Welcome to the New Hampshire Folklife website, a resource for learning about folklife and traditional arts in New Hampshire. This website is a project of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Traditional Arts Program.

Shaping Our Heritage
Learn about an multi-faceted project that celebrated Traditional Arts Apprenticeships in New Hampshire.

New! Traditional Artists as Teaching Artists A compilation of resources for teaching artists, arts teachers, and classroom teachers to help align Traditional Arts to the Common Core and state standards.

Traditional Arts Listing
A directory of traditional artists and cultural specialists who can present at schools and community gatherings.

Photos of Traditional Arts & Folklife in NH

New Hampshire tartan plaid being woven by Robert Roy Robb.
Top:  | Canoe builder Jay Trayner
Bottom left:  | Dogsledding by Beth Krommes .   Bottom center:  | Fiddler Rodney Miller.   Bottom right: |  NH tartan by Robert Roy Robb.

Photo credits - Lynn Martin Graton, Acting Director, NH State Council on the Arts

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Jay Trayner caning a seat for one of his handmade canoes
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Kids & Teachers

Interactive Heritage Arts Build-A-Picture activities

Essays on Folklife

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Traditional Music

Search a directory of CDs & videos of traditional music featuring many NH musicians



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