About Our Auction
Nantucket Preservation Trust's annual SENSE OF PLACE EXHIBITION & AUCTION is a carefully curated exhibition featuring work by island artists and artisans inspired by or iconically associated with Nantucket’s unique “sense of place." Many of the items in the Exhibition were crafted specially for this event.
The annual week-long Exhibition is available for viewing at historic Sherburne Hall, 11 Centre Street, from 10 AM - 4 PM on weekdays, excluding Thursday, August 10th.
On Tuesday, August 8th, join us for an exhibition celebration reception at 11 Centre Street, from 5 to 7 PM, catered by Lemon Press.
Bidding begins on August 7th at 10AM EST and ends on August 14th at 5PM EST.
Funds raised during the Auction support Nantucket Preservation Trust's mission to preserve, protect, and promote the island's unique architectural heritage and sense of place through education, advocacy, and preservation action.
About Nantucket Preservation Trust
NANTUCKET PRESERVATION TRUST preserves, promotes, and protects the island’s unique architectural heritage and sense of place through advocacy, education, documentation, and preservation action.
Our built environment is a direct link to Nantucket’s past, and buildings tell our island’s stories. Through our preservation easements, house histories and markers, annual Preservation Symposium, scholarships, and Awards program, we help ensure that the stories embodied in Nantucket’s architecture will be preserved for future generations.
03: Surfside Lifesaving Station Replica Birdhouse
04: Cisco Shoreline
Barbara Clarke Photography Framed Photograph
06: Ceramic Shell Ornaments
Zoë Markham x Eve Christa Ceramics
09: Pair of 24K Gold Earrings Set with Diamonds
Katherine Grover & Four Winds Craft Guild/John Sylvia
Cary Hazelgrove Aluminum Print
17: Black Cane and Ebony Nantucket Bracelet
Martha Johnson Polachi/Made by Martha Weaving
18: Round Lightship Basket
24: Swimming With Friends
Deborah Van der Wolk Mixed Media Collage
27: Barnaby's Toy & Art Shack Birthday Party
Barnaby's Toy & Art Shack