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Arts, Crafts & Antiquing

Fletcher Farm School for Arts  is located on Route 103 South and offers Learning Vacations in the Green Mountains with over 160 different courses for two-days, three-days and five days.  Classes are available in Fine Art, Basketry, Clay, Decorative Art, Early American Decoration, Fiber Art, Glass, Metalwork, Needle Art, Quilting, Woodcarving and a variety of Special Interest subjects. You can reach them at 802-228-8770 or visit them online at

Chester Art Guild Gallery and Open Studio is located on the green in Chester, VT and is open late May through mid-October, Friday-Sunday from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.  The Art Guild includes an Exhibit Gallery, two Open Studios, Academy for adults and children, local Gallery Walks and Art Sales on the Gallery lawn.  An Open Studio features helpful advice from fellow artisans.  Bring your art and a bag lunch and experience the studio in the Old Academy Building on the Green in Chester. For more, call 802-875-3767.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts is a non-profit gallery - performance space - school dedicated to supporting the innovative contemporary artist, creating an inviting space to engage the community through diverse thought-provoking art works and events. Come in and take your time; browse the gallery of two the three dimensional contemporary works by outstanding regional artists available for purchase.

Antiquing is another growing interest with our visitors. Vermont has all the fixin's for an antiquer's adventure! A quick check of local listings shows nearly 100 options from Rutland to Brattleboro, Bennington to Ludlow.  Quechee has one of the largest antique malls in the state, and Chester also offers a myriad of options.  We invite you to come find your treasure!