Members Gallery Opens

AVA opened its Members Gallery, a dedicated space for artist members to show and sell their work, echoing its original mission of exhibiting the work of local artists.

Education Program

AVA’s education program expanded to include artists and audiences of all ages.

First Director

AVA moved to the second floor of 5 Allen Street behind Dartmouth Bookstore. Elizabeth Austin became AVA’s director, a position she held until the end of 1986.

Move to Allen Street

AVA had grown to 35 artists and relocated to the second floor of 3 Allen Street in Hanover, NH.