Advancing Arts and Culture in the Monadnock Region


Arts Alive serves the cultural community of the Monadnock region by providing information and resources for artists (visual, performing, crafts, music), and for organizations whose purpose is to promote these artists, and to promote excellent audience experiences.

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    By on September 12, 2014 in Arts Community News

    KEENE, N.H., 09/12/2014 – Get ready to salsa to the beat of Latin Jazz with two-time Grammy Award-winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra on Friday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College. The 13-piece all-star salsa big band will play a program of sizzling contemporary Latin music that’s sure to […]

    Artist to Artist: Art in Makerspaces

    By on September 11, 2014 in Arts Blog, Arts Community News

    On Wednesday, August 27th Rachelle Beaudoin, a local professional artist and founding member of a community Makerspace in Peterborough, presented to the Artist to Artist event, facilitated by Arts Alive and The Hannah Grimes Center. Also present at the event was Johnny Bolster, currently working on the planning and development for Make It So, Keene’s […]


    By on September 11, 2014 in Arts Community News

    Keene, NH- The Art Department at Keene State College is pleased to present the exhibition titled Offspring in the Carroll House Galleries from September 5 – September 27. Artists are always influenced by numerous outside sources, however the selected artists in Offspring have drawn many correlations between their practices and the works of relatives. A […]

    Ciao Bella!

    Ciao Bella!

    By on August 20, 2014 in Arts Community News

    The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to announce the exhibit, Ciao Bella! beginning with an opening, free to the public on Friday, August 22 from 5-7.  Carol Corliss and Linda Dessaint traveled through Italy and France and now have an exhibit of paintings for all to see what they became passionate about in the 1st […]

    MoCo Arts to Provide Dance and Theatre Scholarships for Keene Housing Kids

    MoCo Arts to Provide Dance and Theatre Scholarships for Keene Housing Kids

    By on August 19, 2014 in Arts Community News

    In collaboration with MoCo Arts, Keene Housing (KH) families are eligible for the Keene Housing Community Outreach Scholarship worth up to 80% off their tuition price. “MoCo Arts is very excited to continue this partnership with Keene Housing,” says Reagan Messer, MoCo Arts Executive Director. “The arts are for everyone and we feel that this […]

    Redfern Announces 2014-15 Season

    Redfern Announces 2014-15 Season

    REDFERN ARTS CENTER AT KEENE STATE COLLEGE OPENS AN EXCITING 2014-15 SEASON OF DIVERSE PERFORMANCES IN AUGUST Line-Up includes a Spanish Orchestra salsa celebration, a Halloween showing of Phantom of the Opera with live music, a tribute concert to Bob Dylan, a rollicking family music show, and much more Keene State College’s Redfern Arts Center […]

    Dr. Robert Sargent Fay Exhibit at Sharon Arts Center

    A Special Collection of Dr. Robert Sargent Fay on Display at Sharon Arts Center The Estate of Robert Sargent Fay has organized a small collection of his “Creative Places” series, photography of nature and artists at work focusing on the places that provide creative inspiration. The collection is currently on display at the Sharon Arts […]

    Japanese Kiln at Sharon Arts Center

    By on August 5, 2014 in Arts Community News, Pottery

    Ancient Japanese Kiln to be Constructed by NH Institute of Art Students at Sharon Arts Center Kiln to be loaded and fired in the fall It’s an ancient community firing process developed in Japan more than 1,000 years ago. And this August, students in the NH Institute of Art’s BFA program will be taking part […]

    “Imagination” by Bob Askey

    By on July 19, 2014 in Arts Community News

    The Jaffrey Civic Center is pleased to host the solo exhibit of works by Keene artist Bob Askey in the 2nd floor Cunningham Gallery from July 18 through August 16th. There will be over 150 pieces of art in various media including oils, watercolor, colored pencil, mixed media, pen & ink, graphite and etchings. The […]

    Arts Alive! Welcomes new Executive Director

    Arts Alive! Welcomes new Executive Director

    By on July 18, 2014 in News from Arts Alive

    Arts Alive announced today that Jessica Gelter, of Brattleboro, VT, has joined the organization as its new Executive Director, replacing Kate Dean, who has held the position for two years. Jessica Gelter comes to Arts Alive as an experienced leader in arts organizations across the river in Vermont with five years of professional marketing experience […]