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One of the best times of year in New Hampshire is the late spring and early summer. Trees are green with new leaves, flowers are in bloom and the black flies haven’t hatched yet. New Hampshire has many opportunities to see contemporary art while enjoying all of the state’s beautiful scenery — just follow Interstate 93 north and enjoy these stops along the way.
WHAT TO SEE: “Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey,” through August 17 at the Currier Museum of Art (150 Ash St.). Colorful collages and watercolors recreate Homer’s Odyssey with imagery rooted in the African- American experience. Also on display are some of the Currier’s collection of American and European art works.
“SHIFT: The Art of the Bicycle” celebrates National Bike Month from May 5-June 28 at Studio 550 (550 Elm St.), across the street from the Verizon Center. Studio 550 also offers drawing, clay, book arts, stained glass, dance and movement classes for adults and kids.
“The Language of Color” continues through June 27 at Art 3 Gallery (44 West Brook St.), a converted mill building. The show will include such artists as Stan Moeller, Susan Bailey, G.C. Williams and Marilene Sawaf.