Apple Pie Crafts Fair - the 46th Annual

Saturday, Aug. 24th  |  9am-3pm
Newport Town Common  |  Rain or Shine

130+ Booths of Handmade Crafts * Live Music * Pie Contest & Sale  Free admission.

Currently on Exhibit: SELECTIONS: Winners of the Juried Regional

Exhibit runs through Aug. 3-Sept. 19 |  Gallery Hours:  Tues.-Fri. 11am-4pm, Sat. 10am-2pm

A group exhibit featuring new works by eight selected winners from the 2018 Juried Regional:  Debbie Campbell, Rod Keller, Susan Lirakis, Gillian Martlew, Susan Parmenter, Adele Sanborn & Ann Saunderson
Sponsored by: LaValley Building Supply

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.  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

Farm-to-Table Dinner | Sat. Aug. 24th

Join us under the big tent for this annual favorite event that features locally sourced, fresh foods from area farms.
5:00pm—bar opens with live music and appetizers  6:00pm—buffet DINNER

Tickets ($35 ea.) are available at the OLD COURTHOUSE, the Library Arts Center or purchase tickets online HERE.

Open Studio at the Library Arts Center

Are you a vendor? Looking for your booth assignment?

2019 Vendor Booth Assignments
Click the link to find out more HERE.

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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