Monthly Archives: November 2013

TETI LIBRARY WELCOMES GUESTS ON MONDAY DECEMBER 2ND.

Accordion Books in Process

 

The Teti Library recently collaborated with NHIA’s First Year Experience class to create one-of-a-kind books.  Students from the class designed the pages and the staff at the library assembled the works into accordion style books.  The books will be exhibited at NHIA’s Fuller Hall Foyer on Monday, December 2nd and will be celebrated with a reception open to all.  Join us as we recognize the efforts of our new students!

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BOOK REPORT

Bay Psalm Book, Sotheby's A/P Photo

Bay Psalm Book, Courtesy – Sotheby’s A/P Photo

ABC News reports that Sotheby’s recently auctioned a book of psalms for $14.2 million.  The precious book was held by the Old South Church of Boston, Massachusetts and was sold for this record-breaking number this week. Click on the image to see the full report.

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THE DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY MARKET – OPENING SOON

Over 5o local artists will be selling their works at the annual Downtown Holiday Market, located at the Brady Sullivan Plaza at 1000 Elm Street – Manchester’s “premier Craftsmen and Artisan Fair”.  The Fair will feature arts and crafts from artists, including works by students from the New Hampshire Institute of Art.  Hours for the fair will be: Thursdays, December 5th, 12th and 19th from 10am-5:30pm and Saturday, December 14th from 9am-2pm. Support the local arts!

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NH NAMES HER POET LAUREATE

Author and teacher, Alice Fogel has been named NH’s Poet Laureate beginning in January!  Click here for the full announcement in the NashuaTelegraph

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THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE AT TETI LIBRARY

Join the Teti Library in donating items to the Thanksgiving Food Drive, 2013!  Food items will be delivered to New Horizons in Manchester, NH on Monday, November 25th.  Drop off your food items at the Teti Library any time during our open hours through Monday.  Any perishable items such as fresh potatoes, onions, turkeys etc., can be brought to the French Building here at NHIA on Monday, November 25th at 1 pm.  Help make this a happy Thanksgiving for all!

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PORTSMOUTH HOLIDAY ARTS TOUR – COMING SOON!

Portsmouth is welcoming guests to their 13th Annual Holiday Arts Tour.  Artists in the area will be welcoming visitors to visit their studios and see their work in progress.  NHIA Ceramics instructors, Maureen Mills, Chairperson and Karen Orsillo, will be participating artists on the tour.  Mills will be at studio 1 on the tour, at 911 Greenland Rd, whose work will be shown alongside artist, Steven Zoldak.  They can be reached at potters@sliptrail.com / 603.436.3818.  Orsillo can be reached at korsillo@comcast.net.  Get your route map at www.PortsmouthArtsTour.com.

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SARGENT AT THE MFA

The MFA in Boston is currently exhibiting a show highlighting the watercolors of  John Singer Sargent.  As part of the exhibition, the MFA is featuring a slideshow previewing the exhibition and a video on his technique right on their website.  The exhibition runs through January 20th, 2014 and includes a number of related events.  Check out the MFA’s brief video on Sargent’s technique here, reserve your tickets for the show and learn more about events to come: MFA

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