Welcome to the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

Hours

Open May 17-October 19
Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm

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Featured Exhibit

Innovations in Nantucket Basketry: José Reyes and Beyond exhibit poster showcasing a basket.

Innovations in Nantucket Basketry:
José Reyes and Beyond

This year we showcase innovations in lightship baskets. From Jose Reyes’ lidded purse to contemporary baskets for the home, basket makers have been pushing the boundaries of what defines a Nantucket lightship basket. Stop in to see these remarkable pieces.

 

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Baskets & Bubbly Champagne Luncheon & Auction

Auction Preview at the Museum
July 23rd-27th
10am-4:30pm

Sunday, July 28, 2019, 11:00am
Great Harbor Yacht Club

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Weaving Nantucket's
Past into Its Future

Help us keep Nantucket’s unique art form alive and accessible for all to experience and enjoy.