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Department of Cultural Resources

New Hampshire’s Department of Cultural Resources includes the State Council on the Arts, the Division of Film and Digital Media, the Division of Historical Resources and the State Library. The Commission on Native American Affairs is administratively attached.

The Department strives to nurture the cultural well-being of our state. From the covered bridges and traditional music of our past to the avant garde performances and technological resources of today and tomorrow, New Hampshire’s culture is as varied as its geography and its people. This strong cultural base—which truly has something for everyone—attracts businesses looking for engaged workforces, provides outstanding educational opportunities and creates communities worth living in.

::N.H. Department of Cultural Resources' Latest News::

NH High School Short Film Festival announces 2017 winners

OP-ED: Classrooms aren’t the only places where better readers are made

Photographer Gary Samson named NH Artist Laureate

Learn the science of archaeology at a NH summer field school

‘My New Hampshire’ map updates make it easier to find, post favorite historic places

MEETING NOTICE: Meeting of the NH Commission on Native American Affairs, July 11, 2017

NH State Library first in the nation; Celebrates 300 years in 2017

VISIT the NH State Library's 300th Anniversary webpage

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