The Francine Kelly Gallery in Featherstone's Art Barn is open year-round, with a variety of community art shows as well as curated shows and retrospectives. During exhibition, the Gallery is open 12-4PM, daily. Shows begin with an opening reception on Sundays, 4-6PM unless otherwise noted.*
Come see The Art of Boatbuilding Show Gallery Open Daily from 12 to 4pm.
THE ART OF BOAT BUILDING The show will be open daily from 12 to 4PM through November 11. (Opening Reception was on Sunday, October 14, 4-6PM)
This unique show about the beauty and art of boat building is co-curated by Nat Benjamin co-owner of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway and photographer Alison Shaw and Tom Dunlop, co-creators of the book Schooner, with contributions from boat builders Phil Hale (MV Shipyard) and Rick Brown (Far Cry Boats). Visitors to the exhibit will follow the process of building a wooden boat from design to launch. In the course of their journey they will learn some of the history of boat building on Martha’s Vineyard, gain an understanding of the engineering that goes into creating these magnificent vessels, and get to know some of the unique personalities who helped make boat building the iconic Vineyard industry it has become.
HOLIDAY GIFT SHOW The Preview Party will kick off the festivities on Friday, November 16th. from 4 to 6PM. The Show will be open daily from 12 to 4PM from November 17 to December 16, (except Thanksgiving Day)
The ever popular Holiday Gift Show returns for its 16th year in the Art Barn! An array of handmade gifts by local artists fill the gallery... ceramics, knitwear, gift cards, paintings, photography, jewelry, pillows, dog treats and more! Take care of holiday shopping while supporting local artists and Featherstone (participating artists donate 50% of sales to Featherstone!).