Official New Hampshire website
NH State Council on the Arts NH arts and artists

 

 nh arts home
trans div
   artist services
   arts in education
   creative communities
   org support
   percent for art
   traditional arts
   underserved
trans div
 arts & artists
nh folklife
 grants
 news & calendar
 FAQs
 links
 about us
 site map
     

 


Program Services
 

State Award Programs & Public Presentations

Governors Arts Awards
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, in cooperation with the New Hampshire Governors Office, presents the Governors Arts Awards in recognition of outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support, and availability of the arts in New Hampshire.

Lifetime Fellows
Artists who receive three Fellowships are designated Lifetime Fellows.

Poet Laureate
The position of New Hampshire Poet Laureate was created in 1967. The poet is appointed approximately every three to four years by the Governor of New Hampshire, with the advice and consent of the Executive Council. Nominations are provided by the Poetry Society of New Hampshire.

Artist Laureate
While many states have poet laureates, New Hampshire is unique in having an Artist Laureate. The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is charged with recommending artists' names to the Governor every two years. The Governor selects one to honor as artist laureate.

Special Events
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts holds special events to feature and support individual artists. Check the “What’s New” box on our home page for current information.


 

Last updated: May 14, 2012

 
 
 
nh nh.gov | privacy policy | accessibility policy