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PHOTOS: Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week

  • The Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week had a Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, where Teresa Taylor, owner of Salty Dog Pottery throws a pot on the wheel to demonstrate the way that different tools work and how to use the wheel.  Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Addie Tremblay at the Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week during Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, paints a picture using watercolor paints at a table set up outside for kids and adults alike who want to try their hand at painting. Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Kevin Marzoli lead one of the guided tours at the Canterbury Shaker Village during Arts Week on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, where he lead people through the different buildings and history of the Shakers and their way of life.  Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Barbra Beeler at the Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week during Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, bends a strip of Birds Eye Maple into the shape of a shaker box. Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • The Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week had a Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on a tour of the village guide Kevin Marzoli ask the people to separate themselves as the shakers would have with the women on the south side of the meeting hall and men on the north side.  Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Toni Jo Coppa at the Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week during Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, works on a charcoal drawing of a weaving. Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • The Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week had a Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, where Sydney Bailey, colors the seed packet that she folded from a sheet of paper. Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Teresa Taylor at the Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week during Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, uses a ricer to extrude small strings of clay to put on a tile. Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • Lars Fjeldsted looks through a bin of paint brushes at the Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week during Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff

  • The Canterbury Shaker Village Arts Week had a Family Day on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, where Teresa Taylor threw a pot on the wheel explaining how to properly form different shapes from a cylinder.  Maddie Vanderpool/ Monitor staff


Friday, July 20, 2018

Canterbury Shaker Village is hosting an arts week where local artists are showcasing their work. Activities include dance performances, interactive studios and tours that bring you all around the village. Visitors can watch artists work or try your hand at their mediums. Kids can paint while overlooking the gardens. Later in the week, there will be an open rehearsal of The Canterbury Singers. On Saturday the Symphony NH’s String Quartet plays at 2:30 p.m.