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Montpelier enjoys a thriving arts community, which includes professional theater, popular and avante garde movie theaters, artist studios, commercial galleries, and nationally renowned public galleries. Works of area artists can also be found displayed throughout local restaurants and in other delightful places.


Theater


Lost Nation Theater
Lost Nation Theater's mission is "to create and produce stimulating drama in original and innovative ways for the greater Montpelier community, which will in turn provide financial support for: a professional performing arts ensemble, a quality-oriented training program, and a physical plant, resulting in benefits for local artists, local businesses, the theater program at Montpelier High School, and special events."

For tickets and information, contact:
Kim Bent & Kathleen Keenan
City Hall Arts Center
39 Main Street, City Hall
Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 229-0492
Fax: (802) 223-9608
E-Mail: info@lostnationtheater.org
Website: http://www.lostnationtheater.org

Montpelier Theatre Guild
Newly resurrected after a several-year intermission, the Theatre Guild has been offering theater productions for over 60 years at Montpelier's Union Elementary School Auditorium.

For tickets and information, contact:
Aly McHugh
Montpelier Theatre Guild
PO Box 465
Montpelier, VT 05601
(802) 479-1399
E-Mail: info@montpeliertheatreguild.org
Website: http://www.montpeliertheatreguild.org

For more information, check out our calendar of events theater listings.

 

Music and Special Offerings


Montpelier Chamber Orchestra Society
The Montpelier Chamber Orchestra Society has offered unique training and performing opportunities for talented string players in the Central Vermont area since the early 1990s. The MCOS strives for creating the best possible musical experience and continued musical development of its musicians. Its members, composed of conservatory-trained musicians and talented vocational players, are dedicated to creating a unified and distinguished chamber orchestra sound that can only be accomplished through persistent, hard work. A unique online reservations system called "I-TIX" is offered for fast, easy, & discounted ticket reservations.

Catherine Broucek Orr, Music Director
Montpelier Chamber Orchestra Society
P.O. Box 272
Montpelier, Vermont 05601-0272
E-mail: mcos@montpelierchamberorchestra.org
Website: http://www.montpelierchamberorchestra.org

Vermont Opera Theater
Featuring local professional talent in opera, operetta, and original programs ranging from classical recitals to cabaret. In addition to performances, we offer opera workshops and master classes in classical song.

Vermont Opera Theater
P.O. Box 869
Montpelier, VT 05601-0869
E-mail: info@vermontopera.org
Website: http://www.vermontopera.org

Movies


Capitol Theater
See first run releases at this multi-screen theater at 93 State Street in downtown Montpelier. Call (802) 229-0343 for up-to-date showings and times. Matinees Saturday and Sunday. Movie Passes available.
Web: http://www.fgbtheaters.com
A Capitol City Cash Participating Merchant

Savoy Theater
See avante-garde films and old favorites, located at 26 Main Street across from City Hall in downtown Montpelier.
For current showings and times call: (802) 229-0509
or toll-free for recorded message 1-888-676-0509.
E-mail: savoydv@together.net
Web: http://www.savoytheater.com
A Capitol City Cash Participating Merchant

For more information, check out our calendar of events film listings.

Galleries and Studios


Afterimage Photography Studio & Gallery, 26 State St. #4, (802) 229-4294
art/exhibits, commercial services, black & white processing/printing
Mon - Fri 10:00-4:00 or by appointment.
Contact: Andrew Kline
Email:andrew@afterimagephoto.com
Website: http://www.afterimagephoto.com/
Artisans Hand, 89 Main Street/City Center, (802) 229-9492
Featuring the works of over 125 Vermont artisan's handcrafted treasures.
Mon - Sat 10:00-5:30, Sun 12:00-4:00, Fridays til 8:00
E-mail: info@artisanshand.com
Website: http://www.artisanshand.com/index.html

City Center, Art Resource Association Communal Art Exhibit, 89 Main Street.
Art of various media displayed throughout the ground floor of City Center

City Hall Showcases, 39 Main Street, City Hall
Stroll through the main lobby of City Hall for changing displays of local artists. Also, enjoy displays of historic photographs from the 1927 flood, Dewey Day in 1899, and more.
For information or if interested in exhibiting, call (802) 229-9416 or (802) 223-2902.
E-mail: grkpant@netscape.net

Jesse's Books & Print Works, Rivendell Books, 100 Main Street, (802) 223-3928
Locally-crafted journals and sketch books to admire or purchase

Katie's Jewels, 4 State Street, (802) 229-4353
E-mail: katiesjewels8@aol.com
Website: http://hometown.aol.com/katiesjewels8
Exhibits of area artists displayed amid hand-crafted jewelry & distinctive gifts.
Precious metals * Design * Repair * Engraving * Watch repair * Vermont art

Phoenix Rising, 34 State Street, (802) 229-0522
A Capitol City Cash Participating Merchant

Vermont State House
Tour the long hallway outside the Governor's Office where exhibits of Vermont's artists and their governors' portraits are proudly displayed.
Studio 3
, 73 Main Street, Suite 403, (802) 229-0832

T. W. Wood Art Gallery, (802) 828-8743, Fax: (802) 828-8855
Website: http://www.central-vt.com/web/woodart/index.html
Located on the Vermont College campus in College Hall, the gallery maintains a permanent collection and display of the 19th Century artist Thomas Waterman Wood's paintings. The gallery also includes contemporary exhibitions of regional artists and craftsmen.
Tuesday-Sunday: Noon-4:00 PM. Admission charged, Free on Sunday.
Handicapped accessible.

Vermont Arts Council, Spotlight Gallery, 136 State Street
(802) 828-3291, Fax: (802) 828-3363
E-mail: info@arts.vca.state.vt.us
Website: http://www.vermontartscouncil.org
Governor's Institute for the Arts, Student Exhibition.
Open weekdays, Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. 

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