Manchester Mills Studios (21 West Auburn Street, Manchester, 603-645-6873): Home of a diverse collection of artists, designers and crafts people. Pottery, jewelry, mixed media art, custom cabinetry, costumes and quilts are created in this historic, gaslight district mill.
NH Institute of Art (148 Concord Street, Manchester, 603-623-0313): The New Hampshire Institute of Art is proud to present Haunting Burma: Photographs by Barbara Bickford.
Millyard Museum (200 Bedford Street, Manchester, 603-622-7531): Enjoy the permanent exhibit “Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls” that features many wonderful artifacts, objects, documents, and artwork. Also on display will be a special exhibit, “American Red Cross New Hampshire Celebrates 95 Years of Service.”
SEE Science Center (200 Bedford Street, Manchester, 603-669-0400): Housed at the SEE Science Center is a collection of original scientist portraits by Jack Kamen and more than eighty hands-on science exhibits. SEE is also home to the Millyard Lego Project, a 55 to 1 scale model of Manchester’s millyard made with more than three-million Lego bricks. Open seven days a week.
Studio 550 (550 Elm Street, Manchester 603-759-0466): This is art you can use! Studio 550 will exhibit a selection of functional ceramics and pottery from over fifty artists from around the country. Enter into a raffle for great art prizes, sign up for classes, see demonstrations and enjoy night time performances.
Maps and parking are available at all venues. Most venues are handicap accessible and all are free. For more information and to download a Map of the participating venues, please visit www.majestictheatre.net. If you’re interested in how you can help support Open Doors, or for more information, call 669-7469 or visit www.opendoorsmanchester.com.