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Arts & Artists  

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New Hampshire is a state with a breadth of artistic energy and individuals who, with their personal decisions and commitment, make a difference to the quality of life in their communities and in our state.

The State Arts Council, in cooperation with the Governors Office, periodically takes the opportunity to acknowledge these contributions through the presentation of Governors Arts Awards. Each award category allows us to bring attention to the work of both nominees and award recipients in promoting the excellence, growth and availability of the arts in New Hampshire.

2015 Press Release


Presentation of the 2015 Awards will be Wednesday, October 21 at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH, 5-7pm.

Special performance by Pontine Theatre; wine and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. Click here to purchase tickets.

Questions about the event? Contact Ginnie Lupi -, 603/271-8418.


Click here to learn more about the award categories.

Governors Arts Awards have been presented since 1980.  
Information on Award recipients is available on this website beginning with 2003.



Last updated: September 29, 2015

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