March 25, 2014 - March 8, 2015
Plymouth State University, Museum of the White Mountains

In its newest exhibition, Plymouth State University’s Museum of the White Mountains explores connections between geological history and recreation in the White Mountains. The exhibition is curated by Sarah Garlick, a New Hampshire-based writer and science educator.

The exhibition features ultra-high resolution panoramic photographs (Gigapans) of Cannon Cliff, the Franconia Ridge and the east side of Mt. Washington. These panoramas span nearly entire walls of the gallery and are featured in a touch-screen digital exhibit.

The exhibition includes topics like the connection of a geologic event such as a landslide and how that event precipitates activities such as backcountry skiing and ice climbing. It also explains the impact of the Ice Age on the region, and the science behind the formation and eventual destruction of the Old Man of the Mountain.

The museum, located at 34 Highland Street in Plymouth, is open for regular hours Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public for self-guided tours. Contact Libby Griffiths at (603) 535-3210 or to discuss and schedule group visits.


Friday, Aug. 22 - Friday, Dec. 5
Lamson Learning Commons Art Display Wall

Route 66, also known as the road to opportunity, linked Chicago to Los Angeles between 1926 and the mid 1950?s. The road functions as a metaphorical bridge, connecting the country socially and culturally, bringing people to California. As people migrated along the route, it served as a cultural conduit, transporting ideas, progressive thinking, and diversity westward.

Portfolio exchange participants are asked to provide their own take on Route 66 Westbound to Paradise, taking into consideration Route 66, the road to opportunity as a catalyst for social change.

The print portfolio exchange was curated by artist Fawn Atencio of Denver, CO. For more information, visit the Lamson Learning Commons website.


Wednesday, Sep. 3 - Thursday, Oct. 2
Karl Drerup Art Gallery

Reception: Sep. 10, 4–6 p.m.

The PSU Faculty Exhibit is an annual celebration of Plymouth State University’s talented art faculty, highlighting exhibitors as working artists and demonstrating how their work connects with the PSU art curriculum and art students. The exhibit includes recent works from a wide spectrum of media including photography, painting, sculpture, ceramics, drawing, printmaking, digital media, graphic design, and mixed media.

For more information about exhibits and events, visit


Tuesday, Sep. 16 - Friday, Oct. 31
Silver Center for the Arts

This installation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the PSU theatre program by exploring and presenting examples of the visual magic created by the dramatic arts and theatre design within the context of the history of theatre at Plymouth State University. Curated by Professor of Theatre Matt Kizer and presented in collaboration with the PSU Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Please join us for an opening reception on Tuesday, September 16, 4-6pm.

8:00 pm

Friday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m.
Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center for the Arts

The Sweet Remains is an unusual band on today’s music scene; three gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and three part harmonies that define the band’s sound. When Rich Price (Burlington, VT), Greg Naughton (NYC), and Brian Chartrand (Phoenix, AZ) met for a chance jam-session, the three instantly recognized a musical blend and kinship that would eventually overcome geography and solo-careers to form The Sweet Remains. Their songs easily appeal to fans of modern folk-rockers like Jason Mraz, Ray Lamontagne, and John Mayer while their lush harmonies harken back to super groups like Crosby, Stills and Nash, the Eagles and Simon & Garfunkel. Their debut CD Laurel & Sunset opened to great reviews and the band has been winning the praise of audiences and critics across the U.S. ever since. In 2013 they released their most recent studio album North & Prospect.  “It’s been a long time since three-part harmonies this lush were yoked to songs as melodically gorgeous as these” said The Boston Herald. 

Buy tickets online or call for tickets, 603-535-2787
Adult $30, Senior $28, Youth $15

8:00 am

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Experience Plymouth firsthand at one of our many Open House and Admitted Student events! Tour campus, try the food, and meet a panel of current PSU students. You can even sit down with faculty in your academic area of interest!

For all events, pre-registration is strongly recommended.

Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. in Silver Center for the Arts Lobby on the day of Open House.


Monday, Oct. 6 - Thursday, Oct. 30
Karl Drerup Art Gallery

Reception: October 7, 4-6 p.m., with gallery talk by Professor Beverly Naidus, University of Washington, Tacoma

What does it mean for art to be socially engaged? Can art help us find the vision to move through today’s world?

This audience-participatory installation examines the tensions, fears, and illusions promoted by the corporate media and the stories of individuals struggling to make sense of this economic and political moment, while inviting viewers to participate in a game that playfully explores the perils and rewards of activism. Beverly Naidus’s art practice intertwines the roles of activist, educator, writer, and interdisciplinary artist.

For more information about exhibits and events, visit

12:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 12-1 p.m.
Union Grille at the HUB

Come to the Japanese Table! Join us for lunch and explore the Japanese culture and language. This event is on Tuesday, October 7th from noon to 1PM in the Union Grille at the HUB. Questions? Contact Sachiko Ikeda Sponsored by the Languages and Linguistics Department.

6:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Bradford Room

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 5-12, 2014

In recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, the Mental Health Issues Class (Health and Human Performance Dept) is hosting a Mental Health ForumIn the Bradford Room in Centre Lodge on Tuesday, October 7 from 6:00-7:30 p.m..

Students from the Mental Health Issues class have coordinated with NAMI NH's In Our Own Voice program to bring in speakers who will talk about their personal experience living with and recovering from mental illness.

These presentations are inspiring, educational, and valuable to students and faculty alike who have interest in mental illness from a personal and/or professional point of view. We hope that you will encourage student attendance at this event for class credit or just personal benefit.

We welcome anyone who wishes to join us. There is no charge for this presentation. A variety of literature and resources will be available. We encourage professors to give your students credit to attend this informative event.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:
Elaine de Mello

Supported by: PSU Health and Human Performance; National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI NH) and through a grant with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

7:00 pm

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m.
Studio Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

The PSU Faculty Jazz group performing Jazz Standards from the 60s to present time.

Buy tickets online or call the Silver Center box office at 603-535-2787.

Ticket Prices: Adult $6, Senior & Youth Free