MONTPELIER — The T. W. Wood Gallery located at 46 Barre St. (in the Center for Arts and Learning building) is pleased to announce an $8,000 grant awarded by the National Life Group Charitable Foundation. Funds will be used for renovations and improvements to the contemporary art exhibit room at the gallery, which will highlight works of Vermont artists. Ginny Callan, the art gallery’s executive director, said “the project is being fueled by volunteer labor and will improve and professionalize the contemporary art exhibit space.” Callan continued that “exhibits of contemporary Vermont artists work is planned to be shown in the renovated room beginning in early March with a Juried Show themed ‘Following the Rules, Breaking the Rules’.” An opening reception was held March 9.
The gallery will be holding children’s April school vacation art camp, along with Summer Art Camps. They also have a new After School Arts program for children, a spring listing of art classes and opening art receptions. In addition, the gallery has poetry readings and art film showings planned for 2017. For more information visit the gallery’s website twwoodgallery.org. Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday from noon to 4 p.m., and by appointment.
The T.W. Wood Gallery was established in 1895, and houses a large permanent collection of works of Montpelier artist Thomas Water man Wood and his artistic colleagues. The gallery also exhibits works from the Works Progress Administration of the Federal Art Collection. The gallery’s mission is to preserve our artistic heritage and to bring the best of today’s art to Central Vermont.
For more information contact the Gallery’s Director Ginny Callan at 262-6035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.