The word “ART” encompasses so many types of activities and creativity - from art displayed in galleries, to glass-blowing, jewelry making, pottery, screen printing, photography, metalwork, and behind-the-scenes looks at artist studios, the list goes on and on. Throw culinary and literary arts into the mix, and you have a week’s worth of events and places to discover. Have you booked your fall stay yet?
While Martha's Vineyard is home to a vibrant year-round arts community, fall is a particularly special time to embrace the arts and culture that abound. As the weather cools, crowds lessen and inspiration thrives. If you're used to visiting the island in the summer and soaking up sun on our island beaches we challenge you to rethink your Vineyard visit and come see us during the autumn when you’ll discover all that our local artists and arts organizations have to offer, despite COVID.
Come and Fall for the Arts on Martha's Vineyard!
From outdoor concerts to book signings, free yoga classes, fundraisers and lectures, there is lots going on this fall on Martha’s Vineyard! Check out our arts calendar that is updated weekly for events and new and exciting things to do. There are hundreds of talented artists and makers on Martha’s Vineyard who would love your support! Click here to browse a directory of island artists and local art organizations to see all they have to offer.
If you're on Martha's Vineyard, or able to get here and are comfortable exploring in-person, we've mapped out those galleries, showrooms, theaters and venues that would be happy to have you.
If you’re not on island, there are still many virtual events and sites to visit. Check out the Martha’s Vineyard Museum Youtube Channel. The Martha's Vineyard Museum inspires all people to discover, explore, and strengthen their connections to this island and its diverse heritage, all from the comfort of your computer!
Galleries such as The Granary, North Water Gallery, and The Field Gallery, all have 3D Virtual Gallery Tours on their websites and bring a full gallery experience to you. Explore new works, shop for gifts, or just be inspired in the comfort of your home. Another fun activity you can do from your home kitchen is enter the Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt Recipe Contest! Details can be found here.
Though the weather has cooled, the island remains a gorgeous and vibrant destination where the slower pace lets you to savor the many things to do, eat, drink, and explore! Add to that the many local artists and businesses to support this fall, a trip to Martha’s Vineyard should certainly top your bucket list for the season!
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