New “Winter Hours” at Center For The Arts

Center for the Arts winter hours start October 1, 2017 and run through March 31, 2018. We will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. (In case of inclement weather, the center will operate at the discretion of the volunteer scheduled for that day.) Keep the Center for the Arts in mind for your holiday gift buying needs. We have the largest selection of Art in the White Mountains!

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14th Bi-Annual Art Show Winners

The 14th Bi-Annual Art Show closed on September 9th, 2017 with a reception for the artists and presentation of awards. The category of 2-D art concluded with the presentation of 1st place award going to Suzie Taylor for her painting “A Roll in the Hay”. 2nd place went to B. J. Caldwell for her painting “Cabot Cove”. Third place went to Jaa Scheffler for her painting of “Heads & Heels”. In the category of Photography Lloyd Pentecost took...

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Call for Local Sculptors

The Arts Alliance of the White Mountains and the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside are issuing a call for local sculptors who would like to have their artwork considered for prominent display in Pinetop-Lakeside’s Community Art Project. Seven pieces will be selected to replace the seven original pieces, some of which are still on display on pedestals on both sides of White Mountain Boulevard. Sculptures must be a minimum of three feet tall and...

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The school year is in its last days….June 20, 2017

The school year is in in last days and all learning material has been put away. It is now up to the teachers to come up with activities to occupy the children. Today we went to see a play that starts out with a little girl saying, ” I am going to tell you a story. We are in Florida.” Why she has to tell us it is Florida I do not know. Nothing in the rest of the story refers to Florida or anything about Florida. This is my first...

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Dispatch from across the Pond – May 12, 2017

Since my last Dispatch I have traveled to Belgium where I visited Brussells, Bruge, and Antwerp. Brussells is a very multicultural city with a very diverse population. I stayed in a Muslim part of the city. On my daily walk to the city center (thirty minutes) I was able to see, smell, and taste some wonderful foods; pastries, breads, sausages, and exotic fruits and vegetables. Bruge has preserved its medieval charm and it is a delight to ride...

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Ann Anspach featured Artist at Holbrook Art Series in April 2017

On April 21st from 5pm to 7pm, the Arts Alliance of the White Mountains is sponsoring the April Holbrook Art Series. AAWM Artist Ann Anspach is the featured artist for the evening at the Train Depot in Holbrook. Please plan to attend the support Ann and the art of the White Mountains. Ann is a cowgirl/artist from Wyoming, now living in the Taylor, AZ area. She is recognized for her success with working in watercolor, oil, graphite, and pottery....

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