The Gr. Derry Arts Council Public Arts Committee is a division of the parent Gr. Derry Arts Council*. We operate as an autonomous all-volunteer, diverse group that is focused on engaging artists, business and community to facilitate a creative, engaging environment for residents and visitors to enjoy and explore in the Town of Derry, NH. We created the the recently approved, official Cultural District to capture the spirit of our thriving creative economy, with over 100+ businesses, organizations and individuals. We have short, mid and long-term goals that cover a wide spectrum of art and culture. In our first year, we planned and executed the piano project, two-day pop-up art show, Downtown Derry Derby Day festival, Kindness Rocks project and assisted on the historic mural project, Nutfield 300th Anniversary and many other collaborations. In the future, we hope to engage all members of the community to participate in all that the arts have to offer.
*The Gr. Derry Arts Council manages the Derry Opera House, which focuses on and caters to the performing arts.