TILLOTSON CENTER

                                    Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Upcoming events

    • 02/01/2020
    • 12:01 AM
    • 02/29/2020
    • 11:59 PM
    • @the Tillotson Center

    Community Matters More is a program of the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation that directly engages the public in grant-making. During the month of February, voters will determine the recipients of over $140,000 awarded to 55 local nonprofit organizations in Maine and New Hampshire. The Tillotson Center is in the race to possibly receive a $5,000 grant.  The nonprofit organization with the most votes at the end of February will be awarded the grant.  Cast your vote at: www.bangor.com/cmm

    • 02/21/2020
    • 11:00 AM
    • 03/16/2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • In the Gallery @the TiLLY

    Jane Baribeau's art show includes graphite drawings of Native Americans as well as paintings of wolves. The Gallery is open Monday thru Friday  11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and at all events. Admission is free.

    • 02/27/2020
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • at the Kaufmann Theater


    • 03/04/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater

    Ball in the House is an R&B/Soul/Pop a Capella group based out of Boston, MA, whose high energy shows have audiences singing, dancing, even beat boxing along. Join us for a concert with Ball in the House and local students joining the group on stage. Sponsored by Tillotson North Country Foundation. Admission $5

    • 03/06/2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • In the Gallery @the TiLLy
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    Eclectic, immersive and mesmerizing; International acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto takes us on an innovative, impressionistic journey filled with earthy, organic soundscapes that impart a mood of peace and tranquility. Students from Mr. Stewart's music class will perform an opening set. Admission $5/Students $3.

    • 03/12/2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    Haunted by the death of a mentally ill sister, psychiatrist Ken Rosenberg takes on the role of filmmaker to examine a national health crisis. Bedlam follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other chronic psychiatric conditions. Discussion after the film.  Admission Free. 

    • 03/13/2020
    • 03/15/2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Kaufmann Theater


    • 03/16/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater
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    Filmed live at the 3Arena Dublin, the exact spot where it all began, the 25th Anniversary Gala Performance will bring Riverdance to the big screen for the very first time! The new 25th Anniversary show catapults Riverdance into the 21st century and will completely immerse you in the extraordinary and elemental power of its music and dance.  Admission $10 adults, $5 students

    • 03/20/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy
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    After more than fifteen years of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson--otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown--have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting: “It’s great to hear an act eschew sentimentality in favor of honesty and to prove that you don’t have to go raiding the memory of others to find the stuff that really good songs are made of,” writes Jedd Beaudoin of Popmatters. Made possible through a grant from the Tillotson North Country Foundation. Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 03/23/2020
    • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Gallery

    Image result for intro to camera abc'sWould you like to learn more about your camera and how to use aperture, shutter speed and exposure compensation controls to the best of your cameras ability? Join us for a workshop led by Fran Bigney to learn the ABC's of Creative Camera Control $10 per participant.  Food and refreshments available for purchase.

    Call or email (tillotsoncenter@gmail.com) the Tillotson Center at 237-8576 to register.

    Sponsored by CRAG in cooperation with North Country Photography Club & the Tillotson Center

    • 03/27/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    This important event cleverly re-tells the story of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her diary, guided by Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren. We also hear the stories of five women who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but survived the Holocaust. Made possible through a grant from the NH Electric Co-op Foundation. Admission $5 / Students $3.

    • 03/27/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    This important event cleverly re-tells the story of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her diary, guided by Academy-Award winning actress Helen Mirren. We also hear the stories of five women who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but survived the Holocaust. Made possible through a grant from the NH Electric Co-op Foundation. Admission $5 / Students $3.

    • 04/03/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Kaufman Theater @the TiLLy

    Highlights the revolutionary pioneering artist of contemporary feminism. Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country's popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, post colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Narrated by Asia Argento. Admission $5/Students $3

    • 04/03/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kaufman Theater @the TiLLy

    Highlights the revolutionary pioneering artist of contemporary feminism. Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country's popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, post colonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Narrated by Asia Argento. Admission $5/Students $3

    • 04/04/2020
    • 04/05/2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    The Colebrook Recreation Department Drama Club production of Junie B. Jones The Musical, Jr. Join Junie B. on her first day of first grade, where many changes are in store: Junie's best friend Lucille has found new best friends -— and Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. While in Mr. Scary's class, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard — and she may need glasses. Add in a friendly cafeteria lady, an intense kickball tournament and a "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal," and first grade has never been more exciting. Admission $3 per person

    • 04/10/2020
    • 04/11/2020
    • 2 sessions
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    Legally Blonde JR. follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. When Elle's boyfriend, Warner, dumps her and heads to Harvard, claiming she's not "serious" enough, Elle takes matters into her own hands, crafting a showy song-and-dance personal essay and charming her way into law school. Befriending classmate, Emmett, and spunky hairdresser, Paulette, along the way, Elle finds that books and looks aren't mutually exclusive.  As Elle begins outsmarting her peers, she realizes that law may be her natural calling after all. Admission $5 adults, $4 students

    • 04/13/2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • Tillotson Center Gallery
    Registration is closed

    Image result for photo scavenger huntThe North Country Photography Club challenge for This month is a photo scavenger hunt, ending when we have our April club meeting on Monday, April 13th. Prizes will be awarded!!! Contact me for Joy for more details and be involved.

     joyinphotos@gmail.com.

    Hope to see you there!!!



    • 04/15/2020
    • 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @theTiLLY

    Sally Field and Bill Pullman are bringing Arthur Miller’s play All My Sons to life. The play originally opened on Broadway in 1947 and follows the Kellers after World War II  in a controversy with their oldest son Larry is still missing.  Made possible through a grant from the NH Electric Co-op Foundation. Admission $5/Students$3.

    • 04/15/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @theTiLLY

    Sally Field and Bill Pullman are bringing Arthur Miller’s play All My Sons to life. The play originally opened on Broadway in 1947 and follows the Kellers after World War II  in a controversy with their oldest son Larry is still missing.  Made possible through a grant from the NH Electric Co-op Foundation. Admission $5/Students$3.

    • 04/22/2020
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy

    More than just a picture postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Native Rapanui grapple with a booming tourism trade that rakes in money, but brings about a changing climate that threatens the fragile ecology on the island. Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu gives voice to his fellow islanders, who struggle to balance their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges. Discussion after the film.  Admission Free. 

    • 04/22/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy

    More than just a picture postcard of iconic stone statues, Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, is a microcosm of a planet in flux. Native Rapanui grapple with a booming tourism trade that rakes in money, but brings about a changing climate that threatens the fragile ecology on the island. Rapanui filmmaker Sergio Mata’u Rapu gives voice to his fellow islanders, who struggle to balance their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges. Discussion after the film.  Admission Free. 

    • 05/07/2020
    • 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy

    Five Hundred years after his death Leonardo continues to be one of the most admired and well-known figures in human history. An artist, architect, humanist, naturalist and military strategist. Leonardo da Vinci was, above all else, a tireless observer constantly searching for new discoveries. Admission $5 / Students $3.


    • 05/08/2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy

    Five Hundred years after his death Leonardo continues to be one of the most admired and well-known figures in human history. An artist, architect, humanist, naturalist and military strategist. Leonardo da Vinci was, above all else, a tireless observer constantly searching for new discoveries. Admission $5 / Students $3.


    • 05/08/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy
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    Parker Hill Road is a five piece acoustic Bluegrass band that has been performing professionally in the New England area for over two decades. The band’s repertoire ranges from traditional Bluegrass to modern pop tunes performed in the Bluegrass tradition. Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 05/14/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • In the Gallery @the TiLLy
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     Mandolinist Alan Epstein  brings an evening of Folk and Bluegrass music to the Gallery. Photo  by Joseph Deuel. Admission $10/Students $5. 

    • 05/15/2020
    • 05/17/2020
    • 3 sessions
    • In the Gallery @theTilly
    Instructors Alan Epstein and Bob Amos will teach the Wernick Method at the Bluegrass Jam Camp.  This class is currently full.


    Click here to join the waiting list





    • 05/16/2020
    • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    Performed by award winning actor and musician Gary Reid, A Life Of Sorrow-The Life and Times of Carter Stanley is a one-man play with music about a mountain music legend. Along with his brother, famed Appalachian mountain banjoist Ralph Stanley, Carter Stanley helped lay the foundations for what is today known as bluegrass music. Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 05/31/2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY

    A spectacular documentary event tours through St. Peterburg's state Hermitage Museum. A wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, to retrace two and a half centuries. Admission $5/Students $3.




    • 06/26/2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy

    The Wunderkammer – also known as "cabinets of curiosities" – emerged among sovereigns and elite collectors in the 16th century. The documentary event film allows viewers a never-before-seen look into these secret places filled with eccentric and priceless oddities in private collections to reveal the wonder that lies inside them. Admission $5/Students $3.

    • 07/02/2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the Tilly

    The Little Red Wagon from University of New Hampshire is returning to the Tillotson Center with "The Wildlife in My Life."  Mom, dad and Jamie are moving to the country! What kind of animals will they encounter on the way? And how will mom and dad cope when they find out their new home is already home for a bunch of other furry and feathery friends? If Jamie has anything to do with it, everyone will learn how to love and live with all the critters that make living in the country interesting and fun! Join Jamie in working out how to teach mom and dad about coexisting with native wildlife! Admission $3 per person

    • 07/27/2020
    • 07/30/2020
    • 4 sessions
    • Gallery @the TiLLY

    Related imageDo you like to draw? Do you enjoy cartoons? Join the Comic Camp with cartoonist Marek Bennett for a summer camp experience like no other. A week long camp of making your own comic book and being part of the first Colebrook Recreation Comic Convention. Comic Camp is open to those in grades 5-10. Registration $55 resident, $65 non-resident (This is a Colebrook Recreation Department Summer Camp Program)

    • 08/23/2020
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @theTiLLy

    A view of the artist’s magnificent sculptures through exclusive, never-before-seen footage. No artist defined 17th-century Rome more than Gian Lorenzo Bernini did, working under nine popes and leaving an indelible mark on the Eternal City. And there is probably no better place to appreciate his talent and genius than the Borghese Gallery in Rome. Admission $5 / Students $3. 

    • 09/18/2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLy
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    Unmistakably Nordic in flavor, Sofia Talvik somehow still conforms to American interpretations of her own original music, blending sparkle and melancholy, creating a special niche of folk music that has been described as neo-folk. Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 12/13/2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater @the TiLLY
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    Christmas @the TiLLY. William Ögmundson is an award-winning and EMMY-nominated composer and lyricist, and a classically-trained solo pianist with nine albums to his credit and over 40,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. Admission $10/$5 Students.

    Click Here to see William 



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, C. Bean Transport, Northern Tire, George M Stevens and LaPerle's IGA

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