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Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Classes

FOR ALL CLASSES:• Must pre-register and pre-pay before class date;• Safety Protocols, masks required*; Payments and Refunds Ballet For the Love of Dance An enjoyable way to:• improve balance and coordination• increase strength and stamina• exercise your mind and body connection  All ages and abilities 

New Holiday Artisan Gift Show November 5th & 6th

New Holiday Artisan Gift Show November 5th & 6th

We are seeking exhibitors to participate in our upcoming Holiday Artisan Gift Show on Friday, November 5 from 4-8pm, and Saturday, November 6 from 10am-5pm. We encourage unique and diverse artisan products including pottery, fiber items, clothing, fine art, photography, jewelry, glass, wood products, specialty 

2021 Chaffee Gingerbread Contest

2021 Chaffee Gingerbread Contest

The Chaffee Art Center is excited to announce the dates for the 2021 Gingerbread Contest! Interested bakers, schools, organizations, businesses, families, individuals, and young people are invited to submit their imaginative gingerbread creations. Entries do not have to pre-register but are appreciated.  All entries must 

Artist of the Month, Steve Halford

Artist of the Month, Steve Halford

When the birds that returned to the woods where Steve Halford lives every spring suddenly stopped a few years ago, he was worried. “We always used to hear birds singing every spring but the last few years we haven’t heard them,” Halford said. “It really 

New Exhibit, Nature Revealed

New Exhibit, Nature Revealed

Rutland, VT: The Chaffee Art Center, Your Center for Creativity, invites the community to the opening of a new Exhibit, Rutland County Audubon Society NATURE REVEALED, A WILDLIFE ART SHOW, as well as solo features by Chaffee artist members: Silent Spring Raku Pottery Series by Steve 

The 2022 Chaffee Art Center Calendar is Here!

The 2022 Chaffee Art Center Calendar is Here!

This years’ calendar showcases these 14 talented artists and photographers! Ann McFarrenCarolyn ShattuckLouis ScotellaroKevin RuelleRobert BlackRoz DanielsBetsy MoakleyKaren SewardMary CrowleyFran BullChristine TownsendB.AmoreLisa WalkerCover: Brian Farnum Stop by the Chaffee today to pick yours up! See hours here.

Be a Part of This Exciting New Community Art Project, Coming Summer 2021

Be a Part of This Exciting New Community Art Project, Coming Summer 2021

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 

Painting Demo This Saturday!

Painting Demo This Saturday!

Grace from GSC Artwork will be doing an acrylic painting demonstration at the Chaffee this Saturday from Noon to 2pm. Stop by! Also on exhibit is the Rutland County Audubon Society Wildlife Art Show, as well as featured galleries for Steve Halford’s Raku Pottery Bird Series