November 22, 2007

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Local Color
Advocating for the arts; Zimmerman season ends soon
By Heidi Masek hmasek@hippopress.com

ē Dose of culture: Trying to impress the visiting relatives with Manchesterís array of cultural activities? Send the in-laws on the Zimmerman House tour. Itís the only example of residential design by architect Frank Lloyd Wright in New England open to the public. The tours leave from Currier Downtown, at 52 Hanover St. in Manchester, the Currier Museum of Artís outpost while its main building expands. Tours are available Friday, Nov. 23, at 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 24, at 11 and 12:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. Tours end for the season Dec. 16. Ticket prices range from $8 to $11. To reserve space, call 669-6144, ext. 108, or visit www.currier.org.

ē Painting memories of Europe: Barry Rumack attended The Brooklyn Museum Art School as a teenager but his focus switched to business and family. He also served in the Coast Guardís military aviation service before returning to art. In Manchester Rumack started studying with Lawrence Donovan at East Colony Fine Arts, and his oils, based on travels in Europe, are exhibited at The Wine Studio, 53 Hooksett Road in Manchester, 622-WINE, in November. He uses an impressionist, pastoral style.

ē Be heard: ArtsVoteNH is holding a presidential candidates forum where candidates can share their positions on supporting the arts, arts education and the creative economy on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Artsí Governorís Hall, 44 South Main St. in Concord. Robert Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, is the keynote speaker. Other confirmed speakers include Mufi Hannemann, the Mayor of Honolulu and a member of the advisory board of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, New Hampshire cultural resources commissioner Van McLeod and Miss NH Rachel Barker, whose platform involves arts education. There will also be performances from local organizations. The event is free. RSVP to www.artsvote.org or call 703-4414. ArtsVoteNH is a program of New Hampshire Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts Action Fund.

ē Money: Marilyn Ewer has joined the League of NH Craftsmen as a development director. She was the president of MKE Enterprises and worked with the League for the past two years through its marketing consulting firm. A recent $7,000 grant from the Corporate Fund helped fund the position. The League, which serves about 800 members, also received a $28,000, two-year operating grant awarded by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts. The money will go toward goals such as developing education programs that include fine craft demonstrations and exhibitions, increasing membership and increasing marketing opportunities for juried members, said executive director Susie Lowe-Stockwell. The Arts Council also awarded the League (www.nhcrafts.org) a $10,000 Cultural Conservation Grant for its archive project. Cultural conservation grants are funded through the New Hampshire Moose License Plate program.



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8/9/2007 Park of arts
8/2/2007 New Hampshire treasure honored again
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6/7/2007 Goodbye, gallery
5/31/2007 Impressions
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5/17/2007 Stieglitz in Manchester
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2/1/2007 DreamFarm Cafe's big show
1/25/2007 Built world
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12/28/2006 Art in 2006 in southern New Hampshire
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11/23/2006 A Granite†State greeting
11/16/2006 Santa Claus hangs with artists
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09/07/2006 Bel†Espirit, a happening of chance
08/31/2006 An artistic endeavor
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08/17/2006 Half century of creativity
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07/13/2006 Making their mark
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06/29/2006 New ground
06/22/2006 MAA honors scholars an artists of the year
06/15/2006 Galleries open doors
06/08/2006 It's sticky up here
06/01/2006 Mural for MCAM
05/25/2006 Scenes from the air
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05/11/2006 Public masterpiece
05/04/2006 Art helps kids at MAA show
04/27/2006 In-house artists on display
04/20/2006 No Pinocchio here
04/13/2006 School's out art's in
04/06/2006 Meet Michael Toomey
03/30/2006 Art builds community ...
03/23/2006 From Celtic design to Ayn†Rand
03/16/2006 Got Cow?
03/09/2006 A creative view of China
03/02/2006 Monastery Arts open new show
02/23/2006 Love and art in one location
02/16/2006 Job loss leads to artistic success
02/09/2006 Art in the key of Adam and Eve
02/02/2006 Art to make you think
01/26/2006 New York†artists to show at Derryfiled School
01/19/2006 A new age of artwork
01/12/2006 Photography buffs unite
01/05/2006 Jeweler teaches her trade
Alison Williams
All together now
A forest through the trees
A light in the dark
An event for artists, by artists
Anne Dufresne
Armand Szainer: never forget
Art group picks artist of the year
Art In The Park
Art in the Park sees attendance dip
Arts In Education Conference
Art like Crayons for grown-ups
Art you can sit on (if you own it)
Better Living Through Artistry
Capturing history with a panaramic view
Ceramic Biennial
Currier Kicks Off 2005 With NHSS Show
Die fotografieren
Doug Mendoza: Body Artist
Enjoying the Open Doors Trolley Tour
East Colony Fine Art has gone jazz
Equal Arts Opportunities
Exploring purgatory and paradise
Expressions coming from within
Fighting cancer with creativity
Free food, free music and plenty of art
Harry Umen: New Work

Head of the class
Heating up the canvas
Inside the artistís studio
Itís art, and itís even practical!
James Aponovich

James Chase
Jan De Bray
Local Artist, Global Message
Lollipops and Hand Grenades
MAA Adds New Dimension To Gallery
MAA Gallery Mixes It Up
Making Book With Children
Manchester Art In 2004
Morgan's "Danse" Comes To Manch
Morin Avoid Typecasting
NHIA chalks it up to May 14
Open Doors Manchester Returns
Open Doors Trolley Tour, The Winter Version
Looking for a crowd? Just add art
McGowan Fine Art Turns 25
Nita Leger Casey
Patti Matthis
Saint Anselm Favorite Returns
Searching for the extraordinary
Small Town Art Hits The Big City
Spirit Of The Holidays Exhibit
Step into the Art Pad at Langer Place
Stride and ride
Tagging goes to wall, gets legit
The art and craft of Glendi
The art of signs to art and stuff
The Art Of The Qashquai

The Return Of The Art Trolley Tour
The Ubiquitous Ann Domingue
Two-continent painting exhibit opens
Using nature as a canvas
Waxwork
Women's Art Group Marks 10th Year
Wyeth Works Return To The Currier