Arts & Culture

New Hampshire’s Grand North is home to a variety of architecturally grand buildings, artful offerings, and musical performances that highlight the many arts and cultural activities to be found in New Hampshire’s Grand North.  The arts in the region have flourished for well over 200 years.

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Local Works Marketplace at WREN

Bethlehem, NH

Beautifully handcrafted items created by over 300 local artists. Jewelry, pottery, fine art, textiles, gourmet foods, local wines, soaps, toys, books and more. Two locations, Local Works in Bethlehem and the Local Works Gallery in the lobby of the Mt. Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods.

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William Rugh Art Gallery

Lancaster, NH

The William Rugh Gallery starting in 1998 exclusively showcased and sold original oil paintings of Modern Master, Edward Widmayer. The gallery has grown to proudly represent Award-Winning Photographer, Fletcher Manley.

The Tillotson Center

Colebrook, NH

Designed by noted architect John Kaufmann, the Tillotson Center has become a focal point for community heritage, visual & performing arts in New Hampshire’s North Country, with support not only from throughout that region, but also from neighboring Maine, Vermont and Canada.

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Weathervane Theatre

Whitefield , NH

Winner of multiple NH Theatre Awards and nominations, Weathervane Company, Board, Staff, and audiences always have plenty to celebrate, and this winter were all represented at the awards ceremony. Photo in the lobby of the Stockbridge Theater, where the Weathervane received multiple individual awards as well as “Best Musical” for last summer’s production of Memphis.

Medallion Opera House

Gorham , NH

Since the reopening, this great community space has been used by over 16 different non-profits for fund raisers and they have raised anywhere from $330 to $7,700 at a single event. A group of local musicians and vocalists also raised over $ 1,900 in two shows for the local soup kitchens. Since the theater/auditorium’s reopening, an average of 5,230 people used the space each year.