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Fine Art Museums in New Hampshire

Several New Hampshire towns have fine small art museums. Manchester has one of New England's best.

Currier Museum of Art, Manchester NH
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester NH.

Most people go to New Hampshire for hiking, camping, boating, and fishing, but the smart ones stop in Manchester at the very fine Currier Gallery of Art along the way.


Currier Museum of Art

New Hampshire's finest art museum is undoubtedly the Currier, with 13,000 European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculptures, including works by Sol LeWitt, Claude Monet, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Andrew Wyeth and many others. The Currier also cares for the Isadore J and Lucille Zimmerman House, the only New Hampshire home built by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright. More...


Andres Institute of Art

An outdoor sculpture park and gardens on 140 acres (57 hectares) in Brookline NH (map), with 72 sculptures by American and international artists arranged on walking trails. The park is opendaily from dawn to dusk, for free. More...


Hood Museum of Art

Dartmouth College's fine arts museum holds 65,000 artworks from many countries, cultures and historical periods, including 30,000 in the ethnographic collection: Native American, African, Asian, and Melanesian. The six Assyrian stone reliefs from the palace of Ashurnasirpal ( 900 BCE) are a headliner, as is José Clemente Orozco's The Epic of American Civilization. European and American landscape and portrait paintings and drawings are also significant. More...

Hopkins Center for the Arts

Dartmouth's arts center has galleries with varied changing art exhibits. More...