Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Thursday, July 14

Exhibit: Photographs by Tim Johnson

The Oak Bluffs location of Mocha Mott's will be featuring photographs taken by Tim Johnson -- known as the Island Light photographer for the Vineyard Gazette...

Morning Yoga with Mollie Doyle

A series bringing consciousness and ease to the body and mind. Class passes sold at the door. If you have any questions you can email Mollie at...

Early Birders

The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. Bug spray...

Walk With Us!

Join us for a walk around East Chop! We'll start at the library's Pacific Avenue entrance at 8:15 a.m. Walk is approximately 4 miles and will take about an...

Climate Solutions Walk and Stroll

Take a self-guided walk around our Turtle Pond loop, learning different ways to take climate action at home and beyond. To provide access for all, we ask...

Guided Arboretum Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Gate leading to Sculpture Trail

Created by artists Bill O'Callaghan and Heather Goff, the quarter-mile private trail meanders through a magical landscape populated with whimsical...

Kayak Quest

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the...

Poucha Pond Kayak or SUP Rentals

Explore Poucha Pond and the salt marshes of Chappaquiddick by kayak. Launch from Dike Bridge gatehouse. Last boat rental is at 3 p.m. Children 15 and under...

Visiting Artist Workshop: Drawing (in) Place with Marthe Rowen

This two-day workshop introduces artists to Drawing in Place - how to capture the character and sense of a place through drawing. We will draw on location...

Adult Movement Class with Naomi Goldberg Haas

Created for the dancer coming back to the studio. The class integrates the thinking body with the emotional body. Barre work moves to standing center opening...

Stand Up Paddleboard Tours with Kismet Outfitters

Experience the beauty and serenity of the morning on Martha's Vineyard via paddleboard. Call 774-549-5921 or email lars@kismetoutfitters.com to RSVP.

Edgartown Lighthouse Tours

The Edgartown Light stands perched at the mouth of the harbor, watching over beachgoers and sailors alike. Today, it seems as though the conical iron tower...

Edible Weeds Walk

Join herbalist Rebecca Gilbert on a foraging walk for edible weeds around her luscious farmland in Chilmark.

Billy Hoff painting

A Gallery MV collaborates with Featherstone Center for the Arts for a month-long Contemporary Art Pop Up group exhibit, with paintings, photography, mixed...

Exhibit: Art Premiere: Alison Shaw, Heidi Lang and Anne Besse-Shepherd

Premiering works by artists Alison Shaw, Heidi Lang and Anne Besse-Shepherd.

Exhibit: Destiny Arianna, Beauty in Remembrance

Beauty in Remembrance is a weaving of works that are reminiscent of the beauty that lies within the act of carrying memories and one's legacy with pride.

Exhibit: Hannah Moore, Reverie

An exhibit of Hannah Moore's recent work in oil, watercolor and ink.

Exhibit: Jeremy Brenner, Susan Convery, Mary Beth Dowlin, Laura Jemison and Barbara du Bois

Popular Martha's Vineyard Art Association artists at the Old Sculpin Gallery: Jeremy Brenner, Rosenfeld, Susan Convery, Mary Beth Dowlin, Laura Jemison, and...

Exhibit: Martha's Vineyard Museum A-Z

For nearly one hundred years the Martha’s Vineyard Museum has collected, cared for, and shared artifacts, archives, and artworks that tell the story of this...

Exhibit: Stan Murphy at 100

Across a career that spanned more than fifty years, Stan Murphy painted an Island in transition. He captured the Vineyard’s fishermen and selectmen and...

Exhibit: The Luminous Worlds of Omar Victor Diop

The astonishing photography of Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop takes its departure from the tradition of West African studio portrait photography. In...

Flying Horses Carousel

Ride the carousel and try to grab the brass ring at the Flying Horses, America's oldest carousel. Since 1884, the Flying Horses Carousel has delighted...

Guided Arboretum Tour

Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our daily tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide....

Vineyard Artisans Summer Festival

A Vineyard summer tradition and the only weekly juried art show where the public can meet over 70 artisans and buy directly from them. Many demonstrations,...

Visiting Artist Michiko Sakano At Martha's Vineyard Glassworks

Visiting Artist Michiko Sakano joins the team at Marthas Vineyard Glassworks as part of our Visiting Artist Series. From Wednesday July 13 through Saturday...

Wildlife Encounters

This island is filled with some amazing animals. Who lives here? Are they slimy? Cold-blooded? What makes a reptile a reptile or a bird a bird? We'll answer...

Baby's First Year

Join Kim and other caregivers for a Baby's First Year support group.

Breathing & Stretching Yoga Class

Led by Hallie Brevetti. Classes include 30 minutes dedicated to exploring breathing techniques and 30 minutes dedicated to yoga and stretching using seated...

Owl Pellet Dissection, 7/14 at 10:30 AM

Join Felix Neck and Chilmark Library in a hands-on science experience - owl pellet dissection! Pellets are a record of what owls have eaten, and scientists...

Camp Ground Walking Tours

The 150-year-old colorful gingerbread cottages are a must-see in Oak Bluffs. Join a guided walking tour through the beautiful grounds of the MVCMA.

Carnegie Tours: Historic Tours of Edgartown

The Carnegie Heritage Center’s Historic Tour is a 60-minute guided walking tour of Edgartown. Learn about the Island’s rich maritime history– from the...

Exhibit: Abstraction

Group exhibition at Knowhere Gallery featuring Martha Mae Jones, Robert Hauck, Sarah Larsen, Wendy Weldon, and Mohamed Yakub.

Exhibit: Alison Shaw Gallery

Fine art prints of Alison's photographs -- new works and old favorites -- are on view in the gallery located in the Oak Bluffs Arts District.

Exhibit: David Schuster, Joyce Harvey and Magi Leland

View our new exhibit featuring works by David Schuster, mixed media; Joyce Harvey, boats and lighthouses in oil; and Magi Leland , oils.

Exhibit: Divine Feminine

Group exhibit at the Center of Knowhere Gallery featuring Andrea Grillo, Daryl Royster Alexander, Marion Wilson, Martha Mae Jones, Stephanie Danforth, and...

Exhibit: Plein Air Show

One chosen vista from each town will be the subjects to be painted This gives all Island artists a chance to shine.

Exhibit: Spring into Summer Show

Memorial Day Group Show: Nick Paciorek, Teek Eaton-Koch, Deborah T. Colter, Mary Parkham, Wooley Dutton, Anne Grandin and Donna Blackburn.

Ruel Gallery

The Ruel Gallery is open for its third season featuring paintings by Colin Ruel. New this season: his one of a kind oyster knives! Also featured is Nettie...

Exhibit: Connecting the Dots by Kate Feiffer

Kate Feiffer will be having a show of new work themed Connecting the Dots at The MV Film Society’s Feldman Family Artspace from June 20 through July 17, with...

Afternoon Art: Collage

For ages 7+. Led by Tyla Packish. Explore collage with mixed media materials. Bring any photographs, magazines, special papers and/or journals you would like...

Enameling: Glass on Metal Workshops with Lucinda Sheldon

Enameling is an ancient art form applying powdered glass to metal and firing it to fusing in a kiln or with a torch. During class you will have the...

Exhibit: Contrasting Seasons: Martha's Vineyard Summer and Winter

An exhibit featuring photographs by Michael Johnson. Michael Johnson was born in Harlem and heard his calling to the fine arts at an early age. As a youth...

Farmer for a Day

Put on your boots and get ready for some fun! Get a glimpse into the life of a farmer with some hands-on farm experience checking in and completing chores...

Modern Dance for Life, with Naomi Goldberg Haas and The Yard

Enjoy moving with full expression and purpose in a class that integrates the thinking body with the emotional body. Emphasis will be on correct alignment,...

Exploring Printmaking with Allison Doherty

These one day studio classes will introduce new practices to those who want to try something new, or can be taken to reinvigorate a previously learned skill...

Courtyard Crafts: Cork Canoe

Come make and decorate a miniature cork canoe. No registration necessary but supplies are limited. Weather permitting.

Lego Club

For Kids of All Ages. Mega blocks, Duplo Bricks, and Lego Bricks (of course!).

On Our Way

Playgroup to discover, explore and socialize.

Artist's Open Studio: Washington Ledesma

Ceramics, Paintings, and interesting conversations with artist Washington Ledesma. Refreshments and art! Enjoy! See washingtonledesmamv.com for recent work.

Henna Tattoos Created by Maple Mehndi

Professional tattoos created by Maple Mehndi, on the lawn at Nomans MV! Cost for designs begins at $25.

IGI Mobile Market

The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced-price fresh, locally grown produce and eggs. The market makes weekly deliveries as part of Island Grown...

Indoor Summer Night Market

Don’t miss this chance to check out a variety of artists every week if you can’t make it to the up-Island markets. Plenty of parking, Mo's Lunch is open...

Preserving an Island Summer: Preserving Herbs: Drying, Teas, Herb Salts

Learn tricks and tips for using and preserving the bounty of an Island summer from chef and cookbook author Catherine Walthers and foraging farmer Rebecca...

Teen Wii U Afternoon

Play Super Smash Brothers. For kids (10+) and teens.

Aquinnah Library Summer Speaker Series: Melissa Larsen

Melissa Larsen will explore plants as medicine and family care with herbs. Email jmatejcek@clamsnet.org to register.

Artist's Open Studio: Rosenfeld Art Studio

Open Studio at Rosenfeld Art Studio, held every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Meet the artist, enjoy the atmosphere. RSVP to 917-209-4440.

Evening Paddleboard Tours with Kismet Outfitters

Enjoy the golden hour while exploring the coast of Martha's Vineyard by paddleboard. RSVP by emailing lars@kismetoutfitters.com.

Kenworthystudio Summer Fashion Soiree

We're back and it's going to be the most magical one yet. Join us in the fairyland of Felix Neck for a mid-summer fashion soiree. With a bite to eat and a...

Variety Tasting Classes at Beetlebung Farm

Come join us for a deep dive into the vegetable-of-the moment at Beetlebung Farm. We’ll be tasting a sampling of different pea, cucumber, lettuce, tomato and...

Virtual: MVLA Classics Online Reading Group

Read and Zoom with us! Join a group on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays at 5 p.m. Coming up: The MVLA Virtual Book Group will be reading Persuasion by Jane...

5pm
Virtual Event
A Midsummer Night's Dream

An outdoor production of Shakespeare's classic tale. Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo.

Author Talk: Noah's Rejects by Rob Kagan

In this very personal memoir that takes place on the tiny island of Chappaquiddick, things are not always as they appear. It looks like paradise, it feels...

Meditation with Karma Trinlay Rinpoche

Karma Trinlay Rinpoche will lead meditation from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday July 12 and Thursday July 14. This is a great opportunity for beginners and seasoned...

Open Pottery Studio at Featherstone

This is a non-instructional time for those familiar with ceramics to work on their own in the Pottery Studio. Attendees must have basic knowledge and be...

Salsa Suelta Cubana with Christina Montoya

Back by popular demand! Christina will introduce us to the movements and rhythms of Salsa Suelta Cubana, a form of salsa dancing from Cuba that is danced...

Live Music: Vineyard Sound, Weekly Concerts at Federated Church

An a cappella concert starring 10 East Coast college guys who gather on the Vineyard each summer to sing professionally!

Wisdom, Strength, & Beauty

Last class for this round Thursday 10/20, to start over in January. Qabalah, Tarot, spiritual disciplines, personal alchemy: Philosophy & practical psychology.

Peter Guralnick

Peter Guralnick is the definitive biographer of Elvis Presley, Sam Phillips and Sam Cooke. He has argued passionately and persuasively for the vitality of...

Steve Sweeney, Townie

Sweeney regales his audiences with stories from his life-long journey, to the backdrop of neighborhoods, the old Boston Theater District, and other landmarks.

Summer Institute Speaker: Dr. Ronald C. Petersen

Ronald C. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., speaks on "How Much Forgetfulness Is Too Much?" Dr. Petersen is a professor of Neurology, the Cora Kanow Professor in...

Thursday, July 14