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Martha's Vineyard Museum MV Museum

For a listing of our Kids' Discovery Days, please click here.

For additional information on any of these events, please call 508-627-4441.

To view the Museum's entire calendar of events, please visit the Calendar.


Exhibit Opening: Moore and Moore and Moore

Fri, August 29, 5pm – 7pmmoore

Martha's Vineyard Museum

Although a little tongue and cheek, the title declares that the talent just keeps coming generation after generation. This exhibition reveals the connections and relationships of three artists: landscape painter Nelson Augustus Moore, his great-great grandson, realist painter Andrew Gordon Moore, and Andrew's daughter, artist Hannah Moore. See works by all three in a celebration of Moores.

Members Free, Non-members $7.


Archaeology ID Day

Sat, August 30, 9am – 12pmarchaeology

Martha's Vineyard Museum Library

Bring your archaeological finds from the Vineyard and around the world to the Museum for experts to identify, examine, and discuss. Our panel of distinguished archaeologists including Jim Richardson, Jim Tuck, Dick Burt, and Duncan Caldwell will reveal their hidden secrets about your objects.

Members Free, Non-members $7.


Mike Nichols presents "The Graduate"

Sat, August 30, 7:30pmthegraduate

Martha's Vineyard Film Center

In collaboration with the MV Film Society and in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit "Sea Change: MV in the 1960s," enjoy the 1967 classic "The Graduate." Director Mike Nichols will introduce the film, and follow it with a Q&A session.

SOLD OUT- $12 for Museum or Film Society members, $15 for non-members. To be put on a waitlist, visit this page.


Annual "You Can't Spell mARTha's Vineyard Without A-R-T" PartyART Party

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Private Chilmark Home.

Enjoy fine food and conversations with treasured Vineyard artists at our annual A-R-T Party. This year's gathering will take place in a private home in Chilmark. Heavy appetizers and cocktails will be served and the artists' work will be available for sale with a percentage of art sales proceeds going to support the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

$150 per person. Call Jessica Johnson at 508-627-4441 x117 for tickets.




West Chop House TourART Party

Saturday, September 13, 2014
West Chop.

Patron Brunch: 10am at a private home

Talk: 11am at the West Chop Club Casino - 162 Iroquois Ave., Vineyard Haven

Tour: 12-3pm

The Museum's annual House Tour is moving to West Chop this year! Join Vineyard historian Mary Jane Carpenter and learn about the history of West Chop including its beginnings as a summer community. Mary Jane will set the scene for the tour that follows and discuss a few stories from the homes and their architecture. Five homes will be open following the tour, and guests are invited to enjoy lemonade and cookies at the last house. Purchase a special patron ticket and enjoy brunch with mimosas before the talk and tour at a private home.

Tour only: $35

Talk and Tour: $45

Patron Ticket: $75

Reservations required for patron tickets and strongly encouraged for the tour and talk. Call Jessica at 508-627-4441 x117.




Conversation about "Moore and Moore and Moore"

Thu, September 18, 5:30pm – 7:00pmarchaeology

Martha's Vineyard Museum Library

Join artist Andrew G. Moore, Museum Executive Director David Nathans, and Chief Curator Bonnie Stacy for a conversation about the new exhibit "Moore and Moore and Moore." Three generations of artists within one family -- Nelson Augustus Moore, Andrew G. Moore and Hannah Moore -- provide a fascinating study of crosscurrents, interactions and influences. Enjoy a wide-ranging discussion brought to life with anecdotes known only to family members themselves. Reception to follow.

Members $8, Non-members $12.


Annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children's Memorial

Sat, September 20, 1pm – 2pmarchaeology

Edgartown Lighthouse

The public is invited to this annual dedication ceremony for family and friends of children memorialized at the base of the Edgartown Lighthouse in the Children's Memorial. Rain date Sept. 27.

Free and open to all.