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Register Now For Community Education


Register Now For
Community Education



Registration Begins Dec. 1st, 2014





We are committed to providing a wide range of creative and engaging art-oriented programming. Both our Manchester and Sharon Arts Center have long, proud traditions of classes and workshops in all media. In each of our disciplines, our community.

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Ceramics Faculty: Celebrating the Process


Ceramics Faculty:
Celebrating the Process



November 11th, 2014 - January 1st, 2015




French Gallery, 148 Concord Street






The Ceramics Faculty represent diverse approaches to working with clay and embracing process. This exhibition coincides with the Ceramics Biennial, as well as the building and firing of an anagama kiln at the NHIA Sharon Campus. It represents work including a range of process both on and off the wheel, from sculptural to functional, and from the very small to the very large. Invited participates include Biennial Juror Kathy King and DAaDA speaker Sergei Isupov. 








The 2014 New Hampshire Institute of Art Alumni Exhibit


The 2014 New Hampshire Institute of Art
Alumni Exhibit

November 3rd - 30th

The Jill C. Wilson Gallery & Carolyn Jenkins Gallery Present The 2014 New Hampshire Institute of Art Alumni Exhibit.

Please join us for the opening of the 2014 NHIA Alumni Exhibition on November 7th from 5-7 pm at the Kimbal Jenkins Gallery
266 N. Main Street Concord NH

2014 Ceramics Biennial


2014 Ceramics Bienneial


Amherst Street Gallery
Opening Reception: November 12, 2014, 5–7 pm


The Ceramics Biennial Exhibition 2014 is a national juried exhibition for clay artists. Juror Kathy King is an active studio artist in the Boston area and holds the position of Director of Education and Instructor at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard. She received her MFA from University of Florida in Gainesville, FL and has presented workshops and lectures at over fifty colleges, schools, and art centers throughout the United States.

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Master of Fine Arts Program


Masters of Fine Arts Program

Held at New Hampshire Institute of Arts Sharon Art's campus in Sharon and Peterborough NH — The goal of the Masters of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, Photography, Creative Writing and Writing for Stage and Screen is to cultivate artists who understand, engage and evolve the professional field in which they are interested. Each student will graduate from NHIA’s MFA program with: a comprehensive awareness of the world of art; an understanding of their role in that world; life-long conceptual, creative, professional and intellectual artistic goals; and to identify the support mechanisms, skills, and expertise to complete and exceed these goals.
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Calendar of Events

  • 11/20/2014

    DAaDA: Sergei Isupov

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  • 11/21/2014

    BFA Friday Information Sessions

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  • 11/27/2014

    Thanksgiving Holiday 2014

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  • 11/28/2014

    Creative Places:Dr. Robert Sargent Fay

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  • 12/01/2014

    Community Education Registration Begins

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  • 12/05/2014

    BFA Friday Information Sessions

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  • 12/06/2014

    BFA Open House

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  • 12/08/2014

    2014 BFA Winter Break

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