. 508-693-1850; featherstoneart.org.
Celebrate the Arts Stroll 4–7 pm, Vineyard Haven, Vineyard Haven. All about art: fine, performance, culinary, literary. Also Aug. 12. Sponsored by Tisbury Business Association.
Gay Head Gallery 5–7 pm, Aquinnah. Endangered Landscapes: The Intrinsic Value of Wild Nature. Runs through Aug 24. Park at Aquinnah Town Hall. 508-645-2776.
Artist's Reception: Elizabeth Langer 5–7:30 pm, Josiah Sachem Way, off Christiantown Rd., West Tisbury. Paintings, drawings & collages. Refreshments. 202-744-5860; elizabethlanger.com.
The Granary Gallery 5–7 pm, West Tisbury. Steve Mills, Jeanne Staples, and Ross Coppelman. 508-693-0455; granarygallery.com.
Old Sculpin Gallery 5–7 pm, Edgartown. Small Works Benefit Show with various artists benefits Martha's Vineyard Art Association. 508-627-4881; email@example.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 14
Antique Rug Reception & Sale Preview 5–8 pm, Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury. 5 pm: A walk through the garden. 6–8 pm: reception and sale preview. Rugs by Peter Pat Oriental Rugs Inc. With Peter Pap. Free. 508-693-9426; pollyhillarboretum.org.