Cultural districts

Oak Bluffs Takes Step Towards Creating Cultural District

Oak Bluffs took another step toward creating a town cultural district Tuesday as selectmen gave the green light to the proposal after several weeks of discussion.

Oak Bluffs Follows Cultural District Trend

Preliminary plans are underway to designate part of Oak Bluffs as a cultural district, a special state designation. The Aquinnah Circle and Vineyard Haven Harbor were recently designated districts.

Aquinnah Circle Wins State Designation as Cultural District

The Aquinnah Circle at the westernmost tip of the Vineyard has been named a cultural and historic district by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Cultural District Wants a Logo

The Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District (VVHCD) is launching a contest to develop a logo that will represent the district.

Ribbon-Cutting Celebration for Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District

A group of about 30 people and two dogs gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate a new sign marking Vineyard Haven Harbor as a cultural district.

Vineyard Haven Formally Named as Cultural District

Downtown Vineyard Haven has been named as the state’s newest cultural district. The town application was approved during a meeting of the Massachusetts Cultural Council last month, and an announcement was made at the selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.

Downtown Tisbury May Be Named Arts District

Over 30 local business owners braved a raw Thursday evening last week to meet at the Vineyard Haven Public Library and discuss plans for creating a designated cultural district in the town of Tisbury.

The initiative is an outgrowth of the MV Arts collaborative to increase the presence of the Island’s creative economy.