Downtown Rutland
The heart of Rutland County.

Downtown Art

Downtown Rutland is home to several incredible works of art from local, national and international artists. Walk around Downtown Rutland and discover our colorful murals, prestigious galleries and marble sculptures.

Murals, Galleries & Sculptures

Downtown Rutland is home to several incredible works of art from local, national and international artists. 

 "Whales" by Brian Sylvester, 2014, Center Street.

"Whales" by Brian Sylvester, 2014, Center Street.

 "Rutland City Buildings," Persi Navares, 2014, Evelyn Street.

"Rutland City Buildings," Persi Navares, 2014, Evelyn Street.

 "Elephant," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2016, West Street.

"Elephant," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2016, West Street.

 "Batman vs. the Gryphon," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2015, Merchants Row.

"Batman vs. the Gryphon," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2015, Merchants Row.

 "Fish," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2013, Merchants Row, Alley Entrance.

"Fish," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2013, Merchants Row, Alley Entrance.

 A “Tribute to the Brilliance of Christo & Jeanne-Claude based on The Wall of Barrels – The Iron Curtain” by Bill Ramage, 2016, West Street.

A “Tribute to the Brilliance of Christo & Jeanne-Claude based on The Wall of Barrels – The Iron Curtain” by Bill Ramage, 2016, West Street.

 “The Leash," Patrick Farrow, 1984, Depot Park. Photo By Donna Wilkins Photography.

“The Leash," Patrick Farrow, 1984, Depot Park. Photo By Donna Wilkins Photography.

 "Food," Persi Narvaez and Brian Sylvester, 2012, Evelyn St.

"Food," Persi Narvaez and Brian Sylvester, 2012, Evelyn St.

 Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2011, Center Street Alley Entrance.

Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2011, Center Street Alley Entrance.

 "Flowers," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2014, Merchants Row.

"Flowers," Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2014, Merchants Row.

 Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2009, Wales Street.

Kathryn Palmer-Wiegers, 2009, Wales Street.

 "Jungle Book," Sean Hunter Williams, 2017, Center Street.

"Jungle Book," Sean Hunter Williams, 2017, Center Street.


Downtown Rutland Art Galleries

Castleton University Bank Gallery

Located in the former Lake Sunapee Bank space, this beautiful marble space hosts student work throughout the year. Visit the gallery's Facebook Page for reception info.

The Alley Gallery

Located in the Center Street Alley entrance, this gallery showcases local and community art exhibitions. Visit the gallery's Facebook Page for reception info.

Timco Gallery

Located next to Timco Jewelers and Goldsmiths, this gallery features paintings, photographs and other various media from students and local artists.


Nearby Art Attractions

Chaffee Art Center

Located conveniently on Route 7, the Chaffee Art Center features exhibits, classes, events, and more. 

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center

The Carving Studio offers unique sculpture education programs amid inactive quarries and former manufacturing facilities of the Vermont Marble Company.

Brandon Artists Guild

A vibrant, diverse group of more than 50 artists in various media. Shows featuring the work of individual artists can be seen along with rotating exhibits of all 50 plus member-artists.

77 Gallery

Located on Grove Street, the 77 Gallery hosts exhibitions, events, and artist residencies. Visit their Facebook Page.

Marble Museum

Visit nearby Proctor for the world's largest marble exhibit, complete with marble gallery and art studio.
 

Norman Rockwell Museum

A nationally recognized collection of Norman Rockwell's art, established in 1976, which commemorates Norman Rockwell's Vermont years and the entire span and diversity of his career (1911-1978).

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Opera House Gallery

A permanent installation of a 11" x 43" graphite drawing of Downtown Rutland by Artist Bill Ramage in the Opera House.

The Sparkle Barn

Head to Wallingford to find handmade art, crafts, diy kits and eclectic finds from various Vermont artists.
 

Liquid Art Coffeehouse

Enjoy specialty coffee, creative cocktails, fresh, healthy fare, and artwork under one roof at Liquid Art Coffeehouse.