Twiggs Gallery is a unique new venture conceived by local NH, artist Adele Sanborn. Come browse the art gallery featuring revolving exhibitions of local and regional art. Sign up for art classes and workshops. Shop the store for unique gifts, Duffy’s Attic shabby-chic antiques and Cornerstone Design calligraphy services. Twiggs is the latest addition to the Capital Region’s rapidly growing art community!
The Past is Present
Sept. 10 to November 6, 2016
The Past is Present is an exhibition of artwork that transcends and transforms time and place. Six New England artists bring the past into the present to createart that calls into question what is old and what is new, what is memory and what is imagined?
Featured artists: Anne Dinan, Laura Morrison, Gail Smuda, Richard Moore, Jill Snyder Wallace and Edith Weiler. Our Student’s corner showcases the artwork of Richard Ward, a student at Merrimack Valley High School.
CALL FOR ART
COMFORT & JOY: NH Artists celebrate the comforts and joys of home, family and friends
Call for art: NH Artists
Online entry via Entrythingy: CLICK HERE TO ENTER
Deadline: Sunday, October 23, 2016 by midnight
Entry Fee: $15
TWIGGS GALLERY welcomes NH Artists to apply to our annual juried holiday exhibition. The exhibition celebrates the comforts and joys of family, friends and home. If they wish, accepted artists will be invited to offer a limited selection of ten smaller works of art for sale within the same theme such as unframed prints, paintings, cards, books, etc., to be showcased near their juried artwork hanging in the main gallery.
FAMILY FUN DAY
Make A Pumpkin-Head Scarecrow: Sunday, October 23 from 1-3 pm
Cost: $15 (cash or check)
Funds raised will benefit the Art Honor Society at Merrimack Valley High School
Create a scarecrow to decorate for Halloween and support the arts at Merrimack Valley High School. Twiggs Gallery is hosting students from the Art Honor Society who are raising funds for an art field trip and the Memory Project portraits that they are creating for children in Syria and the Ukraine.
All of the supplies will be on hand to make a wonderful pumpkin-head scarecrow to take home! The cost is $15 per scarecrow (cash or check only). Other fun activities are being planned to make this a great event the entire family can enjoy!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! NH Open Doors is November 5th and 6th…
Twiggs Gallery is participating in NH Open Doors, a New Hampshire touring and shopping event that is happening on Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6. During this weekend, artists, craftspeople, farms, retail shops and other businesses throughout the state are opening their doors and featuring special activities for all ages, including craft demonstrations, food samplings, special sales, and more. Fall is a great time of year to tour New Hampshire’s scenic highways and country roads, and to shop (tax-free) for New Hampshire-made gifts. More details coming soon!
FALL CLASSES CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY DECEMBER…
Lots of fun classes are still open for registration! More details are available on our Classes and Workshops page. Here is a peek at what we have coming up…
Provincetown Purse Basket, Seven Steps to Chair Caning and Stacked Snowflakes with Jean Reed.
Lisa Colom is offering a Beginning Needlefelting Cardinal Christmas Stocking class along with Dog Sculpture and Moose Tapestry Classes for Intermediate to Advanced Needlefelting students.
Advanced Book Making Workshop and Altered Book Class with Gail Smuda
Pumpkin Arrangement and Holiday Sleigh Centerpiece classes with Lorrie Carey
Ink on Yupo Paper with Ann Saunderson
Paste Paper Workshop with Adele Sanborn
Christmas Tag Mixed-Media Class with SherRee West
Click here to see all of the details on our Classes & Workshops page
IN THE SHOP…
Twiggs has a great selection of fun and fabulous cards, unique gifts, shabby-chic antiques, and wonderful calligraphy that is suitable for any occasion or celebration. In addition, we have a variety of mixed media artwork supplies and have just started offering a collection of handmade papers. Stop by to check it out!