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Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve 2014 at the Currier!

Dec 31

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family Fun Holidays

Northern New England’s biggest family-friendly New Year’s Eve event gets better every year. Ring in 2015 a few hours early at the Currier Museum of Art’s third annual Noon Year’s Eve party! Wrap up a day of celebrations with bubble-wrap fireworks and a huge balloon drop. Enjoy fun art-making activities, face painting and live entertainment. We’ll have a scavenger hunt around the galleries and you can take in the mind-bending blockbuster exhibition, M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion. Enjoy all sorts of kid-friendly food, hot cocoa and more. Dress in your party best and celebrate the New Year at the Currier! Cheers!

Event Schedule

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Access to the blockbuster exhibition M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, art-making, face painting, scavenger hunt, photo party portraits and access to a special quiet room.

11:00 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Winter Garden Café open with family-friendly food options.

11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
A juggling performance by Benjamin the Juggling Clown (formerly of the Moscow Circus) and live music by guitarist John Chouinard. Please indicate which of the three performances you will attend when purchasing event tickets.

2:30 p.m.
Countdown to Noon Year’s with bubble-wrap “fireworks” and a balloon drop in the Winter Garden Café.


All tickets for the juggling performances have sold out.

Ticket price includes performances, activities and access to the special exhibition M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion. Pick up your tickets at the Will Call tables in the lobby. The Museum will be open exclusively for this ticketed event. 

      At the door
  Adult and Senior   $12
  Youth   $12
  Child   $12
  Adult and Senior   $22
  Youth   $13
  Child   $13

All children younger than 1 year old: Free


We have created a new option for people who want to attend Noon Year's Eve, including the M.C. Escher exhibition, but were unable to purchase a ticket to the juggling performance. A limited number of tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at our Guest Services desk. Ticket pricing is the same as noted above.

Become a Currier Member to receive reduced Member admission to Noon Year’s Eve, free Museum admission throughout the year and other benefits!

Please note: All sales are final. In the event of inclement weather requiring the Museum to cancel the event, guests will receive a full refund. Guest passes and other complimentary tickets may not be redeemed for this special event.



Noon Year’s Eve at the Currier Museum of Art is made possible through the generous contributions of: Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, New Hampshire Public Television, the Manchester Radio Group and the patent law firm of Finch & Maloney. We are grateful for their support.