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Burlington City Arts Center

Address: 135 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone Number: 802-865-7166
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Ranked #32 of 57 things to do in Burlington
Type: Art museums, Museums
Owner description: Housed in the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse, this art venue showcases diverse contemporary art...
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Type: Art museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Burlington, Vermont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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274 reviews 274 reviews
248 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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299 reviews 299 reviews
152 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Underhill, VT
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

always stop in to see what's on. contemporary , usually, and varied, wall pieces AND sculpture... have done wine tastings upstairs.... nice !

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chicago
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198 reviews 198 reviews
45 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Great location with a good selection of local artists. We were very impressed by the exhibits and understand it changes regularly. We will be back!

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