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New Exhibit at VTica: Journey Into Process; Opening Reception July 5

posted Monday, June 24, 2013
This is a multi-media event including Matt Merwin's experimental documentary Drawing Water Project, chronicling the painting process and its connection to nature. Five outstanding regional artists will be exhibiting their ink brush work, etchings, acrylics, oils and works on paper.

Gallery 103 Invitation to Free Truffle Tasting

posted Sunday, June 23, 2013
Gallery 103 introduces their new line of Chocolate Truffles! Beautiful to look at, even better to taste. Come try a sample at our Free Truffle tasting this Saturday, June 29, 11am- 4pm. 'Like us' on Facebook and get an extra point on your frequent buyer card!

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Presents a Workshop: Fabric Fantasy

posted Thursday, June 20, 2013
In this special, two-day introductory course, led by Frances Holliday Alford, both quilting and fabric artists and the non-experienced will enjoy creating one of a kind fabric, making an interesting and unique image that cannot be achieved by a direct paint method. This process is very forgiving, very flexible, and very spontaneous. Each student brings a different color, a shift in shape, and variation in stitching to create a one of a kind piece.

Movie Night at VTica: Marwencol

posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013
In this award-winning documentary, after a vicious attack leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in Marwencol: a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.

VTica Talk: Art & Symbols with Ami Ronnberg June 14

posted Tuesday, June 11, 2013
These questions will be explored this evening with Ami Ronnberg. Curator of the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS) in New York City. She is also Editor-in-Chief of The Book of Symbols recently published by TASCHEN.

Bonnie's Bundles Dolls Celebrates 45 Years with a Series of Summer Events

posted Saturday, June 8, 2013
Bonnie's Bundles Dolls in the Stone Village in Chester is celebrating 45 years of doll making with a series of summer events. The first will be held this Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and features three exciting activities: wheat pasting images of the most popular dolls over these years as a mural on the backside of the Watters' garage; creating a timeline of unforgettable moments in photos and words in the doll maker's four and a half decade history; and finally two special barbecue hours.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting June 11

posted Saturday, June 8, 2013
Just a reminder that the Conservation Committee will meet this coming Tuesday, June 11 at 7:00 pm at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.

July Events at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts

posted Thursday, June 6, 2013
In July, events at VTica will include "Journey into Process," "Workshop: Make Fabrics That Burst with Color," "A Gelatin Monoprint Process" and "Asbury Films, The New York Short Film Concert."

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