Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Info Picks

Featherstone tour of Island-inspired art

Enter a virtual gallery and explore how visual artists from around the world interpret photographs of Martha's Vineyard scenery. Featherstone's latest exhibit, “Martha's Vineyard: The Way We See It,” is curated by Moira Fitzgerald...

Fly away with Avian Improv

Experience the calming, meditative effects of improvised music combined with images of nature. Avian Improv is a captivating audiovisual slideshow that features bird photography by Lanny McDowell and unrehearsed piano music by David Stanwood....

Painting with Elizabeth Whelan

Discover your inner artist, find inspiration for a project, or further develop your technique by joining a special workshop with acclaimed artist Elizabeth Whelan. Through the Vineyard Haven library, she is hosting Zoom sessions...

DIY with Island Grown Schools

Stay connected with nature through garden-themed activities and educational resources. The Island Grown at Home website includes gardening videos, recipes, arts and crafts projects, storybooks, and tips about plants and bugs. Learn how to...

Hold the pie: Playhouse poetry on a virtual stage

Take a frontrow seat in your home to watch the season finale from M.V. Playhouse. They are celebrating National Poetry Month with the poets who were scheduled to appear at the final Poetry &...

Songs by Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon

Experience the extraordinary and versatile talents of Island musicians Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon. They are streaming live #SocialDistanceSing concerts every Sunday at 7:30 pm on Facebook. Siren is a vocalist and composer who...

Cooking with Jan Buhrman

Create gourmet meals at home or just enjoy learning about the art of cooking. Jan Buhrman of The Kitchen Porch, a full-service, farm-to-table catering business, is sharing some of her favorite recipes as part...

Virtual activities with M.V. Family Center

Discover new activities for children and even virtual playgroups. The M.V. Family Center is staying connected with the community through a variety of programs. Enjoy stories, songs, puppets, family-friendly cooking, imaginative and educational play,...

Sing with Little Bird M.V.

Children of all ages are welcome to virtually come together for seasonal songs and movement. Through the West Tisbury library, Laura Jordan of Little Bird M.V. will lead a free, online music class...

Imagine gardens with Pathways

Explore innovative gardens that are at the wavefront of sustainability. This annual event from Pathways ARTS includes on-site interviews, practical demonstrations, and visual tours. Learn about 3D ocean farming, the protection of Island marshes,...

Take a Restorative Sound Journey

Unwind with resonant sounds as you settle deeper into a quiet and centered state of being. Valerie Sonnenthal of Peaked Hill Studio is offering a free, one-hour Restorative Sound Journey livestream every Wednesday in...

Virtual viewing with the Film Center

Enjoy viewing the M.V. Film Society's latest releases in the comfort of your home. The team at the Film Center have provided a virtual screening room on their website so you do not miss...

Parents-to-parents with M.V. Family Center 

Stay in touch with other parents and learn about the virtual programs and activities available for families. Join the M.V. Family Center staff in a parent-to-parent group discussion every Tuesday in April from 1...

Learn about nature with the Trustees

Experience the wonders of nature at home through inspirational lessons and ranger reports. Virtually join the Trustees M.V. on Monday, April 9, for live question-and-answer sessions, plant and animal identifications, and more. Matt Pelikan,...

This little piggy came home

Welcome the spring season with family-friendly recipes, fun and creative crafts, and home gardening projects. Virtually follow along with the Farm Institute as they share their homesteading tips and tricks. The live stream is...

Watch a movie a day with MVFF

Enjoy inspirational and educational films in the comfort of your home. The M.V. Film Festival is posting movies they have screened over the years at the March festival and at Cinema Circus. Each day...

Merry music with Brian and Aiden Weiland

Bring merry music into your home for the whole family to enjoy. The music teacher for the Oak Bluffs School, Brian Weiland, and his son Aiden are uploading a group singalong every weekday morning....

Refuge by the sea

Part of the journey through the woods is finding a place of respite. Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary, a 400-acre Sheriff's Meadow property in West Tisbury, offers a color-coded trail system to guide you along...

Hike the hills

Draw on the strength of nature to reach the other side of a hill. Menemsha Hills is a 211-acre Trustees reservation in Chilmark featuring Prospect Hill and a rocky beach, so it is potentially...

Connected at the roots

Experience a place on the Island where time seems to stand still. The Southern Woodlands Reservation is a 234-acre M.V. Land Bank property in Oak Bluffs, with wide trails and ancient ways that include...