Arts & Artisans Events

April 17 - 23, 2019

Wednesday, April 17

The Joy of Ceramics

The Joy of Ceramics, with Debbie Hale, lies in its endless creative opportunities whether you work on a wheel or do hand building. This offering is a...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor

Working from photographs (or outside ‘en plein air’ at Featherstone if the weather permits) we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a successful...

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...

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, April 18

Open Printmaking Studio

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

Art After School with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Pond life is teeming with activity. Like us, frogs are amazing in their growth patterns – with their wiggles, swimming, nibbling, seeking...

Art Opening: Ed Schulman

Reception for Island artist Ed Schulman. Mr. Schulman paints from memory or imagination. His themes include cityscapes, seascapes and featureless, indistinct...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

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, April 19

Art After School with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Make way for Island ducklings – fluffy ducklings and rippling water – we hope to capture the “all in a row” – the line of ducklings...

Saturday, April 20

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

Drawn to Nature. Astonishing works of nature. We will work with dried flowers, pressed forms, grasses, flower petals to create shapes of butterflies, birds...

Local Poetry Audio Archive Project Drop-in Info and Recording Session

The Chilmark Library will be starting an ongoing audio archiving project to record local poets reading an original poem, with a drop-in recording event on...

Art Exhibit & Reception: Donna Straw

All are invited to a reception to honor the work of Island artist Donna Straw. Ms. Straw's paintings will be displayed in the library’s Community Room from...

Sunday, April 21

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, April 22

Art in the Stacks: Margaret Emerson

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present "Ocean Moment," an exhibit of paintings by Margaret Emerson. The exhibit will be on display...

Art Exhibit: Silver and Gold

Silver and Gold featuring local artists. Show runs daily noon to 4 p.m. through May 5.

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, April 23

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...

April 17 - 23, 2019