St. Patrick’s Day Celebration a success!

Thanks to everyone who came to our St. Patrick’s Day Celebration last night. It was hugely successful! Thanks to the Wolfeboro Inn for great food and service, to Songs For Ceilidh for great music, to our wonderful auctioneer, Martell Spangnola, and to all of the artists, businesses and friends who donated items for our auction. THANK YOU!!!

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Call to artists for 3rd Annual Sculpture in the Parks!

Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro is excited to announce a call for artists for our third annual Sculpture in the Parks exhibit. Juried by New England Sculptors Association, this outdoor exhibit takes place from June 22 – September 3, 2012 in Cate Park and Clark Park in Wolfeboro, NH and is viewed by thousands of people!! If you are an sculptor who is interested in being part of this exhibit, please click on this link for the Call.Wolfeboro Entry 2012

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The Music of the Night: A Halloween Concert

First Congregational Church Wolfeboro was filled to capacity for this fun event. Thanks to Sam Miller for capturing it with his camera.

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“The Music of the Night” A Halloween Concert

Join Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro as we show an abridged version of the 1925 film “The Phantom of the Opera” with musical accompaniment on the organ by Nathan Bayreuther from Madison, CT.  Come dressed in your favorite costume, too. There will be a costume contest for the most original costume, scariest, and most fitting for the theme.  There will be all sorts of spooky refreshments, too.  The sanctuary of First Congregational Church Wolfeboro will be decorated for the evening.  Don’t miss this special event!  Tickets are $10 for adults/$8 for students (ages 12+) and will be available at the door.  This event takes place at First Congregational Church Wolfeboro, 115 S. Main Street, Wolfeboro.  Call 651-8343 for more information.  

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Sculpture Exhibit tour in Cate Park

Today’s tour of the sculpture exhibit with Rev. Charles McCollough was delightful! Rev. McCollough had interesting insight into each of the pieces as well as art in general. Below are some photos from the event.


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Singing Words: Celebrating Poetry, Music and the Creative Spirit

Our “Singing Words” event was hugely successful. In the afternoon participants enjoyed a reading by Bar Harbor Poet Christian Barter, followed by a workshop that he conducted concerning the unanswered questions in poems. In the evening participants were treated to a presentation by WordSong, an organization who has had 4 composers set Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem” to music which was then performed by baritone Aaron Engebreth and pianist Allison d’Amato. The brilliant renditions were interspersed with discussion amongst the composers and the audience.

All photos of WordSong by Ashton Woodhouse – courtesy photos

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Sculpting Clay Workshop a Hit!!

Today’s Sculpting Clay Workshop had a turnout of over 150 people! It was a beautiful day to play with clay. Thanks to Debbie Hopkins and Jo-el Cookman for their expertise.

Dance performance is on!

Tonight’s performance by Northeastern Ballet Theatre will proceed as planned. If it is raining, the event will take place at the ballet’s studio at 26 Glendon Street, which is across main street from Cate Park and one block up on the left. For more information please call 651-8343.

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Sculptures installed despite the rain!

On Friday, June 24, the sculptures for the Sculpture in the Park exhibit were installed, despite it raining. The sculptures enhance the beautiful landscape. Look for the Blue Toothbrush, rising like a beacon, as you boat in off the lake. Check out the Chrysalis hanging from the tree as you drive past the park. In between are 5 other wonderful sculptures. Here are some pictures of the installation:

Greg Spitzer installing "Harbinger of Flight"


George Saunderson and his "Blue Toothbrush"


James Rappa's "Ascension"


Madeliene Lord and Bob Hesse's "Next Place"

Another grant award!

Arts on the Edge Wolfeboro pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a grant from The Putnam Foundation of the New Hampshire Charitable Trust! The money will help fund the 2011 Season.

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