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Education & Programs

Drop in for a docent-led tour, take one on your own with our themed self-guided tour brochures or come by for our other exciting adult programs.

All programs are free with museum admission unless otherwise indicated. Sound amplification is available for most programs in the galleries, auditorium and studios.


Currier After Hours!

Currier After Hours is a great place to socialize and share ideas while enjoying food, drinks and art. There's something new every month with live music and performances, art-making, 15-minute art tours and more! While you're here, check out the Currier's world-class art collection and special exhibitions. A cash bar and full menu are available at the café. Come see what we have to offer!

Currier After Hours takes a holiday in January

Thursday, February 4, 2016, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. (Member-only Killer Heels opening event. Not a member? Sign up here.)

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6 - 9 p.m.

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6 – 9 p.m.

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Call for program collaborators!

Every month Currier After Hours features different art projects, demonstrations, and performances. We are looking for ideas from artists, crafters, poets, writers and generally creative folks.

Submit your proposal to to be considered for future Currier After Hours events.

What We’re Looking For:

To get people involved! Make something, build something, write something. Get people talking, playing and interacting with each other. We want to provide fun, interesting experiences that showcase the extraordinary talent here in Manchester and surrounding towns.

We pick themes, activities, and programs inspired by our collections and exhibitions. Check out our upcoming exhibitions and our galleries for inspiration. Currier After Hours takes place in the museum’s Winter garden Café and galleries.

Not sure if your idea will fit into an upcoming Currier After Hours event? Submit anyway-we’re looking for new ideas and will keep your proposal on file. Questions? Send them to


Upcoming Adult Programs

Our adult programs vary from ARTalks and theatre performances to workshops and more! Here is a list of a few upcoming programs. To view all click the learn more.

ARTalk Vivian Beer, Sunday, January 10, 2 p.m.

Late Night Film Series, Thursday, February 18, March 24 and April 28

Steady in Your Stilettos: The Art of Balance presented by Yoga Balance, Mondays in March, 1 p.m.

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Alzheimer’s Café

The Alzheimer’s Café is a social experience for people with Alzheimer's or dementia and their loved ones or caregivers.  The Café is a supportive environment for people to take a break from daily routines and issues related to the disease.  Laughter, love, and merriment are the keystones of the Café.

The Alzheimer’s Cafés take place on the second Wednesday of every month from 2-4 p.m.  There is no cost to attend and no reservations required.  Do you have questions about the program?  Contact Megan McIntyre at or by calling 603.669.6144, x113.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016, 2 - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016, 2 - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016, 2 - 4 p.m.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016, 2 - 4 p.m.

The Alzheimer’s Café at the Currier Museum of Art is supported by the Bruce and Rose Marie McColl Family, honoring the legacy of Bruce Sr., whose devotion to family, personal kindness and integrity, and service to others in need are reflected in the mission of the Alzheimer’s Café.

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Second Sunday Jazz Brunch

Each month enjoy a delicious brunch while being entertained by talented local musicians.

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Private Events

Did you know you can rent space at the museum for a private event?

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