Upcoming events

    • 06/14/2018
    • 09/27/2018
    • 16 sessions
    • 2011 Main Street, Bethlehem, NH

    Join local farmers and artisans Thursday afternoons at the Gorham Farmers Market! 


    Customers who swipe their EBT/SNAP cards at the market manager's booth will receive matching coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables. Shop local and double your SNAP dollars!


    When the days get shorter, the market will close earlier.


    • 06/16/2018
    • 09/29/2018
    • 16 sessions
    • 2011 Main Street, Bethlehem, NH

    Join local farmers and artisans Saturday mornings at the Bethlehem Farmers Market!


    • 09/25/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • WREN in Bethlehem
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    With Judy Ratzel, from the Omni Mount Washington Resort, Charise Baker of the Littleton Food Cooperative & Hannah Stier from Garnet Hill Apparel Group 
    Tuesday, September 25th, 6-7:30pm 
    Join us for an exciting and informative panel discussion about how different buyers of inventory for companies work, what is their purchasing calendars (buying for Christmas in April!), what they see as trends, what they expect from their vendors and what is their process for reviewing new products. This is your opportunity to meet and hear directly from these successful buyers and ask your questions.
    WREN Member $20 • Non-members $45


    • 09/28/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Copper Cannon Camp Dining Hall, 231 Gale River Rd, Bethlehem, NH
    • 125
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    Share the Wealth: How to Teach a Workshop

    Katherine Ferrier


    You’ve spent years honing your skills as an artist, and building your brand, but have you considered adding teaching to your “business of art” tool box? Teaching workshops can positively impact your artistic bottom line in a number of ways. In this 3 hour workshop, we’ll cover building an effective lesson plan, teaching to a variety of levels, setting up a workspace, assembling a materials list, finding places to teach, giving constructive feedback to students, and more. Space is limited, pre-register to save your spot!



    • 10/29/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Online Sales for Artists

    Katherine Ferrier


    Want to start selling your artwork online but don’t know where to start? In this 3 hour workshop Gallery Manager, Katherine Ferrier will compare the pricing and features of several e-commerce platforms, including Shopify and Etsy. Learn the pros and cons of having your own website, selling through print-on-demand websites, using blogs and other social marketing tools, setting up shops, presentation, online marketing, and time-saving order management tips for artists. Guest artists will include several WREN member artists who are successfully selling online. Bring your own laptop, or reserve one of ours to get the most out of this workshop.



    • 12/10/2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    The Power of Potluck: Building a Strong Community Network

    Katherine Ferrier and Jason Tors

    Your overall success as an artist is directly related to the network of relationships you forge, both in your own small community and the art world at large. No artist can build a career on their own. We all benefit from a solid and supportive network we can lean on when we need help, advice, or an introduction. This last session of the LEAP series of “Business of Art” classes is equal parts hands-on workshop and potluck holiday social. We’ll start out by covering some simple steps you can take to build a strong and vibrant network, then practice some easy icebreakers to use in social situations. We’ll wrap up with a lively social hour, and an “Art Swap” (think “Yankee Swap, but with original works of art!) Participants will leave with some solid networking techniques, new contacts and a few original art goodies just in time for the holidays!



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