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.
We 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!
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
Roger Wells, Chair
Helen Bridge, Larry Chase, Van Crawford, Natalie Davis,
Joan Eaton, Caroline Fairless,
Janet Miller Haines, Ann McNamara, Anna Miner,
Clara Sheehy, Jim Sims,
Joan Sweeny, Dianalee Velie, Loa Winter,