Hearing Begins on Museum Plan for New Vineyard Haven Campus

A public hearing opened this week before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission on an ambitious two-phase plan by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum to build a new $18.5 million campus at the site of the old marine hospital in Vineyard Haven.

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Museum Explores Island's Past and Present

A new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum explores iconic Island structures, some no longer standing.

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Windblown: Weathervanes Endure as Folk Art Tradition

Jimmy Morgan’s hand-carved fishing scenes were originally made as weathervanes. They appear in an exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum that opens this week.

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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.

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Sandy Fisher's Edgartown

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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