Emma Blood French 100th Anniversary Exhibition

Date: 11.04.2016 - 12.17.2016

Time: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Location: New Hampshire Institute of Art, French Building Gallery, 148 Concord St, Manchester, NH

This event is free and open to the public

Opening Reception: November 4, 2016 5-7pm
Exhibition runs: November 4-December 17, 2016
Locations: NHIA French Hall Gallery, 148 Concord St and Roger Williams Gallery, 77 Amherst St
Gallery Hours: M-F 8am-5pm Saturday 9-12pm

The New Hampshire Institute of Art is pleased to present the Emma Blood French 100th Anniversary Exhibition, curated by Betsy Holmes, Gary Samson and Sam Trioli. The exhibition will take place in both the Emma B. French Gallery and the Roger Williams Gallery on our Manchester campus, and be on view from November 4 – December 17, 2016.

The Emma B. French Gallery will feature a survey of historical photographs, architectural renderings and a collection of NHIA artifacts from its long and rich history.  Library Director, Betsy Holmes and Photography Chair Gary Samson have meticulously curated works that span the entire history of the school since it’s start as the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences in 1898.  The exhibition includes photographs of the construction of Emma B. French Hall and it’s evolution over the course of the following 100 years, observing history and change around it as the institution and marvelous building stood tall.

In the Roger Williams Gallery, Gallery Director Sam Trioli has curated a survey of work from NHIA Faculty past and present.  Featuring artists James Aponovich, Elizabeth Johansson and Alison Williams as well long time faculty members Patrick McCay, Mike Ariel, Marcus Greene and many others.  It is with great pleasure that NHIA showcases and honors the faculty that have sustained and built this institution that still thrives to this very day.

This exhibition is free and open to the public. For additional information please contact, exhibitions@nhia.edu.