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Southern Vermont Arts Center

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Address: West Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
Phone Number: 802-362-1405
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Founded more than 50 years ago by a group of local artists, the cultural...
Founded more than 50 years ago by a group of local artists, the cultural center includes a beautiful Georgian mansion that showcases changing exhibits, the Arkell Pavillion, a performing arts center and the Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum, which houses the center's permanent collection of more than 700 paintings.
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An interesting winding driveway

Cool location just inside of Manchester - close to everything. Nice place to host a private or corporate event in the summer or fall. Interesting art exhibits and so much more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Manchester, Vermont
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Manchester, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cool location just inside of Manchester - close to everything. Nice place to host a private or corporate event in the summer or fall. Interesting art exhibits and so much more! Worth the trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Visit this old estate home now used to display local artists paintings. A large selection displayed like a museum gallery. The grand old home sits on the lower slopes near the base of Equinox mountain with wonderous views to the east across the valley.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The great show of VT artists currently on display. The most beautiful pastels of the lovely birds took my breath away. Lovely landscapes and early Turnerish light seen in his intrepid watercolors.

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Westminster, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Free art gallery which was fun to walk around in. We also visited the exhibit (not free) while we were there. Worth the trip

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The layout of the facility was very conducive to showcasing artwork. Nice variety from paintings, sculpture and jewelry. We bought several works for home.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Each visit gives another aspect of art in the mountains. Local artists from school children to old timers. Exhibits of interest from outside the immediate area. Excellent quality given its size and location.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Some nice pieces in a gorgeous environment. Probably the best place to see art in the area. Plan to stay for lunch!

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Hove enjoyed some excellent speakers over the years and have bought some art from time to time. Some of their artists are excellent.

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Bennington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

They have a great collection in a beautiful setting. Features excellent special exhibits and provides various classes using well established and known artists.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Beautiful setting/grounds overlooking mountains. The drive up to the museum is dotted with interesting sculptures Well worth a visit with excellent exhibits.

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Additional Information about Southern Vermont Arts Center

Address: West Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
Phone Number: 802-362-1405
Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Green Mountains  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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