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2015 Events

Flora in Winter: Trip to the Worcester Art Museum 

Thursday, January 29

Artful Living: East Chop House Tour 

Tuesday, June 16  

Legacy of Light Poets Summer Solstice Celebration 

Sunday, June 21
6:00 - 7:30PM 
Under the Summer Tent

As part of the Gay Head Lighthouse Poetry Project, poets will read selections under the Summer Tent at Featherstone following our Gay Head Light show gallery reception

Hosted by William Waterway


All Island String Jam

Wednesday, June 24 
Under the Summer Tent

Attention local string instrumentalists! Featherstone Center for the Arts is holding an All-Island String Jam outside in the tent on June 24th from 6-8pm. Island musician Andy Herr will lead the gathering with acoustic music and encourage any prepared performers to share a tune with the group as well!

(No amplified instruments)

Annual Gala at Farm Neck 

Monday, July 6
6:00 - 8:00PM
Farm Neck Golf Club

Say Yes to Art!
Join us under the tent at Farm Neck for our annual fundraiser Gala - this year's honorees are 
Ann Gallagher & Denys Wortman
Silent Auction and Wine Raffle
wine, beer, hors d'ouevres and desserts
Music by John Alaimo

Jemima James Variety Show

Saturday, July 25 
from 2:00 to 8:00PM
$10 for the day

Jemima James and friends perform on the outdoor stage

Dance the Yard

Wednesday, July 29 


Join DanceTheYard, directed by Alison Manning and Jesse Keller, and island choreographers for an evening of outdoor performance at Featherstone! DTY will bring new works along with past favorites to share with the island community. 


Opera at Featherstone
July 31 - August 2

Friday, July 31 at 5:00PM 
Gala Performance Honoring 
Judy Belushi Pisano

Saturday, August 1 at 7:00PM
Sunday, August 2 at 7:00PM
(Rain or shine in the Featherstone/Tilton Opera Tents)

Wendy Taucher's Dance Opera Theater performs on Featherstone's campus

Flatbread Benefit Night

Tuesday, August 18

A portion of proceeds from all flatbreads (dine-in & take-out) will be donated to Featherstone Center for the Arts!

6th Annual Potters Bowl 

Sunday, August 23
4:30 - 6:30PM
$35/bowl or $65 for 2 bowls

Come to Featherstone for the Ceramics Show and stay for dinner - purchase a handmade ceramic bowl and we'll fill it with soup for you! All proceeds benefit the Pottery Studio.

Martha's Vineyard Ukulele Festival 

Saturday, September 19 

The 2nd Annual Iron on the Island

Saturday, September 26

The 12th Annual Art of Chocolate Festival

Saturday, October 10 & Sunday, October 11 
12:00 - 4:00PM 

The 13th Annual Holiday Gift Show

Preview Party: 
Friday, November 20 
6:00 - 8:00PM

Holiday Gift Show: 
Saturday, November 21 - Sunday, December 20
12:00 - 4:00PM