ampers& gallery: past
a very special collaborative exhibition,
brought to you by the
lamprey Arts & culture Alliance
and the Newmarket Historical Society
THE LAMPREY | a newmarket mills retrospective
aug 12–sep 28, 2006
RETRACE THE HISTORY OF THE NEWMARKET MILLS
A stirring presentation of laborers and looms during the industrial
revolution, presented by the
Lamprey Arts & Culture Alliance (LACA).
The exhibit features a selection of historic photographs and
artifacts from the archives of the
Newmarket Historical Society,
a timeline of the Newmarket Mills, a narrative essay on
how the mills helped to define our community, the
folkloric art of Newmarket native Edouard Langlois, and
a video presentation based on the memoir of an immigrant millworker.
At Ampers&® Gallery in
Newmarket (125 Main Street, at Rivermoor Landing, lower level), located in
the No. 6 Mill on the bank on the Lamprey River. Open to the public Mon-Thu, from 2-6 PM each day, with special group visits by prior
arrangement. (School groups: please contact
inquire.) Special weekend hours during Newmarket's Old Home Weekend
celebration (Saturday, 8/12, 10–4 PM) and during the
Newmarket Heritage Festival (Sat, 9/16, 12-5 PM; Sun, 9/17, 11-3 PM).
Admission is Free; $3
Proceeds to benefit the Newmarket Historical Society and the Lamprey Arts
& Culture Alliance.
Special thanks to: Ampers&
Studio; Appledore Real Estate; the Chernyshov Family; the Newmarket
Historical Society; and the Newmarket Community Development Corporation
for their generous support of this very important exhibition.