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Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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April 2017

Zimmerman House Public Tour

April 30 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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The Zimmerman House Public Tour provides visitors with a 1.5 hour tour of the house with information about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, the commission and design of the house, and details about the Zimmermans who lived in the house for 36 years.  Learn More

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Zimmerman House Public Tour

April 30 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2017

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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The Zimmerman House Public Tour provides visitors with a 1.5 hour tour of the house with information about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, the commission and design of the house, and details about the Zimmermans who lived in the house for 36 years.  Learn More

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May 2017

Currier After Hours: Hippo de Mayo Taco Challenge

May 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Our Winter Garden Café will be competing in the seventh annual Hippo de Mayo Taco Challenge. This Cinco de Mayo celebration will feature more than 30 different tacos, each sold for $2 at restaurants throughout Manchester. The Currier's celebration will include music from perennial favorite Veronica Robles and her mariachi band, a specialty cocktail, collection highlight tours, and an art-making activity. A cash bar and full menu will be available at the Winter Garden Café, in addition to the tacos. Special…

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Alzheimer’s Cafe

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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An opportunity for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia—along with their loved ones and caregivers—to enjoy art and good company in a safe space. FREE to attend, no RSVP required. Supported by the Bruce and Rose Marie McColl Family.

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Free NH Second Saturday

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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New Hampshire residents receive free Museum general admission before noon on the second Saturday of each month. Stop by and enjoy Creative Studio and browse the galleries. Free NH Second Saturday in 2017 is sponsored by the Botnick Family Foundation and E&R Laundry & Dry Cleaners.

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Creative Studio Saturday: Wire

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Free admission for N.H. residents: 10 a.m.-noon Explore wire and lines in the galleries and then create your own artwork using wire. Adults and children are welcome to drop by one of the Museum’s classrooms to participate.

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Library Book Sale

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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The annual library book sale is back! Browse more than 600 volumes of art history, craft, architecture and design. All proceeds from the sale support library acquisitions.

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Focus Tour: Women in Art

May 14 @ 2:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a tour focused on works by female artists and art featuring strong women.

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Landscaping a Usonian: The Zimmerman House Garden Tour

May 14 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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For Frank Lloyd Wright, a house’s natural setting was just as important as its design.  Learn about the Zimmerman House’s Wright-designed gardens, the carefully planned vistas, and the many ways the architect succeeded in integrating the indoors with the outdoors. #FLW150 Reservations

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Focus Tour: Deep Cuts and BioLath

May 21 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a tour of Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting and Soo Sunny Park: BioLath.

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Storytime in the Gallery: I Am a Story

May 22 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a librarian read I Am a Story by Dan Yaccarino and then create your own story! Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome. Free with Museum general admission—kids 12 and younger and Members are always free.

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June 2017

Zimmerman House Twilight Tours

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until August 3, 2017

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Isadore and Lucille Zimmerman often hosted musical evenings at their Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home. Twilight Tours at the Zimmerman House give you a chance to enjoy the house in the same way. Come experience the exceptional acoustics of the home with a live musical performance in the House’s Garden Room as the sun begins to set. Twilight Tours at the Zimmerman House include Museum admission and a beverage of choice from the Winter Garden Café. The cost is $25 for Museum Members…

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Currier After Hours: Light and Reflection

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Join us for a night that celebrates Soo Sunny Park’s BioLath, a site-specific work that has transformed our Putnam Gallery into an immersive sculptural environment that explores the effect of light on visual perception. Sunny and Assistant Curator Samantha Cataldo will share with guests the process of creating the installation. You can also try your hand at art-making or join a tour that explores how artists have used light in various ways to “make you see.” If that weren’t enough,…

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Varujan Boghosian: Members-Only Preview Day

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Be the first to see more than 60 works of art by Varujan Boghosian that range from early, abstract prints to the present day. Take advantage of this great Membership benefit to see the exhibition first either on your own or as part of a tour!

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Snakes and Swans: Varujan Boghosian

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 4, 2017

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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New Hampshire’s Varujan Boghosian has created a singular niche for himself in the contemporary art world. His work challenges the viewer to look at common objects in new ways by presenting them in unique contexts. Boghosian takes on universal themes such as love and death, and success and failure, often through the lens of mythology. A master draftsman, watercolorist and sculptor of found objects, he creates works of art that are often thought-provoking or subtly humorous. This exhibition draws primarily…

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Creative Studio: Mythical Creatures

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Free admission for N.H. residents: 10 a.m.-noon Participate in a unique art activity exploring mythology in current exhibition Snakes and Swans: Varujan Boghosian, then make your own myth and creature. Adults and children are welcome to drop by one of the Museum’s studio spaces to participate.

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Focus Tour: Varujan Boghosian: A Closer Look

June 10 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a tour of the playful exhibition of works by Varujan Boghosian and take a close look at their meaning and how they were created. Stay afterwards to enjoy lunch in the Winter Garden Café.

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ARTalk: Swans and Snakes Unraveled with Varujan Boghosian

June 11 @ 2:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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He has been called a surrealist, a punster, a hoarder of found objects and more. Varujan Boghosian’s works of art span multiple artistic styles and challenge you to look at common objects in new ways by presenting them in unique contexts, often through the lens of mythology. Explore his work and then hear from the artist himself and Curator Kurt Sundstrom in this special ARTalk. Reserve

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Zimmerman House Focus Tour: Celebrating 150 Years of Frank Lloyd Wright

June 11 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright was born 150 years ago on June 8, 2017. Come celebrate his life and unique style with a tour of the Zimmerman House focusing on Wright’s career and how the Zimmerman House fits into design history. #FLW150 Reservations

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Landscaping a Usonian: The Zimmerman House Garden Tour

June 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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For Frank Lloyd Wright, a house’s natural setting was just as important as its design. Learn about the Zimmerman House’s Wright-designed gardens, the carefully planned vistas, and the many ways the architect succeeded in integrating the indoors with the outdoors. #FLW150 Reservations

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Storytime in the Gallery: Alphabet City

June 26 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a librarian read Alphabet City by Stephen Johnson, then spell out your name by assembling various materials together. Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome. Free with Museum general admission. Members and kids 12 and younger are always free.

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July 2017

Monet’s Pathways to Impressionism

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 12, 2017

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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One of the Currier's most beloved paintings, Claude Monet’s The Bridge at Bougival (1869), is recognized as one of only a handful of early pictures that foreshadow Monet’s development of impressionism. For the first time, The Bridge at Bougival will be on view with three other Monet masterpieces, each representing a milestone in the artist’s career, including the Kimbell Art Museum’s stunning 3' x 5' canvas, La Pointe de la Hève at Low Tide (1865), the painting that launched Monet’s career at the 1865 Paris Salon.…

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Currier After Hours: The Art of Beer

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Start your weekend early by joining us for an art-filled night at the Currier! Learn about our outdoor sculptures, try your hand at art-making and explore the exhibition, Monet: Pathways to Impressionism. Sample some amazing New Hampshire microbrews from Lithermans, each of which will be available at our cash bar. Currier Chef Joe Sylvester will be offering his famous pulled pork and Cold Chocolate, an Americana band from Boston will perform live. Museum general admission applies to for the event.

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Creative Studio: Name Assemblage

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Free admission for N.H. residents: 10 a.m.-noon Explore the work of Varujan Boghosian and then make your own assemblage of found objects. Adults and children are encouraged to drop by one of the Museum’s classrooms to participate.

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Zimmerman House Focus Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright as Composer

July 9 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright told people that if he had not become an architect, he would have become a composer. He was a lover of music, especially Beethoven’s, and said music was among the things that influenced him. The Zimmerman House provides the ideal setting to explore the influence of music on FLW’s architecture.  On this tour we will explore this relationship of music and architecture, using the elements of both to guide us.  #FLW150 Reservations

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Focus Tour: Monet: Pathways to Impressionism

July 16 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a look deeper at three of Monet’s works at pivotal time in his career with one of our docent educators, and then see how his work influenced Americans like Edmund Tarbell and Childe Hassam.

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Twilight at the Currier

July 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Join us for a FREE evening of art activities, performances, food trucks, and much more.

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Zimmerman House Focus Tour: Celebrating 150 years of Frank Lloyd Wright

July 23 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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On June 8, 2017 Frank Lloyd Wright would have been 150 years old, come celebrate his life and design style with a tour of the Zimmerman House focused on Wrights career and how the Zimmerman House fits into design history and aesthetic style. #FLW150 Reservations

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Storytime in the Gallery: Philippe in Monet’s Garden

July 24 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a children's librarian read Philippe in Monet's Garden by Lisa Jobe Carmack, then create your own garden inspired work of art! Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome. Free with Museum general admission—kids 12 and younger are always free.

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August 2017

Currier After Hours: Common Objects Reimagined

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Join us for a night that celebrates Varujan Boghosian a well-known NH artist who challenges the viewer to look at common objects in new ways by presenting them in unique contexts. Participate in a making activity, join curator Kurt Sundstrom for a tour and enjoy live music, food and libations in the Winter Garden Café. We will also have two Twilight Tours of the Zimmerman House (reservations required).

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Creative Studio: Pun Making

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Explore the puns and silly juxtapositions in the special exhibition, Snakes and Swans: Varujan Boghosian. The artist challenges viewers to look at common objects in new ways by presenting them in unique contexts. Adults and children are welcome to drop by one of the Museum’s studio spaces to participate.

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Focus Tour: Varujan Boghosian: A Closer Look

August 13 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a tour of the exhibition of playful works by Varujan Boghosian and explore their meaning and how they were created. Stay afterwards to enjoy lunch in the Winter Garden Café.

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Zimmerman House Focus Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright as Composer

August 13 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Frank Lloyd Wright told people that if he had not become an architect, he would have become a composer. He was a lover of music, especially Beethoven’s, and said music was among the things that influenced him. The Zimmerman House provides the ideal setting to explore the influence of music on FLW’s architecture.  On this tour we will explore this relationship of music and architecture, using the elements of both to guide us. #FLW150 Reservations

Find out more »

Focus Tour: Monet: Pathways to Impressionism

August 26 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a look deeper at three of Monet’s works at pivotal time in his career with one of our docent educators, and then see how his work influenced Americans like Edmund Tarbell & Childe Hassam.

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Landscaping a Usonian: The Zimmerman House Garden Tour

August 26 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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For Frank Lloyd Wright, a house’s natural setting was just as important as its design. Learn about the Zimmerman House’s Wright-designed gardens, the carefully planned vistas, and the many ways the architect succeeded in integrating the indoors with the outdoors. #FLW150 Reservations

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Storytime in the Gallery: Art Supplies

August 28 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a children’s librarian read Art Supplies by Chris Tougas, and then create your own humor-filled drawing! Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome. Free with Museum general admission. Members and kids 12 and younger are always free.

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September 2017

The Paris of Toulouse-Lautrec

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 7, 2018

Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s instantly recognizable posters are fixtures on the walls of millions of homes worldwide. Although the original works of art are more than 100 years old, their continued prevalence is a reminder of the influence he continues to have on art, and especially graphic design. Lautrec’s often colorful lithographs reveal the enduring beauty of Paris. They also feature the city’s more shadowy figures, whose lives the artist celebrated through his art. Drawn from the collection of the Museum of Modern…

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