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It’s been a year of growth and change at the Currier Museum of Art, and we thank you for your continued generous support. The museum is more exciting than ever, with new acquisitions and programs and more ways to engage with art.
In 2022 we hosted our first Free Summer Block Party since 2019, and more than 2,500 of you attended, enjoying community art projects, live music, tours of the galleries, food trucks, a beer and wine tent, and so much more. We are busy planning the 2023 Block Party on July 15, and we hope you’ll return to see new exhibitions and surprises!
Newly installed galleries inspire fresh perspectives on the museum’s collection. Tours of our Frank Lloyd Wright houses were busier than ever before as we entered our second season as the only art museum in the world with two Wright homes available for public tours.
In the fall, we were thrilled to announce Lorenzo Fusi as our new Chief Curator & Curator of Contemporary Art. Lorenzo moved to the Currier from London, and his broad international experience will enhance our collections and visitor experiences. We look forward to an inspiring new schedule of exhibitions and programming under his direction.
This fall, a new collaboration with Central High School brought over 200 students to the museum to engage with the exhibition, State of the Art 2020: Locate, largely focusing on learning language through art for ELL students, and culminating in a beautiful display of student artwork, poetry, and dance at the Currier.
The Currier continues to develop new Art and Wellness programs that make a difference in our communities. This winter we launched a partnership with the Elliot Hospital’s Solinsky Center for Cancer Care to bring patients and their families to the museum for conversations and respite in the galleries, and artmaking in our classrooms.
After nearly 7 years of leadership, Alan Chong recently left the Currier to move to Kuala Lumpur. The museum has grown significantly during Alan’s tenure, and he leaves our staff well positioned to move into an exciting new phase as we begin the search for a new director. With change comes fresh perspectives and innovation, and your engagement and continued financial support will be critical.
Please consider a gift to our 2023 annual fund campaign which closes at the end of our fiscal year on June 30. We are grateful for your commitment to us, as we enter a new era for the Currier together.
Director of Development
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