Francine Kelly Led Featherstone Into New Era

Francine Kelly, former executive director of Featherstone Center for the Arts, died Sunday in Los Angeles at her daughter’s home. She was 77.

Featherstone Breaks Ground on Expansion

There were 29 shovels on hand at a groundbreaking Tuesday at Featherstone Center for the Arts. The campus is expanding with a new art barn and pottery studio.

Featherstone Holiday Gift Show

Thanksgiving may be next up at the plate, but Christmas is on deck and Featherstone is helping everyone getting warmed up with its 14th annual Holiday Gift Show Preview Party.

Art of Chocolate Festival

It’s the sweetest weekend of the year at Featherstone Center for the Arts.

MVC Approves Featherstone Expansion

Featherstone Center for the Arts will move ahead with plans to replace buildings on its campus near the head of Lagoon Pond, but must abide by unusually high standards for wastewater mitigation, as determined by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

Featherstone Charts Course for Future

For 20 years, Featherstone Center for the Arts has offered a home for Island artists, making the most of its old barns and stables. But with a major donation this summer, the center is looking toward the future.

Twenty Years of Creative Community at Featherstone Center for the Arts

To start their 20th anniversary celebration summer, the Featherstone Center for the Arts is featuring Martha’s Vineyard family artwork at the Besse Gallery. 

Mother-Daughter Leaders at Featherstone Honored With Creative Living Award

The award will go to Francine Kelly and Ann Smith in recognition of their work to promote the arts on the Vineyard. Ms. Kelly is former executive director at Featherstone; her daughter succeeded her.

Gift of Art Honors a Heart Full of Creativity

The theme was owls, and last Friday at Featherstone Center for the Arts, artistic renderings of the majestic winged creatures were everywhere you looked. The theme was chosen in memory of Grace McDonnell, and this summer, thanks to a gift from her parents, 10 scholarships helped Island children attend Featherstone's art camp.

Dancing to the Tune of Musical Mondays at Featherstone

On Monday nights at Featherstone Center for the Arts, it’s all about the music. This week, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish embraced the outdoor stage as part of the ongoing Musical Monday series.