Black + White Exhibit

February 10th - April 7th
See work from 80 New England artists in this Invitational and Juried exhibit featuring artwork made in black, white and gray. The wide array of mediums, styles, themes and artists are connected in the gallery by black and white.

 

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Train Worlds! Vacation Camp

 

Feb. 26-Mar. 1st
Ages 5 and up | Create a whole winter world built around scale trains!  Build mountains, tunnels, bridges, buildings and anything else you can image for the trainscape.  Lay out the track throughout the world you help create and run trains!  There will be wooden track for younger participants, as well as an HO scale train for older kids to use.

 

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NEW! Watercolor Class

 

Thursdays in February | 6-9pm
A class on themes in watercolor designed for a wide range of students--from those who have never painted before, to those who have taken a class or two and consider themselves intermediate painters.   

 

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Our 50th Anniversary ENDOWMENT Campaign

Help us reach our goal of $500,000 so we can secure a strong future for the Library Arts Center!   Find out more about the generous $200,000 matching challenge from the Roy Malool Family Foundation.

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Endowment Campaign GOAL: $500,000

Support the 50th Anniversary Endowment Campaign

The Roy Malool Family Foundation has offered an exceptionally generous matching opportunity for this campaign.  Donations and pledges made this year will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $200,000!  Your donation will be DOUBLED to sustain the Library Arts Center in the next 50 years!

Make a tax-deductible donation ONLINE now.

PEEPS Diorama Contest 2018!

Enter the 7th Annual Peeps Diorama Contest at the Library Arts Center–It’s marshmallow madness!  Have fun and get creative for this light-hearted competition that creates fun scenes with the iconic Easter candies.

Click here for inspiration, information, contest rules + entry forms!
Upcoming Studio Classes

Upcoming Classes for Adults

The new year is a great time to get creative in our studio!  See a listing of upcoming opportunities for Winter + Spring 2018.  Online registration is available.

Train Worlds - Vacation Camp

Train Worlds! Vacation Camp

Feb. 26-Mar. 1st
Ages 5 and up | Create a whole winter world built around scale trains!  Build mountains, tunnels, bridges, buildings and anything else you can image for the trainscape.  Lay out the track throughout the world you help create and run trains!  There will be wooden track for younger participants, as well as an HO scale train for older kids to use.  Learn more.

Music with Friends

Music with Friends for Infants, Toddlers + Preschoolers

Friday Mornings, 10:00-10:45am
Experience making music with your children & friends in this class designed for young children ages 0-5, and their caregivers. Music will come to life as everyone Sings, Dances, Drums & Claps for Fun, experimenting with voices, instruments & movement.  This class meets at our 15 Main St. location.  Learn more.

Watercolor Drop-in Class

Watercolor Drop-In Class | Tuesday Mornings

9am-12pm | Location: 15 Main St.
Learn the basics or work on developing what you already know in this ongoing, drop-in watercolor class.  Each class will be modified to fit whomever shows up!  The lessons the instructor shares each week will help beginners learn the basics while engaging intermediate painters in ways that will develop their skills.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

WATERCOLOR | Thursdays in February

Thursdays in February | 6-9pm | Location: 15 Main St.
A class on themes in watercolor designed for a wide range of students–from those who have never painted before, to those who have taken a class or two and consider themselves intermediate painters.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Open Studio for Adults | Wed. Mornings - 9am-12pm

$8 members / $12 non-members
Looking for a time to work on current projects? Be inspired to work in a studio environment alongside other area artists in this drop-in group that meets on a weekly basis.

Lake Sunapee Bank Makes 3-Year Pledge to LAC Endowment Campaign

Lake Sunapee Bank Announces 3-Year Pledge to Library Arts Center Endowment Campaign

Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, 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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