ampers& gallery: opens sept.
a very special collaborative
exhibition, brought to you by the
lamprey Arts & culture Alliance and the New market Historical Society
NEWMARKET MILLS RETROSPECTIVE | a stirring presentation of laborers,
looms and leatherworkers
sep 20–oct 16, 2008
SPECIAL WEEKEND HOURS
FOR THE HERITAGE FESTIVAL:
Open Sat (9/20) and Sun (9/21), from 12–3 each day!
RETRACE THE HISTORY OF NEWMARKET's industrious past
A stirring presentation of
laborers, looms and leatherworkers—during the industrial revolution, and
on into Newmarket's shoe-industry era—presented by the
Lamprey Arts &
Culture Alliance (LACA).
The exhibit features a
selection of large-format, historic photographs and artifacts from
the archives of the
New Market Historical Society, a Newmarket Mills timeline
and a narrative essay on how the mills helped to define our community,
some folkloric art by Newmarket native Edouard Langlois, and a
video presentation based on the memoir of an immigrant millworker.
Additionally, a selection of
plein air works, featuring landscapes from in and around
Newmarket will be on display and available for purchase, along with a
variety of handmade jewelry and handbags by several LACA artisans.
Admission is Free; $3 Suggested Donation. Proceeds to benefit the New
Market Historical Society and the Lamprey Arts & Culture Alliance.
Ampers& Studio | Gallery
(125 Main Street, at Rivermoor Landing, lower level) is located in the
historic "No. 6 Mill" of the Newmarket Manufacturing Company, which sits on the bank of the Lamprey River, in the heart of downtown Newmarket, NH.
The gallery is exclusively dedicated to exhibits featuring Lamprey Arts &
Culture Alliance (LACA) artist-members & Newmarket-centric historical
The Gallery is 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 the
Newmarket Heritage Festival (Sat, 9/20, 12-3 PM; Sun, 9/21, 12-3 PM).
*Hours may change to
facilitate client meetings and project deadlines. Call first to verify: