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Lilla Cabot Perry, The Black Hat, 1914 (detail)

For Teachers
Learning Objectives

  1. To learn about the various artist colonies that have existed in the state of New Hampshire.
  2. To convey the impact that artists’ colonies have had on the cultural life of New Hampshire and beyond.
  3. To identify a variety of artists whose work reflects their time at New Hampshire’s artists’ colonies.
  4. To allow students to understand the importance of one’s surroundings in the creation of art and to understand why New Hampshire is an idyllic setting for artists’ colonies.


Note: While artists mentioned in this lesson may have visited a NH artists’ colony, the works in the Currier collection were not necessarily produced during the artists’ stay at the colony.





Lilla Cabot Perry, The Black Hat, 1914 (detail)
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