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6 Fun Things to do in Keene, New Hampshire

December 12, 2014

As one of New Hampshire’s premiere cultural hot-spots, Keene is chalk full of exciting and unqiue ways to spend an afternoon. Keene’s inviting combination of history, culture and nature makes it one of the most visited towns in the Cheshire county. From the country’s most climbed mountain, to one of the oldest tavern’s to a robust theatre,

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Artists: Find support in the Monadnock Region

November 22, 2022

Article by Abby Holt Getting discovered as an artist is hard work. While there are a lucky few that wind up in a “right place, right time” situation, most of us have to live up to the starving artist persona. Fortunately, there are ways that we can set ourselves up for success. Many artists find

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Family Friendly Museums & Galleries Galore!

February 15, 2022

Explore the many kid-friendly galleries and museums throughout the Monadnock region! With such an amazing number and variety of artists, it’s not surprising to find exhibits year-round, in galleries, libraries, and special shows. Museums present special exhibits as well as permanent collections, all telling stories unique to the area that the family will love! It

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a red sunset colors the sky around Mount Monadnock

Discover Monadnock

Find fun activities, local attractions and places to dine around New Hampshire’s beautiful Mount Monadnock! From scenic B&B’s to contemporary art galleries to our beautiful mountain and its pristine surroundings, the New Hampshire’s Cultural Corner has it all.



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Discover Monadnock is a project of Arts Alive. As an arts service organization, we created this site to be your guide to New Hampshire’s cultural corner. Whether you’re a local looking for fun activities, or a visitor wanting to find local attractions, the information you need is here. Get inspired on hikes, learn with cultural and historical lectures, practice green living with workshops and community groups, and take in the incredible arts created and presented here in the Monadnock region!

Arts Alive nurtures creative businesses, artists, and cultural institutions and works to build the creative economy for those brand new to the field, hobbyists turned professional, volunteers, and long-time professionals. We celebrate excellence in local arts through the Ewing Arts Awards, and help direct the Radically Rural arts track where rural arts experts to teach best practices. We are a go-to source for supporting creative enterprise.