Updates on gallery exhibits, local artists, and art news in the New Hampshire Seacoast.
Robert Wheeler

Inside the ‘sacred space’ of a local author’s home studio in New Castle.

"The Port, Portsmouth" by Charles Cormier

The Sound’s sister site,, has announced the winners of its Winter Photo Contest. Two of the images capture tranquil sunset scenes, while the other shows an intrepid surfer braving harsh winter conditions.

Fall Photo Contest

The Sound's sister site,, announced the winners of its Fall Photo Contest this morning, awarding three striking images that capture outdoor scenes on...

Top Five Things Dec. 9

Our roundup of weekend entertainment on the Seacoast includes food, art, music, and celebration — and not all of it is tied to the holidays.

Labrie Family Skate

For the next three weeks, Seacoast entertainment will be dominated by the holidays. Don’t fight it; just pour some rum in your eggnog and ease into the festive spirit. Here are some ways to enjoy the season.

Kenley Darling butterfly

“Kenley Darling: A Winter Migration,” featuring 108 cut butterfly drawings, opens at Nahcotta in Portsmouth on Friday. The local artist talks about her fondness for butterflies and the connections between art, nature, and the spirit.

"Red Squirrels, Blue Squirrels" by Susan Jaworski-Stranc

There are so many fun ways to appreciate local art around the Seacoast this weekend, including opening receptions and open studios at area galleries. Here's a roundup of some of the highlights.

Ghosts on the Banke

Halloween is Monday, and trick-or-treating in most communities is this weekend. But there are, in fact, some non-Halloween events coming up that are worthy of mention too. Here are some highlights.

Dick Gregory

The weekend weather forecast looks pretty dreary, but the entertainment forecast is bright and cheery, filled with music, art, and comedy. Check out some of the highlights, including the Black New England Conference.

"Whaleback" by digital photographer Thomas Wright

The weekend is mere hours away. You can make it. And when you do, you’ll have numerous options for entertainment, including great music, theater, and art events. Here’s a roundup of highlights.