Monthly Archives: December 2013

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Best wishes for a happy holiday season and a peaceful new year
from the Teti Library and Eye Gallery, New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Stars 1998,  Freshman Brown (20th C. American) 20th c., American  SuperStock/ Universal Images Group

Stars 1998, Freshman Brown (20th C. American)
SuperStock/ Universal Images Group

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NEED A GOOD BOOK FOR WINTER BREAK? OR A HOLIDAY GIFT IDEA?

Reading a book with poppies AGE \ Universal Image Group

Reading a book with poppies, AGE \ Universal Image Group

NPR recently interviewed two NH bookstore owners for their favorite books of 2013.  Michael Herrmann, owner of Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord and Dan Chartrand, owner of Water Street Bookstore in Exeter were invited by NPR to give their ‘picks’ for 2013.  Click here for a link to the radio show and to see their list of hot items for 2013!
NPR – Holiday Books Show.

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MAKE YOUR OWN ‘SNOW ART’ THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

Snowflake and ice flowers. Eye of Science / Photo Researchers / Universal Images Group

Snowflake and Ice Flowers.
Eye of Science / Photo Researchers / Universal Images Group

Looking for outdoor activities during the holiday break?  Try some ‘Snow Art’!
Artist Simon Beck has been creating Snow Art images for years, many resembling geometric designs or crop-circle type formations in the snow.  Check out his Facebook page to see his latest creations and get ideas for your own Snow Art! (Scroll entire album to see his earlier works, too.)  Facebook – Simon Beck

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ARTWORK BY NELSON MANDELA – AT BELGRAVIA GALLERY OF LONDON

Belgravia Gallery of London features works by Nelson Mandela, including a brochure of his very personal lithographs.  The Director of the gallery discusses meeting with him in early 2002 and the impact he has made on the world of art. Visit the site to see images of his work and learn more about the gallery’s connection to fundraising for schools and charities.

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CUP AND BOWL SALE – DON’T MISS OUT!

Handmade items by NHIA artists!

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TETI LIBRARY AND EYE GALLERY – HOURS FOR WINTER BREAK

The Teti Library and Eye Gallery will have reduced hours during the upcoming weeks. Check our website at Teti Library for our winter break hours or see below.  Happy Holidays!

Winter Palace, Josephine Trotter, SuperStock / Universal Images Group

       Winter Palace, Josephine Trotter,                                SuperStock / Universal Images Group

~Winter Break 2013-14 Hours~
Reduced Hours – Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13:
Open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
closed Sundays, including December 8.
Library Closed Monday, December 16 through Sunday, January 5.
Resume Academic Year Hours – Monday, January 6, 2014

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FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE CLASS MAKES THEIR MARK!

Make your markNHIA’s First Year Experience class and the Teti Library, celebrated the making of accordion books with a reception at the Fuller Hall foyer yesterday.  Students from the class designed pages which were assembled into accordion books, now on display in the foyer.  Visual artists as well as creative writers left their ‘mark’ in these books, which will be added to the NHIA’s Teti Library Special Collections.   Visit us to see this impressive collection of works by our newest students! And grab a free pencil, too!

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