Local Works Marketplace at WREN
Located in beautiful downtown Bethlehem, Local Works Marketplace is the place to shop for high-quality, hand-crafted items during your visit to northern New Hampshire. Whether you are shopping for yourself or looking for a unique gift, the friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you find just what you are looking for. Local Works features over 90 regional artisans, working in a variety of mediums including oils, watercolors, acrylics and prints, decorative items for the home, fashion accessories, bath and beauty products, toys, books, gourmet foods, and more.
The Gallery at WREN is a fine art gallery featuring a new exhibit every other month highlighting the work of local and regional artists in a variety of mediums. Gallery shows open the first Friday in the month with an artist reception and refreshments; free, 5-7 p.m.
For more information visit: http://www.wrenworks.org/
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Littleton Fine Craft Gallery Littleton, NH
Situated on the banks of the Ammonoosuc River, the gallery showcases traditional and contemporary fine craft by regional New Hampshire artisans juried in the League of NH Craftsmen. Find a wide selection of jewelry, pottery, hand blown glass, scarves, wooden bowls, photographs, baskets, prints and mixed media pieces. Or sign up for a hands-on workshop in pottery, jewelry making, basketry, painting, and more at the gallery’s Studio School.
For more information visit: https://littleton.nhcrafts.org/
William Rugh Art Gallery
Drop by the William Rugh Gallery in downtown Lancaster to view the abstract expressionist paintings of Ed Widmayer (1923-2010), and award-winning photographs by Olympics photographer Fletcher Manley. The gallery’s new location in the old Lancaster Bank building has allowed it to expand and represent several dozen artists and artisans and features a curated selection of fine art, handcrafted furniture, art photography, fine woodworking, unique fine crafts and granite benches. The gallery also offers custom framing.
For more information visit: http://www.rughgalleries.com/
Fiddleheads, A Great North Woods Shoppe
Located in New Hampshire’s Great North Woods region, Fiddleheads is both an artisan gift shop filled with fine quality handmade craft and an art gallery with rotating displays. The shop represents 125 New Hampshire artisans and an additional 375 New England and national artisans, and includes Fair Trade items and products produced in Canada (the border is just 8 miles away!). The Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG), with a membership of over 50 artisans from New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont and Canada regularly display their work in the Fiddleheads’ art gallery space.