Aquinnah Wants Gay Head Light Lens to Come Home

A plan by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum to relocate from Edgartown to Vineyard Haven has caused rumblings on the other side of the Island, where a number of people are now calling for the original 19th-century lens that sat atop the Gay Head Light in Aquinnah to return home.

Sandy Fisher's Edgartown

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s newest exhibit, Sandy Fisher’s Edgartown, opens Friday, Oct. 21.

Connecting the Vineyard to the Arctic, Whaling Family Tree Is Familiar

Next week Alaskans and New Englanders will gather for a conference about whaling in the Arctic, with events in New Bedford, Nantucket, and on the Vineyard.

Camp Meeting Exhibit at Martha's Vineyard Museum

A new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum explores the faithful tradition of Camp Meetings all around the U.S., including the Camp Ground in Oak Bluffs.

New Chairman for Museum Board of Directors

Stever Aubrey has been named the new chairman of the board of directors of Martha’s Vineyard Museum.

Vineyard Medals Honor Maritime Traditions, Leadership

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum recently honored Len Butler, Robert S. Douglas and Catherine (Kay) Mayhew for their service to the Island.

Martha's Vineyard Museum Unveils Plans, Launches Capital Campaign

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum has entered the home stretch of a major capital campaign to relocate to the former Marine Hospital in Vineyard Haven.

Museum Celebrations Look to the Future

The past and future will loom large during a week of celebration and the formal launch of a capital campaign for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.

Martha's Vineyard Museum Names New Executive Director

The executive director of Audubon Pennsylvania has been named executive director of the museum. Phil Wallis, a longtime Vineyard visitor, will step into the job on Feb. 16.

Museum Executive Director to Step Down

David Nathans will step down early next year, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum announced Wednesday. He has strengthened programs; a capital campaign at the old marine hospital remains incomplete.

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