Friday, February 10, 2017

DURHAM, NH –The Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire is hosting its third LiveARTS!, a program for musical arts. A surprising medley of university talent from solo student artists, trios or other music groups will perform in an “open mic” coffee house format. LiveARTS! takes place on Thursday, February 16, from 6:00 pm -7:30 pm. The Museum of Art and its programs are open to the public free of charge.

In conjunction with LiveARTS! two new exhibitions are on view Momentum, Works by the University’s Art and Art History Department Facultyand Closer Readings: New Hampshire Writers Respond to Art.

University student musicians interested in performing may sign up in advance, through sign-up sheets in the music department and in the Museum of Art, Paul Creative Arts Center, via Facebook and email. If the schedule allows, walk –in sign-ups may take place on the evening of LiveARTS!. The performances will be approximately 10-15 minutes in length. The event will ideally appeal to brass and woodwind chamber quintets and quartets, any instrumental duet or trio, or any soloist with piano accompaniment.

The Museum of Art hours of operation during the academic year: Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; closed Fridays and University holidays. All programs are free and open to the public. The Museum will be closed March 10-19 and April 10-20, 2017. For more information, contact the Museum of Art at 603-862-3712,, or visit