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Vineyard Haven included in “The Top 40 Most Arts-Vibrant Communities in America”

By Zannie Giraud Voss and Glenn Voss, with Daniel Fonner and Ludovica Marsili

Information excerpted from The Top 40 Most Arts-Vibrant Communities in America (2019) – by Zannie Giraud Voss, SMU DataArts Director, Glenn Voss, SMU DataArts Research Director with Daniel Fonner and Ludovica Marsili. The full report is viewable here


#5 Vineyard Haven, MA (pop. 17,352)

RETURNING FROM 2017  The Vineyard Haven, MA, MSA encompasses the beautiful island of Martha’s Vineyard and surrounding islands. The density and diversity of businesses in the creative economy make Vineyard Haven a very distinctive arts and culture-rich community. Most notably, Vineyard Haven ranks 3rd in arts and cultural organizations, 8th on contributed revenue, and 5th and 4th on federal  arts dollars and federal  grants  per capita, respectively. The Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District boasts myriad successful projects including Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, Martha’s Vineyard Museum, the Vineyard Haven Library, Owen Park, and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center. Vineyard Haven’s arts and culture landscape includes wooden ship builders, a vibrant film center, architects, interior designers, writers, clothing designers, bookmakers, photographers, copper sculptures, wooden sign makers, musicians, a professional performing arts theater and amphitheater, jewelry designers, historic tall ships, ceramic and glass designers, wampum designers, and visual artists. Vineyard Arts Project is an incubator for new works in dance and theater. Featherstone Center for the Arts, Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society, Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest, and the International Film Festival are just a few of the other arts and culture attractions one can find.

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