Founded in 1966, our mission is “to provide and sustain a public venue where people of the Monadnock region can pursue artistic, educational and civic activities. The Center’s goal is to contribute to the cultural enrichment and enlightenment of the community.”

We have found our new director!

I am delighted to say that I have some exciting and much-anticipated news for you. After an extensive search, we are thrilled to announce that we have selected our new Executive Director, Laura Adams. The Civic Center community will benefit from Laura’s heartfelt passion for the arts, her strong sense of community, and her marketing and organizational skills. We are looking forward to working with Laura and all of you to continue to propel the Jaffrey Civic Center into the future and bring it to its fullest potential. Laura began on October 30, stop by and say hello to Laura during the center’s open hours. In the meantime, you can read a little more about Laura below. 

Sincerely, David Belletete

President of the Board of Trustees 

Jaffrey Civic Center 

About Laura: Laura has six-plus years of experience in the art gallery world, both behind the scenes and in the public eye. She has a plethora of marketing and design experience, local art history knowledge, and a youthful drive to propel the Jaffrey Civic Center into the future. Laura is excited to join the JCC team and to continue the legacy, momentum, and increasing growth that the Jaffrey Civic Center is experiencing. 

“I am so excited to join the Jaffrey Civic Center and eager to meet the community of Jaffrey, increase fellowship within the JCC, and continue to serve our mission. I am encouraged to be working alongside people who want to further the possibilities of the Jaffrey Civic Center in our community and those surrounding us.”

 ⁃ Laura Adams 

Laura resides in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, and graduated from Gordon College, with a BFA in History & Art, concentrating on Museum Studies and Painting/Printmaking.

The Jaffrey Civic Center is the proud recipient of a 2022 Ewing Award in the category of Arts Presenter!