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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.


Nick Bunker presents "An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America" in conversation with Geraldine Brooks

Sun, Oct 5, 4pm – 5pmbunker

Katharine Cornell Theatre

Nick Bunker tells the story of three years of deepening anger that led to the outbreak of America's war for independence on Lexington Green in 1775. It was a tragedy of errors, in which both sides shared responsibility for a conflict that cost the lives of at least 20,000 Britons and a still larger number of Americans. In collaboration with Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, join Nick in conversation with Island author Geraldine Brooks.

Free and open to all.


Pecha Kucha Night

Fri, October 17, 7:30pmarchaeology

Harbor View Hotel

PechaKucha Night was devised in Japan in 2003 as an event for young designers to network. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for "chit chat," it rests on a simple presentation format: show 20 images for 20 seconds each. It's a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace. Reservations are required only if you'd like to present. Call Jessica at 508-627-4441 x117 or e-mail jjohnson@mvmuseum.org.

Harbor View Hotel: Chilmark Room. Free and open to all to watch. Food and drink will be available for purchase from the hotel.


Halloween Festival and Nancy Luce Birthday Party

Sun, Oct 26, 12pm – 2pmhalloween

Museum's Vineyard Haven Property

Kick off Halloween week with your family at the Museum's Vineyard Haven property. In celebration of Nancy Luce's 200th birthday, decorate gingerbread gravestone cookies, create Nancy's fancy letters on coloring pages, and make chicken hats. Enjoy spider web hopscotch, play Halloween eye spy, and decorate pumpkins with your favorite designs. Come in costume.

Free and open to all.