Museums

The N.H. Preservation Alliance invites owners and enthusiasts of old homes or barns as well as leaders of community preservation projects to participate in their new virtual roundtable gatherings. The May schedule can be found at www.nhpreservation.org. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center invites the public to celebrate the 30thanniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope in a Facebook Live event on April 24 at 2 PM. During the Discovery Center’s first ever Facebook Live event, Education Director Mirka Zapletal, Education Coordinator Faithe Miller and Director of Visitor Services Sarah Nappo will unveil a an image captured by the Hubble that has never been publicly released, discuss30 years of scientific discovery enabled by this “eye to the universe”, and answer any questions event attendees may have. Read more →


The public is invited to “Discover the music inside you,” when Concord Community Music School opens its doors for the free Community Music Fest, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, March 30, at 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord, New Hampshire. Read more →


The Kimball Jenkins, Inc. Board of Directors has announced that it has appointed Julianne Gadoury, an experienced arts administrator and Concord resident, to lead the nonprofit, effective March 17, 2020.  As Executive Director of the School of Art, Gadoury will craft and implement a vision and strategy for Kimball Jenkins to be responsive to the needs of the community. The organization will continue its commitment to excellence in the arts and cultural programming, and historic preservation.  Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, through Sunday, March 1.  Each day, visitors will be able to choose from five different planetarium shows, explore science galleries, engage in science and engineering activities - and just in time for February vacation, the Discovery Center has opened a new exhibition, Virtual Fish Tank. Read more →


You will learn from experts in the field, including a storyteller, historian, writer, interviewer, videographer and an archivist how they prepare and present legacy stories at the “Telling Your Family Story” workshop on Saturday, March 7, from 9am - 3:30pm at the School in Manchester. This workshop teaches how to uncover family or community stories, how to present them, and how to preserve them for future generations.  Read more →


Have fun and learn from the experts at the New Hampshire Old House & Barn Expo that helps old house and barn owners and enthusiasts with appropriate and affordable solutions. Create your own show “itinerary” and explore preservation strategies, architecture, craft and history through hourly lectures, visits with high quality exhibitors, demonstrations and “Old House and Barn Doctor” sessions. Read more →