Friday Find: Preservation Month Events!

For the month of June, Nantucket Preservation Month the “Friday Find” will feature events you can find listed on the Preservation Month Calendar – click here. Below are this week’s featured events.

“Wallpaper is bACK” Panel Discussion

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Date: Friday, June 12
Times: 5:00pm and 7:00pm
Location: The Atheneum – Great Hall
Details: The preservation of the past and style through wallpaper. A design panel about the historical origins and modern day applications of wallpaper. Featuring Nantucket designers Audrey Sterk Design, Melanie Gowen Design, master wallpaper hanger and historic preservationist Tom Ayars, and special guest interior designer Gary McBournie Inc. FREE to the public. Donations welcome and greatly appreciated to benefit the Nantucket Preservation Trust.

Bartlett Farm’s Hayloft Lecture with Leslie Linsley


Date: Saturday, June 13
Times: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Bartlett Farm’s Hayloft
Details: Join author Leslie Linsley who will present a slide show and lecture from her latest book Nantucket Cottages & Gardens. The book will be available for sale (cash or check only). Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and farm baked goodies prepared by Bartlett Farm. This event is FREE!

How to Properly Clean Gravestones


Date: Saturday, June 13
Times: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Mitchell House (starting location)
Details: The Maria Mitchell Association invites you to meet at the historic Mitchell House for a talk, lead by it’s curator, about stone monuments and their conservation.  Afterward, the class will move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where participants will learn how to properly clean stone monuments. Members of the Maria Mitchell Association will be charged $10 and Non-Members $15. Limited space, reservations necessary. Please call 508.228.2896 to register.