Family Programs

The Hopkins Center is a nexus of creativity in the Upper Valley, where everyone is invited to visit and experience the performing arts.

People of all ages and backgrounds can engage at the Hop: experience world-class live performance, film and HD video transmissions; learn from visiting artists in workshops and discussions; and enjoy a variety of free programs and discounts for young people and "package" buyers. Additionally, the Hop partners with Upper Valley arts organizations to increase community access to the full range of Hop artists and programs.

Upcoming Family Shows

Upcoming Family Shows


HopStop Family Shows

Held in both Hanover and Claremont, NH, HopStops offer young children and their caregivers free performances that entertain and introduce dance, music, theater and storytelling. These performances are participatory, so come ready to sing, dance and clap along. Bring the whole family!

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Hop Membership

Membership gifts help the Hop bring outstanding artists from around the world to the Upper Valley. Explore the many levels and benefits of Hop membership.

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