Sense of Place Exhibition & Auction

2020 Auction Bidding is open now through August 9th!

The Sense of Place Exhibition & Auction is a carefully curated, annual exhibition featuring work by island artists and artisans inspired by, or iconically associated with Nantucket’s unique “sense of place.”

The auction will run entirely online from 4pm on July 31st to 8pm on August 9th! The Sense of Place Exhibition is available for in-person viewing by appointment at Historic Sherburne Hall (11 Centre Street). For an appointment, contact Emily Kahn, our Summer Development Intern, at 914-355-8036 or

This year, more than twenty artists and artisans have donated their work in support of the Nantucket Preservation Trust. The auction is part of the 2020 August Fête: There’s No Place Like Home, taking place online at 7pm on August 6th.  Buy your Fête tickets here!