Jaffrey Civic Center

(a designated 501(c)3 non-profit)
40 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452


All are invited to the Jaffrey Civic Center's 2018 Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. on the date of the national holiday, Monday, January 15, 5-6 p.m. at the United Church of Jaffrey, 54 Main St., followed by a reception at the Civic Center, 40 Main St. The event brings people together to remember the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to renew the values he stood for. This year, the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's assassination, the theme examines "What Is The Dream Today?" Acclaimed commentator on the arts and social integration David C. Howse of Emerson College and ArtsEmerson will deliver the keynote speech, winners of the MLK High School Essay and Middle School Poster Contests will be announced and share their work, and school choirs will provide music. The event is heralded at 4:45 p.m. with the ringing of the United Church's Revere bell as part of the "Let Freedom Ring: Choose Non-Violence" National Bell-Ringing Ceremony. Event and reception are free and open to the public. For more information or in case of questionable weather, please visit www.jaffreyciviccenter.com or the Jaffrey Civic Center facebook page.

An Exploration of Color: Quilt and Fiber Exhibit

The Jaffrey Civic Center is excited to present, "An Exploration of Color: Quilt and Fiber Exhibit", beginning on Friday, January 12th through February 9th in the upstairs Cunningham Gallery. There will be an Opening Reception on Friday, January 19th from 5 pm to 7 pm. The show will include various local fiber artists exhibiting a unique array of their fiber arts from clothing to quilts. The show is free and open to the public.

Terrapin Glass to Exhibit at the Jaffrey Civic Center

The Jaffrey Civic Center welcomes Terrapin Glass Blowing Studio, who will exhibit their hand blown glass in an exhibit from January 12th to February 9th in the groundfloor Display Case Gallery. In addition to their studio right in Jaffrey, Terrapin offers flameworking and glassblowing classes all year round. There will be an Opening Reception on Friday, January 19th from 5 pm to 7 pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Annual Spring Art Exhibit-Public Call-of-Entry
Jaffrey Civic Center - Annual Spring Art Exhibit

The Jaffrey Civic Center is seeking artwork from the public to be included in our Annual Spring Art Exhibit. We are looking for all types of media including but not limited to: photographs, paintings, drawings, textiles, glassworks, paperworks, pottery pieces, woodwork and other 3D disciplines. The show will run from Friday, February 16th through Friday, March 16th. There will be an Opening Reception, which is free and open to the public on Saturday, February 17th from 5-7 pm with great food and drink. The dates to drop off artwork: Monday, February 5th through Saturday, February 10th. Among the other exhibits scheduled for the 2018 calendar year, the Center holds two annual public call-of-entry shows which showcase all the arts: one in the fall and one in the spring. If you have never been to the Center to enjoy a show, please mark your calendar.

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