Art-Hopping on MV: Granary Gallery, Field Gallery and North Water Gallery
September 1, 2019
Three cheers for a fantastic season of art on Martha’s Vineyard! As temperatures cool, be sure to keep gallery-hopping on your fall agenda.
636 Old County Road, West Tisbury, 508.693.0455, granarygallery.com
First stop: Visit the Granary Gallery, the Island’s longest-running and best-loved gallery (voted Best of the Vineyard year after year!) Where top-tier Island artists such as Heather Neill and Alison Shaw share the walls with national treasures Alfred Eisenstaedt, Thomas Hart Benton and Lois Mailou Jones.
On the hunt for that perfect wedding or thank-you gift? The Granary’s collection of home goods, jewelry, curiosities, and antiques offers something for every price point.
The Granary is open daily, year-round.
Up the road in West Tisbury, the Field Gallery offers a comfortable and ever-changing exhibition environment, featuring contemporary art by both emerging and established artists. Famous for its outdoor sculpture garden with whimsical works by founder Thomas Maley and others, inside the gallery is home to up-and-coming Island talent, including painters Colin Ruel, Max Decker, Rachel Cassiani and Traeger di Pietro.
Field Gallery is open through Columbus Day and for extended weekends through the holiday season.
NORTH WATER GALLERY
In downtown Edgartown, North Water Gallery offers a captivating display of contemporary and traditional artwork, fine art paintings, sculpture, and glass creations. Additionally, the gallery explores an array of maritime Island themes.
This charming location is also proud to exhibit the work of the late Ray Ellis, a nationally recognized artist whose paintings are in the permanent collection at The White House, as well as the evocative plein air works of Island painter Meg Mercier.
North Water is open daily through Christmas.