Arts & Artisans Events

February 16 - 22, 2019

Saturday, February 16

Acrylic Painting

We have everyone from beginners to professionals in these classes. Come with a drawing or photograph you would like to paint. Don't be afraid. Join John...

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...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class with Lucinda Sheldon. You will...

Printmaking Workshops

Come explore printmaking at Featherstone with Fae Kontje-Gibbs during these two day weekend workshops, suitable for beginner to advanced artists. Our studio...

Sale: The Annex

Big sale at the Annex with Kenworthy winter sale and summer samples. Roy Bikini sample sale. Littlest Fish jewelry. Alexis Russillo art. And Bee Well MV...

Gel Plate Monotypes

Warning: this printing process is highly addictive. Using a gelli plate—you will layer opaque and transparent colors, play with textures, stenciled patterns...

Sunday, February 17

Printmaking Workshops

Come explore printmaking at Featherstone with Fae Kontje-Gibbs during these two day weekend workshops, suitable for beginner to advanced artists. Our studio...

Big Button Monotype Books

Learn to make a pamphlet stitched, big button book using gel printed monotypes as covers and assorted, interesting papers for interior pages. Use your own...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Monday, February 18

Art Exhibit: Jack Ryan

Come see New York City through the eyes of Jack Ryan, a big Apple native, whose extraordinary pen and ink drawings will be exhibited Feb. 4 to March 31,...

Art Exhibit: My One and Only

My One and Only featuring one of a kind artwork by local artists. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through March 3.

Throwing Pots

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

Tuesday, February 19

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....

Beading: The Art of Knotting

Come experiment with beads and learn the art of knotting with Lucinda Sheldon. Techniques taught include choosing appropriate stringing materials, finishing...

Open Pottery Studio

With Frank Creney. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Open Studio

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Open Studio Tuesdays has tons of crafts...

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...

Drawing Bootcamp for Artists

This class with Steve Engley is designed for people who have experience or training in drawing or other visual arts. Brave beginners greatly benefit from...

Knit Nights

All levels welcome. Bring a project-in-progress or some needles and yarn if you're just getting started (we'll have some to share.) And check out the...

Wednesday, February 20

Art Show: Warren Gaines

Featherstone Center for the Arts and the Martha's Vineyard Film Society are featuring artist Warren Gaines in the Feldman Family Art Space. Mr. Gaines's oils...

Soldering 101

In this 5 week class by Cecilia Minnehan, from Cecilia Designs, you will learn the fundamentals of soldering and how to set up your own soldering station....

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. Children welcome with experienced adult supervision. This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics...

Soldering Wire Wrapped Earrings

In this introductory class with Cecilia Minnehan, you will learn to how to solder, anneal, dap and wire wrap to create hanging earrings. We will use a...

Art Explorers

As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the freedom to create and color their own...

Art Hang

Printmaking, painting, stitching, embroidery, collage, jewelry and drawing. Brought to you by Conrado, Elysha Joy Metals and Althea Designs.

Guided Still Life Class

Join artist Elizabeth Whelan for a drawing class where she will guide you through the process of drawing a still life composition in pencil on paper. Get...

Hand Building

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

Thursday, February 21

Soldering 102

This 5 week class with Cecilia Minnehan from Cecilia Designs is a continuation for those who have taken the Soldering 101 class who are interested in...

Open Printmaking Studio

Studio time for independent projects in the Printmaking Studio with Fae Kontje-Gibbs.

Still Life Class

Monitored by Liz Taft, this non instructional class is set up to be a bit like Plein Air - a limited time to work and to capture the light of the day. Liz...

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class with Lucinda Sheldon. You will...

Knitting Class

This multi-level class with Rona Newmark welcomes first time knitters as well as those with more experience. Projects will be tailored to your skill set, and...

Avian Improv

Lanny McDowell has been a fan of David Stanwood’s piano playing as long as Mr. Stanwood has been a fan of Mr. McDowell's artwork, over twenty years. The two...

Landscape Oil Painting

This class is to teach techniques in how to simplify shapes of landmass and color mixing. Alexis Russillo will be demoing throughout the class, how to start...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Winter Art Workshops

This winter, bring your art supplies and join artist Elizabeth Whelan for free evenings of drawing and painting. Each session Ms. Whelan will set up two...

Open Pottery Studio

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta. This is a non-instructional time for adults familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio.

Friday, February 22

Solder & Bezel Class

In one 3 hour class you will create and complete a beautiful custom pendant. Bring your own sea glass or pick from our collection (if you are bringing your...

February 16 - 22, 2019