Small Works from a Big Heart, a Hal Gomeau Memorial Exhibition
Wed, Jan 28, 2009 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Artists Association of Nantucket
Opening Reception for an exhibition of small works drawn from over 100 Nantucket artworks collected during the life of Hal Gomeau and donated to the Artists Association of Nantucket’s Permanent Collection. For more information on this exhibition, see the coverage in the Inquirer and Mirror and the Nantucket Independent.
Water Quality Issues on Nantucket
Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 5:00pm at Nantucket Atheneum
The Nantucket Civic League will host a community forum on “Water Quality Issues on Nantucket”. The panel will include George Knoecklein, Richard Ray and David Fronzuto who will discuss the health of Nantucket ponds, nutrient loading in Nantucket water bodies and the Nantucket Harbors and Estuaries Plan. The event will be moderated by Sarah Oktay, Managing Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket field Station. Light refreshments will follow. More information is located at: http://www.nantucketcivicleague.org
Shannon Sanders MacDonald: Parking Garages
7pm – Westmoor Club;
1pm – Nantucket Atheneum
Shannon Sanders MacDonald, noted architect, professor and author of the book: The Parking Garage: Design and Evolution of a Modern Urban Art Form, published by the Urban Land Institute, will speak on the history, design principles and function of parking garages. Sponsored by the Nantucket Planning & Economic Development Commission.
Preserving Nantucket’s Fragile Flora and Fauna
Sunday, February 1, 1:00 pm, Maria Mitchell Association
Learn more about the many rare and protected species that call Nantucket home. $15 members, $25 non-members. Must pre-register online at http://www.mmo.org or call 508-228-9198.
One Book One Island Film: In America (Ireland)
Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 7:00pm at Coffin School
Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:00pm at Nantucket Atheneum
‘Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America’ is a timely, solutions-oriented look at one of Americaís most pressing environmental challenges: energy. Free. Presented by Sustainable Nantucket and the Nantucket Atheneum.