NHSPA exhibit and sale opens

Fine art photographers from around the state have combined their styles and techniques to create a unique representation of old as well as new methods in the field for the 20th annual New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists exhibit. Many of them will be on hand during this Saturday's Opening Reception. Black and white silver gelatin prints, conventional color prints, historically inspired hand-made contact prints, as well as “state of the art” digital images printed on archival papers are among the photographic methods traditionally exhibited.

What: New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists' 20th Annual Member Exhibit and Sale

When: Jan. 12 to Feb. 10, Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. Opening Reception, Jan. 12, noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Town Hall Gallery, Exeter

Admission: Free

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Get Cozy with the PSO this weekend

The Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra ‘Get Cozy chamber music series continues this weekend with "The Color of Music," which will feature Olivier Messiaen’s masterpiece "Quartet for the End of Time," which will be paired with artist Lennie Peterson's exhibit "Synesthesia."  Music will be performed by Mary Towse-Beck on piano; Zoia Bologovsky on violin; John Ferraro on clarinet and Dorothy Braker on cello. The quartet will be joined by MyPSO musician, violinist Lilia Potter-Schwartz in Ernest Bloch's "Nigun" from Baal Shem, Three Pictures from Hassidic Life.

What: "The Color of Music," part of the Get Cozy with the PSO series

When: 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 13

Where: The Dance Hall, 7 Walker St., Kittery

Admission: Get Cozy chamber concert tickets are $16 in advance or $20 at the door and can be purchased on The Dance Hall website, Seating is limited and at-the-door tickets are not guaranteed to be available.

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‘Looking Beyond’ opens at NHAA

The New Hampshire Art Association offers an exhibit titled, “Looking Beyond,” featuring the work of alternatively abled artists during the month of January at its Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery. This is an educational partnership between the NHAA and One Sky Community Services of Portsmouth, an organization that encourages developmentally challenged adults to create, exhibit and sell their artwork. The collaboration is based on the philosophy that art is a “language” that communicates with people in many ways. “Looking Beyond” will feature the work of 10 to 12 artists who will show and sell their pieces in January. A reception for family, friends and the public will be held this Saturday

What: “Looking Beyond,” an exhibit featuring One Sky artists

When: Through Jan. 27; Opening Reception, 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12

Where: Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, East Gallery, 136 State St., Portsmouth

Admission: Free

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Main Street Art’s Art Among Us returns

Following an exciting summer and vibrant fall classes, our teachers, volunteers, and board members will come together for the Main Street Art's annual Art Among Us exhibit. The work of new teachers and the emerging art of the gallery's volunteers, in addition to the loyal MSA favorites whose work you have enjoyed for years will be on display. Meet the MSA family, grab some hot cocoa, an MSA mug, and see the great art at an Opening Reception this Friday.

What: Art Among Us annual exhibit

When: Jan. 11 to 25; Opening Reception, 5:30 to 7:30, Friday, Jan. 11

Where: Main Street Art Gallery, 75 Main St., Newfields

Admission: Free

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