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Scrimshandering: Ralph Cahoon, Scrimshaw, and Nantucket Whaling Heritage

March 21 - December 22

Scrimshandering: Ralph Cahoon, Scrimshaw, and Nantucket Whaling Heritage details the impact that the American nautical folk art of scrimshaw had on artist Ralph Cahoon's paintings (1910-1982). Scrimshandering is on view through December 22. 

Battles; Spies; Cooties The Great War

April 15 - December 31

1918 is the hundredth anniversary of the United States’ involvement in the Great War. Centerville Museum examines the major battles, the development of espionage, the changes in the technology of warfare and the personal accounts of World War One veterans.

“With Brain, With Heart, With Hands”: Celebrating Maria Mitchell and Her Legacy

April 25 - December 31

The NHA and the Maria Mitchell Association are collaborating on an exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Maria Mitchell—Nantucket native, educator, and the first female astronomer in America. Using artifacts from both organizations’ collections, plus loan items from the Nantucket Atheneum and…

Battles; Spies; Cooties The Great War

May 9 - December 31

1918 is the hundredth anniversary of the United States’ involvement in the Great War. Centerville Museum examines the major battles, the development of espionage, the changes in the technology of warfare and the personal accounts of World War One veterans.

On The Home Front – Over Here

May 9 - December 31

The Centerville Museum examines life on the home front in America during the First World War. Utilizing museum objects, photographs and historical accounts of the day we tell the story: of acts of sabotage against the US; the impact of loved ones left at home;…

Murder He Wrote

May 9 - December 30

The Edward Gorey House 2018 exhibit investigates Edward Gorey's life-long fascination for the murder mystery genre. Crime writers — specifically Agatha Christie — but also including Dorothy Sayers, Georgette Heyer, Josephine Tey, Michael Innes, Margery Allingham, Edmund Crispin, and Cecil Street among others, were the…

The Glass Artistry of Christopher Bellaeu

May 10 - November 1

The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to present a solo exhibition by Christopher Belleau. The exhibit, which opens to the public through November 1, showcases Mr. Belleau’s adeptness and wide variety of styles in blown glass. Chris trained as a potter, apprenticing at age 13…

Chatham Heard Round the World

May 12 - December 31

Our newest exhibit, "Chatham Heard Round The World" opens in the Wireless History Gallery. The public is invited to attend, and to stay to preview the museum's exhibits updated for the 2018 season. Further details will be posted as they are known. Upon regaining the…

Streetside Art Exhibit

May 18 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Hilary Hutchison’s large-scale public sculpture sited on the grounds of the museum facing Route 28 celebrates the cod, a local icon.

Commemorations

May 20 - November 13

In collaboration with the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod, Heritage offers an outdoor art exhibit in which artists from across the nation are invited to respond to a theme or idea with site-specific sculpture or installations that challenge us to explore the landscape and the interplay between…

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