Exhibit Opening Friday!

Exhibit Opening Friday!

Exhibit Opening Friday 5–7pm

The Chaffee Art Center, Your Center for Creativity, invites the community to the opening of our Photography Exhibit & Amateur Photo Contest “Images of our World” on Friday, April 15th from 5 to 7pm. There is no charge for admittance. A donation would be greatly appreciated. Wine will be served.

The Exhibit will feature the work of many talented photographers. Rebekkah Ziel will have a solo gallery showcasing her photography. There will also be 5 feature walls by the following photographers: Robert Black, Matt Lerman, Denise Letendre, Jon Olender and Penelope Weiss.

Chaffee artist members will have work on display and for sale throughout the mansion, 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 May 27th.

Also highlighted will be our Annual Amateur Photo Contest with entries from all ages. People’s Choice Awards will be given to the following categories: Youth 12 & under, Teen 13-18, Adult 18+. Visitors can vote from April 15th to May 27th.

[NOTE: Photos of the railing are from work completed last Fall.]

View the artists’ statements here.

As we celebrate 61 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: Wednesday through Friday Noon to 4pm; Saturday 10am to 2pm. Private appointments available by request. www.chaffeeartcenter.org, 802.775.0356, [email protected], Chaffee Art Center at 16 South Main Street in Rutland, VT.