Intown Concord’s Art Walk Set to Enliven Downtown Concord on First Friday

Published: 10-30-2023 1:00 PM

Intown Concord has organized an Art Walk event taking place during the upcoming First Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. This lively occasion will transform the streets of Downtown Concord into a vibrant hub of creativity and community engagement. Local businesses and nonprofits will unite to showcase an array of captivating artworks, making it a can’t-miss celebration for art enthusiasts and residents alike.

Stops on the Art Walk include:

Bank of NH Stage: Experience the captivating world of Saad Hindal, an Iraqi artist whose colorful vision vividly captures Concord’s diverse community. Admire Saad’s stunning mural at the Bank of New Hampshire Stage and explore his unique artwork available for purchase. Additionally, don’t miss Ahmad Gazelle’s exquisite pottery display during the event and Batulo’s Kitchen’s delicious Somali cuisine available for purchase.

Concord Arts Market (Bicentennial Square): Delight in the works of over 20 local artists at the Concord Arts Market pop up in Bicentennial Square. Explore a variety of art forms, including paintings, glasswork, textiles, and more, from talented vendors in the area. Additionally, Brian Burnout will be performing acoustically from 4-5 p.m.

Concord Community Music School (23 Wall St): Enjoy a captivating Faculty Showcase Recital at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall, featuring an eclectic mix of musical genres, including classical, folk, and blues. This event offers a wonderful opportunity to witness the talents of Concord’s renowned teaching artists, and admission is free for all attendees.

NH Art Association/Guild of NH Woodworkers (49 S. Main St, Chamber office): The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce will host the ‘Magical Realism’ exhibition by artist William Turner, showcasing playful depictions of vintage toys in vibrant, imaginative settings. This event offers a unique journey through the world of playful nostalgia and pop culture references.

League of New Hampshire Craftsmen (49 S. Main St): Visit the League’s Gallery and discover the ‘Connecting Through Craft’ exhibition, a collaborative showcase highlighting the profound connections and artistic exchanges between members of the League of NH Craftsmen and NH Furniture Masters.

New gallery! Pillar Gallery Projects (205 N. State St): Explore the ‘Flora & Fauna’ exhibition at the PILLAR Gallery + Projects, featuring a diverse collection of regional foliage interpretations, alongside unique and imaginative plant-inspired artworks by talented artists from the Northeast.

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Pompanoosuc Mills (38 N. Main St): Join Pompanoosuc Mills’ featured artists, Jess Barnett, Michelle Motuzas, Helen Fitzgerald, Elsa Voelcker, and Tanya Hayes Lee, as they present their stunning creations for sale. Delight in an evening filled with art appreciation, engaging conversations, and delectable refreshments.

Viking House (19 N. Main St): Witness artist Mike Driscoll’s live painting session at Viking House, where he will showcase and sell his captivating artwork, providing an insightful glimpse into his creative process.

Wine on Main (9 N. Main St): Indulge in a complimentary wine tasting event from 5-7 p.m. at Wine on Main, featuring a selection of new wines from around the world. Additionally, Lisa Devos from La Mia Mano Jewelry will present her stunning handcrafted jewelry pieces, perfect for art enthusiasts seeking unique and elegant accessories.

To fully immerse yourself in the vibrant art scene of Downtown Concord, ensure you don’t miss the “Love” Mural by James Chase on Storrs Street, artists hosted by Penumbra at the corner of Warren and North State, Spruce Home and Company, and various outdoor art sculptures throughout the downtown area.

For more details and updates on the event, visit the official Intown Concord website and social media channels.