Arts Alliance of Northern NH Members

Andrew Periale

PO Box 252 Strafford NH 03884
(603) 664-2991  
Andrew Periale is an Emmy-nominated puppeteer, a poet, playwright and polyglot. On the NH Arts in Education roster for over 20 years, he performs and offers residencies and workshops in creative writing and puppetry.

Appalachian Mountain Club

Rte. 16 Gorham NH 03581
(603) 466-8104  
Founded in 1876, the AMC is America's oldest conservation and recreation organization. Its outdoor centers in the White Mountain National Forest serve as basecamps for adventure, learning and lodging and include a full complement of AMC published field guides, adventure narratives and outdoor skill titles.

Artistic Roots

PO Box 211 75 Main Street Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 536-2750  
Artistic Roots is a voluntary association and cooperative art center whose mission is to bring together artists and the community through workshops and classes; peer mentoring; receptions and events; and to provide a venue for the sale of artists’ works.

Arts Council of Tamworth

PO Box 1 Tamworth NH 03886
(603) 323-0104  
The mission of Arts Council of Tamworth is to inspire and empower our rural community through exposure to and collaboration with master artists and performers representing diverse cultures and art forms. School and community-wide artist residencies: workshops for all ages, unique performances, teacher professional development.

Arts Jubilee

Cranmore Mountain PO Box 647 North Conway NH 03860
(800) 786-6754  
An outdoor summer concert series bringing the best in live music to diverse audiences, maintaining a family-friendly, affordable admission charge and located at the base of the north slope at Cranmore Mountain Resort, our host sponsor.

Award-Winning Author, Jeff Nathan

Jeff Nathan's CurricuLaughs in Language Arts school visit GUARANTEE: If you don't feel this was the best visit your school has EVER HAD, you don't have to pay! Curriculum-integrated GRADE-LEVEL FOCUSED PROGRAMS applying performing arts, music and BOATLOADS OF HUMOR to literacy, language arts, and poetry. These visits boast more principals' superlative-filled letters than anything else in the COUNTRY! Free grant-writing service - grants found and applications done FOR YOU. See more at

Believe in Books Literacy Foundation

P.O. Box 1800 41 Observatory Way Intervale NH 03845
(603) 356-9980  
Gallery Page
The mission of the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation is to advance healthy development of young minds through literacy programs that encourage early reading, imagination, and physical activity. The Literacy Foundation is a Charitable 501(c)(3) Non-Profit guided by the needs and involvement of the communities of which it serves.

Berlin & Coos County Historical Society

Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center 119 High Street Berlin NH 03570
(603) 752-4590  
Gallery Page
Moffett House Museum & Genealogy Center features artifacts, postcards, videos & books. Open Tues-Sat.

Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation

39 Strawberry Hill PO Box 395 Bethlehem NH 03574
(603) 869-5465  
Gallery Page
Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation offers a variety of programs in our historic synagogue on Strawberry Hill and in the town of Bethlehem. The 2018 calendar includes the fifth annual White Mountain Jewish Film Festival at the Colonial Theatre featuring films about Jewish life with relevant guest speakers, and receptions on the Colonial patio; and Sounds in the Sanctuary, a classical concert series featuring musicians from the North Country Chamber Players and other world-class orchestras. Books of Jewish Interest Group will meet at the Bethlehem Public Library this year. The synagogue is available for weddings, bar/bat mitzvah services, baby-namings, and other life cycle events. Facebook: Bethlehem Hebrew Congregation.

Colonel Town Players

PO Box 462 62 Elm Street Lancaster NH 03584
(603) 788-4827
The community theatre group (501-C(3)) established in the early 1970's in Lancaster, New Hampshire. The group has continuously produced shows since, usually with a Fall musical and a spring drama or comedy, with occassional reviews and cabarets.

Connecticut River Artisan Group (CRAG)

PO Box 598 West Stewartstown NH 03597  
CRAG is a “grass-roots” organization consisting of artists and artisans. Their mission is to promote the arts and provide opportunities to new and established artists and artisans in Northern NH, Vermont, and southeastern Quebec. They present classes and hang exhibits.

Corner House Inn

PO Box 204 Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-6219  
Displaying works from NH artists made available through Surroundings Art Gallery, and featuring Storytelling Dinners every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm, late October through May. Also live music in our pub every Friday evening 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Call or check website for performance schedules.

Cynthia Robinson

Plymouth NH
Eco and teaching artist, offering programs for schools and communities that promote, through experiential learning, an appreciation and sense of stewardship for the places we live.

Deborah Stuart

64 Buffalo Road Wentworth NH 03282
Children's musician; consultant in the arts and learning; inclusion specialist.

Dori Hamilton

Lisbon NH
Fiber Art-Spinning, Knitting


Peg Keeler, Master Drum Instructor 47 Crescent Street Henniker NH 03242
A Drum-Azing!! Experience--Peg Keeler’s Drum-Azing!! is a FUN program that engages students and teachers in developmentally appropriate kinesthetic learning through drumming, music and movement. Peg taught elementary PE for 30 years and was the 2012 NH PE teacher of the year. She is Drum-Azing!!

Eileen Alexander

Dish Diva Mosaics Whitefield NH
(603) 837-2275
Whimsical mosaics for the home and garden created from recycled china and embellished with buttons, jewelry and other found objects. Birdhouses, mirrors, story jars, bed boards, tables and chests.

Errol Heritage Commission & Heritage Fund

PO Box 100 Errol NH 03579
(603) 482-3884  
Gallery Page

Family Resource Center at Gorham

123 Main St. Gorham NH 03581
(603) 466-5190  
The Family Resource Center (FRC) is a non-profit organization that opened in May of 1998. The staff at FRC continues to respond to the community's needs and they remain committed to focusing their services and programming on working with individuals and families to aid them in learning and adopting skills that will fortify them on their journey to healthy family functioning.

Franconia Heritage Museum

PO Box 169 553 Main Street Franconia NH 03580
(603) 823-5000  
Gallery Page
Open Friday and Saturday 1-4 pm (Memorial Day Weekend to Halloween).

Friends of Randolph Public Library

232 Randolph Hill Road Randolph NH 03593
(603) 466-2424

The Friends of the Randolph Library is a non-profit organization of volunteers devoted to promoting and supporting the library; building a partnership between the library and the community; offering community programs and providing supplemental funds to assist in the use and enjoyment of the library.

Gallery @ 42 Maple (KoolKinetics, LLC)

Philip Reeder 42 Maple Street, PO Box 59 Bethlehem NH 03574
(603) 575-9077
A church for kinetic and contemporary art. A gallery having monthly showings of other artist and themed shows.

Grafton County Senior Citizens Council

PO Box 433 10 Campbell Street Lebanon NH 03766
(603) 448-4897  
Operates senior centers throughout Grafton County and supports older adults’ health, dignity, and independence through a variety of programs, including arts programs. In the AANNH region, GCSCC senior centers are: Plymouth Regional Senior Center, Linwood Area Senior Services, Horse Meadow Senior Center, Littleton Area Senior Center.

Great North Woods Committee for the Arts

PO Box 302 Colebrook NH
(603) 246-8998/(603) 237-9302  
The GNWCA continues to bring high caliber performances to the North Country! or call 603-237-9302 for concert schedules.

Haverhill Historical Society

PO Box 25 Haverhill NH 03765  
Housed for most of its existence in the town library, the Society now maintains a modest history museum and reference library (open May-October) in temporary quarters at 58 Court Street, Haverhill Corner. It sponsors an active seasonal schedule of lectures and tours, and a fourth-grade school program conducted in the Ladd Street School (1849), a one-room schoolhouse which the Society has owned since 1980 and restored.

Jackson Historical Society

PO Box 8 23 Black Mountain Road Jackson NH 03846
(603) 383-4060  
Our new home in Jackson is in the old Town Hall, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Society has restoreed this historic building and created The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson. Visit our historic displays, use our archives for your research, enjoy our 19th century collection of White Mountain art.

Jeanne Limmer Dance Center/Axis Dance Co.

Eastern Slope Plaza Reporter Court North Conway NH
(603) 356-3422
Classes for preschool through adults. Ballet, jazz, tap, modern, movement exploration and preschool creative movement.

Jean's Playhouse

Papermill Drive, off Route 112 Kancamagus Highway Lincoln NH 03251
(603) 745-2141  
Theatre from the heart of the White Mountains. Jean's Playhouse operates the professional Papermill Theatre and IMPACT Children's Theatre Companies during the summer and fall, and two educational community theatre programs, the Playhouse Players for all ages and Jean's Teens for young local performers, during the winter and spring seasons. Guest musicians, comedians, magicians and puppeteers from around the country perform at Jean’s Playhouse on a year-round schedule. Located next to ongoing construction of RiverWalk at Loon Mountain in Lincoln, NH. For tickets, call 603-745-2141 or visit

Jeff Warner

Portsmouth NH
Traditional folk music of New England for all ages. Roster artist for NH Humanities and NH State Council on the Arts

Jefferson Historical Society Museum

PO Box 37 Rte 2, 900 Presidential Highway Jefferson NH 03583
(603) 586-4372  
They have a eclectic collection of artifacts reflecting rural history. Exhibits include Thaddeus Lowe, Cherry Mountain Slide, the Waumbek Hotel, old tools and more! Hours are Sunday and Thursday 1-4 & by appointment. Please come and visit them June through October!

Kathy Cadow Parsonnet

Fraglets Art 85 N. Main St., Suite 225 White River Junction VT 05001  
Kathy is an artist and health professional, with over 30 years' professional practice in health practice, research, education, and the arts. She is the owner of Fraglets Art. It involves magnetized shapes, hand painted and cut into organic shapes that can be arranged, layered, and rearranged to your heart’s content.

Kelly Doremus Stuart

Dance Educator/Choreographer
(603) 226-4365
Roster Artist/Trainer with the N.H. State Council on the Arts and VSA NH, Co-Director of Petit Papillon, The Ballet Theatre of NH, Dance/Movement Instructor for Southern NH Dance Theater and New England College Theater Department

Larcom Studios

PO Box 32 2017 Main Street Bethlehem NH 03574
(603) 733-6066  
Larcom Studios is a web and graphic design studio, offering a creative approach to branding, logos, marketing materials & websites.

Lisbon Area Historical Society

PO Box 6 6 South Main Strett Lisbon NH 03585
(603) 838-6146  
Gallery Page
We are a nonprofit organization with a collection of 18th, 19th and 20th Century artifacts, papers, books, photographs, genealogies and other items relevant to our area’s rich history.

Littleton Studio School

21 Mill Street Littleton NH 03561
We are a not-for-profit art and craft school that offers classes for students of all ages and at all levels of experience. The school features a pottery and jewelry studio, with classes taught by both juried League members and professional local artists. We have a growing number of classes and workshops in other media, including painting, drawing, fiber, blacksmithing and basketry.

Marcia Santore

6 Texas Hill Road Plymouth NH 03264  
Contemporary painter working in oils and acrylics recognized for vivid color, intriguing texture, and image-based abstraction that convey mystery and movement. Her paintings are collected and exhibited widely. Visit me on Facebook.

Marek Bennett

Comics Workshop Henniker NH 03242  

Margret and H.A. Rey Center

5 Noon Peak Road 35 Village Road, Building C Waterville Valley NH 03215
(603) 236-3308  
Through collaboration and partnership, the Rey Center seeks to provide a diversity of quality opportunities to experience, observe, and be educated in a variety of art disciplines.

Mark Ragonese

Bellows Falls VT

Multi Disciplinary Artist

Mary Gerakaris

69 Upper Gates Road Canaan NH 03741
(603) 523-7366  
Mary is a trained photographer and her works span realism to abstraction. She has shown locally, in Boston and in Florida. Mary does all her own archival matting and framing of prints on paper. She also prints most of her abstractions on aluminum with a variety of framing treatments.

Medallion Opera House

Gorham Town Hall 20 Park Street Gorham NH 03581
Gallery Page
The Medallion Opera House is a 224-seat theater which was completely renovated and reopened in May of 2011.

Michele Johnsen

Colebrook NH  
Art educator and fine artist working primarily in acrylics on large, colorful landscapes. Works in a variety of mediums and disciplines, i.e., watercolor, printmaking, jewelry and bookmaking.

Mohawk Falls

1478 Route 26 PO Box 145 Colebrook NH 03576
(603) 237-1898  
An idyllic event venue located at the gateway to Dixville Notch along the beautiful Mohawk River. Available to rent for weddings and special functions. Hosting festivals, concerts & more!

Mt. Crescent Crafts

172 Randolph Hill Road Randolph NH 03593
Sally Glines is a traditional artist creating quality handmade gifts with an emphasis on hand-carved wooden figures based on family history.

Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State University

34 High Street Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 535-3210  
Free & open to the public, the Museum of the White Mountains is home to a range of exhibits that celebrate the region. See website for hours & events.

Music In the Great North Woods

290 Gorham Hill Road, Gorham NH 03581
(603) 326-3242  
Gallery Page
Sponsoring and promoting classical music in the Gorham-Berlin-Randolph areas and points north.

National Writing Project in NH

English Dept. MSC#40 Plymouth State University Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 535-2684  
Founded in 2002, New Hampshire's Site of the National Writing Project (formerly Plymouth Writing Project), dedicated to improving the teaching of writing in New Hampshire's schools. We provide programs for teachers, students, and community members.

New Hampshire Music Festival

7 Main Street Plymouth NH 03264
(603) 238-9007  
The New Hampshire Music Festival is a six-week summer music festival taking place from July 7 to August 13 that honors the tradition of classical music while exploring new artistic paths. The NHMF strives to connect the Lakes Region with an engaging, immersive festival experience by presenting world-class performances, creating strong collaborations with community partners, and offering educational programs to students of all ages.The New Hampshire Music Festival is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance

PO Box 64 East Andover NH 03231  
New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance supports the oral tradition of storytelling. Our members include storytellers and listeners. NHSA produces the Granite State Story Swap and the White Mountain Storytelling Festival.

North Country Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 1 Colebrook NH 03576
(603) 237-8939
A nonprofit organization which serves its members by way of business advocacy, promotion of regional attractions and involvement in initiatives to foster economic growth in northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont.

North Country Chamber Players

P.O. Box 865 Ridge Road Franconia NH 03580
(603) 444-0309  
World class musicians performing the chamber music repertoire during their 6-week “White Mountain Music Festival” in July and August at the Sugar Hill Meetinghouse, Court Street Arts in Haverhill, Governor’s Lodge in Lincoln, Mountainview Grand Resort in Whitefield, as well as children’s programs in area schools during the year.

North Country Chorus

PO Box 4361 St. Johnsbury VT 05819
(603) 989-5523  
North Country Chorus is a community chorus of about 80 members serving the Upper Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont. It typically presents three concert seasons annually and Madrigal Dinners in January.

Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery

69 Maple Street Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-7728  
Patricia Ladd Carega Gallery exhibits art in all media by leading contemporary artists. The gallery shows an eclectic collection of figurative and abstract work that focuses on originality and innovation. Located in a large barn built in 1825, the ample space provides an excellent venue for two and three dimensional work. To learn more about us, visit our website.

Randy Armstrong

Unu Mondo Productions PO Box 128 Dover NH  
Musician, Recording Artist, Producer, World Music Specialist, Teaching Artist

Rebecca McCuin - Musician

Thornton NH
Rebecca is known as an enthusiastic singer. She is an educator and musician for all ages.

Rebecca Rule

Northwood NH  
Humorist, Storyteller

Regina Delaney

P.O. Box 343 Exeter NH 03833
Irish harp music, song, and dance. Director of The New England Irish Harp Orchestra.

Roberta Arbree

Randolph NH

Realistic style oil painting

Robin Peters Henne

Wandering Woolies
Fiber arts; spinning and knitting for farmers markets, craft fairs, & special orders.

Ruby C. Berryman

Lancaster NH
A playwright and theatre artist writing original plays, adaptations, and musicals. Interested in collaboration on transmedia projects using multi-platform storytelling.

Ruth Moscovitch

New York & Wonalancet, NH


Sandwich Historical Society

PO Box 244 4 Maple Street Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-6269  
A local historical society, welcoming research and tours of the Elisha Marston House, Quimby Barn, Grange Hall, and Lower Corner Schoolhouse.

Sharon E. Allen  
An award winning artist with a passion for plein air painting in all seasons and a compulsion to record in paint the beauty of NH as it slow disappears under the steam roller of "progress". Sharon is proficient in acrylics, oils, pastels, and watercolors and accepts commissions for studio works from your own photos or at your location in all seasons.

Slattery & Stewart

The Offshore Aces Cajun Band Enfield NH  

Sugar Hill Historical Museum

1401 Route 117 Sugar Hill NH 03586
(603) 823-5336   
The three-building campus of the Sugar Hill Historical Museum reflects the long history of Sugar Hill’s people places and culture. The main exhibit for 2016 is It’s About TIME! With a display of timepieces from all eras. Other exhibits include the Cobleigh Tavern, carriages, a reproduction of a local blacksmith’s shop, and an extensive hand tool collection. The library contains a large photograph collection along with historical and genealogical references. Museum publications and a wide variety of treasures for all ages are found in the gift shop. The adjacent Reid-Burpee House highlights a 1930s. This season’s unique raffle items: Joan Hannah pottery and an American Gingerbread clock. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Open 11 to 3, Fridays and Saturdays, Memorial Day Weekend through Columbus Day Weekend.

Surroundings Art Gallery

PO Box 72 12 Main Street Center Sandwich NH 03227
(603) 284-6888  
The Gallery hosts a number of artists whose art is more representational in style and subject matter is primarily the landscapes of central and northern NH. Most live full or part time in the area and have a genuine love for this part of New England and the skill to bring out that love in their art. The operating hours are seasonal with the peak being during the summer months. They will be updated as necessary on the homepage of the website.

T.L. Hill Group

PO Box Intervale NH 03845
(781) 485-9979  
The T.L. Hill Group assists mission-driven organizations in achieving results that benefit children, youth and families in underserved communities.

Taproot Farm & Environmental Education Center

PO Box 245 Lancaster NH 03584
Our mission is nurturing care for the environment by educating, inspiring, and connecting communities to the land, to their food, and to each other in a a holistic manner. Our work falls under three distinct but holistically integrated realms: Food & Agriculture, Education & the Arts, and Ecological and Community Stewardship.

The Morrison Assisted Living & Nursing Home

6 Terrace Street Whitefiled 03598
(603) 837-2541  
The Morrison nursing home has been providing quality health care to residents of New Hampshire’s North Country since 1903 through its skilled nursing, rehabilitation, long term care, respite care, Alzheimer’s adult daycare, and assisted living services.

Tillotson Center for the Arts

14 Carriage Lane, Colebrook NH 03576
(603) 237-8576  
The Tillotson Center is the North Country’s top venue for visual & performing arts. It has a heritage museum, a 171 seat theater, and an art gallery. It is also available for rent. Contact for more information.

Tim Sappington

Randolph NH

Architect & visual artist

Upper Pemigewasset Historical Society

26 Church Street Lincoln NH
(603) 745-8159  
Museum of local history of the area including photos & artifacts from Thornton to Twin Mountain. Open mid-June to Columbus Day weekend; Wednesdays 2-4, Saturdays 6-8 or by appointment.

VSA New Hampshire

PO Box 78 Wentworth NH 03282
(603) 764-9159  
VSA New Hampshire is the state's organization on arts and disability. Their primary work is training and consulting, relating to the role of the arts in learning; particularly for children with learning differences and delays.

Weeks State Park Association

PO Box 104 123 Mt. Prospect Rd., Rte 3 Lancaster NH 03584
(603) 788-4004  
Open June-October. Tour the summer home and fire tower built by John Wingate Weeks and experience the breath-taking panoramic views from Mt. Prospect.

White Birch Books

P.O. Box 399 2568 White Mountain Highway North Conway NH 03860
(603) 356-3200  
Locally owned, independently operated bookstore that has been serving the Mt. Washington Valley for 25 years.

White Mountain Photography/Photo Gallery

Dana Clemons 95 Main Street Jackson Village NH 03846
(603) 374-6050  
A National Geographic Editor's Pick in their 2013 Travel Contest, White Mountain Photo Gallery offers 1000+ scenic landscape, abstract, and travel images from The White Mountains, New England, Iceland, Scotland, New Zealand, Nepal, and Canada.

Whitney Community Center

PO Box J Jackson NH 03846
Located in the heart of Jackson, the Whitney Community Center engages the community in cultural, business and educational pursuits. The Center offers a wonderful, multi-use facility, complete with commercially designed kitchen, main hall with stage and seating for 250, and is available for rental. Please contact the for more information. Photo of the Whitney Center taken by Sarah Kimball.

Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank

63 Central Street PO Box 266 Woodsville NH 03785
(603) 747-0477  
Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank serving the people and businesses of northern New Hampshire and northeastern Vermont. Headquartered in Woodsville, WGSB has nine offices in NH, located in the communities of Woodsville, Piermont, Lisbon, Littleton, Lancaster, Plymouth, and Franconia. It offers deposit and loan services to meet its customers’ everyday needs, and companion services and online and mobile banking that make managing money more convenient than ever.

Art courtesy of AANNH member artist Marek Bennett.

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