As a VENUE: Host your event…

Where Your Special Event Becomes a Work of Art! Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, NH is one of the region’s most exceptional and unique spaces to hold your special event. The breathtaking Currier setting and meticulous planning of our Events team guarantees an event experience like no other. The Currier Museum of Art provides a refined and sophisticated environment; ideal for an exceptional array of events including: * corporate meetings * cocktail receptions * business lunches * fundraising functions * wedding ceremonies * receptions, and * holiday parties. All rentals include security, custodial staff, on-site day-of event manager, ample free parking, and access to all galleries for the first hour of your event. Arrangements can also be made to provide guided tours of current exhibitions or to have the museum shop open especially for you.
The Currier Winter Garden Atrium can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail style reception or 120 guests seated with a buffet set-up and dance floor. Capacities can vary based on set-up needs and style of reception.

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As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

The Museum Shop at the Currier has a wide range of items, including: * prints from our collection * textiles * jewelry * paper, and * home goods * books * and, * hand-crafted gifts made by artisans both locally and worldwide. The Shop is open museum hours. No admission necessary to shop. Members receive a discount of 10%.

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As an EATERYFood for thought…

The light-filled Winter Garden Café is the perfect spot for coffee, lunch, or a glass of wine. Menu selections include fresh salads, seasonal soups and sandwiches and fresh baked pastries. Enjoy a special brunch menu including mimosa flights on Sundays starting at 10 am. Experience Art After Work every Thursday from 5 to 8 pm, featuring free gallery access + exhibition tours, live music, a full menu in the Winter Garden Café and drink specials. Members receive 10% off purchases in the café (excluding alcoholic beverages and tax).

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Be a DONORShow that you care…


Becoming a member of the Currier Museum means special access: see exhibitions first, receive invitations to special events, and learn about art behind the scenes. To become a member, renew, or give the gift of membership, select a level below. Your support enables us to present art and serve our community. Choose a membership level for yourself or as a gift.  Membership at specified levels is offered: Individual * Household * Sponsor * Patron * Benefactor * Institutional Membership, and * Library Membership.


Support art and culture, and our community! The Currier Museum of Art relies on you to support its programs and preserve its collection for the enjoyment of future generations.

  • Give to the Annual Fund: Your Annual Fund gift enables the Currier Museum of Art to share world-class art, educational offerings, and programs that benefit our community. The unrestricted Annual Fund enables the museum to deliver diverse exhibitions and comprehensive public programs. The Annual Fund supports our comprehensive social impact programs, including those for families of opioid sufferers, combat veterans, and Alzheimer’s patients. Your Annual Fund gift enhances the experience of the 60,000 guests who visit annually, including nearly 10,000 K through 12 students. It further supports our art center and gallery programs for students of low-income households. The strength of the Currier Museum in the community depends on your Annual Fund gift.
  • Currier Society: Donors who support the mission of the Currier Museum of Art with a gift of $1,500 or more will be granted access to the special events and privileges of the Currier Society. As the museum’s key ambassadors, Currier Society members enjoy insider access, from behind-the-scenes tours with curators to distinctive special events. By providing meaningful support, the Currier Society enables the museum to present special exhibitions, provide free programs for our community, and strengthen our collections.
  • Planned Giving: Remember the Currier Museum of Art in your long-term plans through a bequest in your will or trust, or through a charitable gift annuity. There are a variety of planned giving options that can benefit you and the museum. By including the Currier Museum in your planned giving you will be welcomed into the Fuller Legacy Society. There are a variety of planned gift options that can benefit both you and the Currier Museum.
    • Bequests: The most common vehicle of planned gifts, bequests can be made in any amount or percentage.
    • Gifts of retirement plan assets: A tax-wise way to make a gift: make the Currier Museum a beneficiary of your retirement account.
    • Life income: This can provide tax reduction immediately and an income stream for life.
    • Charitable gift annuity: Safe, popular, and an easy way to receive a guaranteed fixed income for life.
    • Charitable remainder trust: Provides a substantial income tax reduction and helps avoid estate taxes with income for life.
    • Donor advised funds
    • Gifts of real estate
    • Charitable lead trust
    • Life insurance policy
  • Gifts of Art: The Currier Museum of Art also accepts gifts of art. The museum’s curators will review the work and determine whether it fits into the scope of the museum’s collection. Works of art may also be accepted for resale or charity auction to generate funds for museum programs.
  • Corporate Partnership: Corporate partners enjoy benefits like free employee admission, VIP invitations, and exclusive entertaining venues. And you support the valuable educational and community programs at the museum. You might chose to underwrite an exhibition, special event, educational project, or Art & Wellness Programs. Our Art and Wellness programs include Art for Veterans, Art of Hope, Memory Café, Making Art Accessible, and our programs for immigrants and refugees. Sponsorship opportunities at the Currier Museum of Art provide branding and engagement for your organization in a beautiful environment. Together we can impact our community!
  • Tomie dePaola Art Education Fund: In honor of a treasured New Hampshire artist, the Currier Museum of Art has established The Tomie dePaola Art Education Fund to support art education for young people. Art is an important avenue of discovery and growth, as Tomie himself found. Tomie had a great affinity for bringing art to children of all backgrounds, a mission shared by the Currier Museum Art Center. The Currier Museum proudly exhibited Tomie’s work in 2018 and this fund will be a sustainable memorial to the artist.
  • Art and Wellness Programs Fund: The Currier Museum of Art connects people with art. To make a difference in our diverse community, the museum creates impactful programs that serve the needs of communities in greatest need today. We believe that art can inspire, bring people together, and create a better, more inclusive society. Please help us make a difference in our community through the transformative power of art.
  • Chandler House Restoration Fund: The Currier Museum of Art is renovating the George Byron Chandler House, an architectural treasure from the late 19th century that sits across the street from the museum. The main floor of the house preserves impressive stained glass windows, original wallpaper, and fine wood carving. These areas will be open the public as an expansion of the museum, specifically to represent New Hampshire in the 19th century. We need your help to renovate this beautiful home to its original glory. The Currier Museum of Art aims to raise over $2 million dollars in order to support the work ahead, and also develop an endowment for future upkeep and maintenance, public access, outreach, and education programs. Help us save this historically and architecturally significant building for generations to come by making your gift today.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Fund: The Currier Museum is the singular art museum in the world with two Frank Lloyd Wright houses. Accessible by guided tour, they are the only Wright buildings open to the public in New England. The Usonian Automatic and the Zimmerman House express two equally beautiful visions through their closely related designs and contrasting materials. The Currier is committed to preserving these distinctive, mid-century architectural gems and making them accessible for visitors of all ages. Please consider making a donation to the Currier’s Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Fund today.

Volunteer:  The Guild of Volunteers supports the mission of the Currier Museum of Art by giving time and talent. By participating in programs and projects, volunteers inspire active public participation and strengthen the museum’s presence in the community. Volunteers assist staff with a variety of tasks, including leading tours, supporting educational programs, performing administrative tasks, conducting curatorial research, and helping in the library, shop, and café. The museum trains volunteers to lead public tours for our diverse audiences. Docents facilitate looking and interactive discussions in the collection, special exhibitions, the Frank Lloyd Wright houses, and special programs. Docents are trained to use flexible approaches that consider the interests, backgrounds, and abilities of all visitors.

Internships: The Currier Museum of Art is committed to building a culturally diverse profession in museums, art, and art history. It offers paid internships to introduce critical skills for undergraduate and graduate students selected through open application. However, we are not currently accepting applications at this time. Interns will assist with the day-to-day operations of an art museum and collaborate on interdepartmental projects. Internships provide students with a broad range of immersive experiences and are appropriate for those studying art history, museum studies, education, marketing, fundraising, human resources, and event management. Internships include close supervision and mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity.

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