ARTS & CULTURE
B.Refined is a multi-faceted business created by Bernica Wilcox. She is freelance creator who loves trying new things. She is available for custom orders of art, figure modeling, and art events. B.Refined also provides bartending and marketing services.
COUSEN ROSE GALLERY
Owned by Ms. Zita Cousens, Cousen Rose Gallery is “more than just a gallery”. Conveniently located at the end of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, Zita’s gallery is a must see while summering on the Vineyard.
HARRY SEYMOUR GALLERY
Harry Seymour creates beautiful must-see collections on Martha’s Vineyard. Harry's artwork has also adorned the 2022 and 2023 covers of the MV Black-Owned Business Directory. Call for your private showing!
JENNIFER SMITH TURNER
Jennifer Smith Turner is the author of two poetry books, Lost and Found: Rhyming Verse Honoring African American Heroes and Perennial Secrets: Poetry & Prose. Child Bride is her debut novel that has won several literary awards.
KNOWHERE ART GALLERY
Located on Dukes County Avenue in the heart of the arts district in Oak Bluffs.
Located in Oak Bluffs, the Mariposa Museum explores African American and diaspora history and experience through the creativity of (primarily) black artists, storytellers, and scholars.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TRAIL
The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard is a physical entity comprised of 30 sites dedicated to the formerly unrecognized contributions made by people of African descent to the history of the island. Be sure to reserve a seat for a tour!
THE COTTAGERS MV
The Cottagers Inc., is a historic nonprofit charitable organization formed by African American women homeowners on Martha’s Vineyard.
VINEYARD PRESERVATION TRUST
Since 1975, the Vineyard Preservation Trust has acquired, restored, and maintained iconic landmarks of Martha’s Vineyard to preserve the island’s unique character, cultural history, and heritage for the community and its visitors.