Spring Brings Lively Arts Events to the Vineyard

Spring Brings Lively Arts Events to the Vineyard

March 26, 2019

As the pinkletinks begin to sing, birds build their nests and early bulbs push through the dead leaves of winter, the Martha’s Vineyard arts scene is also warming up. Here’s a look at some of what’s happening on the Island this spring. You can always find the most up-to-date listings in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar.

Studio Arts:

  • In the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Lobby Art Space, Island artist and former children’s television host Sean Roach (he hosted the Noodle and Doodle and Sunny Side Up Shows on Sprout) shows his paintings through April 4.
  • The Vineyard’s newest gallery has just opened, featuring local artists and artisans. Chilmark Gallery is located next to the Chilmark Tavern (known off-season as Pathways Art Space) and is open Friday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Night Heron Gallery, a cooperative of Island artists working in a variety of media, opens for the season April 5 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • The current group show at The Francine Kelly Gallery at Featherstone Center for the Arts features artworks using feathers and stones. The next show, Silver & Gold, opens April 7 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Featherstone also offers an Open Pottery Studio where people familiar with ceramics can drop in and work with clay, Tuesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, mixed media and fine art jewelry fill the rooms of the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lively Arts

Louisa Hufstader


photo by Ray Ewing

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