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The Chaffee Art Center, Green Mountain College and the University of Vermont begin their collaboration on the new Permacultured property at the Chaffee.
Left: Jim Boughton (Chaffee, Executive Director) Stacey Doll (Permaculturist) Stephanie Hurley (UVM, Professor) Rick Twigg (Chaffee, President) Eleanor Tisone (GMC, Professor) David Allaire (Rutland, VT Mayor)

Chaffee’s Transformation
Chaffee’s Transformation

The Chaffee begins its major transformation renovating the building and grounds.

Chaffee and NBF Architects
Chaffee and NBF Architects

The Chaffee Art Center has chosen hometown architects, NBF Architects P.C.
to lead the design team for the major transformation planned for the Chaffee.

Left: Ralph Nimtz (Principal, NBF), Rick Twigg (Chaffee, President), Jim Boughton (Chaffee, Executive Director)

The Rutland Area Art Association, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, mission is to nurture the essential relationship between the Arts and our community through: Exhibition, Education and Collaboration, at the historic Chaffee Art Center.

EXHIBITION
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Permaculture

AN INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE OPEN HOUSE Join us on Saturday, October 21st from 9am – 1pm for an introduction to the principles and practices of permaculture design and learn how the Chaffee Art Center is incorporating permaculture into the restoration and renovation of its site. Led by permaculture educator, designer and practitioner, Stacey Doll, this […]

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Chaffee Undergoes Major Transformation

Chaffee Art Center, Temporarily Closing for the Summer The Chaffee Art Center will close beginning in June for several months of renovations with the goal of reopening in October with a new café, a high-tech gallery space and new classes. The ArtBeat Café is expected to be one of the centerpieces of the renovation, officials […]

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Annual Meeting 2017

Please join us for our Annual Meeting to be held on November 4, from 1 – 3pm at the Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT. We will review 2016 and update you on our progress so far in 2017. After the meeting please stay to mingle with board members and enjoy some […]

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The Chaffee chooses NBF Architects

The Chaffee Art Center has chosen hometown architects, NBF Architects P.C. to lead the design team for the major transformation planned for the Chaffee.   Left: Ralph Nimtz (Principal, NBF), Rick Twigg (Chaffee, President), Jim Boughton (Chaffee, Executive Director) Questions may be directed to [email protected] or (802) 775-0356.

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EXHIBITS

ART IN THE PARK
CALENDAR
The Chaffee Art Center is pleased to host its Annual Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Festivals for each summer and fall. Our Summer Festival is held the second weekend in August and our Fall Foligae Festival is held on Columbus Day Weekend with gates opening at 10am each day.
View the full Chaffee Art Center calendar. Explore all current and upcoming exhibits as well as lectures, regular classes, children's programming and specialty workshops.