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Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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March 2017

Storytime in the Gallery: Pinocchio

March 27 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a children's librarian read Pinocchio: A Cut-Paper Book by Agnese Baruzzi, then create with paper! Recommended for ages 2 to 5, but all are welcome. Free with Museum general admission.

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April 2017

Currier After Hours: Celebrating Women

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Calling all ladies for a fun-filled night. Enjoy live music from local talent Lauren Miller, tours that highlight women in art and henna provided by ShrenikahennArt. Make time for yourself and enjoy a unique setting with friends. A cash bar and full menu are available at the Winter Garden Café. The event is free to Members all others asked to pay Museum general admission. This month's Currier After Hours is sponsored by:       

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Free NH Second Saturday

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

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: Book Arts

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Artists have often used books for materials in their artwork. Come explore how contemporary artists are doing that and then create your own book art. All ages welcome. Free admission for NH residents: 10 a.m. – noon

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Robert Carsten – Pastel Painting: The Still Life

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Ages: Teens & Adults Instructor: Robert Carsten Still life painting in all its many facets has endless possibilities. Composition, color choices, lighting and vantage point are totally conceived of and controlled by the artist, who begins with only an idea. Join master pastelist Robert Carsten and explore still life painting in a style leaning towards impressionism in this fun and informative workshop. Techniques demonstration and discussion, a museum tour led by the instructor, helpful at-easel critiques and lots of painting time…

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Focus Tour: Deep Cuts and BioLath

April 9 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Enjoy a tour that explores Deep Cuts and BioLath with one of our docent educators.

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ARTiculate Play Reading: Animals out of Paper

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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theatre KAPOW will present a play reading of Rajiv Joseph’s Animals Out of Paper, a funny, poignant play about the collision of mismatched people and the complicated ways we hurt, heal and love those around us. In the wake of her recent divorce, origami artist Ilana has barricaded herself in her studio—surrounded by paper cranes and Chinese take-out boxes. Her seclusion is interrupted by an energetic high school teacher, and his student who urge Ilana back into the world. Following…

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Alzheimer’s Cafe

April 12 @ 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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Focus Tour: History and Mysteries of the Museum

April 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Did you know that the Currier opened just before the stock market crash in 1929? Have you ever wondered what mysteries lurk in the Currier collection? Explore the history of the Museum and learn more about some of its most interesting objects and the mysteries they hold with a docent educator!

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Storytime in the Gallery: Roar

April 24 @ 11:30 am
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Hear a children's librarian read Roar by Maira Kalman, and then create your own wire circus figure! All ages are welcome. Members and children younger than 13 are always free, all others special admission rate of $5 for vacation week.

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Dimensions in Dance Performance

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Dimensions in Dance of Manchester will perform original choreography inspired by Soo Sunny Park’s site-specific installation at the Currier, BioLath. All ages are welcome. Members and children younger than 13 are always free, all others special admission rate of $5 for vacation week.

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Creative Studio: Collaborative project with Exhibiting Artist Soo Sunny Park

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Inspired by Soo Sunny Park’s immersive installation, guests will collaborate with the artist on a community project. All ages are welcome. Members and children younger than 13 are always free, all others special admission rate of $5 for vacation week.

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Drawing in the Galleries

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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Let the art in the galleries inspire you to create your own line drawing. All ages are welcome. Members and children younger than 13 are always free, all others special admission rate of $5 for vacation week.

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Building with Wire

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Currier Museum, 150 Ash Street
Manchester, NH 03104 United States
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After completing a wire challenge, collect a prize! All ages are welcome. Members and children younger than 13 are always free, all others special admission rate of $5 for vacation week.

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June 2017

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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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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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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