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NHIA launches teen writing program, July 10-14

on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:26

The New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester is gearing up for its "Summer Sessions" – a series of workshops designed for teens (13 – 18) to explore and challenge their creative potential. With a range of topics and themes, these week-long workshops allow young creatives to evolve their skills, try innovative techniques, and create a community of like-minded teens.

New Hampshire Institute of Art: Storytelling Festival Event

on Thu, 03/16/2017 - 23:09


On Saturday, April 8th at 2:00 pm, the New Hampshire Institute of Art is hosting their first Storytelling Festival in the French Hall Auditorium at 148 Concord Street in Manchester, New Hampshire. We asked Monica Bilson, the Chair of Creative Writing at NHIA, some questions about the upcoming festival.


As the Chair of Creative Writing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, how have your experiences shaped your writing and teachings? What inspires you to write?


I’ve been teaching literature and writing, and building writing programs, for about fifteen years, including almost five at

The New Hampshire Poetry Festival is Nigh!

on Thu, 09/17/2015 - 21:52

This fall, the Granite State celebrates its strong poetry tradition with the inaugural New Hampshire Poetry Festival. Organized by two leading literary organizations, The Poetry Society of New Hampshire and The New Hampshire Institute of Art, the event takes place Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester.                                                                             

“With a thriving poetry community in New Hampshire and surrounding areas, we thought the time was right for this type of event in the state, celebrating the reading and