Arts & Artisans Events

May 3 - 9, 2019

Friday, May 3

Art After School with Miss Lani

Great Masters Whose Work Jumps Off the Pages. Shimmering sea sparkle: Ray Ellis.

PechaKucha

PechaKucha is a presentation format created by architects looking to make conferences more concise. Anyone can create a PechaKucha. The only requirement is...

Saturday, May 4

Acrylic Painting

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

Origami Envelope Concertina

What is a concertina book? It is another name for a folded book structure that resembles an accordion. Accordion books have a long and rich history in many...

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

Great Masters Whose Work Jumps Off the Pages. Rural landscapes – Rural Dignity: Allen Whiting.

Saturday Stitchers: Modern Quilt Guild & More

Stitches are the fundamental elements of sewing, knitting, embroidery, crochet, and needle lace-making, whether by hand or machine. Practitioners of all...

Art Reception: Caitlin Bingham

All are invited to an art reception featuring paintings by local artist Caitlin Bingham. This exhibit will be displayed in the library’s Community Room...

Sunday, May 5

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

Advanced Mentorship student show, with Brooke Bartletta, Lucy Dahl, Andrea Dawson, Beth Horstman, Rob Skinnon and their fine art photography.

Monday, May 6

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, May 7

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...

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...

Youth Nature Photography After-School Program

Polly Hill Arboretum will host a youth nature photography after-school program for students in grades 4 to 7, six Tuesdays in May and June. The classes will...

Wednesday, May 8

Art in the Stacks: Art Quilts from Haiti

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library and PeaceQuilts are pleased to present an exhibit of Art Quilts from Haiti. The exhibit will be on display on the...

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...

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Open studio quilting. All levels of quilters are welcome.

Thursday, May 9

Kiln Fired Enameling

Learn the art of enameling - glass on metal - and explore different enameling techniques during this weekly 3 hour class. You will create a piece of jewelry...

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.

May 3 - 9, 2019