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James Lapine’s ‘Falsettos’ screens at the M.V. Film Center

One of the perks of the Vineyard summer season is the number of luminaries of the arts world who not only either live or...

The art of poetry

A couple of the heavy hitters in the poetry world will be on-Island this month. The Featherstone Center for the Arts will be hosting...

Find a story in Barbara Kassel’s symbolic oil paintings at A Gallery

Barbara Kassel combines the classical and the contemporary in a unique way. The artist, who splits her time between a loft in New York...

The Yard is the Island’s own dance retreat

In a recent feature story, the New York Times spotlighted the Yard of Chilmark as one of the nation’s top summer dance festivals, calling...

Gallery Josephine hosts local artists for the first time

Gallery Josephine in the Oak Bluffs Arts District is currently hosting its first show of work by local artists. The select group includes established...

Fresh featured work at Louisa Gould Gallery

The Louisa Gould Gallery on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, has one of the most diverse collections of art found on the Vineyard. The latest...

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

Updated August 7: 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...

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...