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Become a Chaffee Board Member

Become a Chaffee Board Member

The Chaffee Art Center invites potential Board members to submit a letter of interest to [email protected] New Term begins in July. Board meets regularly. Be a part of all the new things happening!Please email by May 28th.

Classes Return to the Chaffee!

Classes Return to the Chaffee!

Starting in May we will be offering classes again! There are some returning favorites: Yoga, Figure Drawing, and Kid’s Classes. New will be Music Lessons from Green Mountain Music for string instruments and beginner piano.  We will also have a new Clay The Old-Fashioned Way offering that consist of 

Sip N’ Dip returns!

Sip N’ Dip returns!

Our first SIP N’ DIP class has already filled up!We have opened up another due to overwhelming interest! So…Are YOU ready for some fun!Our 2nd SIP N’ DIP class at the Cluckin’ Café on Route 7 in Pittsford ison Tuesday, June 1st from 6pm to 

Annual Student Exhibit and Amateur Photo Contest

Annual Student Exhibit and Amateur Photo Contest

Stop by the Chaffee and check out our ANNUAL STUDENT EXHIBIT and AMATEUR PHOTO CONTEST now through June 4. Come support our young aspiring artists! There will be student work from area schools and homeschoolers, photo contest entries, plus Artist Members will also have work on 

Chaffee’s Artist of the Month

Chaffee’s Artist of the Month

After an ice storm hit Manchester not too long ago, Matthew Lerman grabbed his camera and went for a walk in the ice-covered stillness. “It was just so beautiful,” he recalled by phone recently, “I wanted to take pictures of the ice.” Some of the 

Pre-order Your 1st Annual Chaffee Art Center 2022 Calendar now!

Pre-order Your 1st Annual Chaffee Art Center 2022 Calendar now!

Only $10 each! The calendars will be ready for distribution in August.At which time the price will be $15 each. Calendar will showcase these 14 talented artists and photographers!Ann McFarrenCarolyn ShattuckLouis ScotellaroKevin RuelleRobert BlackRoz DanielsBetsy MoakleyKaren SewardMary CrowleyFran BullChristine TownsendB.AmoreLisa WalkerCover: Brian Farnum Contact [email protected]  

2021 Community Street Art Project

2021 Community Street Art Project

We are excited to announce that plans are underway for a 2021 Community Street Art Project! It will be a fundraiser for the Chaffee Art Center, and a fantastic project for Downtown Rutland and the region to showcase local creative talent while fostering the economic vitality 

Artisan Marketplace

Artisan Marketplace

Sign up for our NEW ARTISAN MARKETPLACE that will be outside on the Chaffee grounds on Saturdays 10am to 2pm from May to October.  There will be artists, crafters, specialty foods and more selling their handmade items on the front, side and back lawns.  If interested