The New England Foundation for the Arts has made grants to the Aquinnah Cultural Center and the Yard through the United States Arts Resilience Fund.
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Louisa Hufstader
The Yard opens its summer season on the museum grounds with a piece by the SBB/Stefanie Batten Bland dance company.
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The Yard is hosting its annual summer Pride dance party on Saturday, June 26 at Featherstone Center for the Arts.
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Stephanie Pacheco has been named the executive director of dance and performing arts organization The Yard.

The allure of tango music drew an eager audience to the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center Friday night for a concert by QuinTango, the Virginia-based tango ensemble that has been visiting Island schools over the past week.

Joan Singer, founder and director of chamber music group QuinTango, wants Islanders to fall in love with tango.


A proposal by The Yard to modify a major 2019 renovation plan will not require a new public hearing, the Martha's Vineyard Commission decided after reviewing changes to the dance nonprofit's earlier renovation plan.

Tribal descendants from Martha’s Vineyard and Puerto Rico brought their shared history to the stage Saturday afternoon in a powerful and uplifting work-in-progress piece that blended dance, film and spoken word.

Calling to mind another nativity story, the Yard, the Island’s incubator for dance performance, was born in a barn.