Community Development Project
The purpose of the African Artists’ Community
Development Project is
to counterbalance cultural harm due to AIDS/HIV in Zambia. We support
local economies by purchasing crafts from Zambian artisans and selling
them in the U.S. The proceeds of these sales are sent to
children’s aid organizations (NGOs) in the same localities as the
Contact Marsha Winsryg, President, at 508.693.4059 or email@example.com
The Aquinnah Cultural Center's mission is to preserve, educate and
document the Aquinnah Wampanoag self-defined history, culture and
contributions past, present and future.
Contact Berta Welch, President, at 508.645.9308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Drum Workshop, Inc.
The Drum Workshop, Inc. provides ensemble drumming experiences and
interactive performances to groups of people of all ages and levels of
ability, from pre-school through elderly care, for people with and
without disabilities, beginners and experienced players. Their goal is
to nurture the spirit of community, enhance self-esteem, and increase
Contact Rick Bausman, at 508.627.3786 or email@example.com.
Center for the Arts
Featherstone Center for the Arts: Creating community through the arts.
Featherstone is a community arts center on Martha's Vineyard which
provides year-round arts programs for Vineyarders of all ages.
Contact Ann Smith, Executive Director, at 508.693.1850 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Island Community Chorus, Inc.
The mission of
Community Chorus is to encourage singing and musical enjoyment of
choral music through the presentation of public concerts to the Island.
Contact Marilyn Wortman, President, at 508.696.9039.
Island Theatre Workshop, Inc.
Island Theatre Workshop is the oldest running theatre company on
Martha's Vineyard, with programs and opportunities for children, teens
Contact Stephanie Burke or Kevin Ryan, Co-Presidents, at 508.693.2769.
Vineyard Art Association
Vineyard Art Association maintaina a place for the
exhibition and sale of works of art created by artists living and
working on Martha's Vineyard. It also teaches and encourage the
teaching of art and promotes artistic activities. email@example.com .
Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music
The Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society presents quality,
professional concerts and supports learning opportunities to promote
the value of fine music on the island for new and existing generations
Contact Rise Terney, General Manager, at 508.696.8055 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
mission of the Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council is to promote
excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and
interpretive sciences in order to improve the quality of life for all
Martha's Vineyard residents.
Contact Daniel Waters, Chair, at 508.693.1551 or email@example.com.
Vineyard Film Festival
The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival
produces community events that celebrate all genres of film and spark
discussion, debate and action.
Contact Thomas Bena, Founder/Creative Director, at 508.645.9599 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Martha's Vineyard Film Society
Martha's Vineyard Film Society is a member-funded non-profit arts
organization dedicated to screening the best in independent films,
movie classics, documentaries, and world cinema for diverse audiences
of all ages throughout the calendar year.
Contact Richard Paradise, Chair, at 508.696.9369 or email@example.com.
Minnesingers' Parent Group
Minnesingers Parents Group (MPG) support the Minnesingers, a select
choral group at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, by
providing personnel to assist with the group's events and by raising
funds for the purpose of sponsoring such events
Contact Carolyn Feltz, President, at 508.645.9092, or Ellie Bates,
Grants Coordinator, at 508.627.9017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MV Community Radio, Inc.
(WVVY low power FM 93.7)
Vineyard Community Radio, Inc. is an innovative volunteer-run,
listener-supported, non-profit, non-commercial FM radio station
dedicated to serving the community of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
We provide a platform for unique locally produced creative programming
that is reflective of the diverse talents, views and interests of our
community. We hope to nurture and develop those talents while forging
bridges between local individuals and organizations. Our goal is to
give underrepresented segments of our community and the general public
access to the airwaves. We strive to offer unlimited, high-caliber,
eclectic, thought-provoking musical, cultural, educational and
community affairs programming.
Munafo, Station Manager, at 508-693-9379 or email@example.com
Phyllis Vecchia Creative Drama
Phyllis Vecchia Creative Drama develops and implements participatory
theatre programs and dramatizations for individuals, groups, schools
and community organizations to build self-esteem, increase motivation,
challenge personal limitations, develop a sense of pride and belonging
to the community and encourage an appreciation of the differences in
people and cultures.
Contact Phyllis Vecchia, Presidentat 508.696.8738 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The U.S. Slave Song Project Inc.
Slave Song Project promotes personal and inter-group
understanding of US Slave Songs, their history and meaning through a
variety programs including a spirituals choir, lectures and musical
Jim Thomas, President, at 703.407.1207 or Jim@us-slavesongs.org
of the Vineyard Arts Project is to foster, develop, and
promote the live arts as experiences central to education and the
community of Martha's Vineyard. Vineyard Arts Project seeks to
pursue the highest caliber of creative development in dance, theatre,
opera, and music through professional artist residencies and student
training programs, focusing on creating innovative work and educating
the next generation of professional artists.
Ashley Elizabeth Melone, Founder & Executive Director, at
and Revue, Inc.
Bellydance and Revue wishes to give people an opportunity to dance and
play percussion instruments, such as tamborines, maracas and
drums. They provide entertainment.
Contact Patricia Szucs, Treasurer, at 508.693.4308 or email@example.com.
Vineyard Haven Band,
One of this
musical island's oldest organizations, the Vineyard Haven Band provides
band entertainment to the island community and provides the opportunity
for musical expression to musicians of all ages.
Jerry Muskin, Band Member, at 508.645.2434, 203.483.6450 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vineyard Playhouse
The Vineyard Playhouse is a professional, non-profit working theater
dedicated to inspiring, enriching and entertaining our diverse island
Contact MJ Bruder Munafo, Artistic Director, at 508.693.6450 ext. 13 or
Vineyard Sinfonietta, Inc.
organization provides opportunities and encouragement to local
performing musicians, both amateur and professional, young and old, and
of varying abilities, to gather for the enjoyment of making music
together and performing for the pleasure of the audiences of Martha's
Contact Heidi Schultz, President/Treasurer, at 508.693.9417 or email@example.com.
The Vineyard Voice, Inc.
Founded March, 2009
Vineyard Voice uses the web to teach kids, to help people share ideas
and art and to build social and economic vitality through a
community-focused online magazine.
Contact Patrick Phillips, Executive
508-560-2762 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Yard, Inc.
Founded June, 1973
Originally founded as a dance artists' colony in 1973 by choreographer Patricia Nanon, The Yard's mission is to promote creation and experimentation in the contemporary performing arts, with a special emphasis on dance and related forms; and to support artists and art-making through creative residency, public performance and sustained community engagement.
Contact David R. White, Artistic and Creative Director, at 508.645.9662 or email@example.com