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Burlington City Arts Center

135 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8415
+1 802-865-7166
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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 13 February 2017
Mark F
Always a good exhibit or two

After living in Asheville, NC, the arts scene is a little disappointing in Burlington, but this... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Burlington, Vermont
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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%
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135 Church Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8415
+1 802-865-7166
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Reviewed 13 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 25 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 18 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.

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 19 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 2 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
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is a great arts resource, whether you live in Burlington or elsewhere. There are typically 3 different galleries within the building showing contemporary work and the range of art is impressive. It is not uncommon to find a musical performance somewhere in the building...More

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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.