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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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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
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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THE VT PAINTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

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... read more

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

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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4 reviews
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Boca Raton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Center was a bit hard to find nestled far up into the hills but it was in a great setting. The art museum was very well appointed and the surrounding area was terrific in the autumn.

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Only saw outside but some great sculptures and beautiful grounds. There are also hiking trails from there.

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Additional Information about Southern Vermont Arts Center

Address: 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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