NEW EXHIBIT: ROY G. BIV - All the Colors of the Rainbow

A Juried Community Art Exhibit
Exhibit Dates:  May 4 – July 25, 2019 with an opening reception Fri. May 3rd, 5-7pm

Work in this show includes all the colors in the rainbow/spectrum–Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet–(Roy G. Biv).

In the West Gallery: DOLLHOUSES: Obsession on a Small Scale

Featuring dollhouses collected, created and curated by a local collector

May 4 - July 25, 2019  
opening reception: Fri. May 3, 5-7pm

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!

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.

DIORAMA PICK-UP | Sat. Apr. 27th - 10am-2pm

The Peeps Display is over, and diorama pick-up has begun.

Pick up your dioramas on Sat. Apr. 27th, 10am-2pm.  Any remaining dioramas at 2:00pm will be subject to disposal!  Please call us with questions:  603.863.3040.

 

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Sunshine Town Social - LUAU!

Dinner & Auction to Benefit the Library Arts Center & Newport Opera House Association
Sat. May 11th  |  Doors open at 5:00pm
Bid on hundreds of trips, getaways, & gift certificates from local businesses
Luau-themed games & Cocktails.  Dinner catered by the Old Courthouse
Click HERE to find out more.

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Red Sox vs. Yankees RAFFLE!

Sunshine Town Social RAFFLE

Tickets are $10 ea. or 3/$20
Enter to win a fabulous Red Sox prize package that includes:

  • Two Game Tickets
  • Overnight accommodations at the Hotel Commonwealth within walking distance of Fenway Park
  • $100 Cash for Dinner
  • Cash for Transportation

Click to learn more, or to purchase tickets ONLINE now.

 

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

NEW EXHIBIT: ROY G BIV

A Juried Community Art Exhibit
All the Colors of the Rainbow
On Exhibit:  May 4-July 25
opening reception:  Fri. May 3, 5-7pm
featuring work by regional artists featuring every color in the spectrum  Click HERE to see a listing of selected artists.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

In the West Gallery: DOLLHOUSES

Obsession on a Small Scale
May 4 – July 25, 2019
opening reception: Fri. May 3, 5-7pm

Featuring dollhouses collected, created and curated by a local collector
Sponsored by:  MJ Harrington & Co. Jewelers

 

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After School Art Fridays!

May Session:  All about Bears (and more!)
Fridays, May 10-31  – 3:30pm to 5pm
for Ages 8 – 12
Join us for weekly after school art fun!  Four-week session.  Click HERE to find out more and to register online.

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NEW! Letterpress Sessions in the New LAC 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.
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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

New Session of TEEN ART - Thursdays After School

New Session: Thursdays, May 9, 16, 23, 30
Ages: 13 through high school
This series is geared toward emerging young artists who want to expand their art skills. Projects featured will focus on two-dimensional methods of creating including pencil drawing, watercolor painting, collage, and pastels are the materials we will be using.   Find out more and/or REGISTER ONLINE.

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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.

Membership Matters

We invite you to partner with us and show your support by renewing your membership or becoming a new member of the Library Arts Center.  Each and every gift makes an impact, allowing us to offer exceptional art programs, classes, performances and exhibits ensuring that art opportunities are available for all in our community and the greater region.  We are grateful for your support!
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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