Youth Arts-Arts on Main



Summer Youth Talent Show!

Winter Holiday Concert!

Student Exhibits throughout the year! 



Kids exhibits, opportunities to perform, youth poetry online, and opportunities for adults to help out/volunteer. 



Scholarships are available for students in the Lake Sunapee Region. 


Summer Talent Show


In collaboration with Hospital Days in New London. We've Got Talent!

Photos from past shows!

To participate please email: 

Annual Holiday Concert


The First Friday of December at Whipple Hall in  New London features the KRES Chime Tones and other community groups. If your school group wishes to participate please contact us!

Scholarship Performances


The First Friday in January features performances by our Scholarship winners at Whipple Hall in New London

Dance, Music, Readings, and Art

Contact us for more information

Literary Contests


The First Friday of each April features winning poets of all ages. For more information visit the Young Poets page or contact us!

In School/After School Programs


Bringing the Arts to our schools!  See what we have planned this year!

If your school is interested in participating, please contact us!

Art Exhibits and Student Music


Whipple Hall features student artists and musicians. Exhibits rotate every three months. If your school wishes to participate, please contact us!

Students Scholarships, Teacher Grants and School Programs!

Each year the Center for the Arts funds Arts Education Opportunities for Students and Teachers

Scholarships for those with a dream of pursuing their education in Art, Music, Theater, Dance and Literature, Grants to Teachers to bring Arts Programs into their classrooms, and

In School and After School Arts Education Programs for our Youth

Your donations make these programs possible!

Please use the PayPal button below to make a donation to this valuable program!

Thank you!



Student and Teacher Opportunities

Visual Arts Opportunities-Student Art Exhibits are scheduled at Whipple Hall Gallery in New London throughout the year. Students are invited to participate. 

Performing Arts Opportunities-Students are invited to  perform at Whipple Hall during the year, participate in our annul Holiday Concert and/or perform at our Micro Gallery Openings 

Literary Opportunities-Students are invited to  enter our Poetry and Writing Contests and participate in Readings

Young Poets! Submit your poetry to be posted online!

Scholarships!-Available for Students in grades 7-12 and High School Seniors pursuing Arts Education in any discipline

Teacher Grants!-Are available to Teachers for in-school projects/programs - any grade level

For more information about any of the above, please contact us:

Adult Opportunities

Teach! Volunteer! Assist!