Gallery receptions on Martha’s Vineyard


Thursday, Aug. 9

Old Sculpin Gallery 5–6 pm, Edgartown. Wendy Shalen and Kat Cope. $15; $10 MV Art Assoc. members. 508-627-4881;

North Water Gallery 5–7 pm, Edgartown. Ray Ellis, Carrie Gustafson, and Deborah Bays. 508-627-6002;

Eisenhauer Gallery 6–8 pm, Edgartown. Anchor & Drifting: with Carol Bennett and Michel Brosseau. Live music, refreshments. 508-627-7003;

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

Saturday, Aug. 11

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;

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.

The Granary Gallery 5–7 pm, West Tisbury. Steve Mills, Jeanne Staples, and Ross Coppelman. 508-693-0455;

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;