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2024 Summer Camps

2024 Summer Camps

Explore the Arts this Summer at the Chaffee Art Center! Check out our classes here. MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR CAMPS/CLASSES:802-775-0356 or [email protected] BEFORE & AFTER CARE: Available for all camps 8–9am and 4–5pm, must pre-register. $15/hr. Also, please add $15 if they need to stay for lunch 12–1pm. Must 

Annual Student Exhibit, Attention Homeschoolers!

Rutland, VT: The Chaffee Art Center, Your Center for Creativity, is proud to again showcase young artists in grades PreK–12 from Vermont schools and homeschoolers for our Annual Student Exhibit “A Kaleidoscope of Art” March 9 to April 5, 2024. Mark your calendars for the Opening Reception 

Silent Art Auction Begins

Silent Art Auction Begins

This Silent ART Auction consists of beautiful pieces of art that have accumulated at the Chaffee Art Center over the years, and soon will have a new home. Perfect for yourself or as a gift! There also may be a few additions from a more 

Robert Black Classes and Workshops

Robert Black Classes and Workshops

5 Thursday Classes in February Five special classes designed to explore the richness of the human experience (Noon–2pm)Oered in two sessions. Come just during your lunch hour (BYO) or stay for the whole session!$25 for full 2-hour session; $20 for 1 hour. (Special 5-week discount 

It’s All About the Arts

It’s All About the Arts

Check out the latest edition of It’s All About the Arts, featuring Robert Black

Saturdays at the Chaffee

10am–3pmStop in for Family friendly art and activities! Explore the mansion…Exhibits (change every 4-6 weeks)Plus, experience 2 rooms that take you back to the 1890s…original master bathroom and sitting room Gallery Shoppe…Filled with affordable, unique, handmade items and gift ideas Café…Stop by and enjoy a 

Featured Artist: Gerry Wilkins

Featured Artist: Gerry Wilkins

“I walk in the woods a lot, that’s where I get a lot of my inspiration,” Gerry Wilkins said by phone recently. She is the Chaffee’s Artist of the Month, and acrylic on canvas is her medium. All her work is original, one of a 

The Art of Life

The Art of Life

Rutland, VT: The Chaffee Art Center, Your Center for Creativity, invites the community to the opening reception of our new Exhibit “The Art of Life” on Friday, Jan. 19, 5–7pm. This exhibit features a wide-ranging exhibition of photographs and collages by Artist, Architect and Teacher, Robert Black 

Bigfoot Painting at the Chaffee Art Center

Bigfoot Painting at the Chaffee Art Center

… part of WINTERFEST 2024Friday, Feb. 235:30–7:30pmCost $10 per personPainting: From Come Alive Outside WINTERFEST imagesinstructor: Heather WilsonMin 5; Max 30MUST PRE-REGISTER Join us for this fun art experience and paint Bigfoot as part of Rutland’s WINTERFEST 2024!Attendees follow along with an instructor and leave