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Upcoming Exhibitions

Inspired Reflection: Works by Pamela Anneser & Tom Driscoll  

September 24 – October 24, 2019

Museum of the White Mountains 

Opening Reception Sept 24, 4-6pm 

For art professors, the sabbatical time away from teaching is an opportunity to travel, explore, and contemplate. During their recent sabbaticals, Anneser and Driscoll have experimented with new ideas, processes, and media, while giving themselves time to simply create work. This exhibition gives us a view into their discoveries and the ongoing evolution of their work. 


NEWAnnual PSU Faculty Art Exhibition  

October 1 – December 11, 2019

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

Opening Reception Oct. 1, 4-6pm 

Highlighting new and recent work by PSU Art faculty members, this exhibit introduces the campus and community to the innovative explorations going on in faculty studios. The exhibit shines a light on the current and exceptional art being made by PSU Art Faculty members. 


Walking in the Whites: A Poet/Painter Dialogue 

November 5 – December 13, 2019 

Museum of the White Mountains 

Opening Reception Nov 5, 4-6pm 

Featuring works by visual artist, Kathryn Field, and poet, Tim Muskat, this interactive and dynamic experience, will engage visitors in a sense of place, through poetry and paintings focused on the experience of the White Mountains. Both Kathryn Field and Tim Muskat are avid, experienced, and respectful hikers, who have for many years, expressed their experiences of the White Mountains in the forms of visual art and poetry. 

This exhibit is funded in part by a grant from The Waterman Fund. 

NOURISH? Arts Address Mind, Body, Spirit  

January 21 – February 15, 2020

Museum of the White Mountains 

Opening Reception Jan 21, 4-6pm 

Nourish: /ˈnəriSH/ 

1.provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition 

  1. keep (a feeling or belief) in one’s mind, typically for a long time.

The arts provide common ground and opportunities to share stories.  Often, the arts stimulate life-giving inspiration and can act as physical and cognitive therapies as they offer permission to explore ourselves and our environment.  This exhibit brings together creative work from across New Hampshire that demonstrates how art engages people in the pursuit of health, wellness and understanding. 


Expressive Harmonies: Art and Society

February 4 – 29, 2020 

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

Opening reception Feb 4, 4-6pm 

Image: Sarah is making one with title 

Art continues to serve a central purpose in our society and is integral to everyday life and education. From the process of creating to the experience of artworks, art is a universal language that expresses the needs of all ages. Living in rural New Hampshire can be isolating and arts experiences oftentimes are the pathways to creating community. This exhibition includes work from Northern New Hampshire’s high school, college, and community education students.


Emerging: Annual PSU Student Juried Art Exhibit

February 25 – March 24, 2020 

Opening reception Feb 25, 4-6pm 

Celebrating all levels of student art making at PSU 

Highlighting the strength, energy, passion, and technical skill of our PSU art students, this annual exhibition features the best efforts of students from all levels of art making. Through exploration and experimentation inside and outside the classroom, this exhibition includes a wide variety of media from drawing, painting, photography, and video to graphic design, sculpture, and mixed media. 


Youth Arts Month  

March 4 – 28, 2020

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

YAM reception: March 4, 4-6pm in Silver 

Celebrating artistic achievements by area youth, this exhibit is presented in collaboration with area art teachers. This exhibit provides a month-long moment and space to highlight excellent educational experiences art teachers have developed, making visible both the magic of the artworks, AND the design and intention of the educator that makes it possible.


BFA in Studio Art/ BFA in Graphic Design  

April 8-April 28, 2020

Museum of the White Mountains & Silver Lobby Gallery 

Opening reception April 7 BFA in Graphic Design in Silver 

Opening Reception BFA in Studio Art April 8 in MWM 

Capstone exhibits by BFA in Studio Art and BFA in Graphic Design students 

The annual capstone exhibits by BFA in Studio Art and BFA in Graphic Design students features the work, passion, and educational journey by PSU senior students. Graphic Design students have been working all year, developing materials for their invented company concept and brand. Studio Art students have been creating a focused body of work in their areas of interest. 


Wayfinding: Maps of the White Mountains 

May 15 – September 11, 2020

Museum of the White Mountains 

Opening reception May 15, 4-6pm 

Not only does the White Mountain region have a long history of maps and map makers, it also boasts one of the richest assortment of map designs of any mountainous region. Each map describes specific places and routes, and also tells a story of the knowledge, curiosity, purposes, pleasures, and design ideas of the people of its time. This interactive exhibit will feature maps from the far and recent past, as well as new map tools for today’s hikers, tourists, scientists, weekend explorers, and enthusiasts.