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Southern Vermont Arts Center

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Southern Vermont Arts Center

By way of full disclosure, I must say that I was a Board member here for many years. It is a... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2016
davidhnichols
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Dorset, Vermont
Art Workshop

I highly recommend classes at the Southern Vermont Art Center and while visiting, be sure to visit... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
952jean
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Delmar, New York
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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...more
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West Rd, Turn off West Road, Manchester, VT 05254
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Reviewed April 30, 2016

By way of full disclosure, I must say that I was a Board member here for many years. It is a beautiful spot high above the Manchester West Road-an old private estate which became an art sales and viewing site through the efforts of local...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

I highly recommend classes at the Southern Vermont Art Center and while visiting, be sure to visit their galleries.

1  Thank 952jean
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This Arts Center features artists from all over Vermont. The museum space is lovely and the grounds are gorgeous. Out door exhibits are impressive against the backdrop of beautiful Vermont. Definitely a must see for art lovers.

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Reviewed February 7, 2016

Overall rating would really depend on what is showing. We were there this weekend for the "members" show, which was so-so, but the grounds are great, the Center well maintained, and the overall experience fun. If you are really serious about art, it would matter...More

1  Thank Amy B
Heather T, Events & Marketing at Southern Vermont Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Amy, Thank you for your visit. We are pleased that you enjoyed your tour of our campus. We are hanging a gorgeous new show this week, opening on Saturday. Please do visit us again to view our galleries and check out our performances in the...More

Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Visited the SVAC for the first time with my girlfriend today and we greatly enjoyed our time there. The drive up the long winding road with sculptures along the way was a fun way to start the experience. We were warmly greeted upon our arrival...More

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Heather T, Events & Marketing at Southern Vermont Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Cody, Thank you for your visit! We are thrilled you enjoyed your tour, and the galleries showcasing the Vermont experience. Please visit again for our upcoming shows and performances. We also offer diverse classes for adults throughout the year.

Reviewed January 26, 2016

We visited the Southern Vermont Arts Center for the first time on a pretty, snowy Vermont day. The grounds along the long and winding driveway up to the museum were "dotted" with interesting and creative outdoor sculpture, made even more appealing because of the lightly...More

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Heather T, Events & Marketing at Southern Vermont Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Thank you for your visit, VoyageursUSA. We love sharing this place with curious travelers. Please visit again to see our upcoming shows, performances in the summer season, and year-round classes for adults.

Reviewed January 6, 2016

The Southern Vermont Art Center has art exhibitions that change frequently. Primarily, their artists are from the local area which is inhabited by many excellent artists. They offer musical programs, lectures, and art classes. They also have a permanent exhibit of very good local art....More

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Heather T, Events & Marketing at Southern Vermont Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Thank you for your review, skifast06. We are so happy to welcome you any time. Please visit again soon. We have a new show opening this Saturday afternoon.

Reviewed December 25, 2015

Located in Southern Vermont..this art center is far from the typical..it seems artists are very interested in having their works displayed here... The overall quality of the exhibitors can easily compare to any art centers in the northeast .. Always on display are highly successful...More

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Heather T, Events & Marketing at Southern Vermont Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2016

Thank you for your visit and review, Frosae. We are so glad you enjoyed our current exhibits. Please visit again soon. We have a new show opening this Saturday.

Reviewed December 6, 2015

We've been going to Manchester for 20 years and JUST discovered the arts center. There was a show exhibited as well as the permanent collection. The location and structure are fabulous. Wonderful views from their Mt. Equinox location! I would recommend, however, the gift shop...More

Thank Jodi K
Reviewed November 26, 2015

Beautiful, varied exhibits an a beautiful setting. If you enjoy art SVAC should be on your short list of places to visit in Vermont.

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