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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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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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Lovely place

Interesting artwork for sale, but in no particular order so it was hard to take everything in. Lovely sculptures in grounds but a map was needed so they could all be found.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Interesting artwork for sale, but in no particular order so it was hard to take everything in. Lovely sculptures in grounds but a map was needed so they could all be found.

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

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 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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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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