Pictures and Words Exhibit

Pictures and Words Exhibit

Rutland, VT: The Chaffee Art Center, Your Center for Creativity, invites the community to the opening of our new Exhibit, PICTURES AND WORDS on January 15th from 5pm to 7pm. An RSVP is required to attend.  

The Exhibit will feature many talented authors and illustrators. Fran Bull and B.Amore will have solo featured galleries. Sandy Gartner and Emily Casey will be featured in the third gallery. Plus, many others will be on display throughout the first floor of the mansion: Joe Citro/Robert Waldo Brunelle Jr.; Yvonne Daley; Nancy Snow/Norma Montaigne; Mary Crowley; Steve Halford; Carolyn Shattuck; and Bob Lloyd.  

Chaffee artist members will also have work on display and for sale in the upstairs galleries, as well as in the Gallery Shoppe that is filled with handmade treasures and gift ideas for any occasion, or even for yourself!   This exhibit will be up until February 26th.

Please RSVP as a limited number of attendees will be allowed at one time in the mansion. Reserve your half hour time slot: 5pm; 5:30pm; 6pm; 6:30pm. Call 802.775.0356 or email [email protected] to reserve. There is no charge for admittance. A donation would be greatly appreciated.  

As we celebrate 60 years as an art center in the Rutland Community, we also invite you to join as an artist, single or family member to help the Chaffee to continue to inspire and cultivate creativity, while positively impacting the vitality of our community through the arts.   

Visit the Chaffee during open hours to experience the beauty of the 1890’s historic building and the wonderful works of art throughout, plus our Gallery Shoppe! While here, picture your next event, bridal shower, wedding, meeting, or retreat being held in our beautiful 1890’s mansion, fondly known by its first owners as Sunny Gables.  

Hours: Thursday and Friday Noon to 4pm; Saturday 10am to 2pm. Private appointments available by request. Check out and the Chaffee Art Center Facebook page for updates, call 802.775.0356, [email protected], or stop in to the Chaffee Art Center at 16 South Main Street in Rutland, VT.  

Sherri Birkheimer Rooker, Executive Director
Chaffee Art Center … Your Center for Creativity
802.775.0356 / cell 802.353-6605

16 South Main Street, Rutland, VT 05701
Thurs & Fri Noon–4pm; Sat 10am–2pm