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The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2022

Nantucket Atheneum presents the Dance Festival!

JULY 18 – 23, 2022

Tickets ON SALE JULY 1st

Please join us as we celebrate 15 years of exceptional artistry on Nantucket!

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I have had the fortunate opportunity to be a Trustee of the Atheneum for the last 9 years, how lucky am I? When I drive into town every morning I always marvel at how majestic our beautiful building is in the center of town, watching over the comings and goings of so many residents and visitors. I love the Atheneum because it represents all the good Nantucket has to offer. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from or how you arrived, the Atheneum is a place for all to either access the world through the internet, take a load off your feet and read a periodical or come expand your mind with the numerous creative programs taking place. Basically, it’s my favorite place to be!

- Jeanne Miller , Board Member