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The Bennington Center for the Arts

44 Gypsy Ln, Bennington, VT 05201-9692
+1 802-442-7158
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This art gallery is adjacent to the Covered Bridge Museum just off Vermont Route 9. We found... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
Dover, New Hampshire
A Great Museum

We found this location on a recent trip to western Vermont. The museum has a great collection of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Bob C
Albany, New York
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The Bennington Center for the Arts continually exhibits the work of many of the finest representational artists from around the country. In addition to the artwork in the Center's temporary exhibitions, all of which is for sale, The Bennington also has a very impressive permanent collection of Native American art (Navajo rugs, pots, katsinas, paintings of and by Native Americans) as well as bird carvings by Master Carver Floyd Scholz. The Bennington is also home to the Covered Bridge Museum. Visitors of all ages enjoy the exhibits and videos and use the information gathered to better enjoy their travels through these famous structures as they travel through Vermont.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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44 Gypsy Ln, Bennington, VT 05201-9692
+1 802-442-7158
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

This art gallery is adjacent to the Covered Bridge Museum just off Vermont Route 9. We found the wood carving sculptures of birds on the first floor near the entrance to the Covered Bridge Museum quite interesting. The Elf Owl was just adorable. My friend...More

1  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We found this location on a recent trip to western Vermont. The museum has a great collection of Native American art and sculptures. There is also a covered bridge museum which is part of this location. I've travelled to the western U.S. and seen some...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We only had time for one more museum and I am so glad we picked this one. The Covered Bridge museum is worth it by itself, but the art portion is spectacular as well. Nice gift shop too.

Thank GeckoGirl1025
Reviewed 10 February 2016

A great place to stop for a few hours. Very active place with various art shows and competitions coming and going. Check their website to see what is there. Staff is great and will stop to talk to you about the art. It is one...More

Thank JeepTravelers
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Their collection was more than we expected and nicely presented. Bridges brought us to see it and yet the other collections were captivating and worth the stop alone. Agree with the others comments about paintings and one hour being too little for such a fine...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

This is a beautifully displayed art center featuring all art media and an extensive Native American collection of art. Well worth the stop. We would definitely come again when we are in the area.

1  Thank KansasSunflowers
Reviewed 13 September 2015

My main purpose was to see the replicas of barns and covered bridges that were made and I was so impressed with them (bucket list was to go over and photograph all of the covered bridges in Vt. which I accomplished the summer of 2015...More

1  Thank susanj329
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Wonderful gallery offerings were open when we visited. The various presentations of the art works were absolutely "stellar". This Center is a wonderful GEM, and is well worth your time!! We thought it would be a nice hour of interest. HA...we were "captivated" for 3...More

1  Thank Dave N
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Excellent Museum! Stunning collection and brilliant special exhibits. We went to an event that was held at the Museum (otherwise would not have gone) and were so pleasantly surprised.

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We were particularly interested in the covered bridge section, which was nicely done, and were very pleased to find the Native American gallery which had some great pieces on exhibit. Highly recommend a stop here if you are in this area

1  Thank Dalnan
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