Featherstone is a community arts center on Martha’ s Vineyard which provides excellent year-round arts programs for Vineyarders and visitors of all ages.

Take a Seat: The Chair Show
Open Daily from 12pm-4pm 
through Wednesday April 8th
Chariot by Rick Brown

Monday, March 31

Who: All members of the business community, creative economy, and general public

What: Arts Martha’s Vineyard will be holding their annual meeting Monday, March 30th from 4:30 - 6:00PM at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. 

Guest Panelists Cathy Edwards, of the New England Foundation for the Arts, and E. San San Wong, of the Barr Foundation, will be joining us along with David White, Artistic and Executive Director of The Yard, as moderator with the theme of supporting today’s artists and make room for artistic risk-taking and innovation. 

Arts Martha’s Vineyard’s has four central goals:
  • Increasing awareness of Martha’s Vineyard as a year-round, arts-rich community through branding and coordinated marketing opportunities.
  • Stimulating economic development, increasing cultural tourism, and fostering development of cultural initiatives.
  • Nurturing, coordinating, and leveraging resources and opportunities for arts and cultural non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals.
  • Supporting arts education in schools and in the community at large
Please join us, for what is sure to be, an incredibly motivating and inspiring presentation that will spring the creative community on the Island into full swing as we prepare  Spring for the Arts, the Summer Season, and Fall for the Arts.

Please RSVP to: MV Chamber of Commerce at (508) 693-0085 or info@mvy.com by March 26

Where: The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

When:  March 30th from 4:30 - 6:00PM

Call for Artists:

April 12 - May 6: 
Oceans Wilderness
with Guest Curator: Marianne Goldberg 
of Pathways Projects Institute 

Pathways OceA Wilderness Festival at Featherstone!

Pathways  invites you to imagine new works that vitally engage with ocean wilderness locations on Martha's Vineyard, exploring experiences of wind, wave, flight, sand and extraordinary light.  We encourage you to travel to  wild aqua~terrestrial places, literally or in imagination, to create artworks in resonance and interconnection with treasured oceans spaces.

OceA Landscape Choreographies
Marianne Goldberg 

Pathways  fifth annual OceA Wilderness Festival opens  jointly at Pathways Living Room Gallery in Chilmark, at Featherstone, and at coastal sites across island as part of our first MAKE WAVES MARTHA'S VINEYARD OceA Festival.  Curated by Marianne Goldberg, with Featherstone and the Pathways Team, we welcome work in all mediums composed by  individual artists or collaborative teams.

  • Up to three pieces per artists
  • All mediums welcome.
  • Artwork must be gallery ready - dry, framed, ready to hang (with wire), or ready for display

Drop off: Friday, April 3rd 10am - 4pm

Opening Reception: 
Sunday, April 12th 4pm - 6pm
Open Daily from 12pm-4pm through Wednesday May 6th

Donate online to Featherstone's Annual Appeal
Your support of our programs help keep the Arts Alive at Featherstone.

Call us at:
508 693 1850

Mailing Address:
PO BOx 1145 
Oak Bluffs, Ma 02557

Physical Address:
30 Featherstone Lane
Oak Bluffs, Ma 02557

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Happening this week:

Thursday, March 26
Open Pottery Studio

Friday, March 27
Watercolor Painting 
with Lani Carney
Ages 3-5

Saturday, March 28
Saturday Art Adventure
Spring Spring Double Fun!
with Lani Carney
9:00AM - 12:00PM

Saturday, March 28
Saturday Ceramics
with Nancy Blank
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Sunday, March 29
Large Scale Abstract Painting
for teens
Lani Carney
4:00 - 6:00PM

Sunday, March 29
Open Pottery Studio

Monday, March 30
Arts MV Annual Meeting
at MV Film Center

Monday, March 30
with Julia Mitchell
6:30 - 8:30PM

Monday, March 30
Open Darkroom
with David Welch
7:00 - 9:00PM
$10 per hour

By Appointment 
Piano Instruction 
with Charles Blank
Half hour sessions: $15
Hour sessions: $30
By appointment only.
Please call Charles at 508-693-1850 
to schedule a session

Digital Tutorials 
with David Welch 
Two hour sessions are $50.
By appointment only.
Please call Featherstone 508-693-1850 
to arrange convenient time