Stay at Home May Art Calendar
SING          DANCE          CREATE          PERFORM          STROLL          ENJOY
We hope you enjoy our online programming this month. 
A chance to be together while apart! 
And follow us on facebook for more Arts!  
And of course, don't forget to visit our website for updates on all coming events.   

Until we can gather together well!
May 11   12:00pm  on ZOOM
Arts and Business Alliance ZOOM Meeting
Help make the Lake Sunapee Region an Arts Destination. 
Join us! 12:00 on ZOOM. 
Contact us by May 10 to be included at
May 14   7:00pm on CFA Facebook
"L ake Sunapee Music Fest... From Our Home to Yours" Watch at 7:00 pm on Facebook
A Special Performance for Special Times!
Lake Sunapee Region Musicians come together to lift our spirits.
Listen to Patrick Ross, Tom Pirozzoli, Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki, Carl Beverly, Nicole Densmore, Kathy Lowe, Will Ogmundson, and special guests as they lift our spirits in song! Learn more! 
This  benefits the "Artist Emergency Relief Fund" - Donate H ERE!  
May 15  Silent Auction Begins
Online Auction MAY 15-30
Bid on Great Items for the whole family!
Gift Certificates from Local Stores, Restaurants, Theaters, Museums,
Artwork, Bakers' Baskets, Kids Baskets, Quilts, Sweets, Yoga....
Designer Toilet Paper! 
Bid! Bid! Bid! Every dollar goes to our CFA Scholarship Fund!
Click Here for Auction
May 22 11:00 Memorial Day Ceremony on KRSD Facebook
Sgt Dan Clark- the "Singing Trooper" ONLINE  
The Community and our Veterans are invited to join Sgt Clark 
and the students from  Kearsarge Regional Elementary School 
and Kearsarge Regional Middle School for this very special 
Memorial Day Ceremony 
Watch on Facebook at 11:00
May 30  6:00 on YCN and 7:30 on CFA Facebook
"Lake Sunapee's Got Talent!" 

To Benefit the CFA Scholarship Fund 
Join us on CFA Facebook at 7:30pm

Amazing performances by the best talent of the Lake Sunapee Region! 
Vote online "live" for The People's Choice Award!  Over $1000 in cash and prizes!    
For more information visit 
Purchase Virtual Tickets or make a Scholarship Donation HERE!

Grants are available to Artists of all disciplines 
who are in need at this time
Guidelines and Application Here     
Scholarships Opportunities Deadline June 1
Scholarships Available
Scholarships are offered for Students in grades 7-12  and the Lang Memorial Scholarship for seniors going to college who are pursuing the arts (literature, drama, dance, music or the visual arts). 
Calling all Artists Deadline June 1
Art on The Green, July 18  
Our ninth annual outdoor Fine Arts and Crafts Fair from 10-4 in Sunapee Harbor  Application Deadline June 1 
Naturally New England, July 18-26
Our third annual juried Art Show and Sale running July 18th-26th at The Livery, also in Sunapee Harbor, with Opening and Closing Receptions open to the public.  Application Deadline June 1
CFA Micro Gallery Virtual Tour
Get a glimpse of our current Art Exhibits at the Center for the Arts MicroGalleries: The New London Inn, Bar Harbor Bank and Trust, Blue Loon Bakery, and New London Inn.
Create Pottery at Home
In an effort to follow social-distancing recommendations -we want to be part of the solution, not part of the problem!  Please check out  Pottery-To-Go Kits, you just pick them up, paint with provided brushes and glazes in the comfort & safety of your own home, then drop your masterpiece back off at Creation Place for firing in the kiln! Great for kids and adults. Learn more Here  
Online Black and White Exhibit
Library Arts Center Black and White Exhibit 
Black and White Exhibit, that was scheduled to open in the Gallery is now online until May 29. This juried exhibit features artwork of all mediums made in black, white and gray. Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, mixed media etc. are all be represented. The wide array of mediums, styles, and themes are all connected by black and white. 
HOPE Community Art Project
Library Arts Center wants to know...   
What hope is to you? Take a few minutes and write it down, draw it, doodle it, paint it, photograph or type it.  The only guidelines are that every entry should be in a square format and black and white.  Snap a photo of your creation (in good light if possible) and submit it online Learn More Here.
LAC Online Watercolor Class
Weekly Classes for Beginners and Intermediate Students. 
Join our wonderful watercolor instructor Becky Bense for weekly watercolor lessons online through Zoom.   
Tuesday Mornings, 9:00 - 11:30am, (ongoing through May)
Tuition: $15 per session.
Sign up for one week or every week!  
Northern Stage- Adult Play Date
Curated by Northern Stage and presented each week by a different artist, Adult Play Date dives deep into some of the greatest plays and playwrights. Participants will read a new play every week and then come together at the end of the week for a conversation via Zoom (an online video-streaming platform). Fridays from 4:00 to 5:30 PM EST. To register, call our box office at (802) 296-7000.  
Barnies in Your Living Room
Join us for a virtual production by some of your favorite Barnies every Monday and Friday at 5PM EST on Facebook Live and Instagram live!
Bringing Barnies to you!
KCPA Online Classes
Kearsarge Conservatory of the Performing Arts
has a variety of online classes. 
Andover Virtual Coffeehouse Featuring Kala Farnham
Our Andover Coffeehouse will be held online on Zoom. We'll start promptly at 7 p.m. and we hope you'll join us from the comfort of your own living room. It's easy. If you'd like to be part of the audience, please let us know by sending an email to . You may also send an email if you'd like to be considered for an open mic slot.
Kearsarge Indian Museum
Adopt an Artifact program
A way to highlight some of the beautiful and significant items in our collection and to raise money in support of our mission. Find out more. 
Currier Museum of Art
Engage with Currier from Home
During this time of social isolation and at-home-learning, the Currier is pulling together various resources and information to provide you with ways to create and connect. Check back often as we will be adding items frequently.  Currier at home has some great ideas for art projects for kids. 
CovidAvailable Financial Resources for Artists
For those of you who might be in need, we hope the information below is helpful.
The Center for the Arts-Artist Emergency Relief Fund
The Guidelines and Application can be found here
New Hampshire Council on the Arts Emergency Fund
Please click this link below for more information
ResourcesResources for Adults & Kids
 Links for AdultsAdults
 Visit Museums Online
Which museum would you like to visit today?
 Links for KidsKids

 Center for the Arts e-Calendar goes out twice a month (near the 15th and the 30th). 

To be included in our arts calendar we must receive your cultural event information by the 15th of the prior month. 

To add your Cultural Event to our e-Calendar send your information, date and photo to   


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Center for the Arts | 603-526-4444 | |
P.O. Box 872
New London, NH 03257
The Center for the Arts is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.