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mail the completed form and your check to:
Center for the Arts
PO Box 872
New London, NH 03257
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Membership Benefits

We depend on you to help keep the arts alive and flourishing in the Lake Sunapee Region. Please join us in these endeavors by sending in your tax-deductible contribution today.

Become a member today and receive these benefits:

Discounts on all CFA Events

Advance Invitations to the CFA Members events

5% discount on any painting exhibited in the Micro Galleries

Artists receive a free listing image and link on CFA Website


Thanks to the generosity of our CFA members and Sponsors we have established a Scholarship fund! Area students in grades 9- 12 and adults who would like to pursue artistic opportunities in our region may apply for scholarship funds to help pay or defer the cost of participation.

Our volunteer base is growing at a steady pace.
With this growth, we have been able to accomplish more, and have a larger impact upon our community. 
The Center for the Arts Welcomes your involvement.
To Volunteer, pleaseemail us!

Our Mission...

“Enriching lives and building community through the arts.”

How do we do this?

Showcasing existing arts organizations and artists through our First Fridays Programs and Arts Shows throughout the year
Offering creative educational opportunities for adults and students

Offering scholarship opportunities for students
Providing venues, visibility, and opportunities for arts organizations and artists of all disciplines
Providing opportunities for creative individuals to gather and collaborate
Providing community events that stimulate the local and broader economy

Publicizing cultural events on our monthly e-calendar, website, in print and other media
Creating opportunities for wider visibility for arts organizations and artists of all disciplines
Creating collaborative opportunities with businesses, educational Institutions, community organizations
and the towns in which we serve.

Board of Directors

Jean Cronin Connolly, Chairman - New London
Sandy Wells, Recording Secretary - North Sutton
Debbie Lang, Treasurer - Sutton
Wally Borgen, Performing Arts - New London
Donald Cox, Performing Arts - New London
Joan Doran, Literary Arts - New London
Sue Elliott, Scholarships - New London
​Barbara Hunting, Micro Galleries - Andover​

Rob Kier, Progams - New London
Ashlee Rowley, Youth Arts - New London
Susie Lowe Stockwell, Development - Sutton​
Angela Tarleton, Performing Arts - Warner

Kevin Tarleton, Performing Arts - Warner
Elizabeth Tine, Volunteer Coordinator - New London


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What we do...

The arts are an essential component of our greater community and it is up to organizations, such as the Center for the Arts, to facilitate sustainable partnerships with both other organizations and artists in our region.  It is these private and public partnerships that create the collaborative platform which enhances and strengthens our Art and Cultural offerings and regional desirability. We are a small organization with a big vision. We welcome your ideas and encourage your partnership though communication, membership and volunteering. We act as a centralized source of information for regional cultural events We seek out artists and help them find a voice before the public We collaborate with other organizations to increase public awareness of their art and cultural programs and help support them We create events and programs to enhance existing venues and we experiment with new ones We expand existing educational opportunities 

We support over 100 area artists

and art related businesses

and promote the following organizations through our comprehensive monthly emails:

  • ​Abbott Library-Sunapee

    Andover Coffeehouse-Andover

    Andover Schools-Andover

    Art Café-Sutton

    Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust

    Center for the Arts-Lake Sunapee Region

    Colby-Sawyer College

    The Fells-Newbury

    The First Baptist Church- New London

    Flying Goose Pub Concerts

    The Grange-Andover


    Kearsarge Indian Museum-Warner

    Kearsarge Chamber of Commerce

    Kearsarge Chorale

    Kearsarge Community Band

    Kearsarge Conservatory of Performing Arts-Warner

    Kearsarge Regional High School

    Lake Sunapee Bank-Micro Gallery

    Lettvin Chamber Music Series

    Library Arts Center-Newport

    Literary Arts Guild-CFA

    The Livery-Sunapee

    Mainstreet Bookends-Warner

    Mt Royal Academy

    Musterfield Farm-Sutton

    NH League Craftsmen Show-Sunapee

    NH Open Doors-Kearsarge Region

    NH Telephone Museum

    New London Barn Playhouse

    New London Farmers Market

    New London Garden Club

    New London Historical Society

    New London Hospital

    New London Inn-Micro Gallery

    New London Outing Club

    New London Recreation

    Newbury Center Meetinghouse-Newbury

    Newport Ballroom Dance Studio

    Newbury Union Church

    Newport Opera House-Newport

    North Country Chordsmen

    Northern Stage-White River Jct

    Proctor Academy-Andover

    Project Sunapee

    St Andrews Church-New London

    St Joseph Church-Claremont

    Shakerbridge Theater-Enfield

    Summer Music Associates

    Sunapee Coffeehouse-Sunapee

    Sunapee Kearsarge Intertown Theater

    Sutton Historical Society

    Tracy Memorial Library-New London

    Upper Valley Arts Alliance-Hanover

    Wilmot Community Center-Wilmot

    Wilmot Farmer’s Market

    Wilmot Library-Wilmot

 About Us


Contact Us:

Program Manager: Nicole Southworth

Center for the Arts - Lake Sunapee Region

PO Box 872

New London, NH 03257


Phone: (603) 526 - 4444