One of the most highly regarded interior design gatherings on the East Coast is taking place on Nantucket from August 1-4. It’ s the Nantucket Historical Association’s major summer fundraiser, and this year promises to be on the best so far! Celebrating the island’s unique influences on American design, there are engaging lectures, lively panel discussions, and small and large gatherings.
You Don’t Want to Miss This!
THE WELCOME COCKTAIL PARTY
Wednesday, August 1, Private Residence
Available for all guests who join NBD at the Leadership Level.
Thursday, August 2, 11:30 a.m., White Elephant Village Ballroom
Champagne reception, lunch, and Q&A, moderated by Sophie Donelson, editor-in-chief of House Beautiful magazine. Keynote presentation by David Kleinberg, of David Kleinberg Design Associates.
The Design Luncheon is sold out. For the Wait List, please call 508-228-1894, ext. 0
Friday, August 3, 4:00 p.m., White Heron Theatre
Moderated by Chesie Breen, editor of ID Boston magazine and Founder/Principal Niven Breen. Lively panel discussion on the latest design trends with Amanda Lindroth, David Netto, and Nick Voulgaris III.
The Design Panel is sold out. For the Wait List, please call 508-228-1894, ext. 0
ALL-STAR PRIVATE DINNERS
Friday, Aug. 3, 7:00 P.M., Private homes and NHA Historic Sites
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to dine with one of these design luminaries: Gary McBournie, Sophie Donelson, David Netto, Amanda Lindroth, Nick Voulgaris III, and David Kleinberg in an intimate setting at an NHA historic property or private home.
For more information: Stacey Stuart at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 508-228-1894, ext. 130
NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Saturday, Aug. 4, 7:00 P.M., Whaling Museum
Honoring Janet and Rick Sherlund, a grand party immersed in Nantucket’s history. Enjoy food, drink, live music and a silent auction all to benefit the NHA! Attire: Summer Cocktail blue and white.
50 YEARS OF NANTUCKET LOOMS
Saturday, Aug. 4, 10:00 A.M., Nantucket Looms, 51 Main Street
A behind-the-scenes tour and chat with Nantucket Looms and Stacey Bewkes, editor and founder of Quintessence, a lifestyle blog all about living well with style and substance. Refreshments and breakfast bites will be provided, as well as a take-away gift.
REIMAGINING THE OLDEST HOUSE
Aug. 1-4, Oldest House, 16 Sunset Hill
For the third year, New York School of Interior Design students will re-imagine select rooms in the Oldest House. Free and open to the public.
For tickets to any of the Nantucket By Design events, go here.