Happy Autumnal Equinox, let's Frolic in the Fall!

"Frolic in the Fall" at our Local Libraries

Paint a leaf and display it at your local library to showcase what it means to "Frolic in the Fall"! Take inspiration from nature, your friends and family, or anything you choose! Share this opportunity with your friends and family, everyone is welcome to participate.

About the event

Share your love of fall and the outdoors by painting a leaf for public display. Everyone is encouraged to participate! It is free and fun for all ages. There will be a People's Choice Award winner who will receive a special prize from the Governor Wentworth Arts Council.

October 1-14: Pick up your free leaf cutout at 86 Kings Hwy, New Durham, NH 03855 or email [email protected] for other arrangements. Take a leaf and a piece of sandpaper from the covered porch and sign the registration form. Leave the form on the porch. Sand, paint and decorate your leaf. Keep in mind that your leaf will be outside for two weeks! When you are done with your leaf, return it to the same porch or email [email protected].

October 14: All leaves must be returned by this date to be included in the "Frolic in the Fall" display. 

October 15-31: The leaves will be displayed at the Wolfeboro Public Library, Tuftonboro Free Library, Ossipee Library and New Durham Library. There will be a QR code to scan for people to vote for their favorite leaf! Or they can vote here: https://forms.gle/4y45eUxbFn47xAWZ8. The People's Choice Award winner will win a special prize from the Governor Wentworth Arts Council. Our friend, David, will be visiting each library, see if you can spot him!

October 31: The People's Choice Award winner will be announced! The leaves will be removed. You can pick up your leaf from the display anytime during the day. All remaining leaves will be collected and you can pick them up at 86 Kings Hwy.

Annual Meeting & Member Exhibition

Mark your calendar for our

Annual Meeting on Saturday, November 5, from 1-3pm

at the Wolfeboro Public Library!

We will share refreshments, vote on new officers, and enjoy our Annual Member Exhibition:

Get one artwork ready to hang or display in the glass case at the Wolfeboro Public Library for the month of November. Installation will be on Tuesday, November 1st with more details coming soon.

See Member Exhibits at Huggins Hospital and Meredith Village Savings Bank

Illustration in Context

Huggins Hospital

September 10 - November 19

See drawings and illustrations, in process or finished. Drawing, sketching, and illustrating have always been integral part of the artistic process, if not the finished artwork itself. Artwork for this show goes beyond the frame.

Original Artwork by Scott Evans

Meredith Village Savings Bank, Wolfeboro

September 10 - November 12

See orginal artwork featuring found wood and painting by Scott Evans.

Let GWAC Fund Your Next Art Project or Class

Our grant programs are made for you! There's still time to apply in all categories.

Priscilla Hodges Scholarship

GWAC Arts Scholarship

Art Education Fund

Art in the Libraries

Learn more and apply for free: https://www.governorwentworthartscouncil.org/grants

The NH State Council on the Arts Posts Monthly Opportunities for Artists
E-Opps from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts includes grants, exhibitions, jobs, and more: https://www.nh.gov/nharts/newsandcalendar/e-news/e-opps.htm
Do you have an exhibition coming up? A new venue? A studio update? We want to share your art news! Please send press releases and tidbits to Michelle at [email protected]

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