Museum of Art

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The Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire collects, preserves, and interprets works of art, serving as a visual arts resource and an educational catalyst for the University and Seacoast communities.  The Museum of Art inspires life-long learning by offering experiences to engage with art through exhibitions, hands-on study, educational programs, and the creative process.

Exhibitions & Events

April
19

Museum of Art Summer Art Camp - Registration OPEN! All day event

Museum of Art Summer Art Camp - Registration OPEN! All day eventAll day event - Paul Creative Arts Center Museum of Art: Register for Summer Art Camp Week 1: July 22 - 26Week 2: July 29- Aug 2The Museum of Art Summer Art Camp classes include drawing, painting, ceramics, digital photography, and mixed media.Art camp is offered as a day camp for student’s grades 2 – 12. Class times:9am- 12 noon and 1pm-4pm Grades 2-3, 4-5 and 6-8 Teaching the fundamental skills and encourage exploration of creativity and fun!Grades 9-12 High school classes offered offer in-depth exploration and concentration to a specific mediums.
April
19

Off-Site at 3S Artspace: Yu-Wen Wu: High-Water Mark 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Off-Site at 3S Artspace: Yu-Wen Wu: High-Water Mark  10:00 AM to 6:00 PM10:00 AM to 6:00 PM: Off-Site: Yu-Wen Wu: High-Water Mark3S Artspace19 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth High-Water Mark is a multimedia, regionally specific installation by Boston based artist Yu-Wen Wu whose experiences as an immigrant have shaped the themes of her work: examining issues of displacement, movement, assimilation, culture and identity.High-Water Mark was organized by the University of New Hampshire and curated by Kristina Durocher, Director, Museum of Art, supported by the UNH Arts Initiative. The UNH Arts Initiative is a donor-funded project that supports UNH arts programming in New Hampshire, taking the great art created in Durham to all corners of the State. Additional support was provided by 3S Artspace.
Museum Hours

September - May 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday:  10 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Thursday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 - 4 p.m.

Closed Sunday
The museum is closed during the summer.  University holidays, and during exhibition changes.

Administrative office hours (year-round)
Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Permanent COLLECTION

painting by Josef Alber

The Collections

The Museum of Art of the University of New Hampshire maintains a permanent art collection intended for use in exhibitions, teaching, and research. Since it is in part a teaching collection, attention must be given to coordinating our acquisitions with academic needs. The major goal of the museum is to acquire works of art of the highest quality in accordance with the museum's Collection Guidelines. The Museum holds its collection in the public trust which obligates acting in accordance with the National Standards and Best Practices for U.S. Museums and The Code of Ethics for Museums from the American Alliance of Museums.

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