Aquinnah Wants Gay Head Light Lens to Come Home
Alex Elvin

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.

Read More

Sandy Fisher's Edgartown

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

Read More

Connecting the Vineyard to the Arctic, Whaling Family Tree Is Familiar
Alex Elvin
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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.

Read More

Vineyard Medals Honor Maritime Traditions, Leadership
Alex Elvin

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

Read More

Martha's Vineyard Museum Unveils Plans, Launches Capital Campaign
Alex Elvin

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.

Read More

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.
Read More

Martha's Vineyard Museum Names New Executive Director
Sara Brown

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.

Read More

Saving Logbooks from a Watery Grave
Tom Dunlop
How do you go about fixing a whaling logbook damaged centuries ago by water? It sounds odd, but among the first things an expert might do is soak the afflicted pages in yet more water.
Read More

Pages