NHPBS Celebration of the Arts

“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.” 

Keith Haring

New Hampshire PBS is celebrating local artists of all kinds – dancers, musicians, painters, writers and photographers – artists from all disciplines. We welcome you to explore and experience the art and creativity from these Northern New England artisans.

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Bright Autumn Trees

Bright Autumn Trees

Bob Ross captures the exciting colors of autumn on canvas in this exhibition of trees.

Secluded Beach

Secluded Beach

Bob Ross teaches his painting technique to create ocean crashing against rocky coastline.

Barn at Sunset

Barn at Sunset

Bob Ross paints a big old barn half-covered in a snowy setting of frostbitten foliage.

Soft Mountain Glow

Soft Mountain Glow

Bob Ross' project is a soft landscape setting at the base of a towering mountain.


Towering Glacier

Towering Glacier

Bob Ross paints a waterfall flowing at the foot of a magnificent mountainous glacier.

Golden Knoll

Golden Knoll

Just a few colors and brushes are all Bob Ross for this simple monochromatic scene.

Golden Sunset

Golden Sunset

A golden sky glowing above radiant trees and bushes on a black canvas.

Pot o' Posies

Pot o' Posies

Guest artist Annette Kowalski demonstrates the Bob Ross Floral Painting technique.

Winter Hideaway

Winter Hideaway

Bob Ross places a lonesome cabin in the middle of a wintry setting.

Mountain Splendor

Mountain Splendor

Bob Ross captures the undaunted power and charm of a glorious mountain.

Cabin in Sunset

Cabin in Sunset

Bob Ross teaches us the joy of painting with a bright, colorful sky, trees and a cabin!

Quiet Woods

Quiet Woods

Travel with Bob Ross into the silent misty forest and capture the beauty of nature.

The Old Mill

The Old Mill

Hear the rhythm of the water splashing down at the old mill.

Piotr Beczała Performs

Piotr Beczała Performs "La donna è mobile"

Piotr Beczała sings the Duke's Act III aria in "Rigoletto."

Valley View

Valley View

This beautiful valley lake will leave you fully rested and at peace with the world!

Double Oval Fantasy

Double Oval Fantasy

Bob Ross paints two beautiful landscape ovals, harmonized into one masterpiece on canvas.

High Tide

High Tide

Bob Ross' gentle brush strokes create bending palm trees on the edge of a sea coast.

Southwest Serenity

Southwest Serenity

Experience the astonishing beauty of a spectacular Southwest desert.

Covered Bridge Oval

Covered Bridge Oval

Enjoy the tranquilty of a beautiful winter's day -- a Bob Ross classic!

River's Peace

River's Peace

Bob Ross paints a gorgeous river gently flowing under protective branches of lovely trees.

Lake View

Lake View

Join guest artist Steve Ross, Bob's talented son, for hills, trees and reflections.

Divine Elegance

Divine Elegance

Bob Ross creates a spectacular mountain scene in a faux matte you won't forget.

By the Sea

By the Sea

Enjoy the solitude and gentle rhythm of the waves as they gently caress the shoreline.

Wilderness Cabin

Wilderness Cabin

Discover the beauty of a secluded log cabin with a quiet pond and wilderness.

At Dawn's Light

At Dawn's Light

Glimpse early winter morning's light reflected in the misty stillness of forest waters.

Royal Majesty

Royal Majesty

Travel with Bob Ross to a secluded waterfall deep in the mountains.

Indian Summer

Indian Summer

Paint along with Bob Ross and discover autumn beauty as it unfolds on the canvas.

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Bob Ross creates a scene with mountain, cabin and the lights of the northern sky.

Dock Scene

Dock Scene

An abandoned fishing boat hugs an old dockside pier.

Cabin in the Woods

Cabin in the Woods

Happen upon a lonely little cabin deep in the dark forest.

Shades of Grey

Shades of Grey

The warmth of a lonely cabin in frozen mountain solitude, using only Grey and White.

Hidden Stream

Hidden Stream

A Bob Ross painting favorite - large old tree, small trickling stream and textured ground.

Night Light

Night Light

A lighthouse has been the saving grace for many a sailor during the night.

Mountain Glory

Mountain Glory

Bob Ross paints mountains and nearby greenery -- all in one beautiful landscape scene.

Dark Waterfall

Dark Waterfall

Watch Bob Ross create a wonderful little waterfall in the midst of an early autumn forest.

Sunset Oval

Sunset Oval

Bob Ross paints a colorful mountain landscape in a oval-in-a-square on canvas.

Mountain Reflections

Mountain Reflections

Bob Ross takes us to a beautiful hideaway nested below a towering mountain.

Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge

Bob Ross paints a country covered-bridge without disturbing the lovely forest background.

Oval Barn

Oval Barn

Bob Ross paints an old country barn in an oval -- with snowy trees and bushes.

Evening Waterfall

Evening Waterfall

Bob Ross shares his unique painting technique with a fantastic waterfall on black canvas.

Representation in theater was important to Joe Papp

Representation in theater was important to Joe Papp

When developing Free Shakespeare in the Park, Joe Papp wanted people to feel represented.

Hidden Delight

Hidden Delight

Bob Ross paints an old rustic shed sitting along a well-worn, overgrown country walkway.

Christmas Eve Snow

Christmas Eve Snow

A happy little church tucked into a bed of snow, evergreens and mountains.

Golden Mist Oval

Golden Mist Oval

Bob Ross creates an oval forst river scene with warm brown and gold tones.

Falls in the Glen

Falls in the Glen

A deep wooded valley with Bob Ross with a double surprise -- two beautiful waterfalls!

Barn in Snow Oval

Barn in Snow Oval

Big ol' country barn in the snow, a Bob Ross oval scene with a checkered background.

Pastel Seascape

Pastel Seascape

Bob Ross composes a seashore-in-an-oval that literally glows with delightful color.

Winter Lace

Winter Lace

Snowy winter trees and shrubs; Bob Ross paints inside a dome-like shape on the canvas.


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