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March 2019

The Bookery celebrates Ralph Baer’s Birthday Party!

March 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Bookery, 844 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States

Did you know the inventor of the video game lived right here in Manchester for 40+ Years? For our featured event this month we are celebrating his memory and impact on our modern world by hosting a birthday party in his honor! Ralph Baer was born 97 years ago is considered "the Father of Video Games." His patented "Brown Box" (later Magnavox Odyssey), became the first commercial video game console. He also helped develop the electronic pattern-matching game, Simon for…

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Ralph Baer Day 2019 Film Screening & Live Chiptune Party!

March 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Happy Birthday Ralph Baer! Come celebrate the legacy of Ralph Baer at Jupiter Hall as we hold a special Ralph Baer documentary screening of "Ralph Baer, The Father of Video Games" followed by conversation about the film and Ralph Baer. We'll also feature live Chiptune music performed by Glenntai and light refreshments including freshly made popcorn! A former Manchester resident, Ralph Baer invented the first video game console and held over 150 patents on games, devices, and other technology like…

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Ralph Baer Day 2019 Open Gallery Hours!

March 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Happy Birthday Ralph Baer! Come visit us during Open Gallery Hours to celebrate the legacy Ralph Baer, the Father of Video Games! Test your gaming skills on our 15 foot interactive video game, the Baer Project Ping Pong installation. Game-related artwork on display and Chiptune music are created by local artists. Artwork on display will be for sale. Get Involved: https://ralphbaerday.com/ ----- Ralph Baer Day 2019 is a multimedia art exhibition at Jupiter Hall that honors the legacy of Ralph…

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Ralph Baer Day 2019 at the Arcade!

March 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Electric Avenue Arcade, 24 Bridge Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Happy Birthday Ralph Baer! How else do you celebrate the father of video games????? Playing them of course - at Electric Avenue Arcade! Hopefully a few of the video game celebs aka “world record holders” will stop in to let us live spectate!!! ***Robbie Lakeman, NH’s own Donkey Kong world record holder and gaming legend will be in the house!!!!*** Electric Avenue Arcade is an Old School Arcade owned and operated by old school Manchester residents. ❤️👾 For questions and…

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RBD 2019 Closing Shindig with IGDA New Hampshire!

March 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States

Happy Birthday, Ralph Baer! #RBD2019   Come Join us at the Closing event for Ralph Baer Day 2019 at Jupiter Hall - featuring IGDA New Hampshire! It's a shindig in the making so let it be known - Local networking and fun is on tap!   This will be your final opportunity to purchase Game-related artwork on display - All funds raised from donations and from purchased game-related artwork on display will benefit the Baer Bench - Manchester, NH Project,…

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February 2020

2020 Call for Artists

February 8 - February 28
Free

This exhibition will be held at Jupiter Hall, in Manchester, NH to honor the legacy of Ralph Baer, father of the video game. All artwork that is derived from or inspired by video games is welcome for consideration. Gallery- ready two-dimensional, three-dimensional, virtual, and performance work is eligible.

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March 2020

Ralph Baer Day Art Exhibition

March 6 - March 14
Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Free

RALPH BAER DAY 2.0 ART EXHIBITION Note: Due to COVID-19 we have canceled remaining dates for this art exhibit. If you have questions, please contact Katie Berube at katie@jupiterhallnh.com. Ralph Baer Day is a local community initiative in Manchester, NH organized by a group of geeks, artists, and passionate individuals who think the legacy of Ralph Baer should be celebrated by exploring and encouraging creativity, play, and the inventive spirit. The art exhibition at Jupiter Hall features art from and…

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BaerHunt: an unconference

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Free

Exploring hidden pockets of innovation BaerHunt is a multi-venue unconference in Manchester, NH- born from the desire for people to share and explore the innovation that is happening right now, in an open environment, through discussions, collaborations, and demos. The agenda for this unconference is created by the attendees and anyone with something to contribute or a desire to learn, are invited to join us at BaerHunt.  1 PM: Kick-off at Jupiter Hall  2-5 PM: Sessions & Breakouts at The…

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Opening Reception to Ralph Baer Day 2.0

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - March 8 @ 7:00 pm
Jupiter Hall, 89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
Free

RALPH BAER DAY 2.0 ART SHOW RECEPTION Ralph Baer Day is a local community initiative in Manchester, NH organized by a group of geeks, artists, and passionate individuals who think the legacy of Ralph Baer should be celebrated by exploring and encouraging creativity, play, and the inventive spirit. 7 - 9 PM: Opening Reception The art exhibition at Jupiter Hall features art from and inspired by video games. The opening reception will be a chance to explore the exhibit with…

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Story Time and Coded Art at the Bookery

March 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Bookery, 844 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
Free

Come join us at the Bookery for a special birthday storytime. We'll read a book about Ralph Baer's life and explore how video games graphics are made using Code. Best for grade: Kindergarten +   Sponsored by  

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