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Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts

15 Depot St, Chester, VT 05143-9346
+1 802-875-4808
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Sadly it is closed!

Just a heads up that this venue is no longer operating and the building is for sale. Too bad. It... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
William C
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Browsing shops in Chester

We enjoy browsing shops for antiques, furniture, jewelry, paintings, and other household items... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2016
PAUL C
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Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts is an exhibition and performance space located in Chester, VT, 7 miles from I-91. Visit the rotating gallery shows of two dimensional art and sculpture. Attend dance, music and film nights. Discover a New Way of Seeing.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Mar 4, 2018
“Sadly it is closed!”
Sep 24, 2016
“Browsing shops in Chester”
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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15 Depot St, Chester, VT 05143-9346
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+1 802-875-4808
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Just a heads up that this venue is no longer operating and the building is for sale. Too bad. It was a cool and interesting place when it was a going concern.

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We enjoy browsing shops for antiques, furniture, jewelry, paintings, and other household items. Chester has several good shops with the VT Institute of Contemporary Art one of the nicer ones. They have very interesting and different art pieces. You will not find these in other...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2016

This WAS a wonderful gallery/institute that hosted many wonderful exhibitions and music events. Sad that it is no longer in existence. Thank you VICA for the your time in Chester.

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Reviewed December 19, 2014

the Castle concierge recommended us to make a stop in the town of Chester and pinpointed a few places we should visit. We absolutely loved this place...it's so great to see the talent in this area...

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Reviewed October 29, 2014

Carmen, our Castle Concierge recommended us to visit this place when we told her about our love for art and local artists ... it was a great spot. we enjoyed the entire town of Chester with its unique shops and all it has to offer.

Thank George F
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place is a great . It's in the town of Chester and I am glad Carmen recommended it. Great local art and great people.

Thank Doug R
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Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is a real find in Vermont where the art scene is saturated with nature scenes and covered bridges and contemporary art is rare. The Institute features beautiful modern art at accessible prices. The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. It is worth a stop...More

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Shannon P, Director of Operations at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2013

Thank you for your review Carrie! It was wonderful having you & your son in the gallery. We hope to see you again soon - and we will make sure to keep you posted with any upcoming auctions!

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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Very nice examples of VT art & sculptures, friendly people, excellent location, very well organized.

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Shannon P, Director of Operations at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2013

Thank you for your glowing remarks! We hope that you plan another visit to VTica the next time you are in Chester. We have a fantastic & diverse show line up for 2013!

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Reviewed December 22, 2012

Who would have thought, you would find such remarkable contemporary art, in the quaint little town of Chester, Vermont. Driving down Route 11 you are greeted by the rising sun that sits atop their building. He beacons you inside of what was once the old...More

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AbbyVTica, Owner at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2012

Thank you for making a stop at VTica on your recent visit to the Green Mountains of VT. Please stop in on your next trip east, we have an outstanding schedule planned for 2013.

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

This space is worth stopping to see if only for the beautiful finishes they employed in building it. Gorgeous black walnut floors, unusual and beautiful light sconces made of sculpted banana fiber paper (I want them!), and a counter that has to be seen to...More

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Shannon P, Director of Operations at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2012

We're so glad you had such a wonderful visit with us. It's our goal to provide an inviting atmosphere where visitors feel free to take their time to fully appreciate the artwork. If you're the Rhode Islanders I'm remembering, you were all so enthusiastic and...More

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