Sculptures in Southern Vermont

Sculptures in Southern Vermont

Southern Vermont Arts Center
The sculptures at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester always make me feel a little nostalgic. During my childhood I spent many hours at the center taking summer art classes, attending performances, and strolling the grounds. A few unusual sculptures were always there in the background, and they turned out to be what I remember the most about this beautiful place.
Last week I visited the Arts Center and came across some familiar sculptures as well as some new ones — a painted horse, a mammoth key, and a giant screw.
If you travel to Manchester, take some time to visit the Arts Center’s outdoor sculpture garden, impressive galleries, and scenic grounds. This weekend the center will open for the season and host a public opening reception for the outdoor sculpture exhibit on Saturday from 4-6 p.m.
Some places are not always as nice as you remember. But the Arts Center is even better than my sweet childhood memories.

The Yester House Gallery, a 28-room mansion, was purchased as the
permanent home for the Southern Vermont Arts Center in 1951.
7 Comments
  • Anonymous
    Posted at 15:39h, 06 May Reply

    I started following your blog after being on Tia’s blog. you take great photographs of Vermont. Do you sellt hem? Maggie

  • Erica Houskeeper
    Posted at 17:46h, 06 May Reply

    Hi Maggie,

    Thanks so much for following my blog and for your kind words! Let me know which photo(s) you might be interested in and I can provide pricing. Feel free to email me at ehousk@gmail.com.

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    Erica

  • HBFG
    Posted at 10:19h, 07 May Reply

    I love the horse!!! 🙂

  • Erica Houskeeper
    Posted at 19:59h, 07 May Reply

    HBFG – I know, the horse is so great!

  • Steve Borichevsky
    Posted at 15:47h, 08 May Reply

    Manchester is great town. I was good friends with Charlotte Brooks, who lived in Dorset and was a big part of the art scene in Manchester. I took a photography class at the community college in Manchester when I was 16.

  • Erica Houskeeper
    Posted at 02:30h, 09 May Reply

    Hi Steve — Manchester is such a great place, and I love going back to visit. That’s so cool that you took a photo class there.

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    Posted at 05:35h, 10 November Reply

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