celebrating the island’s unique influence on American Design at Nantucket by Design

Alessandra Branca’s Master Bedroom at the 2020 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Palm Beach. Photo Credit: Sargent Architectural Photography.

The Scout Guide Nantucket is pleased to announce a partnership with The Nantucket Historical Association for their premier summer fundraiser, Nantucket by Design. Celebrating the island’s unique influence on American design, the events include engaging lectures, an online antique show and lively panel discussions live via Zoom. Chaired by Kelly Williams and Presented by William Raveis, the NHA is excited to reformulate this year’s event. Events will go virtual from July 30th to August 1st, with an all-star slate of luminaries including Alessandra Branca, Meg Braff, Richard Keith Langham, Young Huh, Ellen Fisher and Alex Papachristidis.

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Offering lectures, panels, house tours, an in-depth look into the NHA archives and the imaginative work of New York School of Interior Design students as they bring modern day life into NHA historical properties. Participants will enjoy virtual private dinners, a virtual dance party, a virtual pop-up shop hosted by The Scout Guide Nantucket and silent auction, as well as The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show all through live-streaming platforms.

Designer Meg Braff’s exuberant take on traditional design, offering playful glamour and a modern perspective in Sea Island, Georgia.

Most importantly, this year’s events will deliver an exclusive Nantucket experience no matter where you may be and provide the vital funding for the NHA to continue its steadfast commitment to steward and preserve the heritage of Nantucket. Learn more and purchase tickets at NHA.org