HEALTH & SAFETY

Your visit to 3S Artspace

GUIDELINES FOR VISITORS:

We're so excited to welcome you back to 3S. Our staff is following guidance issued by the state of New Hampshire and the CDC, and we’re committed to making your visit a safe and enjoyable experience. Please take a moment to read our guidelines for keeping you and our staff safe. Thank you for your help as we (finally!) come together in person to experience music, art, and community!

  • Wear a cloth face covering over your mouth and nose. Forgot your mask? A staff member can provide one to you at no cost.
  • Practice frequent hand washing/hygiene. Sinks are available in the restrooms and hand sanitizer stations are available throughout 3S.
  • Keep a safe distance of at least 6 feet from people (other than those in your party) at all times.
  • Please stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. (Common symptoms include: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.)

HEALTH SCREENING CHECKLIST:

When you arrive at 3S, you will be prompted to answer this short series of health questions. If your answer is “yes” to any of the following, please do not put our employees and other visitors at risk and come back another day when you feel better. Thank you!

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Have you been in close contact with someone who is suspected or confirmed to have had COVID-19 in the last 14 days?

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Have you had a fever or felt feverish in the last 72 hours?

3. Are you experiencing any respiratory symptoms, including a runny nose, sore throat, cough, or difficulty breathing?

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Are you experiencing any new muscle aches, significant tiredness, or chills?

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Have you had any new changes in your sense of taste or smell?

6. Have you traveled in the past 14 days internationally, or by cruise ship, or domestically (outside of NH, VT, or ME) on public transportation?


KEEPING YOU SAFE

Our staff is following guidance issued by the state of New Hampshire and the CDC, and we’re committed to making your visit a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some of the safety measures we're taking:

  • Plexiglass is installed in Box Office area for ticketing and retail transactions.
  • Increased cleaning/sanitization procedures prior to, during, and post-events.
  • Hand sanitizer stations are installed throughout 3S.
  • Signage with safety guidance will be installed throughout 3S.
  • Staff will be wearing masks and have been trained on proper use of PPE. We require all visitors to wear masks during your visit as well. Forgot your mask? A staff member can provide one to you at no cost.
  • We'll continue to reassess and adapt our procedures as needed.





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PAST UPDATES:


August 3, 2020


Our Loading Dock Concert Series kicks off this Friday (8/7) at 6pm and we can't wait to see you!

Are you coming to a show? Planning to stop by to view the Gallery exhibits? Both? Here's what to expect when you visit 3S and what we're doing to keep you safe...


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July 9, 2020


Dear Friends,

Welcome back!

On behalf of our Board and Staff, thank you for your support over the past four months. We’ve missed you and truly couldn’t have made it through this time without your generosity. Thank you.

As we set the stage to (gradually) reopen beginning on July 24th, please know that we do so with careful attention to public health and visitor safety. We are deeply committed to finding ways to connect artists and audiences. We are also committed to doing our part to minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19. We need to take care of each other.

On Friday, July 24th, visitors will be once again welcomed into the Gallery for two exhibitions: 50 Views of the Piscataqua and Abstraction. Visitors will be limited to 10 people at a time in the Gallery and masks will be required.

For those of you not ready or able to visit in person, we understand. We will be adding new ways of enjoying our Gallery exhibitions moving forward: through 3D virtual visits and enhanced online images, artist content, and sales options.

Beginning on Friday, August 7th, the Loading Dock Concert Series returns on Friday nights! This fan favorite outdoor series returns with a few twists to help keep you safe and comfortable: online reservations, assigned (socially distanced) table seating, table service, and two shows per night (6pm and 8pm). Guests are required to wear masks unless safely seated with their party at their outdoor table. Due to the loss of revenue and seating capacity, the Loading Dock Concert Series is now a ticketed event and offers guests a “pay what you can” model, with a $10 minimum. (Please know that the more you pay, the more funds are received by the artists-- not just 3S.) This family-friendly series will continue through September every Friday night and features a knock-out lineup you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars- the August shows go on sale next Thursday, July 16th.

When will 3S reopen for indoor concerts and events in the Performance Space? We have chosen to reopen with the Gallery and outdoor events first. As a venue that would typically welcome 400 individuals (standing) to a show, we are now exploring indoor event potential for 40 individuals (seated) due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements. We are working on events that offer real impact for the artists involved, offer a safe and fun experience for all, and are financially viable. Until then, we will continue partnering and streaming events. Just this morning tickets went on sale for a special virtual presentation of Long Story Short: With Friends Like These available for viewing right away or at your own convenience

We’ve been grateful to find new ways to share the arts with you over the past months- through online exhibits, online art auctions, streaming events, etc., but we do look forward to this first step towards being truly #TogetherAgain.


See you soon I hope!


Beth Falconer, Executive Director of 3S Artspace