The 2024 Hale Master of Fine Arts Residency program is now open for applications: the application deadline is Monday, November 6, 2023.
Tag: Artists Association of Nantucket
Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is returning to Straight Wharf this April when it opens the Big Gallery on the second floor of the Thomas Macy Warehouse. This exciting collaboration with the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) brings together two island institutions that share an important history with an iconic and […]
Winners of the tenth annual Frank Swift Chase Plein Air Nantucket awards have been chosen by The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN). A huge proponent of en plein air painting, Frank Swift Chase taught outdoor classes starting in 1920 through the early 1950s, and the core of his regular […]
Nantucket has been an oasis for artists of all kinds for nearly 100 years. The island’s art colony bloomed throughout the 1920s, grew in the 1930s, and faced a crisis in 1943 when the only exhibition gallery closed. Then, the transformation of an abandoned warehouse on Straight Wharf into a […]