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Ministers to the Moth, Campground comes to life with events all summer long

For those who make infrequent visits to the Oak Bluffs Campgrounds, there's a lot more going on during the summer months than Illumination Night....

Elizabeth Whelan paints painters for an upcoming show

It won't just be the artwork, but the artists themselves who will be the focus of a unique exhibit at the Grange Hall this...

Plein air artist Larry Horowitz connects with the Vineyard landscape

Artist Larry Horowitz, who is currently the focus of a solo show at the Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown, is a plein air landscape painter,...

Artist Jeanne Staples’ ‘Present Pending’ provides a narrative open for interpretation

This summer will be a busy one for artist Jeanne Staples. Her work will be featured at the Granary Gallery for two weeks starting...

Artist Dawn Breeze finally has an Island exhibit showcasing her mixed-media paintings

Artist and educator Dawn Breeze had to wait 10 years to have a first exhibit of her work on Martha's Vineyard, her native Island....

M.V. Film Society screens premieres and hosts special events all summer long

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society members and others who frequent the M.V. Film Center know that there's a lot more than just movie screenings going...

Sargent Gallery celebrates 30 years with exhibit by artists inspired by Thomas Hart Benton

In 1989, the Gay Head Gallery, now renamed the Sargent Gallery, hosted an exhibit of the work of Thomas Hart Benton. The show, put...

Meet Your Merchant: Sylvie Farrington of SylvieBags

Designer Sylvie Farrington is celebrating an anniversary this year: She has been creating one-of-a-kind bags for 20 years from her studio and home in...

Allen Whiting has spent 35 years capturing the Island’s rural landscapes

Painter Allen Whiting has been capturing scenes of up-Island landscapes for more than three decades. His work is instantly recognizable. Mr. Whiting, whose West...

Artist Lily Morris questions the American dream with her new exhibit

The work of artist Lily Morris has a surreal quality. Even though the figures and the landscapes that present themselves are painted in a...

Judi Sunday left behind a lifetime of colorful Island-inspired art

For many years, artist Judi Sunday would set up shop in Menemsha or at the Edgartown wharf, where she would paint seaside scenes and...

‘Would Everybody Please Stop?’

If you can get your hands on Jenny Allen's new book, “Would Everybody Please Stop?” you may be tempted to gobble it all up...

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...