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Museum Pieces: Devin, the Semenaks, and a Big Red Dog

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“We are a glass-half-full type of family.”  –Judah Semenak It was a special day at Martha’s Vineyard Museum on July 11 when we welcomed the...

Museum Pieces: Discover the Island

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“My mother believed that a North Atlantic summer was one of the most magical gifts in life.”  –Caroline B. Kennedy Martha’s Vineyard is a mystical...

Museum Pieces: Independence, fireworks, and fire engines

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“As the sun dips to dusk, downtown Edgartown pairs pyrotechnics with a picturesque backdrop of its iconic lighthouse and seascape.”  –MV Times, June 28,...

Museum Pieces: Oral histories, Eisenstadt, small business, and more

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“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.” –Susan Branch It’s here. The summer of 2024! What memories will we make and...

Museum Pieces: History lives here

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Why visit a museum on Martha’s Vineyard during summer? Isn’t it time to “turn off your mind, relax and float downstream,” to paraphrase the...

Museum Pieces: Link to the past and the future

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“Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here.” —Sue Monk...

Museum Pieces: Knowing our way through history

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“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the...

Museum Pieces: Connecting with the past

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“... because you can’t take it all in at once.”  –Audrey Hepburn The past matters to all of us, no matter our previously held feelings...

Museum Pieces: The Cooke House renaissance

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We wake up each morning, some of us with a plan, others of us wondering what to do. It can be said that the...

Museum Pieces: Island music

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“I enjoy music wherever it’s coming from.” –Taj Mahal Music is the pulse of a community. It helps set memories, spark ideas, and save stories....

Museum Pieces: Voices

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“Their lost voices must continue to be heard.” –John Boyne, “Boy in the Striped Pajamas” Martha’s Vineyard Museum is the protector of hundreds of our...

Museum Pieces: Celebrating choices

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“Life is the sum of your choices.” —Albert Camus Choices. There are too many sometimes, right? Some of us are better than others at making...

Museum Pieces: Feel free to explore

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“Would you like your adventure now, or should we have our tea first?” —J.M.Barrie J.M. Barrie was a Scottish novelist and playwright, best remembered as...

Museum Pieces: Focus on environment

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“The photographs I take on Martha’s Vineyard are taken because I feel something special. Nowhere in the world is there a place more beautiful...

Museum Pieces: What’s in your garden?

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“To have a devoted neighbor rob her own garden to give you plants that shriek at your own plants and devastate your scheme of...

Museum Pieces: April is Earth Month

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“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” —Author Robert Swan A statement like that can feel intense,...

Museum Pieces: Envelope to eclipse

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“A performance is a conversation between you and an audience.” —Livingston Taylor I feel that concept can be applied to a museum. What I see...

Museum Pieces: Stay the course

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“I think you have to take everything that looks like a blow and turn it into a triumph. This is where my energy comes...

Museum Pieces: After hours at the museum

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“Make play a high priority in your life, for if you die tomorrow, no one can play for you, but someone can and will...

Museum Pieces: Try something new

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“It’s a natural law, you receive as much as you give.” —Paul Karasik What if we wake up each day and choose kindness? Actively look...