Songweavers “Open Sing” is Tuesday, Sept. 12
Sunday, September 10, 2 to 4 pm Join us for a one-hour preview of the long-anticipated Ken Burns series, The Vietnam War. The film explores the human dimensions of the War through an epic narrative shaped by the testimonies of...
This not-to-be missed celebration will be free and open to the public and will feature a wonderful mix of art, live music with local talent Mike Dunbar, and an awards ceremony to honor New Hampshire Artist Laureate Gary Samson. The...
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“This is a great time to join as a member,” Gerulskis notes, “as we will be ‘eclipsing’ the cost of all memberships purchased from now up through the day of The Great American Solar Eclipse, Monday, August 21, by 10%. Membership enables free admission and free planetarium shows for a full year!”
-For its 12th season the Theatre Under the Stars is unveiling the Families First Fun Faire August 11th-26th in Plymouth and Waterville Valley, NH. Featuring invited acting troupes that work with, are made up of and run by young people, all of the Main Stage shows are “pay what you can” in tribute to the US military.
"I am extremely honored and delighted to serve as the next Artist Laureate of New Hampshire,” said Samson in statement for New Hampshire Department of Cultural Resources. “As a native of Manchester, and a lifelong resident of the state, I look forward to working with the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts promoting the importance and value of art in the lives of our citizens."
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s instantly recognizable posters are fixtures on the walls of millions of homes worldwide. Although the original works of art are more than 100 years old, their continued prevalence is a reminder of the influence he continues to have on art, and especially graphic design. Lautrec’s often colorful lithographs reveal the enduring beauty of Paris. They also feature the city’s more shadowy figures, whose lives the artist celebrated through his art. Drawn from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, the Currier’s exclusive New England presentation will present more than 100 posters, prints and illustrated books.
On Monday, August 21, Granite Staters will have the rare opportunity to experience a solar eclipse! While New Hampshire is not in the path of totality, it is close enough so that fully 62% of the sun will be eclipsed by Earth’s moon, creating a dramatic view of this celestial phenomenon. The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center has joined with the New Hampshire Science Teachers Association to celebrate the eclipse with a full day of rain or shine activities on August 21, culminating with a gathering outside the Center in the afternoon to watch the eclipse:
Saturday, August 12, 10 am to noon New Hampshire residents receive free museum general admission before noon, courtesy of The Botnick Family Foundation and E&R Laundry and Dry Cleaners. Stop by to browse the galleries and enjoy creative studio. www.currier.org