Monthly Archives: October 2017

New Hampshire Art Association – Becoming a member

Are you interested in becoming a member of the New Hampshire Art Association?  If so, check out all of the interesting benefits that come with being a member.  (Student memberships are only $50.00!)  Learn more here: New Hampshire Art Association

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MFA Students – New American Paintings is looking for your work –

New American Paintings,  an exciting magazine featuring works by contemporary artists,  is looking for work from current or recently graduated MFA students.  Entries will be accepted until October 31, 2017. New American Paintings is available in Teti Library’s periodicals collection, so stop by to see the current issues and read more about this competition here: MFA Annual Competition

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Save the Date! Get to know a NH Refugee Community

NHIA Community, join us for:
Art and Understanding of New Hampshire’s Refugee Communities
Friday, October 27 at 1pm / French Hall Auditorium

Becky Field,Bhutanese women pray and sing during a Hindu celebration of Lord Krishna's birthday, or Janmashtami, 2012
Image: Becky Field, Bhutanese women pray and sing during a Hindu celebration of Lord Krishna’s birthday, or Janmashtami, (detail) 2012


Hear how Becky Field (NHIA photography certificate graduate) was able to bridge the divide between native-born Granite Staters and our immigrant neighbors through her project Different Roots, Common Dreams. (Teti Library owns a copy of this book!)

Listen as a member of the Bhutanese community recounts their personal experience—why they had to leave their homeland, what it was like in a refugee camp, and finally what has the experience been settling in New Hampshire.

Enjoy dance and song as a young person from the New Hampshire Bhutanese community performs for us.

Sponsored by: AS Insurance, and NHIA’s Student Leadership Committee, Foundations Department and Teti Library and Special Collections.

Bhutanese tea will be served! All NHIA Community Welcome

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ARTfront NH’s – Culture Shock – Do you recognize any of the exhibiting artists?

ArtFront’s latest exhibition, Culture Shock, includes some familiar NHIA faces: ArtFront

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Fashion and Fundraising – Currier Museum of Art – October 12th, 2017

Join the Currier Museum of Art for their upcoming Fashion Show and Fundraiser: A Walk Out of the Woods.  This night of art and fashion will benefit HOPE for NH Recovery and will feature designs by Laura Coulter McCarthy and Harry Umen.  The event takes place Thursday, October 12th from 5:30 to 9:30 pm and early-goers can take a tour of the current special exhibition. Reserve your tickets today!

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Get to know your local poets!

Did you know that the Poetry Society of NH meets each month at Gibson’s Bookstore in Concord? Usually on the third Thursday of the month, the group gathers to read aloud in this busy Indie-style book shop.  Newcomers are always welcome to join in.
And check out this Indie Next List which is a great way to find that next read! Gibson’s Bookstore – Indie Next List – October.

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Thursday, October 5th – Hop a Trolley!

Have you ever taken Manchester’s Trolley Tour?  Thursday, October 5th is a Trolley Night, when Manchester’s Trolleys tour the city and its amazing arts & cultural offerings.  Guests are invited to  hop on or off the Trolley tour at any of the given stops for free.  Take a look at the Trolley route map and learn more about Trolley Nights here: Manchester Trolley Nights!
One of the stops will be a the Kelley Stelling Contemporary, a new Gallery located on Hanover Street – Get a glimpse of their upcoming exhibition, Pairings, and check out this new space right near NHIA!

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