QUILT SHOW: "The Wonderful World of Quilts"

Exhibit runs Sept. 28-Oct. 23 |  Gallery Hours:  Tues.-Fri. 11am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm

A favorite biennial group exhibit featuring quilts by members of the Soo Nipi Quilters' Guild.

Gallery of Gifts is Coming! Handmade for the Holidays

Exhibit runs Nov. 9-Dec. 22 |  Gallery Hours:  Tues.-Fri. 11am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm

Watch as the Gallery is turned into a sea of handmade craft--perfect for holiday giving.  Featuring work from over 100 local artisans.
Sponsored by:  Carroll Concrete & Bob Skinners Ski & Sport

NEW! Yoga at the Library Arts Center

*Classes begin Tues. Sept. 17th
Mondays – Gentle Yoga – 12-12:45
Tuesdays – All Levels – 8:30-9:30am
Fridays – All Levels – 8:30-9:30am
The Library Arts Center presents NEW Yoga Classes in the gallery with instructor Brianna Renner.   $12 single session or $40 for a four-class pass.

Felting Classes at our 15 Main St. Location

The Arts Center is pleased to offer a series of needle-felting classes with Jennifer Boyd.  Classes and open studio options for both beginning and seasoned felters.  Offered year-round at our annex location in downtown Newport.

Introducing the NEW Letterpress Studio

The Library Arts Center has exciting news to share—we have installed a Letterpress Studio to boost our creative offerings and studio programming, with help from Newport artist and former LAC board member Ann St. Martin Stout.  Find out more about how this endeavor came about and more about opportunities to use the Studio's presses.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Birds of a Feather "Fly Home" Open House Event

Wednesday, October 9, 5-7pm
Library Arts Center Studio
Time to pick up your painted birds!

It’s time for the painted wooden birds from “Birds of a Feather” to fly home to their painters!  Drop in to the Library Arts Center studio during our open house to pick up your painted bird from the Summer’s community arts project, and stay to make a quick and festive Halloween garland.  Enjoy festive refreshments and find out more about art classes for kids and adults and all the other great programs of the Library Arts Center.  Free, and open to the whole community.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

NEW! YOGA in the Gallery

Classes begin Tues. Sept. 17th
Mondays – Gentle Yoga – 12-12:45
Tuesdays – All Levels – 8:30-9:30am
Fridays – All Levels – 8:30-9:30am
The Library Arts Center presents NEW Yoga Classes in the gallery with instructor Brianna Renner.   Three classes weekly.  Click HERE for more details about classes, registration and more.
Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

NEW! Felting Classes at our 15 Main St. Location

The Arts Center is pleased to announce a new series of needle-felting classes with Jennifer Boyd.  Classes and open studio options for both beginning and seasoned felters.  Tons of new classes just a announced!  Find out more and/or REGISTER ONLINE.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Letterpress Sessions in our Letterpress Studio

See the link below for session times and details.
For the first time classes are being offered in the recently established LAC Letterpress Studio at the main Library Arts Center location.  In a two-hour class, students will learn the basics of setting type, locking it into the press, and printing on an 1870s manually-operated tabletop platen press.  Students will go home with note cards printed with a quote or sentiment of their choosing, including a picture from an antique printing plate, if desired.  Click HERE for more details.
Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Music with Friends for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers

Friday Mornings |  10:00-10:45am
Experience making music with your children & friends in this class designed for young children and their caregivers. Music will come to life as everyone Sings, Dances, Drums & Claps for Fun, experimenting with voices, instruments & movement.  Find out more.
Lake Sunapee Bank Makes 3-Year Pledge to LAC Endowment Campaign

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces 3-Year Pledge to Library Arts Center Endowment Campaign

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust (formerly Lake Sunapee Bank) announced in early January its commitment to support the Library Arts Center Gallery and Studio with a three-year pledge to the Library Arts Centers endowment fund.  Learn more.

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