Sharon Arts Center

Sharon and Peterborough, NH

The Sharon Arts Center was founded in 1946 as a vibrant space where artists and the public come together to work, learn, shop and appreciate fine art. Our tranquil, wooded campus is set in rural Sharon in New Hampshire’s stunning Monadnock region, and our galleries and shop are located nearby in lively, quaint downtown Peterborough. NHIA offers classes, workshops, and exhibitions at the Center, which also serves as the peaceful, retreat-like residency site for one of our graduate programs.

Visit our store and browse thousands of unique fine crafts from over 100 New England artisans. Wander our gallery spaces to study artwork from both regionally and nationally acclaimed artists. Expand your horizons with our community education classes, or delve deeper with an intensive summer workshop.

Sharon Arts Campus

457 NH Route 123,
Sharon, NH 03458  Map
Administration Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am – 3pm
Phone: (603) 836-2550
Fax: (603) 924-6074

Exhibition Gallery 

30 Grove Street
Peterborough, NH 03458  Map
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am – 6pm; Sunday 11am - 4pm
Phone: (603) 836-2585
Fax: (603) 924-6795

Note: The gallery will only be open for Writing for Stage and Screen Student Readings July 22-27 and 29 during the MFA residency. All student readings are at 2pm, they are free and open to the public. For more information, please contact

Writing for Stage and Screen Student Readings: 

July 22, 2pm:  In the Shadow of Mt. Lebanon, by Tom Dubinski (play--concert reading)
July 23, 2pm:  Writer’s Retreat, by Jen Potts (screenplay--concert reading)
July 24, 2pm:  Clockbreaker Pilot: “Tick Tock,” by Sara Norcott  (TV pilot--concert reading)
July 25, 2pm:  The Tragedie of Cardenio, by Ben Bartolone  (play--concert reading)
July 27, 2pm:  C Minor, by Judy Zocchi (screenplay--concert reading)
July 29, 2pm:  So Long Life, by Owen Robertson (play--concert reading) 

Fine Craft & Members Gallery

20 Depot Street
Peterborough, NH 03458  Map
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10am – 6pm; Sunday 11am - 4pm
Phone: (603) 836-2591
Fax: (603) 924-6795

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