Find Fame at the 4th Annual Firehouse Open Exhibition

First fifty artists to bring work to the Firehouse Gallery will be shown!

Here is every artist’s chance for fame, not just 15 minutes, but six whole weeks as part of 4th Annual Firehouse Open. Once again, the Firehouse Gallery reprises one of its most democratic and unusual exhibitions.

The Firehouse Open features the first fifty artists who bring a single piece of artwork to the Firehouse Gallery on October 6th at 10:00am. Fifty individual works of art will be accepted and together will comprise the next exhibition.

Each artist may submit one piece of artwork and works will be accepted in any medium as long as they are ready to be installed. Artist are encouraged to arrive early to be part of this very popular show.

On Friday October 10th , the exhibition will be open to the public and there will be a reception for artists and guests beginning at 5:00pm. The show will run from October 10th through November 16th.

The Firehouse Gallery is part of the Firehouse Center for the Visual Art, northern Vermont’s newest art and education center located on the Church Street Marketplace. The Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts is a clearinghouse for ideas and objects of contemporary art and is a new frontier for discovery and expansive creativity. Area residents can enjoy the stimulating environment of the Gallery as well as talks, lectures, special events, classes and workshops.

The Firehouse Gallery is located at 149 Church Street- City Hall. For more information please call 865-7166 or visit

– Press Release