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  • Art Inspires Art: Poetry Prompt with Artist Jasper Francis Cropsey

    Posted Sunday, August 2, 2015 by Neva Cole

    We believe that art can inspire art. With that in mind we'd like to invite you to participate in this Poetry Prompt. Each month we will be posting an image from our collection and a poem written by a former Milford, NH High School student and inspired by that ...

  • The Art of Kim Kardashian

    Posted Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Guest Blogger

    by Meghan Cochran, guest blogger

    When I think of Kim Kardashian, I think of someone who’s a little vain, vacuous and vulgar. She doesn’t exactly portray herself as someone who has a lot going on under the surface. So why did Rizzoli—one of the world’s most ...

  • Art Inspires Art: Poetry Prompt with Artist James Aponovich

    Posted Sunday, July 5, 2015 by Neva Cole

    We believe that art can inspire art. With that in mind we'd like to invite you to participate in this Poetry Prompt. Each month we will be posting an image from our collection and a poem written by a former Milford, NH High School student and inspired by that ...

  • Art Inspires Art: Poetry Prompt with Artist Georges Roualt

    Posted Sunday, June 7, 2015 by Neva Cole

    We believe that art can inspire art. With that in mind we'd like to invite you to participate in this monthly Poetry Prompt. On the first Sunday of every month we will be posting an image from our collection and a poem written by a former Milford, NH High ...

  • A Decade at the Currier

    Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2015 by Neva Cole

    I’ve worked at the Currier Museum of Art for just over a decade. Today is my last day here. I’m moving on to another beloved NH non-profit, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire in Dover. Since I accepted this new job and realized I would be leaving ...

  • Museum Moms

    Posted Sunday, May 10, 2015 by Neva Cole

    Neva Cole, Graphic Designer and Communications Specialist

    My three year old daughter has started to ask me “What did you do at work today, Mommy,” when I pick her up from daycare. The first time she asked me that I was pretty flummoxed! I think I said something like “Oh ...

  • Children's Books in the Library's Rare Book Collection

    Posted Friday, May 8, 2015 by Meghan Petersen

    I grew up one of five children in a three-bedroom apartment. There wasn't much we could call our own in my house. Toys and clothes migrated from room to room and it was a constant struggle to find a satisfying hiding spot for Halloween candy. To assume one might ...
  • Children's Books and Art at the Currier

    Posted Monday, May 4, 2015 by Lynn Thomson

    When asked to participate in Children’s Book Week by writing a blog post, I immediately said a very enthusiastic “Yes!” As a museum educator who creates family programs, a mom of a three-year old and an avid reader in my limited spare time, I love books. My mom was ...

  • Art Inspires Art: Poetry Prompt with Artist Neil G. Welliver

    Posted Sunday, May 3, 2015 by Neva Cole

    We believe that art can inspire art. With that in mind we'd like to invite you to participate in this monthly Poetry Prompt. On the first Sunday of every month we will be posting an image from our collection and a poem written by a former Milford, NH High ...

  • Hand Lettering Artist, Retired Military and Corporate Pilot and Art Lover: Currier Docent Russ Mowry

    Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Neva Cole

    My husband is a mason, and occasionally when we are out and about, he’ll stop and stare at a building and make a comment about the joints or the brick or the stone. Before I met him, I never thought twice about these things. Now, I can’t help ...