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Nantucket by Design, August 2-5, 2023

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As the NHA’s premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design celebrates the island’s unique influence on design with engaging keynote speakers, panel discussions, a partnership with The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show, and more!

2023 Schedule of Events

Opening Night Cocktail Party
Private Estate
Wednesday, August 2
6 – 8 pm

Leadership ticket holders and sponsors enjoy an evening with design luminaries to kick off Nantucket by Design.


Keynote Design Luncheon
White Elephant Ballroom
Thursday, August 3
11:30 am – 2 pm

Keynote speakers include Ashley Hicks & Martina Mondadori, joined by moderator Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence for an engaging presentation followed by lunch.

Sponsored by Kathleen Hay Designs, Nantucket House Antiques & Interior Design Studios, and Studio 534


The Nantucket Show Preview Party

Nantucket Boys & Girls Club
Thursday, August 3
6 – 8 pm

Attendees experience a special first look at The Nantucket Show.

Sponsored by James Robinson and Eleish Van Breems


Design Panel
White Elephant Ballroom
Friday, August 4
10 – 11 am

With moderator Steele Marcoux, editor-in-chief of Veranda Magazine, attendees will enjoy a distinguished panel including India Hicks, Wambui Ippolito, Thomas Jayne, and Nicholas Varney.

Chair Emeritus Susan Zises Green
Sponsored by Nantucket LoomsBlue Flag Partners, and Stark


Master Classes
Various Locations
Friday, August 4
2 – 4 pm

A series of four different Master Classes will be offered to explore floral arranging, entertaining, the creative process, historic architecture, and jewelry design, with local experts, including Susan Lister LockeKathleen HayBeth EnglishDebi Lilly, and Andrew Kotchen.

Each Master Class will be limited to 14-20 attendees.


Private Event - Whaling Museum Rooftop

Closing Night Celebration
Whaling Museum 
Saturday, August 5
5 – 7 pm

An exclusive evening with design luminaries while taking in the spectacular views of Nantucket town and harbor from the museum’s rooftop.

Sponsored by Nantucket LightshopWoodmeister Master Builders, and Workshop APD