Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Upcoming events

    • 03/17/2018
    • 1:00 PM
    • 05/03/2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • In the Gallery

    Connecticut River Artisans Group Fran Bigney is exhibiting her photographs in the Gallery now until May 3. A reception for Fran will be on Thursday, April 19 from 5-7 pm. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

    • 04/27/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • In the Gallery at The Tilly

    Claude Monet-Agenteuil-Red Boats - 1875

    The Connecticut River Artisans Group is sponsoring an art class with instructor Judi Calhoun. Enjoy creating a painting you can take home. Admission is free, supplies will be provided. Space is limited, please call 603-237-8576 or email thetillotsoncenter@gmail.com to register.

    • 04/28/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    Cold Chocolate is a groovy Americana band that fuses bluegrass, folk, and rock to create a sound all their own. With tight three-part harmony and skillful musicianship, this trio from Boston is impressing audiences throughout New England and beyond.  Sponsored by Northern Tire. Tickets available online and at the door. Tickets $10 /$5 students.

    Click here to see Cold Chocolate

    • 05/04/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Internationally acclaimed bluegrass musician and songwriter Bob Amos, Alan Epstein, who has studied with some of the top mandolin players in the world, and Ellen Carlson, who has been performing on fiddle for over 35 years. This trio is teaming up to offer the Bluegrass Jam Camp Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and May 6. To kick off the weekend, the pair will offer a mini-concert on Friday, May 4, at 7 p.m. Students of the Jam Camp will receive a free ticket. Tickets $8 online / $10 at the door.

    • 05/05/2018
    • 05/06/2018
    • 2 sessions
    • In the Gallery at the Tillotson Center

    Instructors Bob Amos, Alan Epstein, and Ellen Carlson, will teach the Wernick Method at the Bluegrass Jamming Camp. The Instructors will kick off the weekend on Friday, May 4 @ 7 p.m with a one hour concert. On Saturday, May 5 from 6-9 p.m. is a jam session with instructors and students. The jam session is free and open to the public.

    Click Here to Register

    • 05/20/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Ben Cosgrove is a traveling composer, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist from New England. He performs regularly all over the country, writes scores for films, plays, radio, and television. His “electric and exhilarating” live performances are at once dazzling and intimate: music that has been described as “stunning” and as “compelling and powerful,” all presented with warmth, honesty, and “the easy familiarity of a troubadour.” Ben is returning to the Tillotson Center for a Sunday afternoon concert on the Steinway. Admission $10/$5 Students. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.    

                                click here to listen to ben's original music

    • 06/28/2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    The Youth Ensemble of New England is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. This youth orchestra is made up of about thirty young people from the age of 10, through college-age. The group performs throughout New England, and has had concert tours to Iceland, England, Scotland, Canada, Maine and New York. Suggested donation $5 to support children's programing at the Tillotson Center.

    • 07/05/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    The Little Red Wagon is back! So many stories and so little time! Each time the door opens a new story begins. Follow the characters from all of the fairy tales you know and love and perhaps a couple you don't. Most reimagined in ways you wouldn't expect. A fast paced play sure to enchant audiences!  All seats $4. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.

    • 08/04/2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Founded in 1993, the Tanglewood Marionettes perform classic tales by skilled puppeteers Peter Schaefer and Anne Schaefer. An Arabian Adventure is a tale of a Persian prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. facing danger at every turn, the courageous prince must battle his way out of the underground prison to save his princess from a tragic fate. All seats $4. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.

    • 09/15/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater At The Tilly

    Their music echoes inspiration from traditional folk duos and singer/songwriters like Neil Young – combining beautiful harmonies and a lyrical intensity, while establishing a unique sound of their own. Since 2010, co-founders Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, have organized the Massachusetts Walking Tour. This is an annual non-profit bipedal concert tour of Massachusetts in support of arts and culture for towns throughout the state. Each free community concert collaborates with local artists, musicians, educational programs, trail managers and land trust groups to highlight both artistic diversity and recreational land use.   Sponsored by James Russell Fitch. Admission $10/Students $5.


      Click here to learn more about "The Tour"

    • 09/30/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater At The Tilly

    The New Hampshire-born pianist Matthew Odell began his studies at the age of 10 and has since won acclaim for performances of a wide range of repertoire as a solo recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and chamber musician. Mr. Odell currently teaches at The Juilliard School and frequently presents master classes, workshops, and lectures at professional conferences and universities throughout the U.S and Europe. This program will includes works by Robert Schumann, Oliver Messiaen, and Amy Beach. Tickets $10/$5 students.

    • 12/15/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tillotson Center

    Christmas at the Tillotson Center. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. The Polar Express leaves from the Tillotson Center every December. All aboard! All seats $3. Sponsored by the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust. 

    • 12/16/2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater At The Tilly

    Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, and performer based in Conway, NH. A Charlie Brown Christmas was originally telecast in December 1965 and was an instant hit with audiences who connected with Peanuts creator Charles M. Schultz’s cast of characters – especially with its rounded-headed hero Charlie Brown, his woefully scrawny Christmas tree, and his typewriter-wielding dog Snoopy. Admission $10 / Students $5. Sponsored by C. Bean Transport.

Programs are made possible through the generosity of individuals and corporate sponsors: 

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation/North Country Region, Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund, Tillotson North Country Foundation, Northern Tire, C. Bean Transport, Kheops International,  and  the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust


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