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Friday, May 26, 2017

Obituaries

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

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...

Photos from home: Peter Simon’s newest book captures the fabric of...

Updated, Thursday, May 25, 11:14 am*This one is different.Island photographer Peter Simon has authored 11 coffee table books over the 52 years he’s spent chronicling this...

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...

Art by the community, for the community

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...

‘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...

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...

Lost at sea: The M.V. Museum exhibits our dramatic history of...

The late William Waterway of Edgartown was a poet and, among many other attributes, one of the guardian angels of our lighthouses. Back in...

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...

Heath hens now appearing at the M.V. Museum

No animal more captures the hearts of longtime Vineyarders than Booming Ben, the last of a once lively species of fowl called the heath...

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...

Elizabeth Dourian takes her photography to the next level

There’s no shortage of idyllic photographs of the ocean surrounding Martha’s Vineyard. In her show, Eyes of a Bystander, high school senior Elizabeth Dourian...

Tom Mullins’ art knows no bounds

Though he may be limited physically, artist Tom Mullins' creativity knows no bounds. Mr. Mullins only started painting after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's...

Children use art to define their rights

More than three dozen young artists, ages 2-18, gathered for an artists’ reception at Featherstone Center for the Arts on April 7. Parents, teachers,...

Purposeful art: Stan Murphy’s Island in transition

Art that endures shares at least one thing in common. Ancient Romans called it res ipsa loquitur — the thing speaks for itself.Specific works,...

Express yourself

The word “protest” conjures up emotion, memory, and sometimes outrage. Featherstone Center for the Arts offered more than 30 artists the opportunity to express...

Gardens filled with imagination are cultivated at Pathways

If you have any interest in gardening, landscaping, or the environment in general, Pathways is the place to be this Friday, March 24, when...

Through her lens

As a student at Georgetown High School, Teresa Kruszewski dreamed of moving from the small town north of Boston and following her passion: working...

Brandy Wight spearheaded Granary Gallery

Brandon (Brandy) Wight, cofounder of the Granary Gallery and West Tisbury’s first recognized centenarian, died Feb. 26 at his home in Florida. He had...