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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, 5-6:30pm 

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 Art Faculty Exhibition  

October 1 – December 11, 2019

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

Opening Reception Oct. 1, 5-6:30pm 

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, 5-6:30pm 

Featuring works by visual artist Kathryn Field and poet Timothy Muskat, this interactive and dynamic experience will engage visitors in a sense of place through words and images focused on the experience of the White Mountains. Tim has been hiking in the White Mountains all his life. He has completed 83 rounds of New Hampshire’s high 48; is working on his seventh so-called Grid; and has summited Mt Washington 416 times. Kathryn has been drawn to wilderness since childhood; the vastness, scale and raw forms of mountains have informed her work as a sculptor and painter.

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, 5-6:30pm 

The arts can provide personal sanctuaries, life giving inspiration, and physical therapy. Simultaneously, arts experiences can create common ground and opportunities to connect us to each other. This exhibit brings together creative work from all over New Hampshire that tells the story of the power of art at this time in this place.


Expressive Harmonies: Art and Society

February 4 – 29, 2020 

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

Opening Reception Feb 4, 5-6:30pm 

Art serves a purpose in society, and is integral to everyday life and education from the process of making art to the experience of artworks for students of all ages.

Living in rural New Hampshire can be isolating and arts experiences can be pathways for individual expression and for 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 

Museum of the White Mountains

Opening Reception Feb 25, 5-6:30pm 

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 Art Month  

March 4 – 28, 2020

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery 

YAM Opening Reception: March 4, 5-6:30pm 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

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby Gallery & Museum of the White Mountains

BFA in Graphic Design Opening Receptioneception April 7, 5-6:30pm  in Silver
BFA in Studio Art Opening Reception  April 8, 5-6:30pm 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, 5-6:30pm 

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. 


Museum exhibitions are presented with support from MWM membership.