Ever seen the world's tallest filing cabinet? What about the two sets of whales' tails in two different Vermont towns? Vermont's outdoor art represents the best of our artists' creativity and showcases how Vermont landscapes and towns not only inspire artists, but also become part of the work and the experience of taking it in.
Art brings people together and inspires reflection. Vermont provides the perfect background to absorb and be inspired by plein air painting, outdoor sculpture and more.
Check out these outdoor art exhibits around the state:
At last count there were almost as many art galleries in Vermont as there are towns! This of course means that visitors encounter art and craft at every turn.
ARTS, HERITAGE AND HISTORY
Discover Vermont's roots and immerse yourself in its art and culture. Find scenes made famous in film, beautiful artwork and be inspired by Vermont's rich history.
Cold Hollow Sculpture Park
Cold Hollow Sculpture Park is home to some of Vermont’s most jaw-dropping installation pieces, sure to inspire and provoke thought and admiration of the surrounding natural beauty.
Exploring Downtown Rutland
Downtown Rutland is home to outdoor art aplenty, history, delicious local dining and stores that offer the unique and unexpected. Go along with a Seven Days reporter to explore, and then plan your own trip.
Outdoor Art Shines at Manchester’s Seven Springs
Featuring 15 sculptures on 20 acres, this southern Vermont sculpture park is the project of a couple committed to keeping art accessible to all. With no set path, visitors can explore the land at will and on their own time.
Read the Blog
Our stories hub is here to help you keep up with what’s going on in Vermont. Read about hidden gems across the Green Mountains and keep thinking Vermont.
TRAVEL PLANNING DIRECTORY
Vermont is home to unique lodging, world-class recreation, local food, shopping, history and art in beautiful surroundings. Plan your trip with our directory.
VERMONT OPEN STUDIO WEEKEND
Art studios open up statewide the weekend of May 28 and 29, 2022. Watch sculptors, potters, quilters, jewelers, blacksmiths, and more work to create made-in-Vermont pieces. Explore Vermont in the spring along the way.
Get a closer look at how Vermont is made, from Ben & Jerry's to cheese. All ages will enjoy an exciting peek behind the curtain.