The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to host its 55th Annual Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Festivals for 2016.   Our  2016 Summer and Fall Foliage Art in the Park will be Saturday & Sunday, August 6 & 7 and October 8 & 9, held in Main Street Park, at the Junction of Routes 4 & 7 in the heart of Rutland.

Art in the Park has been named one of the “Sunshine Artist 200 Best,” and voted Rutland Herald’s Best of the Best in the category of Best Arts Festival. Added value like food, music, craft demonstrations, and kids activities are also offered.

All gate donations go to sponsor the Chaffee Art Center’s exhibitions, art education classes, and community outreach programs.

Our 55th Annual Art in the Park Festivals will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 6 & 7 and October 8 & 9, 2016.

If interested in applying to be a vendor please read and fill out the below forms.

2016 AIP Application Regulations PDF_icon32

2016 AIP Vendor Application PDF_icon32

2016 AIP Food Vendor Application PDF_icon32



Support our Festivals!

Do you want to advertise in this year’s Art in the Park booklet or sponsor the festivals? Call us at 802-775-0356 or email us at

Volunteers are essential to the success of our festival, assisting with set up, take down, and everything in between.  If you are interested in volunteering during our 2015 Art in the Park Festivals or in our Art Center or Downtown Gallery please contact us at (802) 775-0356 or