In June, there is plenty to see and do in the Seacoast Region on the NH Heritage Museum Trail.
USS Albacore Museum
On Saturday, June 1 at the USS Albacore Museum in Portsmouth, visitors can view the new museum gallery representing this year’s theme, “Portsmouth Built Submarines.”
The Museum Gallery Opening, featuring the USS Albacore, USS Squalus, USS Thresher and USS Jack, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
New to the museum this year is the USS Dolphin. While the Albacore has long been known for its submerged speed capability, the USS Dolphin is known for its ability to dive the deepest.
To learn more visit, www.ussalbacore.org.
American Independence Museum
In Exeter, the American Independence Museum’s HUZZAH! Family Workshop Series will feature Colonial Games on Thursday, June 13.
The Colonial Games Workshop will allow children to play different 18th century games as well as create their own board games and take them home.
The “HUZZAH!” program series is geared towards children six and older and their families. The sessions take place at Folsom Tavern in Exeter on select Thursdays in June from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $8 per non-member child and $5 per member child.
To learn more about this event or other events in the “HUZZAH!” series, visit www.independencemuseum.org.
Discover Portsmouth: Portsmouth Historical Society
On Thursday, June 20, Portsmouth Historical Society will welcome “Folk Art and American Modernism,” presented by Paul D’Ambrosio, as part of its 2019 Folk Art Lecture Series.
As President and CEO of Fenimore Art Museum and The Farmer’s Art Museum, Inc. in Cooperstown, New York, D’Ambrosio is a leading scholar of American folk art and widely published author.
The Lecture will consist of a discussion regarding folk art and modern artists of the early twentieth century, such as Charles Sheeler, Elie Nadelman, Marguerite Zorach and others.
D’Ambrosio will also examine the influence of Hamilton Easter Field and the Ogunquit School in the early collecting of American folk art.
The event will take place between 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Middle Street in Portsmouth. Tickets are $10 for members and $20 for non-members.