Arts & Artisans Events

December 6 - 12, 2018

Thursday, December 6

Adult Crafts

Make your own creative Christmas cards.

Art After School with Miss Lani

No Not Gigantisms - Rather Yes to Small Works of Art for kids in grades 2 to 7. Miniatures on canvases are great fun and they capture our brush strokes and...

Advanced Knitting Skills

With Rona Newmark. This project-based class will focus on adding or refreshing more complex knitting skills, such as knitting in the round and cables. A...

Art Party: Felted Ornaments

Learn how to create felted Christmas ornaments using cookie cutters and provided materials. All skill levels welcome. For ages 14 and above. Sign up at the...

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

First Friday VH

Head to Main street to support local community, shop local, meet the artists, eat and dance. Artists will be set up pop-up style in shops on Main street and...

Art After School with Miss Lani

Goldsworthy and Calder Sculptures that Excite and Unite Us for kids in grades K to 2. Let us grasp poultry wire, wind bent willow branches, red poppy...

Saturday, December 8

Kiln Fired Enameled Ornaments

In this two hour workshop with Lucinda Sheldon, from Lucinda Enamels, you will create your own handmade ornament and learn the fundamentals of jewelry...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

S'more Love...for Endangered Species for ages 4 to 12. The cheetah in Iran, elephants in Moilori, black rhinos, jaguars in Mexico, giraffes…orangutans all...

Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Sale

Original Wampum jewelry, pottery, dance-inspired clothing, art cards, Island-made salves and balms, Keepers of the Light DVD's, unique gifts, and much more....

Ceramic Exploration

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 and above. In this class, we will explore various techniques in hand building and wheel throwing. From...

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Handmade from the Heart

A holiday season fundraiser to benefit Hospice of Martha's Vineyard. Come browse and buy unique, handmade items, including jewelry, needlepoint, knitted...

Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop

Featuring many of your favorite Island artisans and craftspeople...under one roof. Folk art, leather goods, jewelry, tree ornaments, stocking stuffers and...

West Tisbury Farmers' Market

Indoor farmers market features locally grown produce and meat and locally made products. The market is dedicated to bringing local agricultural products to...

Artisans Exhibition: L.A. Brown

L.A. Brown at various Island art events, including Featherstone Center for the Arts, which is open daily.

Meet the Maker: Martha's Vineyard Sea Salt

Meet Heidi Feldman, a farmer who harvests delicious sea salt from Vineyard waters. Learn how salt crystals are extracted from sea water, an age-old trade in...

Christmas in Edgartown: Meet Our Local Artist - Jay Swartz

Meet Jay Swartz and see her hand-etched glassware and Christmas ornaments.

Adult Crafts

Decorate sugar cookies with royal icing. We'll practice piping, flooding, and feathering. For ages 12 and above. Sponsored by The Friends of the Vineyard...

Artist Reception: “Through a Lens II” Photography Show

The public is invited to attend an opening reception for “Through a Lens II,” a community photography show on exhibit during the month of December at the...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Fiber Folks

Monthly get-together of hand-crafters: spinning, knitting, weaving, crochet, and more. Bring a project to work on. Meets on the second Sunday of each month...

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Adults only.

Monday, December 10

Preschool Art Program

Weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and color their world through different art...

Throwing Pots

This intermediate/advanced class is for those who can already throw on the wheel but want to learn new shapes and how to work larger. Each week students will...

Tuesday, December 11

Toddler Art Program

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

Tom Maley Life Drawing

This group met for many years at the home of Tom Maley and now they meet at Featherstone for two hours each Tuesday morning. New participants are welcome....

Jeremy Driesen Photography

Jeremy Driesen Photography on display at The Simon Gallery through the end of 2018, featuring photography from Martha's Vineyard, Cuba, Buenos Aires, New...

Drop-in Knitting/Crochet

All skill levels welcome. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends and enjoy some good conversation. Have a pattern question or need help with your...

Wednesday, December 12

Open Pottery Studio

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Children welcome with experienced adult...

Art Explorers

With Coral Shockey for ages 6 to 9. As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the...

Architecture Talk

West Tisbury architect Bruce MacNelly will continue his series addressing fundamental ways to think about architecture. This month, Mr. MacNelly will discuss...

Hand Building

In this class with Sabrina Kuchta we will discuss and experiment with hand building techniques. No prior experience in ceramics is necessary; this class can...

Featherstone Uke Jam

Come learn how to play the ukulele in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! Play along with the group and enjoy refreshments and lots of laughs. Just bring your uke, or...

December 6 - 12, 2018