Deep Cuts: An Artist’s Perspective

Deep Cuts: An Artist’s Perspective

By James Chase, Artist and Art Educator   A couple of weeks ago at the Currier Museum of Art, I met an MFA student I am mentoring  so we could view Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting. Upon arrival, I sent a text to my student letting her know. Looking back, it...
Adult Coloring for Achieving Zen

Adult Coloring for Achieving Zen

By Corinne Breton   When I was in college studying fine art, I was told a tale about a group of people who my professors called the Sunday-Painters. The term was coined to describe a person who wakes up on a Sunday morning and paints with reckless abandon....
Art, Archives and Adventure

Art, Archives and Adventure

By Meghan Petersen, Librarian and Archivist   This past summer I visited Mt. Washington for the very first time. I was motivated in part by the activity and excitement around the largest exhibition in the Currier’s history, Mount Washington: The Crown of...
The Battle for Preservation

The Battle for Preservation

by John Clayton   Trying to preserve a city’s heritage is not for the faint of heart.   Just this month in Manchester, N.H., that adage was demonstrated with an exclamation point when an 1850 mansion, one that had been targeted for salvation by the New...