Gallery 6

Fresh Paint and Pixels

Fresh Paint and Pixels

September 16 - November 26, 2017

Gallery 6 will feature art by emerging local artists including Ryan Costa, Shawna Gibbs, Nora Happny, Julia Kirchmer, Emiliano Martinez, Debbie Mueller, Kersey Neal, Kali Rocheleau, and Paul Timmons among others. The opening reception on Friday, October 6 (5:30-7pm) takes place during the museum’s First Friday: $3 After 3pm program, where anyone can come enjoy the museum’s exhibits from 3-7pm on the First Friday of any month for only $3. There is no fee to view the art exhibition or enjoy the opening reception. This opening also corresponds to the monthly Dover Art Walk taking place at various galleries throughout downtown Dover.


Opening Reception: Friday, October 6, 5:30-7pm


Call for Art Winter 2017

For thousands of years fantastic creatures have been depicted in works of art. From the soaring phoenix to the roaring dragon, from the magical unicorn to the mischievous elves and fairies …these creatures continue to thrill, delight, entertain and inspire our own imaginations to new heights. Some bring joy, some bring luck, some even send a shiver down your spine, but they always capture our attention!

This winter Gallery 6 invites artists to share their own creations in an Exhibition: Creatures From the Imaginary Realm. There will also be a section where visitors can discover some of the living animals or fossils that may have inspired artists and legends in the past. Entry deadline is October 28, 2017.

This juried show will give burgeoning new talent an opportunity to share their fresh vision and display work in a professional gallery setting to be seen by thousands of visitors of all ages.

Entry Guidlines

  • Gallery 6 is a bright and attractive venue located in Dover, NH. It hosts thousands of visitors of all ages and has as its mission the goal of bringing the highest quality professional art to the community.
  • We are particularly looking for works that can be hung on the walls that does not exceed 36" x 48” and does not exceed 15 pounds, and are suitably framed and wired. If the work has a 3 dimensional component, it must not have sharp or pointed edges or splinters.
  • All artwork must be appropriate for a young audience.
  • The CMNH charges a 10% a commission for work sold. All transactions are between the artist and the buyer and the artwork must remain for the duration of the show.
  • Each artist may submit a maximum of 5 entries.
  • Electronic submission - Digital images in 300 dpi jpeg format are preferred for judging.
  • Work must be properly labeled on the back with the artist's name, title of work, medium and price.
  • There is no cost to submit.
  • Images for the Winter exhibition must be received no later than October 28.
  • Images should be sent to: Tess Feltes, Curator Gallery 6 CMNH tessfeltes@gmail.com.

Liability: Work will be handled with all possible care, but the Children’s Museum will not be responsible for loss or damage from any cause. Submitting work will imply agreement on the part of the artist with the condition.

Notification of accepted work will be sent through email. Artwork selected for the Creatures exhibition must be delivered to the Children’s Museum of NH by November 28th unless other arrangements have been made.


Gallery 6 Mission

Gallery 6 exhibitions celebrate and promote the arts in New Hampshire and beyond. The gallery space is designed to blend into the Children's museum of New Hampshire Studio space where children's artwork hangs, connecting the playful creativity of children to the serious investigations of artists. Our high-caliber exhibitions are often based on a theme that has relevance to other Children's Museum of New Hampshire exhibits, that promotes creativity or is of particular interest to families.

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire schedules 4-6 exhibits a year and has these exhibitions planned many months in advance.

Gallery 6 is open during regular Children's Museum of New Hampshire hours and there is no charge to view the exhibit. (Those wishing to visit the rest of the Children's Museum of New Hampshire as well must pay regular admission.)

Gallery 6 is supported by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, and Georgia-Pacific.

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