Our Arts program was created to bring an appreciation of the fine arts into students' lives by discovering individual talents, encouraging original expression, and fostering creative discovery. On campus, Students experience live professional performances in the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, see professionally curated exhibits in the PACE Galleries, and display their own works of art in the Nadler Gallery.  

Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center

Located on the campus of Fryeburg Academy, the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center is home to a variety of professional and student performances throughout the year. Since opening its doors in January 2009, the “LHE/PAC” has offered a state-of-the-art performance space for the Mount Washington Valley. From hosting renowned performers including Peter Yarrow, NRBQ, Carbon Leaf, and comedian Bob Marley, to projecting live video streams of the Metropolitan Opera’s Emmy and Peabody award-winning “Live In HD” series, the LHE/PAC has become a cultural heartbeat of northern New England. 
Funded in part by the Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation.

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  • District II Honors Jazz Festival

    The District II Honors Jazz Festival brings together students selected by audition from throughout southern Maine. The concert, which features the Honors High School Jazz Band, the Honors Middle School Jazz Band, and the Honors High School Jazz Choir, is the culmination of a two-day educational jazz festival. 
    $5 General Admission (available at the door)
  • Painting Sound, Hearing Color

    Painting Sound, Hearing Color is a concert of new music inspired by paintings and an art show of paintings inspired by music. Instrumentalists Ellen Schwindt and Mike Sakash collaborate with painters Stephen Kull and Cynthia Pfender to explore the boundaries of sight and sound. 
    $25 General Admission (Proceeds benefit Mountain Top Music Center)

  • Food For Thought Film Festival: Seed

    Spice and Grain presents the final 2017 Food for Thought Film Festival screening, Seed: The Untold Story. The festival will include a farmers' market from 2-4 pm, live music from Junco from 3-4 pm, the film at 4:00, and guest speaker Will Bonsall (author and director of the Scatterseed Project) following the film. "Food for Thought” is designed to encourage a discussion among neighbors and friends about the food we eat, and the importance of where it comes from. Local farmers, producers, and restaurateurs will be on hand to provide information, samples, and food. 
    $2-$10 Suggested Donation
  • MSAD72 Chorus Concert

  • Pace Galleries Opening: Recovering the American Sublime

    The Pace Galleries of Art presents the opening reception for Recovering the American Sublime: The New Paintings of Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq in Historic Context. In this exhibition, the paintings of Koeppel and Sansaricq are displayed in conjunction with 19th Century landscape paintings of the White Mountains. As the couple shares a studio in Jackson, NH, White Mountain subjects are prominent among scenes of New England, and even works from their travels out west. The historic paintings are lent from the collections of the Jackson Historical Society and Bethel Historical Society, as a promised gift of Randall H. Bennett. Many of the contemporary paintings will be available for sale. 
    Free Admission
  • MSAD72 Band Concert

  • Fryeburg Academy Spring Concert

    The Fryeburg Academy Music Department presents the annual Spring Concert, featuring a brand new selection of music performed by the school's choral and instrumental ensembles. Please note that we are not taking reservations for this event. The lobby will be open at 6:00, and seating will begin at 6:30. 
    Free General Admission
  • Met Opera Live in HD: Der Rosenkavalier

    The dream cast of Renée Fleming as the Marschallin and Elina Garanca as Octavian star in Strauss’s grandest opera. In his new production, Robert Carsen, the director behind the Met’s recent Falstaff, places the action at the end of the Habsburg Empire, underscoring the opera’s subtext of class and conflict against a rich backdrop of gilt and red damask, in a staging that also stars Günther Groissböck as Baron Ochs. Sebastian Weigle conducts the sparklingly perfect score. White Mountain Cider Company will be serving lunch in the lobby starting at 11:30. Joe De Vito will be hosting his Opera Lecture Series on Thursday, May 11th at 3:00 pm. Estimated Run Time - 4:12 (2 intermissions)
    $26-Adults, $23-Seniors, $18-Students

  • The Seacoast Wind Ensemble

    White Mountain Musical Arts invites the community to attend the annual Memorial Weekend Concert featuring the Seacoast Wind Ensemble. The performance by the Seacoast Wind Ensemble - a Sousa-style 50-piece band - has been underwritten by retired Air Force officers, Lt. Col. Jim and Col. Karen Umberger whose generous donation permits the presentation of this exciting concert free of charge. The concert program will honor area Veterans and provide a musical salute to thank those who have and continue to serve in the armed forces to preserve our nation and insure our freedom.
    Free Admission
  • A Forever Frozen Story

    Discover the whole new family show created by Tohu-Bohu Productions. Enjoy an amazing and interactive large-scale musical in the world of Hans Christian Andersen’s fascinating tale. Take part in a fantastic journey to the land of winter, a colorful adventure filled with original music, done in the most spectacular staging and presented in front of a dazzling decor. Along with tons of magical characters, your whole family is invited to travel in the heart of an imaginary and enchanted world of song, dance, laughter, emotion and surprises! Suggested audience: 2 to 12 years old. Length of show: 90 minutes + meet and greet. 

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Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center 
18 Bradley Street, Fryeburg, Maine 04037 
Phone: (207) 935-9232

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