November 2, 2006

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Local Color
Hang out with artists, see new shows
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

• Travels of art: Perhaps the Currier holdings could use some Flat Stanleys. While the Manchester art museum is closed for 18 months for expansion, some works are on loan in the region. Portland Museum of Art in Maine is featuring Currier paintings by Childe Hassam, Marsden Hartley, Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso and Charles Sheeler beginning Nov. 10. Currier members are admitted free to the PMA, 7 Congress Square, (207) 775-6148, portlandmuseum.org, while the Currier is closed. Curators at the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in Hanover will rotate Currier paintings in and out of their permanent collection galleries throughout the upcoming academic year. Admission is free at Hood, 646-2808, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu.

Closer to home, the Currier will offer “Welcome to the Currier! An Introduction to the Permanent Collection” as its Art Bites topic Thursday, Nov. 2, at 12:30 p.m. at the Currier Downtown. The Currier’s next free lecture will focus on Mannerist, Baroque, and modernist portraits in “Portraits: The Artist, the Patron, the Viewer and the Sitting,” Thursday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at Currier Art Center.

• How it’s made: The League of New Hampshire Craftsmen open their studios to the public Nov. 10-12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There are 75 juried members throughout New Hampshire participating. Call 224-3375, visit nhcrafts.org or a League retail gallery for studio list.

• Openings everywhere: The artist reception rounds in Manchester for November include Lawrence Donovan’s oils of Alaska at East Colony Fine Art Nov. 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. and Shuanna Duffy Smith’s pastels, acrylics and oils of New England scenes at The Wine Studio, Thursday, Nov. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m..

SNHU’s McIninch Art Gallery’s new exhibit features Winslow Homer wood engravings from the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James Grace. The images capture daily life in mid-19th-century America and the Civil War. Dr. Grace is a retired SNHU business law professor. The opening reception is Friday, Nov. 3, from noon to 1 p.m. At The New England College Gallery, a reception for the “Industrial Quilts” exhibit by Anne Marie Kenny is Thursday, Nov. 2, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Expressions Gallery in Milford, 673-2136, will probably have the best spread. Yankee Chef is catering the square show opening Saturday, Nov. 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. The theme for the group show of about 70 paintings is square canvas, 12” by 12.” Artists include Peter Batchelder, Phil Bean, Judith Briske, Byron Carr, Elizabeth Glass, Charles Gray, Jan Grossman, Joyce Kingman, Brenda Lozier, Paula Pestana, David Rusch, Joan Tierney, Marcia Van O’Linda, and Elizabeth Whelton and Suzanne Will.



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