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 Hampshire...
Discovering Your Inner Child

Discovering Your Inner Child

by Meghan Cochran, guest blogger My morning commute to work should take about 10 minutes; I live two miles from my job. But I have a two-year old, which means getting out of the house each morning is an intensely dramatic experience, filled with endless negotiations....
Children’s Books and Art at the Currier

Children’s Books and Art at the Currier

When asked to participate in Children’s Book Week by writing a blog post, I immediately said a very enthusiastic “Yes!” As a museum educator who creates family programs, a mom of a three-year old and an avid reader in my limited spare time, I love books. My mom was an...
Memories of Manchester

Memories of Manchester

by Sylvio Dupuis Born in 1934, Sylvio Dupuis served as mayor of Manchester from 1972-1975. He served on the Currier Gallery of Art’s Board of Trustees from 1975-1986. Dupuis attended St. Anselm College and the Illinois College of Optometry, is the founding president...
Creative Studio: Shapes

Creative Studio: Shapes

By Erika Umali, Currier Museum of Art Intern As we say farewell to July, our Creative Studio theme changes from collage to shapes for August. Shapes is an exciting theme for all ages because shapes are all around us! Just looking around the Museum, guests can see all...
Introducing Creative Studios

Introducing Creative Studios

by Erika Umali, Currier Museum of Art Intern The Creative Studios are a great way for families and adults to relax and enjoy an art activity. This month, the theme has been collage. As a recent college student, it had been quite some time since I had done collage.  At...