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New Hampshire Institute of Art: Storytelling Festival

“After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” – Phillip Pullman According to anthropologists, humans have been telling tales since they acquired the capacity for speech. Ancient tales tended towards the magical, but people believed in their power, similar to people today who believe in religions. Storytelling evolved […]

The Loading Dock

Make Something Weird Happen: Collaborative Art at The Loading Dock

The Loading Dock in Littleton is a multi-disciplinary art space host to musicians, painters, spoken word, and more. Jason Tors spearheads the operation as curator, booking agent, and artist, among many other hats. He shared what it is that makes this space special, and a little weird. The Prelude Tors’ founding of The Loading Dock […]


Visit the Cheshire Children’s Museum – Where a Kid Can Be a Kid!

Did you know the arts and culture of the Monadnock Region is being cultivated in our youngest residents… our kids! Recently featured on NH Chronicle, the Cheshire Children’s Museum opened its doors in 2012 on the second floor of the Colony Mill revealing an entire play space dedicated to elaborate interactive exhibits. These age-specific, creative visual […]


Art Touring Around Monadnock – The Annual Fall Celebration of a Deep Artistic Heritage

Every Fall, Columbus Day weekend to be exact, hundreds of participants hop in their cars to tour the Monadnock Region at its magnificent peak of New England’s foliage season. With their routes mapped, and destinations set, they head off to visit the open studios of approximately 50 different artists on any given year. The most […]