Arts & Antiques
Found Objects (4 Conant Square: 802-247-0027) (formerly 4 Conant Interiors) is an imaginative and ever-changing collection of furniture, furnishings, art, accessories, and textiles. New, vintage, and repurposed treasures in all price ranges. Find what you’re looking for – or things you never thought you needed but now can’t live without – at Found Objects
Brandon’s Creative Economy is red hot! With so many artists, there are many studios and galleries open to the public. So check out Brandon and our surrounding area!
More than 50 of the area’s talented artists exhibit and sell their works at the Brandon Artists Guild (affectionately called the BAG). Brandon has been called “the art and soul of Vermont” because of the work of these dynamic, vibrant, and varied artists belonging to the BAG. The exhibit space is open to the public 7 days a week throughout the entire year. No tour of Vermont’s galleries is complete without a visit to this very special community of artists whose reputations extend far beyond the borders of Vermont. These are the folks who brought community art projects to Vermont. Brandon. Their shows have included: The Really Really Pig Show, Brandon Is For The Birds, Brandon Rocks, Its Reigning Cats & Dogs, Brandon: Thinking Outside the Box, Starring Brandon, Sunflowers! Food, Fuel, Fertilizer, Fun, and Art Makes Brandon Tick! Visit their website at: http://brandonartistsguild.org/ or call them at 802-247-4956
The Judith Reilly Gallery, featuring Judith’s fabric art, is open on Friday and Saturday afternoons at 24 Conant Square. Visit with Judy in her historic home and marvel at her quilts and pen and ink drawings. For more information, contact Judy by email at: email@example.com or at 802-247-8421. Her web address is: judithreilly.com
Artisans at the Bend / Robin Kent is located “at the bend” on Route 7 near the edge of the village. The barn is a studio/gallery for creating contemporary folk art paintings and sculpture. Owner/artists Robin Rodda Kent and Jim Barner’s works have been purchased by the American Folk Art Museum in New York City and carried by prominent galleries nationwide. Open by chance or appointment. Call 802-247-6637.
Compass Music and Arts Center celebrates music and the creative arts through regular art exhibits by regional artists, music performances, programs, workshops, and more. Visit with artisans while they work in their studios, browse specialty stores, the book shop and the classical music store featuring the music of international recording label, Divine Art Records, and retrace the history of recorded sound in the Phonograph Rooms exhibit. Artist studios, rehearsal and lesson rooms, offices, and retail space is available. See the website for updates. Compass is open daily from 10-5pm with a café serving lunch, coffee, and freshly baked goods from 10:30-4pm daily. Compass is located in the old Brandon Training School, now known as Park Village, just north of downtown Brandon, off of Arnold District Road.
The Chaffee Art Center in Rutland is the critical resource for visual arts and art education in the area. They have two locations- Chaffee Art Center, 16 South Main Street and Chaffee Downtown, 75 Merchants Row. 802-775-0356