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Shopping Trend: Paper Craft

From papier mache to adult coloring books, paper is in — and we have all the intel on where to shop for this trendy craft in the Granite State.
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  • Public/Private: The Arc of Longing


    What type of face do we show in public? What posture do we adopt when we know we are safe and out of sight? Artists in "Public/Private: The...

  • Open Studio Painting and Drawing


    The Lakes Region Art Association Art Gallery, located in the Tanger Outlets, represents over 25 artists and photographers from the Lakes Region. On...

  • Seacoast Fabric Art


    “Seacoast Fabric Art,” an exhibit by fabric artist Nancy Morgan, will be on view at the Seacoast Artist Association Gallery Shop from...

  • 2015 Juried Show Award Winners


    New England artists Barbara Bartlett, Nira Granott Fox, Erick Hufschmid and Jessie Pollock present a show celebrating their juror's awards from...

  • It Happened in New Hampshire


    Twenty female artists will present an imaginative and diverse exhibit at The Works Bakery and Café, 42 North Main Street, Concord, NH, from...

  • Clay In The Garden


    Bedrock Gardens will showcase an installation of clay sculpture in the garden by Meghan Samson from July 10-August 28, 2016. An opening reception...

  • Date Night In the Pottery Studio


    This pottery date night is a perfect activity for right before dinner or right afterward. Everything for a couple is included with the listed...

  • White Mountain Jewish Film Festival


    7/14-8/25 WHITE MOUNTAIN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL, Colonial Theatre, Main St., Bethlehem, NH. Sponsored by Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation...

  • Visual Verse: Art & Poetry Inspired by The Fells


    The gardens of The Fells have a long history of inspiring plein air painters. This exhibit celebrates their art and pairs each work with poems...

  • Urban Landscapes: Manchester & the Modern American City


    Abstract and realistic works explore the landmarks of America's cities (including Manchester) and the lives of their inhabitants. Museum...

  • Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront


    More than 40 of Rockwell's Saturday Evening Post cover paintings are on display, including "Rosie the Riveter" and his famous...

  • Cecily Clark: Sculpture, from Clay to Bronze


    Wolfeboro artist Cecily Clark is a prolific and talented sculptor. This exhibit, "Cecily Clark: Sculpture, from Clay to Bronze,"...

  • Manchester Craft Market


    The Mall of New Hampshire welcomes the Manchester Craft Market to the mall each weekend of the summer season. Visitors can shop for handcrafted...

  • 2016 Summer Art Show & Sale


    Art Works Gallery is proud to sponsor a regional Summer Art Show & Sale at Runnells Hall in Chocorua, featuring many of the talented artists...

  • Manchester Craft Market


    The Manchester Craft Market will feature more than 40 different local crafters each weekend in July and August in The Mall Of New Hampshire. The...

  • Succulent Terrarium Workshop


    Learn the basics of how to build your own open succulent terrarium (succulents don’t like closed humid environments!). All materials for one...

  • Family Clay Workshop


    Come in Saturday afternoon with your kid (or a couple of kids) to share the magic of clay together. This is not a paint-your-own-pottery shop...

  • Ann Barlow at the Aidron Duckworth Art Museum


    The Aidron Duckworth Art Museum is delighted to welcome Ann Barlow of Burlington, VT, to exhibit her Salt Storage Series. Barlow is a photographer...

  • Saturday Try It! Stained Glass Workshop


    This one-day workshop is designed to let people try a class out with Studio 550 to see if they will like it before they sign up for a 10-week full...

  • Saturday Try It! Clay Workshop


    This one-day workshop is designed to let people try a class out with Studio 550 to see if they will like it before they sign up for a 10-week full...

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