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Burlington City Arts Center

135 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8415
+1 802-865-7166
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Plan some time to pause in here

I was fortunate to have some "extra time" to stop and view the Diana Al-Hadid exhibit and got lost... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Waitsfield, Vermont
Great for a quick fix of cult-cha

I go several times of year to this Church St. fixture for modern art. I greatly enjoy their... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Mark F
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Housed in the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse, this art venue showcases diverse contemporary art exhibitions plus workshops in experimental media, a community darkroom and lecture space for multi-media presentations.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
25 Jan 2017
“Always a good exhibit or two”
15 Sep 2017
“Plan some time to pause in here”
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135 Church St, Burlington, VT 05401-8415
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I was fortunate to have some "extra time" to stop and view the Diana Al-Hadid exhibit and got lost in her pieces. Just wonderful to experience on so many levels.

Thank APatrickF
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I go several times of year to this Church St. fixture for modern art. I greatly enjoy their eclecticism and constantly changing exhibits. Their recent beach installation was very entertaining.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 26 January 2017

After living in Asheville, NC, the arts scene is a little disappointing in Burlington, but this place usually has a good exhibit or two. I often like the exhibit upstairs better than the ground level exhibit and there is an elevator. The building itself is...More

Thank TreeVT
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very few exhibits and the ones we saw were not very engaging or compelling. The place is pretty small. Very nice staff, however.

Thank AnonFromBoston
Reviewed 9 June 2016

The worst use of space you'll ever see, consistently dishing out bland, all-white walls and greyscale art, with minimal space filled and the kind of contemporary art no one actually understands but everyone pretends they do to look deep.

1  Thank Willa C
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is a gallery that has some very eccentric and eclectic collections. It may not be for everyone, but the artwork is very interesting. If anything it is a nice cool stopp on a hot day.

Thank aluckart
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Metropolitan and local artists, classes, exhibitions, galleries on several stories in an historic old fire station on Church Street. Check online to find hours. Free with donations accepted.

Thank Glenntherestranteur
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Lovely little stopping place to stroll through on your way to the park or restaurants downtown. Worth the visit.

Thank liviesmum
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This was a great place to pick up gifts.....for others AND for myself! Very interesting and carried many local artisans.

Thank lavelaughloveeat
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Fine little gallery with avant garde exhibits and fine films focused on the arts. Located in a renovated firehouse on Burlington's pedestrian Church Street Marketplace.

Thank daniel462015
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8 April 2015|
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Response from 356michael | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can pick up brochures at the gallery in their building on Church Street, next door to City Hall or find listings online at BCA web site.