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AVA Gallery and Art Center

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Address: 11 Bank St, Lebanon, NH 03766-1749
Phone Number: 603-448-3117
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Wonderful artist's resource

What a wonderful gift AVA continues to offer to it's community. From connecting with locals to artists in action to community outreach, AVA has a far out reaching gift that keeps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Peggy K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful gift AVA continues to offer to it's community. From connecting with locals to artists in action to community outreach, AVA has a far out reaching gift that keeps on giving. I was new to the area several years ago and after a class or two I was hooked. The locals I connected with via AVA helped support... More 

Thank Peggy K
Grantham, NH USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

AVA offers different benefits for different segments of the area's population as well as visitors: (1) ARTISTS have the opportunity to further their talents by having art studios and exhibitions; (2) ART PATRONS patrons enjoy seeing locally created visual arts; (3) FAMILIES and budding artists can learn about the medium of their choice in classes; and (4) LOCAL RESIDENTS see... More 

Thank DougW964
Lebanon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Brilliant displays of local artists in a LEED certified historical building. Vibrant artwork and open studios as well as classes for children and adults.

Thank nancy p
Lebanon, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This gallery is right around the corner from my house so I stop in periodically to see what's new. I was last there in August for The Juried Summer Exhibition which featured some fantastic works from around the state. If you have some time and are looking for something fun to do with friends or visiting family go on line... More 

1 Thank Holly B
Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our two sons LOVE the AVA and the art camps. We would highly recommend their programs. They're a great way for children to find and express their creativity.

Thank Christopher D
Norwich, Vermont
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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.

1 Thank TravelGuideReader
Meriden, New Hampshire
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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

Thank alynn5050
Norwich, Vermont
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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 

Thank Bear59
Grantham, New Hampshire
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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".

Thank DorcieMitchell
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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 

Thank HaskelUK

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