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Burlington City Arts Center

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Address: 135 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone Number: 802-865-7166
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Description: Housed in the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse, this art venue showcases...
Housed in the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse, this art venue showcases diverse contemporary art exhibitions plus workshops in experimental media, a community darkroom and lecture space for multi-media presentations.
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pixies concwer

Beautiful Flynn Theater hall. Seats were very small but comfortable and the sound was great. Nice place to see a concert.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Flynn Theater hall. Seats were very small but comfortable and the sound was great. Nice place to see a concert.

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Hartland, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Burlington City Arts is a complex organization being both city funded and a membership organization. They maintain a public gallery in their headquarters building on the Church Street Marketplace next door to City Hall. In addition to the exhibits they organize many public events and offer a very wide selection of classes. Any city would be happy to have such... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

So when you are wandering (not just trying to get somewhere) around the fantastic small City of Burlington Vermont, and you are soaking up so many cool, wonderful, unique and "so Vermont" places, people, sights, sounds and smells- BCA as we call the Burlington City Arts Center is one more place you should walk into. It's that simple. who knows,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We enjoyed a short visit here. While the quality of the three exhibits varied, one in particular was outstanding. We were glad we stopped in!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

this is a small intimate gallery you can visit and see in a short time. We went with a small child who was able to interact with the materials and welcomed by the staff. Worth a look on your way to all the sights in Burlington

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Fairfax, Virginia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
247 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoyed visiting this gallery while spending time here in Burlington. Staff was great and the exhibits were enjoyable.

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Colchester, VT
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great exhibits, friendly staff, interesting receptions. The gallery spaces accommodate most types of art exhibits and events. It is free. The big front windows draw people in.

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Perth, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

This gallery was light and warm. A good place to browse the exhibitions which seem to change frequently. The staff were very friendly.

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Ottawa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

I love art but the exhibits that were offered up when I visited where awful. I haven't spent so little time in a gallery. The audio-visual presentation of a light bouncing off walls in a dark warehouse, of a lit candle and a couple spray painted sheets left much to desired. Let's hope something better comes along soon.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is a great place to put on your agenda when traveling in Burlington. The staff is welcoming and the art is fascinating. Don't miss it!

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