Vanity Launched
The Vanity, new catboat of Capt. Thomas Walker Pease, was launched from the yard of Manuel Swartz on Thursday morning with appropriate ceremonies.
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Museum Names New Executive Director
Heather Seger will take the helm as the new executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, it was announced Wednesday. Ms. Seger, who has served as interim executive director for the past year, was the unanimous choice of the board.
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Tisbury Signs Agreement With Museum Spelling Out Rules for Events
The Tisbury select board adopted a formal agreement with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum this week to allow for fundraising and other events on the property.
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Island Born Photographer Brings Family Histories Home
Louisa Hufstader
When Hollis Engley’s parents died 20 years ago, he inherited a vast store of photographs from more than a century of family history on Martha’s Vineyard and in the Azores.
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On the Ground and in the Air, Neal Rantoul Chronicles the Vineyard
Neal Rantoul’s first Island photography exhibition since 1995 is actually a pair of shows in one, each taking the viewer on a different Vineyard journey.
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Photography Exhibit Chronicles Unique Vineyard Narrative
Louisa Hufstader
A new Martha's Vineyard Museum exhibit by photographer Neal Rantoul captures the Vineyard by land, sea and air. The exhibit opens Jan. 22.
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The Way We Were: Wearing Ties to the Beach
Louisa Hufstader
Color movies from vacationing on the Island in the 1940s were donated last year to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. The online exhibit is called On the Vineyard: Summer Vacation in 1940 and 1941.
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Playhouse Offers Holiday Concert Online
Featuring singer-actors Paul Munafo and Shelagh Hackett and keyboardist Jeremy Berlin, the free concert is available through Dec. 31 on the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse website.
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Covid Monologues Deadline Looms
Friday is the deadline to submit an original monologue of up to 5 minutes for a public reading Dec. 12 at the Martha's Vineyard Museum.
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Many Stories, One Pandemic; Islanders Present Covid Monologues
Louisa Hufstader
More than 40 people turned out Saturday afternoon for Covid Monologues MV, a group reading in the Martha’s Vineyard Museum courtyard.
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