Arts & Artisans Events

March 7 - 13, 2019

Thursday, March 7

Open Painting Lab (Long Pose)

These uninstructed painting sessions are a great way to practice your craft and keep your painting skills fresh. The Painting Lab is open to intermediate to...

Open Printmaking Studio

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

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, March 8

Art Opening: James S. Evans

Come celebrate the art and creative of Island resident James S. Evans, a local artist who paints landscapes and waterscapes in oil on canvas.

Saturday, March 9

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...

Sunday, March 10

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...

VCS Winter Walk: Featherstone

Join VCS and Featherstone Center for the Arts for a collaborative winter walk and nature-inspired creative expression. We have planned out two walks on the...

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

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.

Opening Reception: Feathers and Stones

Please join us for the opening reception of Feathers and Stones featuring local artists. Refreshments served. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through March 31.

Monday, March 11

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,...

Preschool Art Program

Featherstone's Preschool Art Series is a weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and...

ECOA Art Club

March 4 - Collaging with Deirdre DeCarion March 11 - Drawing Wildlife with Victoria March 18 - Class with Meris Keating March 25 - Collaging with...

Art Exhibit: Feathers and Stones

Feathers and Stones featuring local artists. Open daily noon to 4 p.m. Show runs through March 31.

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, March 12

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....

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 Tuesdays

Artists and craftspeople, bring your unfinished project or your unrealized vision to bring it to that next level. Every class will include a free themed...

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, March 13

Grand Opening: Martha's Vineyard Museum

The Martha's Vineyard Museum opens today at its new location in Vineyard Haven, the site of the former Marine Hospital. Six new exhibits will be featured as...

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...

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;...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

March 7 - 13, 2019