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Education & Programs

Adult Programs

Our adult programs vary from ARTalks and theatre performances to workshops and more!

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!

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.

Second Sunday Jazz Brunch

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

Private Events

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


The Currier Museum of Art believes in fostering a relationship between the visitor and the works of art in the museum’s collection. Docents and museum educators work to actively engage visitors, encouraging them to describe what they see and think about their reactions, drawing on each visitor’s unique personality and experience.

Assistive listening systems availableAssistive listening systems are available for all public and private tours. 

Museum Tours

Museum Highlights tours are available every day at 1 pm and last approximately 45 minutes. Public tours are free with admission.

School Tours

At the Currier, students engage in effective reasoning, make judgments and decisions, solve non-familiar problems, identify and ask questions, think critically and creatively, and collaborate and communicate with peers to reach a greater understanding of works of art on display.

Zimmerman House Tours

The Zimmerman House was designed by the acclaimed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950. It is the only Wright-designed building in New England that is open to the public.

Family Programs

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the kids? There's plenty to see and do with your family at the Currier! Visit the Discovery Gallery, use our Family Guide to explore the galleries and check out our family programs below.

Storytime in the Galleries

Free with Museum general admission—kids 12 and younger are always free.

Creative Studio

Free with Museum general admission—kids 12 and younger are always free.

Art Center

Get messy with art classes, camps and workshops for all ages, all year long!

Arty Parties

Celebrate your child’s Birthday at the Currier Museum Art Center and create a lasting memory for your child and guests. Your Arty Party will include an 90-minute art activity taught by a Currier Museum Art Center instructor, a half-hour birthday celebration, and a guided short visit to the Currier Museum of Art. The Art Center decorates, while parents provide refreshments and party food.

Scout Art Badge

Schedule an art class at the Currier Museum Art Center for your Girl or Cub Scouts to achieve new badge requirements. Students are taught hands-on lessons in clay, painting, photography or fabric arts.

Private Tutorials

The Art Center offers the option of private tutorials for students and families looking for specialized time with one of our talented instructors. If you are interested in this kind of learning opportunity, contact Linn Krikorian at 603.669.6144, x148 for further information about pricing and scheduling.


The Art Center offers Artworks! in Schools during the academic year for groups of students who are unable to attend Art Center-based classes.


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