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The art of conservation

Last year Vineyarders took to the fields, woods, and shorelines in droves in order to alleviate the boredom of isolation and to revel in...

Summer with the Playhouse

Live theater will be back this year, thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse. Although the organization's Vineyard Haven facility won't be open, the theater's...

Mood-evoking images and maritime masterpieces at Louisa Gould Gallery

The Louisa Gould Gallery was one of the few to have stayed open steadily during the pandemic — when allowable, and with strict safety...

Night Heron Gallery adds artists to the co-op

Joining the group of artists and artisans who offer their work at the Night Heron cooperative gallery in Vineyard Haven are four women who...

Two galleries, two shows, one mission

Val Francis and her husband Ralph H. Grace III opened the doors to the Knowhere Gallery in the Oak Bluffs' Arts District three years...

Defying gender

  The subject of Vineyard native Victoria Campbell's latest film, “Dimka,” is an enigma. A Russian immigrant living in Brooklyn who wears wigs and makeup,...

A bit of everything

What do you do when you open a new shop just a few weeks before the country shuts down, and your primary source of...

Flowers flourish at Featherstone (and beyond)

Thanks to the Featherstone Center for the Arts, virtual flowers are currently in bloom — in tune with blossoms in the natural world —...

Begin your summer of drawing

Chappaquiddick-based artist Elizabeth Whelan believes that anyone can draw, and that everyone should — at least for fun. For that reason, she'll be leading...

Small works, small island

It's probably fair to say that most Vineyarders have never visited the island of Cuttyhunk, or, for that matter, know much about our little...

Silver linings

If the pandemic can be thought of as a dark storm, then, now that the sun is beginning to peek through, the silvery edges...

High-tech at home

Vineyard native Phil daRosa has been playing music for most of his life, and he's been working with musicians, actors, and authors in his...

Art of surprise

For some Islanders, the pandemic has inspired them to revisit creative endeavors that they may have put on hold when other demands took precedence....

Facetime

After more than a year of enforced solitude, most everybody is craving a chance to see people's faces from beyond the limitations of a...

The unflappable Abby Bender

Abby Bender has always been known for her creativity and versatility. The co-founder of the Built on Stilts dance festival on Martha's Vineyard, as...

Time travel

When Dan Waters started taking photos with an old wooden field camera fitted with an antique lens, the Vineyard opened up to him in...

Sharing ideas

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Genevieve Abbot tends to see the silver lining in things — including getting older. Earlier this year she decided to share her positive attitude...

Little house, big idea

Sculptor Tim Laursen of West Tisbury really made his mark on the Vineyard last summer when the M.V. Museum installed his large-scale, solar-powered sculpture...

Booby trap

Most women have a sort of love/hate relationship with their bras. Velya Jancz-Urban and Ehris Urban of Grounded Goodwife have discovered that it's more...

Women in science

Hopefully, with a new administration in place in the U.S., science will be given the weight it deserves once again. Artist Elizabeth Whelan is...
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