Catherine O'Brian
NH State Council on the Arts             Catherine.R.O'                 603-271-0795

Frumie Selchen 
Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire 


Friday October 31, 2014 at 8:30 AM EDT
Sunday November 2, 2014 at 11:30 AM EST

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Barbara C. Harris Conference Center
400 Sawmill Road
Greenfield, NH 03047

This space is accessible for individuals using wheelchairs. Please note any additional accommodations you require on your registration form; we ask that you register by October 15 so that we have time to provide the necessary accommodations.

The NH State Council on the Arts and partners are lining up an exceptional program for our 2014 conference.
We hope you'll join us! 

Location: Barbara C. Harris Conference Center, Greenfield, NH, with special Friday track at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, Greenfield, NH 

Conference Highlights Include:

   • Friday keynote by Christine Reich of the Museum of Science, Boston

   • Saturday keynote by Warren Seelig, Fiber & Mixed Media Artist, National     Craft Fellow
   • Inclusion Workshops at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center

   • Jazz Odyssey & Visual Jazz community concert with Chris Klaxton & Taylor O'Donnell

   • A Community Mosaic Mural with guest artists David Fichter and Jessica Wyatt

   • Two dozen interactive and interdisciplinary workshops to choose from, supporting STEAM, Common Core and the new National Arts Standards

   • Sunday-morning talks by NH Poet Laureate Aice Fogel and photographer Alexandra de Steiguer

   • Arts learning spotlights, grant-writing tips, an arts advocacy luncheon, networking with teaching artists and educators from across New England

Conference workshops and information for registrants:

  • Click here to read about conference workshop options
  • Click here to view the at-a-glance agenda and here for a more detailed schedule.
  • Click here to learn about housing options for the conference. If you plan to stay overnight at the Barbara Harris Conference Center, you will be asked to indicate your accommodation choice when you register.
  • Click here to learn how registrants can submit proposals for the Saturday-night "Inspire Me!" Spotlight on Arts Learning.

Overnight & Day/Commuter options available. All prices below include program fees. We welcome teams of teachers, arts specialists, principals, parents, teaching artists and community arts leaders! Please register early for best rates and selection on rooms & workshops. CEUs are offered. For graduate credit, email Dr. Trish Lindberg at  

Full Conference w/ 2 nights housing, meals & snacks: 
$240-$280 by Oct. 10, $260-$300 after Oct. 10. 

Full Conference commuter (2 or 3 days): $210 by Oct. 10, $230 after Oct. 10. Includes up to 3 days of programs plus Fri/Sat lunch, dinner, snacks.

Two Days, One Night w/ 1 night housing (Friday), 2 days of programming (Friday and Saturday), 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, two dinners: $225-$245 by Oct. 10, $245-$265 after Oct. 10

One Day, One Night w/ 1 night housing, 1 day of programming, morning refreshments, lunch, dinner, hot breakfast: $175-$195 by Oct. 10, $195-$215 after Oct. 10. 

Friday only - $125 by Oct. 10, $145 after Oct. 10
Includes Friday morning snacks, lunch and dinner.

Saturday only - $125 by Oct. 10, $145 after Oct. 10
Includes Saturday morning snacks, lunch and dinner.

For full rate breakdown including descriptions of housing options, click here.
For discounted rates, payment must be received within a week of registration.

Refunds, minus a $25 administrative fee, will be made on cancellations received by October 10. To request a refund, please email, and send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to AANNH c/o Selchen, HC64 Box 223, Wonalancet NH 0387.

Note: This page will be updated with new information regularly between now and the conference.