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The Return of New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall
By November 19, 2021 Read More →

The Return of New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall

After more than a year, Music in Bass Hall returns with New Hampshire Fiddle Madness on November 19th! How delightful to be at a Celtic music session, listening to enchanting tunes from Ireland, Scotland,  Shetland, Cape Breton,  and of course our own Celtic-influenced New England music. Part of the magic of such a session is the […]

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Village Cemetery Tour
By October 30, 2021 Read More →

Village Cemetery Tour

Visit the historic Village Cemetery in Peterborough for a guided tour of this Victorian burying ground on Saturday, October 30 at 10:30 a.m. Through the life stories of Peterborough’s 19th century citizens, guests will learn about the town and what life was like in the 1800s. The tour will also explore gravestone symbolism and Victorian […]

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Artists of the Dublin Art Colony Gallery Talk
By October 27, 2021 Read More →

Artists of the Dublin Art Colony Gallery Talk

Join Monadnock Center director Michelle Stahl for a gallery talk exploring the Dublin Colony artists and their works. The exhibit includes paintings and drawings dating from the 1870s to the 1950s.  Abbott Handerson Thayer, William Preston Phelps, Lilla Cabot Perry, and Joseph Lindon Smith are among the ten artists featured in the exhibition. The talk […]

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Artists of the Dublin Art Colony Gallery Talk
By October 22, 2021 Read More →

Artists of the Dublin Art Colony Gallery Talk

Join Monadnock Center director Michelle Stahl for a gallery talk exploring the Dublin Colony artists and their works. The exhibit includes paintings and drawings dating from the 1870s to the 1950s.  Abbott Handerson Thayer, William Preston Phelps, Lilla Cabot Perry, and Joseph Lindon Smith are among the ten artists featured in the exhibition. The talk […]

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A Deep Presence- 13,000 Years of Native American History- Book Talk
By October 16, 2021 Read More →

A Deep Presence- 13,000 Years of Native American History- Book Talk

Dr. Robert Goodby will discuss his new book, A Deep Presence: 13,000 Years of Native American History, at the Monadnock Center on Saturday, October 16 at 11 a.m. From the remains of the oldest known dwellings in New England to the historical survival and modern renaissance of the Abenaki, A Deep Presence tells the remarkable […]

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Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region
By January 21, 2021 Read More →

Uncovering the History of African-Americans in the Monadnock Region

Learn about an ongoing citizen-archivist project uncovering the history of African-American people in the Monadnock Region in this video of the program held on January 12. Over the last 18 months, a group of volunteer citizen- archivists have been examining historical documents to reveal the names and stories of African-Americans who lived in the region […]

Help us document this moment in history:  COVID-19 Archive Collection
By April 1, 2020 Read More →

Help us document this moment in history: COVID-19 Archive Collection

Right now, we find ourselves in a unique historic moment as our communities, our nation, and the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, we have collected a rich archive of materials that tell the stories of those who have gone before us. Now is the time […]

Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition
By September 14, 2019 Read More →

Monadnock Art Tour Preview Exhibition

The Monadnock Center is pleased to host the Monadnock Art Tour 2019 Preview Exhibition in Bass Hall. Now in its 24th year, the Monadnock Art Tour is one of New England’s premier art tours featuring over 70 artists who open their studios on Columbus Day weekend. The exhibition brings examples of the remarkable range and variety of work […]

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris
By March 10, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris

Steeped in the tradition of African American spirituals, folk, gospel, rock, and the music of civil and human rights, Reggie Harris is recognized as a vibrant force in the acoustic music realm, and in educational and historical circles. In the spirit of his mentors Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing […]

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Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings
By February 24, 2017 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings

Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Music in Bass Hall is excited to welcome back Los Sugar Kings,  a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the […]

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