Art Gallery Scene Heats Up as Summer Nears
Island art galleries are readying for a busy season, after many saw robust sales in 2020 as locked-down households grew tired of the same old walls.
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Gallery Hosts Evening with Architect-Photographer
New York architect Mohamed Yakub discusses his photographs of the World Trade Center Station Oculus Station, designed by Santiago Calatrava, tonight at Knowhere Gallery in Oak Bluffs.
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New Gallery Expands Hours
The Ruel Gallery in Menemsha is now open Thursday through Sunday.
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Three-Way Show Closes Winter Street Season
The poker-faced satires of David Shrigley, cartoon expressionism of Ellen Berkenblit and multihued yarn geometrics of Jim Lambie make for a vibrant and provocative new show.
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Workshop Art Show Celebrates Boat Builders

Boat building takes its cultural place with architecture and fine art in the watercolor drawings of Maine artist Abe Goodale, on display at the Workshop Gallery in Vineyard Haven this weekend. Mr. Goodale’s portraits of shipwrights at work, including Islander Ross Gannon of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, quietly celebrate their craftsmanship and concentration in detailed graphite drawings washed with subtle color.

“His skill set is obviously something to be admired — he is just incredible,” said Workshop partner Wil Sideman.

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Pottery Studio Announces Opening
Merry Farm Pottery in West Tisbury will be open three days a week beginning May 6, and introduces new work online May 2.
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West Tisbury Studio Keeps Ancient Technique Alive
Maia Coleman
Looking on from behind a glass pane at the front of Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks, manager Wil Sideman watched as two glassblowers twirled a sphere of molten glass on the end of a long pole.
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Creative Fun Goes a Long Way
Louisa Hufstader
Wall to Wall Fun is the new show by Island artist L.A. Brown at the Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown.
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Gallery Show Helps Island Causes
The Winter Street Gallery in Edgartown has a new online/in-store exhibition with work by many Island artists, with partial proceeds to benefit local causes.
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Jaws Exhibit Whets the Art Appetite
Louisa Hufstader
From July 4 through July 10, a new group show at the art gallery pays tribute to Jaws production designer Joe Alves.
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