Founded in 1995
A Project of the Arts Council of Windham County
A YANKEE MAGAZINE EDITORS' CHOICE in 2004
A year-round, festive FIRST FRIDAY stroll, 5:30 to
in downtown Brattleboro, Vt. and nearby locations.
GALLERY WALK IS ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.
NOTE: Most exhibits are open all month long.
Call venues to confirm exhibit hours.
The next Gallery Walk will be on Friday, October 6.
VENUES TO THE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN
The Marina Restaurant
1. The Marina Restaurant
28 Spring Tree Rd. (down behind 464 Putney Rd. -
where the West River meets the Connecticut), (802) 257-7563,
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival's Movement 2017 exhibit
"Dance at Naulakha" continues with selected photographs by Jeff Lewis
and Deb Lazar capturing 2016's premiere Promenade performance at Rudyard Kipling's
Naulakha estate—southernvermontdancefestival.com. Other ongoing exhibits include
paintings by young Alex Hrabchak; flora, fauna, and landscapes by painter Kristina
Wentzell; collages of vintage food imagery by Tiffany Heerema; large painted
gourds by Terry Carter; fine art photography by Henry Ireland; botanical
illustrations by Tina Olsen; landscapes and contemporary artwork by Martha
Dolan; mystical landscapes, studies in nature, and unconventional still-lifes by
Janet Picard; and impressionist-realist paintings by Deborah Lazar. Walk
"munchies" available 5-6:30. This casual waterfront eatery with sunset view is open daily
11:30-10, Sun. Brunch served 10-1.
VENUES TO THE WEST OF DOWNTOWN
C.X. Silver Gallery
2. C.X. Silver Gallery & Dim Sum Teahouse
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898 or (802)
Gallery OPEN 3-5 pm for September Gallery Walk; otherwise open
year-round by calling ahead to arrange a visit.... Alyssa Hinton: Earth Consciousness
and Cultural Revelations, exhibition
(cxsilvergallery.com/alyssa-hinton) and book
(magcloud.com/browse/issue/1254092). New exhibition and book launch
for Liz Hawkes deNiord: Return As Ticket, opening Friday, Sept. 29,
5:30-7:30—meet the artist for discussion about this exhibition, the artwork, and
book cxsilvergallery.com/liz-hawkes-deniord. Rodrigo Nava: Infinity
Forms sculpture on lawn. Cai Xi's abstract performance painting using
mops/brooms/trowels as brushes; luminous landscapes; works from her retrospective
1979-2015; monumental portraits; and the multimedia
Representing the work of Nye Ffarrabas—gallery publication of her retrospective,
magcloud.com/browse/issue/756374.... DIM SUM DINING eves.
calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898. DIM SUM BUFFET on Sunday,
Sept. 3, 5-8 pm. Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (ACCVT,
accvt.org) presents the 18th Annual
Autumn Moon Festival of Vietnam, Korea, and China on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 5-8 pm, atop
Memorial Park; info: (802) 257-7898, allAsia@accvt.org.
VENUES IN OR NEAR DOWNTOWN
& Art Center
3. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124,
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk, when NECCA aerialists and
acrobats entertain on the lawn. Enjoy the kick-off of "The Great Canoe-dle Doodle"
and an Opening Reception for CONSTELLATIONS: Paintings by Roger Sandes. Other exhibits
include WEIGHTED TEARS: Mary Admasian, in the sculpture garden through October 8....
Wolf Kahn: DENSITY & TRANSPARENCY—Paintings made over the past decade....
LOST PORCHES: Nathalie Miebach—Intricate woven sculptures based on data from
extreme weather events.... BOUNDARIES, BALANCE, AND CONFINEMENT: Mary Admasian
explores the physical boundaries between objects.... SPACESHIP OF DREAMS: William
Chambers—an interactive public art project first realized in a York, Penn.
storefront.... FREE FALL: Barbara Garber—Her wall and room installations
explore the boundary between 2D and 3D drawing.... Open daily 11-5, closed Tues. Admission:
$8-$6-$4, free: members and under 18. Free Thurs. after 2.
CHRISTOPHER G. CHAPMAN
4. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St.,
Aspiring local photographer Christopher G. Chapman loves
landscapes and still-lifes. He is exhibiting his favorite photos from around Brattleboro
and travels across the globe. The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and
specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location with free parking. Lunch and
dinner daily 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.
5. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577,
Upstairs: Gallery spaces host the Annual Faculty Show of
recent work by teachers, workshop instructors, and staff. All teachers are working
artists whose creations offer viewers an opportunity to appreciate their wide range of
individual styles.... At street level: Gallery 34 features Art Costa's explorations in
3-D cardboard construction. He will work live in the Gallery 34 window on Tuesdays
from 4 to 6 pm during September.... The Main Street Studio hosts paintings and
drawings in many styles from "The Secret Lives of Shopkeepers" sessions, featuring
portraits of some of downtown Brattleboro's familiar merchants. A preview of upcoming
classes for all ages will help visitors plan their Fall art-making!
6. Latchis Gallery & Main Theatre
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.latchis.com
A. LATCHIS GALLERY: In conjunction with the second annual
Tiny House Festival to be held on Flat Street on Sunday, Sept. 3, the gallery features
The Imagining Home Project. Burlington artist Alison Cannon paired homeless
citizens with architects, who worked together on home design ideas. The drawings and
plans they came up with together are featured in this exhibit, open for Gallery Walk and
B. MAIN THEATRE: LATCHFEST Music Weekend—Gallery Walk Friday also marks the
beginning of LATCHfest, a two-day celebration of local music. Friday night's music will
be held at Echo, 69 Main St., from 8 to 11. On Saturday, live music fills the Latchis
Main Theatre from 4:30 to 11:30 pm. Visit latchisarts.org for details.
Windham Movement Apparel
7. Windham Movement Apparel
5 Arch St., below 41 Main, (802) 246-1223, visit on Facebook,
Continuing in September is the Southern Vermont Dance Festival's
Movement 2017 exhibit "Images of AXIS Dance Company's Residency," fifteen
photographs by Annie Macy of the country's renowned physically integrated dance
company. These images demonstrate the versatility of dance through the stunning artistry
of work by three wheelchair-bound dancers and two others not in
chairs—southernvermontdancefestival.com. Windham Movement Apparel supplies
the movement arts community with quality products in an environment that encourages
fellowship between participants and increases awareness of the benefits of movement. Open
Tues./Wed./Thurs. 3-8, Fri./Sat. 10-6, and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.
8. Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro
17 Flat St., (802) 254-5990,
The Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro now has a new
state-of-the-art sound and lighting system! Celebrate the renovation with LIVE MUSIC
STARTING AT 7:30 during Gallery Walk on Friday, Sept. 1—featuring Faux In
Love, The Pilgrims, and Mystery Band. This event is sponsored by Guilford Sound.
BGCB offers after-school activities and programs for youth aged 6 to 19 in areas of
Education, Sports & Fitness, The Arts, Leadership & Character Building, and
Healthy Lifestyles. Open Monday through Saturday, with a Friday Teen Night for kids
entering 7th grade to 18 years old, featuring bands, DJs, Skate Jams, and Movies.
There's No Place Like Home
9. There's No Place Like Home
former Sanel Auto Parts Store, 47 Flat St.,
THREE DAYS ONLY! Reception on Friday, 5:30-8, during
Gallery Walk. Also open Saturday 12-2 and Sunday 10-5. Five artists explore alternatives
to "common" housing solutions. Liz LaVorgna/Judith Dickerman Nelson's "Home"
features photography/writing that helps us to see what home is to someone considered
homeless.... Steven Leal's painting series "Layers" is a mix of light and texture
focusing on place.... John Willis's "House/Home" examines the pervasive presence
of extreme economic inequality—a condition that seems to be worsening, especially
here in America.... Vera Struck is a reclamation artist and builder who makes
fashion and tiny houses from reclaimed materials. Don't miss her "Silver Bullet" house
in the Tiny House village just across the street on Sunday.
10. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960, www.insightphotography.org
In September, the Tiny Gallery hosts images made during the
2017 Exposures Cross-cultural Youth Arts Summer Program. Participants from 8
states convened at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for this year's program to
learn and make work about diversity, culture, place, and identity. Exhibitions in the
Tiny Gallery serve as opportunities for In-Sight students to showcase their own work and
to learn from practicing artists who show in the space. For more information visit
Vermont Center for Photography
11. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
A solo exhibition this month by local photographer Brent
Seabrook showcases a number of area farms. His "Vermont Farm Work Project" is
an ongoing photographic exploration of farm work, farm-workers, and the agricultural work
place in Vermont. Dairy farming, vegetable production, cheese making, maple sugaring,
logging, apple growing, and pressing cider are among the activities included in the
exhibition, which runs through October 1. Meet the artist at an opening reception during
Gallery Walk on Sept. 1, 5:30 to 8:30. Visit vcphoto.org for additional info and
12. Turning Point of Windham County
39 Elm St., (802) 257-5600 Susan, email@example.com
September is Recovery Month and Turning Point's 10th Anniversary!
Four coaches and peers are exhibiting nature photography and portrait work in "Through
the Lens of Recovery." Participants include Ladd Butler, board member;
Brian Condon, recovery coach and trainer; Jenny O'Conner, recovery coach;
and Michael Poster, group facilitator. "Connecting in compassion, dignity, and
recovery, Turning Point is about tapping into the mind-changing, game-changing, and
life-changing positivity of coming back to the best you, the true you. Turning Point
provides means and methods; you provide the grit and desire. Together, we create energy,
hope, and family." Stop by during Gallery Walk to enjoy the photo exhibit and learn more
about the Turning Point program.
Restless Rooster Café
13. Restless Rooster Café & Coffee Bar
134 Elliot St., (802) 258-2565, www.restlessroostercafe.com
The Rooster is the starting point for the Telephone
Pole-Painting Project Tour featured in the next Walk listing. The café's current
art exhibit continues through September.... Springtime is for caterpillars! Celebrate
rebirth with Irshad Mustafa's dramatic photos of beautiful specimens from The
Caterpillar Lab. New season, new life. Change is only the beginning.... Stop by to see
the art during regular café hours: Open daily 7-2, serving Breakfast & Brunch
till 1 weekdays, 2 on weekends.
14. F.E.E.T. (Frost Elm Elliot Triangle) Pole-Painting
134 to 230 Elliot St., (802) 275-7232, www.facebook.com/groups/FEETBrattleboro
5:30 to 7:30 during Gallery Walk on September 1: WALKING ART
TOUR featuring the premiere of a Telephone Pole-Painting Project completed by
local neighbors/artists. A variety of artistic expression is displayed along Elliot Street
on the 15 painted poles between the Restless Rooster Café and Dompier Electric Co. This
community-based art project was designed to celebrate the F.E.E.T. neighborhood and to
connect neighbors in a creative way. Great prizes await anyone finding the Purple Footprint
on one of the poles! Thanks to a donation from Ben & Jerry's, folks doing any or all of
the Pole Project tour will receive FREE ICE CREAM from organizers at the Restless Rooster
parking lot on the corner of Elliot and Elm Streets.
15. 118 Elliot Gallery
118 Elliot St., Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Featured in September is "Black, Rabbit, and Pie Holes,"
an exhibit of recent work by Kirsten Ullrich, with Doug Lynch, Lauren Watrous,
and Gordon Meinhard. An accomplished painter and designer, Ullrich explores the
"specifically ambiguous" in large oils, line drawings, and three-dimensional work. Her
large oils are virtuoso demonstrations taking the viewer well beyond the familiar. She
also initiated a correspondence, in art form, with three other artists; the resulting
dialogue, ranging from quirky to contemplative, comprises half of this show—come see how
artists inter-communicate! Opening reception on Friday, Sept. 1, 5:30-8:30 pm. Gallery
Hours: Tues.-Wed.-Fri. 12-5 and by appointment.... ART TALK on Thurs., Sept. 21,
6:30-8:30, with Jason Alden, founder of The Drawing Studio on Williams Street, a
longtime teacher and lifetime painter. He'll discuss his creative philosophy, the efforts
and experimentation that engage the artist at a natural level. Includes a visual component
and dialogue with attendees.
16. ArtRageUs1 Arts Collective
57 Elliot St., (802) 490-2277,
Featuring drawings, paintings, and prints by Nydia
Jhennae, a freelance illustrator with an eye for oddities who enjoys provoking the
viewer to question what they see in her fantasy renderings. Also featuring books by
award-winning author Roanne Wolves, who will do a reading at 6 pm during
Gallery Walk—come meet both talented members! (Their works are 10% off this
month.) ArtRageUs1 is an arts collective selling art, crafts, books, and music created by
local folks, and home to the figurative furniture of Gayle Marie Weitz and Write
Action books. Open Fri./Sat./Sun. 11-5 and online.
17. Cantina Vidorra
49 Elliot St., (802) 490-2532, visit on Facebook
Continuing in September is a "wild mishmash of epic creations" by
Jonas Fricke and Saturn "Lady Heart" Millner. Open for lunch and dinner,
Cantina Vidorra offers starters, build-your-own and traditional tacos, burritos,
enchiladas, and quesadillas, as well as a handy kids' menu.
PETER VAN DER DOES
Elliot St. Fish & Chips
18. Elliot St. Fish & Chips
50 Elliot St., (802) 451-9482,
email@example.com, FB: Elliot Street Fish, Chips and More
September features the works of Peter Van der Does, who
explains: "Some artists stay relatively within one media and have a more or less cohesive
development. From my standpoint, I cannot see the relevance of developing a philosophical
construct within which to limit my enjoyment of making art. I am always exploring. One
day I might be making a realistic painting, the next something completely abstract.
Enjoyment ... that's what it's all about." The café uses fresh, local, and organic
ingredients. Open Tues.-Sat. 11:30-8, till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.
19. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794, www.mochajoes.com
Work by several members of the Brattleboro Camera Club is
featured. Techniques and style vary, but all possess passion and enthusiasm for the magic
of photography. Come view the images and witness the photographer's soul. Founded in
1933, BCC is one of the oldest continuous camera clubs in New England! Monthly meetings
are held at 6:30 pm at the Vermont Center for Photography on second Mondays; info about
each meeting is posted online at Meetup.com.
Stop in 7 days to see the exhibit and enjoy Mocha Joe's own freshly roasted coffee, a
seasonal drink, and freshly baked pastries. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7-8, Fri. 7-9, Sat. 7:30-9,
20. Wood Rabbit Arts Pop-Up Gallery
80 Main St., between Sam's & Mocha Joe's,
OPEN 4 DAYS ONLY: Gallery Walk Opening Reception on Friday, Sept.
1, 5 to 9 pm. Open on Sat.-Mon., Sept. 2-3-4, from 9 to 9 daily. Brattleboro oil painter
Julia Eva Bacon hosts a pop-up exhibit of her "Animal Spirit Guide
Collection." Bacon is inspired by our connection to the natural world by way of its
animal inhabitants. Though her paintings are created in a realistic style, there is an
emotive quality to her subjects that tells a deeper story and conveys powerful messages.
Vermont Abenaki artist Linda Longtoe Sheehan is also offering her handmade wampum
belts and jewelry.
Turn It Up!
21. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015, www.turnitup.com
The record shop features a collection of vintage music and
movie posters, several rare and collectible. Artists include the Beatles and solo
projects, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Clash, Prince, Gene Wilder, Marilyn Monroe,
Clint Eastwood. Turn It Up! sells new and classic music on vinyl and CD at bargain
prices every day. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 11-6.
22. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071,
Karen Galloway's watercolor pencil drawings, along with a
sprinkling of mosaic, collage, and a mobile, are featured through October. "I feel my work
is inspired by the nature and beauty of New England. I love trees, wood, rocks,
rust—they seem like the beginning of a good story." Amy's offers European-style
breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open
Mon.-Sat. 8-6, till 8 on Gallery Walk evenings, and Sun. 9-5.
Vermont Artisan Designs
23. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Oil paintings by Mary Iselin and Joe McCarthy are
featured in September. Gallery Walk opening reception, 5:30-7 pm. Iselin's paintings
focus on area farms and farm animals. McCarthy's work in oil on paper hints at landscapes
in a variety of pleasing color combinations. Also continuing in early September are
original paintings by Will Moses. And, for the truly adventurous folks who want to walk
colorfully, Solmate Socks are now available. A portion of this month's sales of featured
art benefits the Craft Emergency Relief Fund. Visit online or stop by 7 days to
see work by over 300 artists and craftspeople.
24. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871, worksbakerycafe.com
Paintings by Christy Bonneau continue through September.
Her medium- to large-scale abstracts explore issues of human emotion and connectedness
through the use of color and rhythm. These oil paintings often incorporate printmaking
techniques, etchings, transfers, threads, and collage. Her work is currently showing
in a Boston gallery; has been featured at the Southern Vermont Art Center in
Manchester; and is in private collections throughout the U.S. The café serves
Rainforest Alliance coffee and humanely raised meats, poultry, and dairy with no
antibiotics or added hormones; open daily 6 to 6, until 9 for Gallery Walk.
"SVDF's Inaugural Year"
WOW Frozen Yogurt
25. WOW Frozen Yogurt
122 Main St., (802) 579-1255, www.facebook.com/WOW-Frozen-Yogurt
Continuing this month is the Southern Vermont Dance Festival's
Movement 2017 exhibit "Images of SVDF's Inaugural Year," a collection of
photographs by Kiqe Bosch highlighting the festival's opening year. A completely
black-and-white exhibit, Bosch's thirteen images from 2013 celebrate the variety of
movement presented in SVDF's first season. Bosch captured the joy of movement and the
intimacy of the mover—southernvermontdancefestival.com. Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 12-8, Fri.-Sat.
26. Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777,
The gallery's Fall Spotlight through October is Leonard
Ragouzeos: Faces From This Place. The artist documents our mood with the veracity of
a still camera, presenting the Face as metaphor. Often larger than life, vigorous ink
portraits in black and white allow an intimacy of gaze involving the physicality of the
painting process. By contrast, tiny self-portraits seem as if viewed in a very small
mirror. Also continuing are ephemeral studies by Richard Heller, stoneware by
Peter Karner, multi-layered landscape prints by William Hays, and ceramics
by Nicheibei Pottery. Reception 5:30-8:30 on September 1; music by the Moondogs.
Open daily 11-5:30.
27. The Dianich Gallery
139 Main St. Rm. 501, (802) 380-1607, Down the alley and through
the glass doors, www.catherinedianichgallery.com
ART EXHIBIT & CALENDAR SALE: Continuing is "Delicious
Encounter," an exhibit of earlier works by Helen Hawes honoring her mother,
Isabel Hawes—viscerally animated portraits, large-scale pastels on wood with
urethane and enamel transparencies—as well as the "Pink Passion" and "Past Lives"
series. A practicing artist for 45 years, Hawes offers drawing and collage workshops and
retreats to facilitate personal growth—for further information see
www.marksthewaytotheheart.com. Reception on Friday, Sept. 1, 5:30-7:30
pm; otherwise open by appointment.
"WE ARE VERMONT!" ACTIVIST CALENDAR LAUNCH—Reception on Friday, Sept. 1,
5:30-7:30 pm in the lobby of Hooker-Dunham Building next to the Dianich Gallery and Green
Writers Press. Enjoy refreshments and pick up a calendar—100% of donations to
benefit 350Vermont. "Our goal is to share the creativity, passion, diversity, and
progressive activism of Vermonters through beautiful color images donated by talented
photographers." Visit 350Vermont.org.
Gallery at The Garden
28. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982,
"Watercolors & Illustrations – One Artist's Overview"
introduces work by Frank M. Costantino of Winthrop, Mass. The exhibit includes more
than 50 accomplished Plein Air and Studio Watercolors featuring locations around New
England and the U.S., as well as some superb professional architectural illustrations.
Meet the artist during a Gallery Walk reception on Friday, Sept. 1, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.
Join Mr. Costantino on Saturday morning, Sept. 2, at 11:30 in The River Garden for a live
Watercolor Demonstration, free and open to the public—www.fmcostantino.com. The River
Garden is otherwise open Mon.-Sat. 9-5 except for special-event rentals.
29. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015,
OPEN SEPT. 1-4, then CLOSED SEPT. 5-14: The upstairs
gallery exhibit—"Just the Photos"—revisits a show of photographs
Penelope took in the 1980s as reference for a post-graduate course in Printmaking at the
Central School of Art in London in the 1980s. These prints will be available both framed and
unframed with a couple of new additions. Also on display: Penelope's Fine Contemporary
Glass, complementing new ceramic vessels by an artisan from Thailand, crafted
in organic forms in subtle earthtones. Discover also fine jewelry, an exceptional
collection of British cards, clothing, accessories, and furnishings for the home and
garden, and of course British grocery items. Open 11-7 or later and till 9:30 for
Mitchell · Giddings
30. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290,
"Jim Giddings & Petria Mitchell: Oils and
Watercolors" continues through September 17. MGFA's founders and co-owners
present new and reworked paintings. Petria Mitchell is showing new oil paintings that
continue her investigations in color and atmosphere. Jim Giddings has begun to paint in
his rebuilt studio, and his presentation includes new watercolors as well as salvaged,
reworked, or revisited oil paintings. Next exhibit, Sept. 21-Nov. 5: "Mapping the
Unknown," monotypes, oil paintings, and collages by Susan Osgood. MGFA is
committed to presenting innovative, contemporary works that stimulate both the seasoned
collector and aesthetic explorer. Open 11-5 Wed.-Mon.... Visit the MGFA Annex in
the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main Street, for work by emerging and prominent
31. Take a Moment for Peace & Stay for a Summer
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., in the
Church Parlor, (802) 257-4588 Dee and Bob Keller
5:30-6 pm · The Moment for Peace on Sept. 1 will
be led by Rev. Bert Marshall, the Interim Pastor at Centre Congregational Church.
His meditation, "Songs for Peace," will offer some original songs, some group
singing, and a few brief reflections.
32. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290,
MAIN FLOOR—MEZZANINE WALLS:Terry Sylvester's mural of
downtown Brattleboro; CENTER, CEILING: Cloud and raindrops mobile, Academy School's
second-grade class. MEZZANINE—DISPLAY CASES: Vases and other objects from the
library's Henrietta Loud Collection of 19th-century artwork.
SECOND FLOOR—ENTRYWAY CASE: Kids' LEGO creations made at LEGO-palooza;
CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASES: "Barking," written by Edith Milton and
illustrated by watercolor painter and New Hampshire summer resident Judith Oksner.
Selections from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the
building; take a self-guided walking tour during library hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9;
Thurs.-Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-5.
Hermit Thrush Brewery
33. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337),
hermitthrushbrewery.com & Facebook
The gallery features a beer road trip through the Belgian
countryside. Documentary-style photos capture the beauty of beer, Belgium in the
spring, and the fun-loving Hermit Thrush team as they travel across the country that
originally inspired their tasty beers. The photographer is Brattleboro filmmaker
Angela Snow, who makes her own documentaries and works freelance in Reality TV.
She tagged along to Belgium to photograph the adventure, as why would anyone pass up
travel and beer? Pints of beer for Hermit Thrush Pint Night are available from
5 pm during Gallery Walk on Sept. 1. Brewery Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9,
SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS
I-91 Welcome Center
A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
The Silo Gallery features work by Rick Loya of
Morrisville. His company, Artworks by Rick Loya, offers sign design and fabrication,
fine art, decorative painting, and artistic services for both residential and commercial
use. He has taught acrylic painting, faux painting, and sculpting classes for The River
Arts Center in Morrisville. A Set Designer/Decorator for local theater groups, he holds a
BA in Fine Art from Johnson State College.... On display in the rafters through the end of
October is a 12-foot mermaid by Rich Gillis of Mystic Metallurgy in
Williamsville.... Information and showcase exhibits of Vermont-made products, artwork,
and fine crafts are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm