This lecture demonstration with master Silversmith Steve Smithers will discuss the history of silversmithing on Nantucket from the 18th Century to the present day.
This lecture demonstration with master Silversmith Steve Smithers will discuss the history of silversmithing on Nantucket from the 18th Century to the present day. See examples from the NHA collection and learn about their origin and the silversmiths who made them. There will be a discussion and demonstration of some of the tools and techniques involved in creating silver for the home.
Service animals are welcome to visit the Museum. We follow the Federal government’s guidelines on service animals. The NHA welcomes dogs that are individually trained to perform a task or work for a person with a disability, but please leave pets at home.
Non-motorized wheelchairs are available for visitors to use at no cost, on a first-come, first-served basis. You can request them at the Ticketing Desk in the main lobby.
Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available on the first floor in the Timeline hallway. Additional public restrooms are available at the entrance to the Discovery Center.
Assistive Listening devices are available for lectures, films and presentations in Gosnell Hall and films in the Candle Factory theater. Please see the front desk or an Interpreter for a device.