5-6 May: Nashua Open Studios

Locally Created Artworks Showcased in Nashua

May 5th and 6th, 2012
Come to Nashua as Artists open their doors to the public for a special weekend of Open Studios.
Nashua is home to a vibrant community of artists and craftspeople... some with studios in the wonderful, creative environment of Nashua's revitalized Mill District. Right in time for Mother's Day and Graduation, more than twenty artists will present original and hand-made gifts and products unavailable elsewhere. Discover fine artisan jewelry, watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, bookbinding and paper crafts, mixed media design, fine art photography, hand crafted stained glass, laser engraving, fiber arts, ceramics and pottery, visual styling, creations of glass and much, much more.
Support your local art community and discover an incredible range of artworks during the
Open Studios Weekend!
Location:
The Picker Building, 99 Factory Street Extension
 
The Lake Street Mill Building, 55 Lake Street

Date:
Saturday May 5th and Sunday May 6th

Hours:
Noon to 4.00 p.m.

For more information please call: Gail @ 1(978) 309-9177

11 May, Music Works: A Cabaret of Local Talent

Come enjoy an evening filled with entertaining local talent. 

To benefit: The Nashua International Sculpture Symposium 

Nashua Country Club
25 Fairway Street, Nashua, NH
Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 8:00 P.M.

$22.00 per ticket, $25.00 at the door                                           

Register by mail, make check payable to: City Arts Nashua
Mail to: Nashua Sculpture Symposium, PO Box 1553,  Nashua NH 03061

OR

Register on line with a credit card: www.cityartsnashua.org/payment

For more information contact: Kathy Hersh 589-3075

May 19, 2012: Iron Melt Workshop

Nashua International Sculpture Symposium presents an

IRON MELT WORKSHOP
Directed by "Ironperson" Joseph Montroy, NH Sculptor

Saturday, May 19, 2012
1:00 PM
NIMCO in the Millyard
1 Pine St, Nashua, NH

Cost: $35.00, all materials included

Space is limited to 65 people. Children need to be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.

Registration by mail:
Make check payable to "City Arts Nashua", and mail to Nashua Sculpture Symposium, PO Box 1553, Nashua, NH 03061

Registration online:
www.cityartsnashua.org/payment

For more information, please call Kathy Hersh: 603-589-3075

City Arts Nashua presents 2011 ArtWalk on 5-6 November in Downtown Nashua and the Millyard

Nashua, NH, 17 October 2011 - City Arts Nashua will be presenting the 2011 ArtWalk on 5-6 November 2011, in Downtown Nashua and the Millyard. This free event will showcase local artists and creative downtown businesses and runs from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Major venues include Nashua Public Library, Indian Head Plaza, The Picker Building, 55 Lake Street Studios, and Studio 99. More than a dozen downtown businesses will be hosting artists in their shops. Participating artists include members of the Hollis Arts Society, Nashua Area Artists Association, League of NH Craftsmen, and many local independent artists and artisans.

Musical entertainment will be offered at the major venues. Participating musicians include Ashley Addington, Molly Wood, Eclectic Wind Quintet, Resonance Chamber Music, Steady Hands Guitar Studio, Jake Smith, Yolanda Becker, and Triple Shot Factory Funk. Community Music School will offer an African Drumming workshop and Beck's Art Express will be offering children's art workshops on Saturday at Indian Head Plaza. A Zentangle workshop will be offered at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, at the Library. Meri Goyette will be signing copies of her new book, Nashua: People and Places, at 100 Main Street.

"RJ Finlay & Co., the new owners of One Indian Head Plaza, have offered open space in their building for programming and free parking for this year's ArtWalk, and we are excited about their commitment to the cultural well-being of Nashua," said Marjorie Hogan, president of City Arts Nashua. "We are grateful for such strong community support for the arts."

ArtWalk Nashua was named Hippo Press' best art event of the year for Nashua in 2010. The goals of ArtWalk Nashua are to help professional artists in the Greater Nashua area reach a greater audience, to provide an opportunity for the citizens to learn about the arts in the Greater Nashua area, and to celebrate local arts and artists in the community.

ArtWalk Nashua 2011 has recieved support from the City of Nashua, Nashua Public Library, Nashua Rotary West, NH State Council on the Arts, RJ Finlay & Co, and Great American Downtown. Media sponsors include The Telegraph, Hippo Press, WSMN, and Frank 106.3 FM.

For additional information on ArtWalk Nashua 2011, visit www.cityartsnashua.org.

ABOUT City Arts Nashua - City Arts Nashua's mission is to promote Greater Nashua's artistic and cultural community, including visual arts, theater arts, musicians, and writers, with the goal of increasing awareness and building an expanded audience. City Arts Nashua's objective is to act as a catalyst to help the arts thrive and to promote cooperation, coordination and common ground for artists, arts organizations and audiences. City Arts Nashua is an all-volunteer organization.



2011 GREELEY PARK ART SHOW

The Nashua Area Artists Association presents the 58th Annual Greeley Park Art Show featuring outstanding artists from the Nashua area and across New England. The Greeley Park Art Show is a summer tradition in Nashua since the early 1950s, this show is in fact the oldest annual outdoor art show in New England. Artists will be exhibiting their artwork on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st from 10:00-5:00 at Greeley Park on Concord St in Nashua, NH. There is no charge for attending the show. There is plenty of parking and public transportation available.

Artists will be displaying their artwork in diverse mediums such as oils, acrylic, watercolors, pastels/drawing, mixed media, jewelry, photography and digital art. Works vary in price range from under $20 to over $1,000.

Saturday will feature the adult art competition for participating artist and Sunday will feature the student art competition. Young people from ages 6-18 are welcome to enter their best art work. All works will be on display after the judging.

Both days will offer a variety of other attractions, including George Parker-strolling musician, and Teresa Moler-puppet master. Robin Rapture will bring us more excitement when she introduces us to Hoopium on Sunday.

People will be able to purchase tickets during the show to benefit the scholarship fund. Donated art works from the artists and gift certificates from area merchants will be raffled off on Sunday afternoon. 100% of the proceeds go directly to the Nashua Area Artists’ Association Scholarship Fund. The Unitarian Universalist Church matches the NAAA scholarship funds with the Calvin Libby Memorial Scholarship Fund. This year there is also a third scholarship that will be awarded, the Carlos Ripaldi Memorial Scholarship.

For art lovers across the region, it just isn’t summer without the Greeley Park Art Show. We welcome everyone to come spend a few hours enjoying the work of talented artists, participate in one the Nashua community’s landmark events.

More information can be found on line at www.naaasite.org or by contacting the Greeley Park Art Show Director Jacqueline Barry at (603) 546-3362 or Co-Director Sandra J. Peters at (603) 598-4580.