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On-line Exhibit Gallery

The NH State Council on the Arts periodically produces exhibits that feature the work of New Hampshire artists.

Traditional Dance in New Hampshire: 1750- Today
October 14- November 25, 2015 | NH State Library | 20 Park St. Concord, NH 03301 | Free and open to the public
This exhibit traces the long history of traditional dance and music in New Hampshire from Colonial times to the present. These dances were primarily contra and square dances, done to traditional Celtic and English music performed on fiddle and piano. The Monadnock region of New Hampshire is one of the few places in the country where these dances have been done continuously since the mid-1700s. The exhibit features artifacts, documents, instruments, photographs and audio recordings. 

Shaping Our Heritage: Celebrating Traditional Arts Apprenticeships in New Hampshire
This project took place in June and July of 2012 to celebrate 16 years of investment in the preservation of traditional arts through Traditional Arts Apprenticeship grants. Components including an exhibit, a full color publication, public programs and a conference. The exhibit featured crafts, photographs, and a listening station of music

Discovering Heritage Arts in New Hampshire
A 2008 traveling exhibit that celebrated some of the music and craft traditions that make up New Hampshire’s living heritage.

New Hampshire Inspired
A 2007 exhibit featuring the work of four Lifetime Fellow recipients that has been acquired by the Percent for Art Program for the benefit of NH citizens to enjoy.

Artists at Work
A 2003 exhibit exploring the public support for arts during the depression through the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the work of two artists supported through the program — Nat Burwash and Herbert Waters.


Last updated: September 30, 2015

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