Middlebury Arts Walk set to embark on another season
By Bruce Edwards
STAFF WRITER | May 05,2014
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Arts Walk opens for its sixth season Friday with artists showcasing their visual and performing talents at more than 25 locations throughout town.
The free event is held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second Friday of the month, May through October. In many cases, the art is on display all month long.
Sue Hoxie of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce said the event came out of the Creative Economy meetings several years ago.
“It brings people downtown. The stores stay open so there’s extra shopping that goes on,” Hoxie said. “Its purpose is for everybody to see art but also to generate revenue through people shopping, dining, that sort of thing.”
She said there are new artists who participate each month with about 30 venues, though not all venues take part every month.
“It’s a changing number of venues and then the art is always fresh in every venue,” she said.
Visitors are reminded to look for the “pink boot” and find the surprise SunCommon Pop-up Gallery.
The Middlebury Arts Walk lineup for May 9 is:
Town Hall Theater, Jackson Gallery, Merchants Row at South Street, “The Pane in Empty Rooms,” photography by Brett Simison.
Otter Creek Used Books, 99 Maple St., celebration of words with artist Nancy Scarcello.
Round Robin, 211 Maple St., caricaturist Matt Hall
American Flatbread, 137 Maple St., work from Middlebury Studio School students of Kathy Hall and Mary Lower on display.
Zone Three Gallery, 152 Maple St., Third floor, “Discovered Poems,” artist Karla Van Vliet.
Edgewater Gallery, 1 Mill St., “Let it Be,” barn and landscape paintings by artist Kathryn Milillo.
Middlebury Studio School, 1 Mill St., visit a working educational studio.
Galerie Provenance, 1 Frog Hollow Alley, American and French antiques and art.
McLeod Kredell Architects, 3 Frog Hollow Alley, architectural models, drawings and images of built works.
PhotoPlace Gallery, 3 Park St., “Things with Wings” international exhibition of photographs selected by Emma Powell
Otter Creek Framing, 3 Park St., “Land Samples,” landscapes by Ross Sheehan.
Henry Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St., Special exhibit, “Lost Gardens of New England,” with wood carvings by Norton Latourelle.
Two Brothers Tavern, 86 Main St., live music with Genghis Khan & the Mongol Horde.
Vermont’s Own Products, 64 Main St., artist Dustin Datillio.
Clay’s, 60 Main St., artist Kimberly Provost.
Clementine, 56 Main St., “ Paper Flower Crowns and Bouquets,” by artist Megan Clarke.
Danforth Pewter, 46 Main St., sidewalk chalk artist Andy Toy (weather permitting).
Sweet Cecily, 42 Main St., artist David Geer
SunCommon Pop-Up Gallery with Ginger Lambert.
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