Opening April 3, 2019 for the 103rd Season!

Tattoo Flash Art Exhibit Opening

The Woodman is thrilled to collaborate with talented tattoo artists of Hobo’s & Congress Street Tattoo of Portsmouth and Rochester or the April and May exhibition at the Thom Hindle Gallery (15 Summer St., Dover, NH 03820). Artists on display include Danny Clark, Steven Clark, Jason Scott, Spencer Scott, Bill Rocha, Andrew Stortz and Harrison Wellwood. Pieces are available for sale.

The exhibition runs through the end of May and is available for viewing free to the public during normal museum hours (Wednesday through Sunday, 10am-5pm). .

The opening night–April 12–will feature an intimate gathering with the artists, including beer and wine and light snacks. Doors open at 7pm. The event is free to attend.

 

 

 

Also new at the Thom Hindle Gallery are recent acquisitions from the Cross Insurance Company, which include historic photos of Dover printed from the original glass plate negatives of the Thom Hindle photography collection. The front parlor also features a temporary exhibit, “Drafting Dover,” which includes work from surveyor Charles Hayes and historian John Scales. Hayes surveyed Dover Point from 1912-1915, locating the sites of homes and buildings erected between 1623-1723. Scales wrotes the History of Dover Vol. I, which included work from Hayes.

Thom Hindle Gallery

The Keefe House was built in 1825 for Asa Tufts, owner of Tufts Apothecary. In 1847, his son Charles took over the shop as Asa became involved in banking and insurance until his death in 1884. The house was purchased in 1917 by F. Clyde Keefe, a local attorney and twice mayor from 1934-35 and again from 1942-47. The home remained in the Keefe family for three generations.

The Thom Hindle Gallery at the Woodman (formerly the Keefe House Gallery at the Woodman) is New Hampshire’s newest professional Fine Art gallery, is located in the beautifully preserved Victorian Era home at 15 Summer Street in Dover, NH. There is no admission charge to visit the Thom Hindle Gallery at the Woodman Museum.

Learn about the current exhibition on view at the Thom Hindle Gallery at the Woodman here.

The House is available for rental for small business meetings, retreats, or corporate events. The building is equipped with a serviceable kitchen, large dining area, open rooms and limited seating for lectures.  Rental costs range in price. For more information, contact director@woodmanmuseum.org.

Robert A. Whitehouse Library
Preserved in a controlled environment are more than 7,000 historical and genealogical documents, including a will dating back to 1741, city records from 1732-1800, 100-year old school records, and a 1771 tax bill from King George.

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