Seeking, supporting, and celebrating the cultural richness of the Lake Sunapee Region

About Us

What we do...  

The arts are an essential component of our greater community and it is      up to organizations, such as the Center for the Arts, to facilitate sustainable       partnerships with both other organizations and artists in our region.  It is these private and public partnerships that create the    collaborative platform which enhances and strengthens our Art and Cultural offerings and regional desirability.      We are a small organization with a big vision. We welcome your ideas and encourage your partnership though communication, membership and volunteering. We act as a centralized source of information for regional cultural events We seek out artists and help them find a voice before the public We collaborate with other organizations to increase public awareness    of their art and cultural programs and help support them   We create events and programs to enhance existing venues and we experiment with new ones We expand existing educational opportunities  

We support over 100 area artists
and art related businesses

and promote the following organizations through our comprehensive monthly emails:

  Kearsarge Conservatory for the Performing Arts  •  New London Barn Playhouse  •  Colby-Sawyer Players  •  Colby-Sawyer College  •  Library Arts Center, Newport  •   New London Recreation Department  •  New London Outing Club  •  Wilmot Historical Society  •  Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce  •  Sutton Historical Society  •  The Fells - New London Historical Society  •  Community Poetry Group  •  Kearsarge Chorale  •  New London Hospital  •  The First Baptist Church  •  Northern New England Repertory Theatre Company •  Tracy Memorial Library - Newport Chamber of Commerce  •  Kearsarge Chamber of Commerce  •  JOSA  •  Muster Field Farm  •  Destination New London  •  Sunapee Coffee House  - Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust  •  Kearsarge School District  • Kearsarge Community Band   •   Warner Historical Society  •  Kearsarge Indian Museum  •  Summer Music Associates  -Lettvin Chamber Music Series  •  Wilmot Community Assoc • Center Meeting House in Bradford • Newport Opera House • Main Street Warner


Our Mission...
"
To seek, support, and to celebrate
the cultural richness in our region
by
bringing creativity and community
together for the benefit of all."

The Lake Sunapee Region has long been a center for artists, writers and performers. The Center for the Arts celebrates this tradition by supporting  and promoting artists and arts organizations in our region.

 
W
e partner with local venues, and businesses, to bring a wide variety of  cultural and educational offerings to the Lake Sunapee Region.

The Center for the Arts is a non-profit all volunteer organization.
We appreciate the support of our contributing members and business sponsors:


       

VOLUNTEER
Our volunteer base is growing at a steady pace.
With this growth, we have been able to accomplish more,
and have a larger impact upon our community. 
The Center for the Arts Welcomes your involvement.
To Volunteer,
please email us!

 Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of our CFA members we have established
a Scholarship fund! 

Area students in grades 9- 12 and adults who would like to pursue artistic opportunities in our region may apply for
scholarship funds to help pay or defer the cost of participation. 

Click here for complete Scholarship Details
 
Download Scholarship Application Here











 Board of Directors

Jean Cronin Connolly, Chairman - New London

Sandy Wells-Recording Secretary- North Sutton

Debbie Lang-Treasurer-Sutton 

Kaitlyn Covel - Micro Galleries - New London  

Elizabeth D'Amico-Art Shows-Springfield

Joan Doran-Literature- New London

Susie Gray -Micro Galleries- New London

Barbara Hunting-Micro Galleries- Andover

Joan Kinne-Membership- Grantham

Molly Lieth - Education -Andover

Colleen Reynolds-Publicity- New London

Charlotte Signor-Music- Sunapee

Laura Shucart-Performing Arts

Gusta Teach-Micro Galleries- New London

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Friends

Roger Wells, Chair
Helen Bridge, Larry Chase, Van Crawford, Natalie Davis, Joan Eaton, Caroline Fairless, L.Ross Gott, Janet Miller Haines,  Ann McNamara, Anna Miner, Clara Sheehy, Jim Sims, Kay Steen, Joan Sweeny, Dianalee Velie, Loa Winter, Joanne Wise

  Memberships 

 

Join Online!

Pay with PayPal here

Types


or
Download our  
Membership Form and
mail the completed form and your check to:

Center for the Arts
PO Box 872
New London, NH 03257
or
contact us at
info@centerfortheartsnh.org

                                                                              

Membership Benefits

We depend on you to help keep the arts alive and flourishing in the Lake Sunapee Region. 

Please join us in these endeavors by sending in your tax-deductible contribution today.

 

Become a member today and receive these benefits:

5% discount on any painting exhibited in the Micro Galleries

 $5 off 2 tickets for a NNE Repertory Theatre performance

 

10% off 2 tickets to a New London Barn Playhouse performance

 Artists receive a free listing image and link on CFA Website

Invitation to the CFA Members Social on Lake Sunapee

Membership Levels

 

Founder.…………….$5000+                   Supporter ………….$250---499 Benefactor.………… $2500—4999         Contributor………...$100---249 Patron……………….$1000---2499          Friend………………$50-99
Advocate……………..$500-999              Artist Member..........$25-99                     
              

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Us:
info@centerfortheartsnh.org
526-4444