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The New Hampshire Arts Learning Network is a collaborative of individuals, organizations and groups with a common interest in arts education, working to support quality arts learning for all students in New Hampshire by sharing information, resources, and services. It is about connecting people, places and ideas so that all our students have access to the arts.

This website is a place to share information, resources, and services; find out about arts education news and events; learn about federal and state policy and how local education agencies fulfill policy requirements; and access arts education advocacy tools and ideas.

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Evaluating Your Art Learning Projects & Programs: An Introduction

May 15, 2015- A free workshop on evaluating the joy, arts learning, and creativity in your school, youth arts projects and creative youth development, 10 am – 3 pm at the Plymouth State University Graduate Center in Concord. Pre- Registration is required. To learn more and register on-line visit,


Teacher & Administrator Workshops
NH Policies & Practices in Arts Education

Registration is now open for two Teacher & Administrator Workshops on the New Hampshire Policies & Practices in Arts Education. We're presenting these workshops with Marcia McCaffrey, Arts Consultant at the NH Department of Education, on Friday, May 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Concord, and Tuesday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Country Education Services in Gorham. Workshop participants will examine and discuss the new Arts Model Competencies, share performance-based assessments and explore how the competencies provide entry points for access to the arts curriculum for all students. Professional development credit is offered. Click here to learn more and to register.

The Art of Writing: Turning words, sentences & stories into student-created books

Wednesday, May 6, Kimball Jenkins Estate, Concord. This workshop, offered as part of the Arts in Inclusive Learning collaboration between VSA New Hampshire and the Arts Alliance of Northern NH, introduces ways to motivate students at all academic levels to enjoy and gain skills in the process of writing and self-expression -- including the creation of simple yet beautiful handmade books. Particular attention will be paid to differentiating and adapting lessons to include students with learning differences and disabilities. More...


Congratulations to NH Poetry Out Loud State Champion Dessaline Etienne from Goffstown High School!

and to NH Alternate Nora Doyle, Plymouth Regional High School! We send our most positive vibrations during April, Poetry Month to Etienne will go on to compete and represent NH at the National Competition in Washington, DC at the end of April. You can live stream the National competition and host a POL Party! Visit

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