On Thursday, August 9th from 2:35-2:55 PM, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will host a live In-flight Education Downlink with astronaut Ricky Arnold on the International Space Station. A downlink is a twenty-minute video Q&A session between a U.S. educational organization and astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS.)
This week, the US House of Representatives Rules Committee green-lighted an amendment that would cut funding to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by $23 millioneach– a 15% cut to each agency’s operating budget. This sudden action is in contrast to House and Senate bipartisan proposals to increase funding to the arts. Here in New Hampshire we know the value and the power of the creative economy, and we strongly condemn these attempts to cut our national investment in the arts.
NH Gives – an initiative of the NH Center for Nonprofits - is a powerful, statewide 24-hour online fundraising event that is designed to build community, connect donors to local nonprofits and generate excitement about the nonprofit sector.
The Northern Forest Center, in partnership with the Moosehead Lake Brand Leadership Team (BLT), is offering matching grants of up $2,000 to support downtown façade improvements by Greenville businesses and business property owners.
NH Students share what is working to get them ready for the future
After the Old Man of the Mountain fell, New Hampshire was left with an unanswered question – what defines us? It is not tax-free shopping or the lack of a motorcycle helmet law — but rather, it’s the arts that make us unique.
The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is now in its fourth year as an independent nonprofit organization. Now operating on expanded summer hours, the Discovery Center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week, from Friday June 17 to Labor Day.
Commissioner to appoint 12-15 members representing a range of interests; seeks interested candidates
This June, President Abraham Lincoln comes to Cornish, NH when a recasting of Standing Lincoln, created by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1885, will be unveiled. It will be placed near the entrance at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site where the sculptor created the original in one of his studios. The statue is considered to be the most important sculptures of Lincoln from the 19th century. And, historically, Lincoln is considered to be one the most important Presidents.
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