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Brattleboro Museum and Art Center Displaying 5 Intriguing Exhibits

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Back view of woman looking at an interactive exhibit at the Brattleboro Museum and Art CenterThe Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, located in the heart of downtown Brattleboro, also serves as the art hub for the community. Founded in 1972, BMAC contains six very active galleries in its historic Union Station building. They take pride in rotating exhibits about every three to four months. This not only keeps a visit there fresh and exciting but adds up to 15 to 20 art shows a year. In addition to showcasing works of talented artist, the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center also hosts dozens of concerts, art talks, workshops and film screenings. When visiting charming Brattleboro for a vacation, be sure to check out the fascinating art and events at the museum.

The current exhibits display the wide range of styles and materials used to create an interesting art experience. The Brattleboro Museum and Art Center shows opening in the new year will immerse you in installation creations, sculptural abstract paintings, and a retrospective of an ever evolving landscape artists. Open your eyes and mind to some truly intriguing exhibits:

  1. María Elena González’s Tree Talk – The gallery is transformed into a multimedia experience using video, sound, drawings, and collage that celebrates the graceful birch tree.
  2. Doug Trump’s By Rail – A local Vermont artist repurposed window trim and sash boards into layered and textured abstract paintings with sculptural elements.
  3. Fafnir Adamites’s Interfere – Another installation piece, but created by sculpting textiles of felted wool and burlap. The large dark and weighty art conveys a sense of overwhelming oppression.
  4. Gordon Meinhard’s The Lives of Tables – While this is a series of still life paintings, done in an expressive style, the subjects come to life, vibrating with energy and personality.
  5. Observed/Abstract – This retrospective of painter Thelma Appel, a founder of the Bennington College Summer Painting Workshop, takes visitors on a journey through her artistic progression. 

Brattleboro loves its “artsy” reputation and there’s no better place to see this creative culture than the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. Whether you’re visiting to ski, hike, or bike while staying at our lovely New England town, the BMAC is a must see during your stay. The elegant Inn on Putney Road bed and breakfast offers superior accommodations within walking distance of Brattleboro’s lively downtown. Wake each morning to a gourmet breakfast with views of our serene wooded setting. Reserve your beautiful guest suite with us today for a picture perfect Vermont vacation in 2020.

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Romantic Getaway at our Vermont Bed and Breakfast

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romantic couple hugging in winter forestA romantic escape is just what a busy couple needs after the hectic holidays. Find a charming retreat in the beautiful New England town of Brattleboro, Vermont. The artsy, walkable downtown has historic buildings filled with great restaurants, shops and entertainment. While the scenic landscape offers serene hikes and cross-country skiing trails. There’s also three downhill skiing resorts nearby for an exciting day in the snow. Just a short walk from downtown Brattleboro discover the lovely Inn on Putney Road Bed and Breakfast. This French Provincial manor is surrounded by idyllic gardens, and our generous guest rooms have a calm, classic decor. We take pride in creating the perfect romantic setting for your winter getaway. Reserve your room with us today and treat your loved one to a wonderful vacation.

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What’s New at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

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Artist Watercolor PaintsArt lovers will find their paradise in picturesque Brattleboro Vermont. Our charming, walkable downtown has a lively art vibe from the fun, funky shops to the fantastic restaurants. Almost every establishment displays local artwork and hosts the First Friday Gallery Walk every month. However, art lovers must visit the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center (BMAC). Exhibits include a variety of mediums, styles and are rotated frequently. There is always something new to see at BMAC and something for everyone. Our Inn on Forty Road Bed and Breakfast can be your perfect retreat while exploring this lovely corner of Vermont. There a many great locations for plein air painting or nature photography, such as the Inn’s lovely grounds or nearby hiking trails. Book your arts getaway with us and enjoy the creative community in Brattleboro.

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10 Ways to Enjoy a Romantic Getaway in Brattleboro

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These blustery fall months practically beg us to curl up in front of a warm fire, safely protected from the harsh elements outside. We can think of few things better than than curling up someone special and focusing on romance. In Vermont, there’s one romantic getaway destination that outshines the rest. In the charming town of Brattleboro, Vermont, you’ll find a romantic ambiance around every street corner, and in every restaurant and shop. Spend your days browsing the boutique shops in downtown Brattleboro, sipping wine at regional wineries, or taking in Vermont’s stunning show of fall colors. No matter how you choose to spend your time, theres no better place to reconnect than our Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today.

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