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AVA Gallery and Art Center

11 Bank St., Lebanon, NH
603-448-3117
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Lebanon
Type: Art Galleries, Educational Sites
Most recent review
- Oct 30, 2013
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English first
Norwich, Vermont
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

A little off the beaten path, this gallery is worth the detour. It is a gem. AVA offers art classes at every level and shows a wide variety of top-notch work. Housed in a former clothing factory, the building alone is worth a look-see.

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meriden nh
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Great gallery. I loved the opening party and the Xmas show was a great place to do my holiday shopping

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Norwich, Vermont
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
53 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I have been to many gallery openings and receptions here, as well as a couple of Opera North concerts. The most recent exhibition was in mid-September of last year, when my brother, sister-in-law, and I went to the opening of a special exhibit on The Art of the Woodcut Novel. It was fascinating, and we all enjoyed it immensely. Unfortunately,... More

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Grantham, New Hampshire
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I have been to Ava many times, they show local artists that are trying to establish their business. I like to be supportive the work is usually above high school quality and sometimes has some "real artistic talent".

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London
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255 reviews 255 reviews
107 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

An art gallery with studios for a variety of art classes for adults and kids. There is a beautiful light filled art gallery with current exhibitions which were interesting . Only a handful of people there when we visited. The art studios were cavernous and I would have loved to have taken a class but sadly none available for what... More

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Vermont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

They do a nice job. Very friendly staff. All ages like going.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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404 reviews 404 reviews
105 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

When I was little I used to go to AVA for art lessons, but now I'm taking my niece and nephew for a wonderful program called CAOS. For $5 kids can be their own artist in a variety of mediums: clay, paint, drawing, etc. Such a great deal and the kids love it. I'm so happy that AVA has expanded... More

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East Thetford, Vermont
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

They have a variety of artwork, and the owner is very helpful.

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The holiday exhibit was so well presented with related works hung beautifully near one-another. One can see the work of a/some aesthetic brilliance here.

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