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Manhattan Short Film Festival: You be the judge

Island moviegoers will help select the winning entry from 10 international finalists in the Manhattan Short Film Festival this Friday, September 24 or Saturday, September 25.

Multi-media Artists

Around the turn of the century, Picasso and Braque coined the term "collage" for mixed-media art, but artists have been adding unexpected objects to their work practically as long as art has been created.

Actor Matthew Modine Headlines 5th International Film Festival

More than 50 international films promise to pack more on-Island punch this weekend than Earl did.

Despite all, a lively Artisans Festival

Earl, the hurricane that fizzled, didn't stop the 15th annual M.

The fascinating world of Enos Ray

Enter the world of Oak Bluffs painter Enos Ray and you will discover two parts soft-spoken Southern gentleman, three parts volcanic imagination and five parts artistic talent.

Unique Viewpoint: Marshall Pratt

Few concepts matter as much in photography as how the photographer frames the image.

The art of politics

When the President vacations on Martha's Vineyard, Island art turns into a political celebration.

Martha’s Vineyard film series come to an end

In a tribute to long-time Island summer resident Jules Feiffer, the Martha's Vineyard Film Society screens the Jack Nicholson/Art Garfunkel 1971 classic, "Carnal Knowledge," on Saturday, August 21 at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

History and craft: Saltwater Gallery

Step into Ashley Medowski's Saltwater Gallery on Lambert's Cove Road, and you've entered the magic world of a self-proclaimed jerry-rigger extraordinaire.

Poets Michelson and Tannenbaum at Featherstone

Nationally recognized poets Richard Michelson and Judith Tannenbaum will read from their work at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, August 19.

Frances Perkins documentary

Many documentary films earn fireworks on their release, then disappear as fast as the pyrotechnics.

Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival

Entering its eighth year, the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) began screening works at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven yesterday, August 11, and will continue through Saturday, August 14.

At the movies: Chinese migrants, Holocaust hero, and unconventional family

"Killing Kasztner: the Jew Who Dealt with Nazis," concludes the Summer Institute Film Series of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven on Sunday, August 15.

Home is where the art is

Art in the home becomes a crucial component to its interior decoration — embellishing, creating focal points, and defining the personality of a room.

“The Western Front”

Each of the three films presented this week by Island film societies address issues of manhood, although from very different perspectives.

“Rescuing Emmanuel” playing at Oak Bluffs Tabernacle

Vineyard filmmakers Len and Georgia Morris of Galen Films have framed the issue of street children with poignant immediacy in their new film "Rescuing Emmanuel.

All around: The All-Island Art Show

Now in its 52nd year, the All-Island Art Show (AIAS) takes place again next Monday, August 2, at 10 am in the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle.

A glimpse into art collectors’s homes

Diane McManus Jensen, "The Art of Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections, with Advice on Starting Your Own," Antique Collectors Club, Ltd.

How They Begin: Tools of the Trade

Paint, paper, and brush seem like a simple enough formula for producing art.

Barn Painters explain the mystique

Barns seem to hold a magic that invites transformation into art.