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Island Copper brings a global vibe to a unique gallery

The newest shop/gallery on the Island is far more than a retail space. Island Copper, located on State Road across from Cronig's Market in...

Colorful seaweed turns into abstract art at historic home in Aquinnah

If you've made a trip up to Aquinnah recently, you may have noticed an unusual sign: “Fine Seaweed Art Show.” If you follow the...

Whimsical or tranquil, Art Gallery artists’ collective has whatever you fancy

The Oak Bluffs Arts District is thriving again, thanks to the opening of the Island's newest cooperative space — Art Gallery, on Dukes County...

Nikki Sedacca Gallery lets the light shine in new exhibit

The lovely little Nikki Sedacca Gallery in Nevin Square is arguably one of the most inviting spaces in Edgartown. The light-filled gallery with fresh...

Meet Your Merchant: Tea Lane Associates

Tea Lane Associates, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is a real estate brokerage firm with offices in Chilmark and West Tisbury. It represents properties in all six Vineyard towns. The business was first established in 1967 by Julia Sturges and Eleanor Pearlson.

Old Sculpin Gallery opens season with renowned treasures from the past

 Given the rustic, rather unassuming appearance of the Old Sculpin Gallery, situated on Dock Street on the Edgartown Harbor, you might be surprised to...

Pictures speak a thousand words

Photographer Michael Blanchard has a new project. Over the past four years, he has managed to build up a huge following on Facebook, establish...

Artist Rick Fleury makes his way back to the Vineyard

There have been a lot of instances of synchronicity in the life of artist Rick Fleury. One of those events brought him to the...

Summer’s on its way with an eclectic mix of art at Eisenhauer Gallery

The Eisenhauer Gallery on North Water Street, Edgartown, is always worth a visit. The popular year-round gallery features an eclectic mix of artists of...

Gallery-hop and shop

Update: Thursday, May 25, 11:22 am*Memorial Day weekend means picnics and parades, patriotic displays, and oftentimes, first plunges into the sea. It also means...

The art of apparel

When Nancy Shaw Cramer closed her Main Street gallery in Vineyard Haven in 2014, she didn't spend much time enjoying retirement. Instead she launched...

Friends of Family Planning MV Art Show at the Ag Hall this weekend

Every Memorial Day weekend, hundreds, if not thousands, of Islanders and visitors head to the Agricultural Hall for what has become for many the...

Richard Limber likes to stir things up

Artist Richard Limber describes himself — more than half-seriously — as “a thorn in the side of the Vineyard art world.” The Oak Bluffs–based...

Island Music

Island Music on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, is a true labor of love for owner Ed Griggs. A longtime musician and music lover, Mr....

‘Art of Flowers’

Flowers and Mother’s Day — they seem to go together. Especially, perhaps, to Vineyarders who have become accustomed to attending the annual “Art of...

Beyond books: The Edgartown library is a destination for art lovers too

A museum-worthy selection of art has been in the possession of the Edgartown library since the 1930s. Now, with the library's move to bigger...

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse gets the season started with big laughs

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse will be offering an early treat for Islanders this year when it hosts two preseason shows, both comedy/dramas. “Been There,...

Dreams in black and white

The current exhibit at the Playhouse Art Space at Martha's Vineyard Playhouse features a selection that is very different from the typical Vineyard tourist...

Spend an enchanted evening with ITW’s concert version of ‘South Pacific’

“Bali Ha'i” will be calling this weekend when the Island Theater Workshop (ITW) presents a concert version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “South Pacific.” The...

Poetry inspires art at Featherstone

A poetry-inspired gallery show is a natural fit for Featherstone Center for the Arts. Perhaps best known for their classes and exhibits encompassing the...