Martha's Vineyard Calendar Events
Martha's Vineyard Calendar

Events

Wednesday, September 6

Exhibit: Alejandro Carreno

Just in time for the Derby, Mocha Mott's in Vineyard Haven is exhibiting Alejandro Carreno's paintings of fish during the month of September.

Exhibit: Youth Art from Hope and Climate Action

Mocha Mott's in Oak Bluffs is exhibiting the award-winning paintings and photographs made by Island youth as part of Hope and Climate Action, this year's art...

Virtual: Chair Yoga and Meditation

Led by YogiJay. Chair yoga is a supported style of yoga that is accessible to all levels and ages. In this class, practitioners will be guided through seated...

7:30am
Virtual Event
A historic look at the Steamship Pier. Hear the history directly from Thomas Dresser in this tour!

Enjoy the Historic Oak Bluffs Self-Guided walking tour! Created by acclaimed local author and historian Thomas Dresser. Tour takers see, hear and read from...

Enjoy a charming stroll through Vineyard Haven - on your time! The app takes you right to each spot with turn by turn directions, and audio.

Straight from author Thomas Dresser – enjoy the Vineyard Haven Walking Tour! Self-guided, the app provides you with turn-by-turn walking directions to get...

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. We'll walk up Pacific avenue, continue to Washington...

Acrylic Painting (Intermediate/Advanced) with John Holladay

Perfect your painting techniques during this weekly intermediate/advanced class. Bring a photograph or drawing for inspiration, and learn how to improve your...

Chilmark Flea Market

Visit the oldest outdoor flea market on the Island, offering antiques, imports, vintage finds and high-quality handmade items from Vineyard artists and...

Island Folk Pottery Sculpture Trail

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

Kayak and Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Quests

Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond on this self-guided tour. Rhyming quest clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the pond's people, places,...

Six Cut-and-Fold Books

Have fun creating six different accordion (concertina) books that are cut and folded from single sheets of watercolor paper. Sometimes called meander books,...

Exhibit: 1923: A Kid's Life

As part of the Museum’s centennial celebration, this exhibit explores different aspects of life on Martha’s Vineyard through the eyes of a modern child,...

Photo by Edith Blake

In the spring of 1974, Hollywood descended on the Island. Universal Studios had bought the film rights to the book Jaws and the film’s director, a young...

Exhibit: Ksenia Meleshko's Silenced Voice of Vincent Van Gogh

Join us for the art reception of Ksenia Meleshko's show, Silenced Voice of Vincent Van Gogh “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small...

Exhibit: Miraculum, Photographs by Libby Ellis

Experience Libby Ellis's new collection of contemplative black and white photographic portraits of Island-grown flora.

Exhibit: Photographs by Bruce Mathews

Photographer Bruce Mathews focuses on themes from the natural world, searching for the same abstract values that informed his previous work as a commercial...

Exhibit: Retrospectives

Featuring works of Sandy Bernat, Ruth Kirchmeier, Marie Louise Rouff, Ellen McCluskey, Alida O’Loughlin, Renee Balter. Exploring six different mediums with...

Exhibit: The Extraordinary Life of Dorothy West

Following her life from Boston to New York, Moscow, and Martha’s Vineyard, explore the story of Dorothy West, writer, editor, and youngest member of the...

Exhibit: The Perfect Craft: Wooden Boat Building, Then and Now

Small craft made of wood have been part of Island culture for thousands of years. They have helped to feed local families, connect the Vineyard to the wider...

Exhibit: They Were Heard, the Unique Voice of the Martha's Vineyard Deaf Community

From 1694 to 1952, Martha’s Vineyard – and specifically the towns of Chilmark and West Tisbury – had an unusually large population of people with hereditary...

Featured Exhibit: Carol Maguire and Jim Holland

Stop by North Water Gallery, Edgartown to view new work by Carol Maguire and Jim Holland. Jim Holland visited Cape Cod on college road trips with friends,...

Featured Exhibit: Traeger di Pietro, Adam Thompson and Judy Bramhall

Visit the Field Gallery's new exhibit of works by Traeger di Pietro, Adam Thompson and Judy Bramhall.

Felix Neck Walk

Free guided walk for adults of all levels of mobility, offered by Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary, Healthy Aging MV and TrailsMV for Falls Prevention Awareness...

Living Landmarks: Scrimshaw from the Carnegie Heritage Center

The Vineyard Preservation Trust's collection of traditional scrimshaw will be on exhibit, paired with contemporary pieces by Island artist Darrel Morris.

Mah Jongg for Beginners (or a Refresher)

Learn the fundamentals of American mah jongg, a social, challenging game that requires practice, strategy, and some luck! You will become familiar with the...

Stitching Time: Quilts by Men Serving Life Sentences

Twenty quilts by men serving life sentences at Louisiana State Penitentiary — aka "Angola" prison — for the former plantation on which it was built, combine...

Storytime!

Join us for a fun-filled storytime with stories and songs. Stories are geared toward kids ages one and a half to five years old but all ages are welcome....

Leonardo & Special Guest on Island Alpaca Walk

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle they truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics of...

Traditional Storytime

Children’s librarian Mikaela will be hosting a weekly traditional storytime. Families will be able to listen and enjoy books new and old with some songs...

Cousen Rose Gallery

Cousen Rose Gallery (CRG), represents emerging and nationally known artists working in a variety of media, including painting, photography, and collages.

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: Fibers of My Soul

Group exhibition featuring on-Island and off-Island artists: Adana Tillman, Amber Robles-Gordan, Andrea Grillo, Daryl Royster Alexander, Ella Mahoney,...

Exhibit: Menemsha Fishing Shacks and Island Birds

Visit the Ashley Medowski Gallery in Lambert's Cove to view new paintings and driftwood sculptures.

Exhibit: Sean Roach Solo Show

Realist oil paintings of Martha's Vineyard by local artist Sean Roach.

Exhibit: The Significance of 5

Knowhere Art Gallery proudly presents Significance of 5, an exhibition that marks our five-year anniversary, exhibiting works by artists on and off the Island.

Exhibit: beneath the color there was the shape

Winter Street Gallery is pleased to present beneath the color there was the shape, a group exhibition featuring new work by Chelsea Culprit, Mark Handforth,...

Exhibit: Collide

Special guest curator: Kara Taylor. Here 23 artists come together in a multitude of expressive mediums, each unique to themselves and their country of...

Exhibit: the Gretchen Feldman Collection

View works painted by Gretchen Feldman in her Chilmark studio. Gretchen, a former textile conservator, was born in 1934 in Philadelphia. She lived and...

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Lynn Hoeft

Working primarily outside at Featherstone (or indoors in the classroom if the weather demands it), we’ll examine all the elements that contribute to a...

Leonardo & Special Guest on Island Alpaca Walk

Walking with alpaca is a way to learn more about how gentle they truly are. A wonderful experience for all ages. Every participant will learn the basics of...

Drop-In Lego Club

Come join us for weekly drop-in lego creations! No registration needed. Free!

IGI's Mobile Market 2023 Schedule

Island Grown Initiative’s Mobile Market will resume its summer service on July 5. The Mobile Market is a truck stocked with reduced price, fresh locally...

Wednesday Walk the Chop

Wednesday Walk the Chop meets at the Vineyard Haven Public Library (200 Main street) then walks/runs (or any combination thereof) the West Chop loop. Course...

All Ages Card Club

Join us for our new weekly Card Club! Every Wednesday we will host a club for people who love to play cards or are interested in learning. Open to all ages...

Cut Flower Club

Cut Flower Club is back! On Wednesdays throughout the summer! Join our garden manager, Carla, in our beautiful Barn Garden to help pick and arrange flowers...

Come to the MV Film Center for a dynamic in-person session

A 2023 release from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. A divine premonition leads two sisters to buy an apartment in the small Swedish town of Gullspång. To their...

Virtual: The Long Game: A Start-Up Guide

The Long Game: The Longevity Series. Six Monthly Lectures on Extending our Health Span with Jim Lobely, All classes will be virtual with the option to view...

4pm
Virtual Event
Virtual: Build it; Build it Better: Poetry Workshops with Donald Nitchie

In poet Donald Nitchie’s writing workshop, participants will have an opportunity to build a poem prompted and inspired by poetry that Donald will choose for...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
Group Fly Casting Clinic

Join local fly fishing guide Abbie Schuster of Kismet Outfitters for group casting lessons at the Edgartown Lighthouse every Wednesday from 5 to 6 p.m.!...

Goat Yoga

Slow Flow with baby goats! Stretch. Breath. Laugh. Email goatyogamv@gmail.com to register.

Live Music: Dukes Duo

Live music by the Dukes Duo -- Maria Stukey and Eric Warner from the Dukes of Circuit Avenue!

MV Modern Quilt Guild

Join the MV Modern Quilt Guild! Meets at the West Tisbury Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. All are welcome. Email Katherine Long at...

Bite Me Stand Up Comedy Show

Welcome to Bite Me! A series of all professional Stand Up Comedy show series on Martha's Vineyard. Produced by island's 32-year seasonal washashore, and New...

Live Music: BlueSwitch Blues Band

Please join us for an evening of blues , jump blues and dancing.

Bite Me Stand Up Comedy

Welcome to Bite Me! A series of all professional Stand Up Comedy show series on Martha's Vineyard. Produced by Island's 32-year seasonal washashore, and New...

Wednesday, September 6