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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.

James Lengyel presents "The Vineyard Conservation Movement"

Thu, July 24, 5:30pm – 7:00pmwasque

Martha's Vineyard Museum Library

The 1960s saw a huge push towards preservation of the Island including the formation of Sheriff's Meadow (1959), Felix Neck, the Vineyard Conservation Society, Cedar Tree Neck, Menemsha Hills Reservation, and Wasque Reservation. Join MV Land Bank Executive Director James Lengyel as he takes us through this important decade in Vineyard conservation history and details the effects we are still feeling today. Reception to follow in the exhibit.

Members $8, Non-members $12.

Museum Day at Flatbread Pizza

Tue, July 29, 2:00pm – 9:30pmflatbread

Flatbread Pizza

Participate in Museum Day at Flatbread Pizza. Flatbread will donate $3.50 for every large pizza and $1.75 for every small pizza sold dine-in or take-out. Take-out hours 2-9:30pm, dining room 4-9:30pm.

Appraisal Day with Skinner, Inc.

Fri, August 1, 9am – 3pmappraisalday

Martha's Vineyard Museum Library

Join appraisers from Skinner, Inc. who will evaluate your prized objects in a summer version of this popular off-season event. Items may be consigned for sale by Skinner with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museum. Reservations required. Members may begin making reservations on July 7th; non-members, July 14th. Call Jessica, 508-627-4441 x117.

Appraisal of one item $15, or three items for $40.

Martha's Vineyard Medal Award Ceremony

Mon, August 11, 5:00pm – 6:30pmmedal

Federated Church

Join the Museum staff and board for the Museum Annual Meeting to review 2013. The 2014 Martha's Vineyard Medal winners, honoring leaders in the community who have had an outstanding commitment to preserve the history, arts, and culture of the Island, will be introduced with a reception to follow.

Free and open to all.

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 Moore's.

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.

$12 for Museum or Film Society members, $15 for non-members To reserve tickets, visit this page.