TILLOTSON CENTER

                        Community Heritage, Visual & Performing Arts

Upcoming events

    • 06/16/2018
    • 07/26/2018
    • Gallery at The Tilly

    Connecticut River Artisans Group member Pat Klinefelter exhibits her paintings in the Gallery. A reception for Pat will be Friday, June 29 5-7 p.m. Refreshments will be served, admission is free.

    • 07/27/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The Tilly continues the summer festival celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall. Studio Two is a headlining Beatles band that pays tribute to the early Beatles years, choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era. Unlike other Beatle acts that try to deliver the entire Beatles’ catalog, Studio Two concentrates only on the most exciting and fun time in The Beatles career. Admission $10/Students $5.


    • 07/28/2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Class Room at The Tilly

    This beginning stained glass workshop will teach you the skills needed to complete a sun catcher of your choice from those offered below, using copper foil and solder. Please indicate your choice of a color family and name for the sun catcher you wish to make. Materials - $15 – includes glass, copper foil and solder and equipment. Call 603-237-8576 to register. Space is limited


    • 08/02/2018
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    Boys & Girls going into grades 6-12 can be a part of the Moose “Heard” Choir at the Tillotson Center with Canaan Schools music teacher Tabitha Grootenboer. This program is an opportunity to improve singing skills both individually and as part of a group. Campers will look at singing a range of musical theatre, pop, and classical songs. Participants will also: Work on music reading, enhance techniques, improve vocal technique, ear training, gain chorus experience. The community is invited to listen to the Moose “Heard” Choir with a showcase on Thursday evening. Donations accepted. Stay for the Colebrook Library Show at 6:45 PM, admission is free.

    • 08/02/2018
    • 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    Live performance by New Hampshire artists Steve Blunt and Marty Kelley  Steve is an award winning children’s musician, and Marty is a best-selling children’s author/illustrator; with their combined talents, they will bring an evening of fun, music, stories, and laughter for the whole family. Admission Free.

    • 08/04/2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly

    Founded in 1993, the Tanglewood Marionettes perform classic tales by skilled puppeteers Peter Schaefer and Anne Schaefer. An Arabian Adventure is a tale of a Persian prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. facing danger at every turn, the courageous prince must battle his way out of the underground prison to save his princess from a tragic fate. All seats $4. Sponsored by the Tillotson North Country Foundation.

    • 08/11/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    When Scottie Smalls moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching adventures. All seats $3.  Made possible through a grant from the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust.

    • 08/24/2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • In the Gallery at The Tilly

    The Connecticut River Artisans Group is sponsoring an art class with instructor Judi Calhoun. Enjoy creating a painting you can take home. Admission is $15, supplies will be provided. Space is limited, please call 603-237-8576 or email thetillotsoncenter@gmail.com to register.

                                                                                                                                  Claude Monet-Sunflowers-1881

    • 08/26/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The final concert in the summer festival series celebrating the days of the Colebrook Grange Hall features The Sky Blue Boys & Cookie! For over 20 years The Sky Blue Boys – Banjo Dan and Willy Lindner – combined two voices and a carload of stringed instruments to deliver a lively program characterized by the excitement of bluegrass, the authenticity of folk and the exuberance of old-time string-band music.  The addition of the marvelous Carrie Cook opens up an even broader range of material with elements of jazz, jug and pop influences.  Admission $10/Students $5.

    • 09/01/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    When Jane (Karen Dotrice) and Michael (Matthew Garber), the children of the wealthy and uptight Banks family, are faced with the prospect of a new nanny, they are pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the magical Mary Poppins (Julie Andrews). All seats $3. Made possible through a grant from the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust.

    • 09/15/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Their music echoes inspiration from traditional folk duos and singer/songwriters like Neil Young – combining beautiful harmonies and a lyrical intensity, while establishing a unique sound of their own. Since 2010, co-founders Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards, have organized the Massachusetts Walking Tour. This is an annual non-profit bipedal concert tour of Massachusetts in support of arts and culture for towns throughout the state. Each free community concert collaborates with local artists, musicians, educational programs, trail managers and land trust groups to highlight both artistic diversity and recreational land use. Sponsored by James Russell Fitch. Admission $10/Students $5.

     

      Click here to learn more about "The Tour"

    • 09/30/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    The New Hampshire-born pianist Matthew Odell began his studies at the age of 10 and has since won acclaim for performances of a wide range of repertoire as a solo recitalist, soloist with orchestra, and chamber musician. Mr. Odell currently teaches at The Juilliard School and frequently presents master classes, workshops, and lectures at professional conferences and universities throughout the U.S and Europe. This program will includes works by Robert Schumann, Oliver Messiaen, and Amy Beach. Tickets $10/$5 students.


    • 10/06/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Sparrow Blue is Katy Boc and Todd Nickerson. They met in 2014 and began writing songs together after discovering a mutual love for American roots music. At the time they were each playing in different bands, but it wasn't long until they began performing together as a duo.

    Crowes Pasture is the Boston-based acoustic duo of Monique Byrne and Andy Rogovin.  They draw from old-time folk and bluegrass traditions, including such artists as Gillian Welch/David Rawlings and Ian & Sylvia.

    Admission $10/Students $5

    • 10/19/2018
    • 10/21/2018
    • 3 sessions
    • In the Gallery at the Tilly
    Instructors Alan Epstein, Bob Amos and Ellen Carlson, will teach the Wernick Method at the Bluegrass Jam Camp. The Camp is 7-9 p.m. on Friday, October 19,  Saturday, October 20 9-4 p.m. and Sunday, October 21 from 9-4 p.m. 





    • 12/15/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at The Tilly

    Christmas at the Tillotson Center. A young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. During his adventure he learns about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas. "The Polar Express" leaves from the Tillotson Center every December. All aboard! All seats $3. Sponsored by the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust. 


    • 12/16/2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Kaufmann Theater at the Tilly
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    Heather Pierson is a pianist, singer/songwriter, and performer based in Conway, NH. "A Charlie Brown Christmas" was originally telecast in December 1965 and was an instant hit with audiences who connected with Peanuts' creator Charles M. Schultz’s cast of characters – especially with its round-headed hero Charlie Brown, his woefully scrawny Christmas tree, and his typewriter-wielding dog Snoopy. Admission $10 / Students $5. Sponsored by C. Bean Transport.


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, Northern Tire, C. Bean Transport, Kheops International,  and  the Madelaine G. von Weber Trust







       

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