Speaker/Panel Events

March 15 - 21, 2019

Saturday, March 16

Death Café

Hosted by Heather Massey, facilitator and co-founder of Massachusetts’ first Death Café. This gathering will provide a comfortable atmosphere in which to...

Presentation: Returning Cremains to Nature

Naturalist, forester, and inventor Jim Rassman will give a presentation about a new approach to returning cremated remains (aka cremains or ashes) to nature....

Sunday, March 17

Panel: Recycling Demystified on the Vineyard

A panel presentation about the ins and outs of recycling on the Vineyard. Representatives from Bruno’s MV, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental...

Tuesday, March 19

Talk: Quilts, Coverlets and the American Experience

Pamela A. Parmal, Curator of Textile and Fashion Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will introduce an exhibition planned for 2020 that will feature...

Wednesday, March 20

Field Recording & Composition

Dean Rosenthal, an internationally active composer who lives on Martha’s Vineyard, will speak about field recordings and experimental music of his own and...

Travels with a Plantsman

Join PHA Executive Director Tim Boland for a look back at his expeditions in 2018 to the some of the most magnificent spots in the United States, including...

Dinner Lecture Series

Gary and Kristina Kinsman Maynard will present a slide show and talk about their life on the Vineyard Haven waterfront and beyond. Both grew up on the harbor...

Thursday, March 21

MBL Science Before Supper - How to Make an Octopus: Lessons from the Genome

How to Make an Octopus: Lessons from the Genome with Carrie Albertin, Hibbitt Fellow, MBL. Octopuses are fantastically weird animals: they have flexible,...

March 15 - 21, 2019