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Gallery Walk ’23 is off and running!
Pro-tip: Look for a fire performer in Harmony Lot!
This season Gallery Walk will run May through December with a few things to note. Every first Friday from 5-9pm we hope you’ll swing on down to Downtown Brattleboro for galleries, live music, food trucks, Brattleboro Flea, interactive art stations. You never know what will pop-up or who you’ll see at Gallery Walk! For months May-Oct we will close Elliot Street and Harmony Lot to traffic and we can all enjoy a block party that is ALL about art & community. For Nov & Dec it’s all about the galleries and the stellar exhibits they have planned for you! No raindate this year- Gallery Walk is rain or shine.
Vermont Center for Photography
Main St & Green
Centre Congregation Church
First Proof Press
Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts
In-Sight Photo Project’s Tiny Art Gallery
Gallery in the Woods
Vermont Artisan Designs
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
The Stone Church and Downtown Brattleboro Alliance proudly present live music each month 6-9pm. Look for the stage in Harmony parking lot. The line-up this year is truly over the top amazing, you won’t want to miss a month!
June’s Music: BrattRock—the Brattleboro Youth Rock Festival, established in 2016–brings together people of all ages to honor and celebrate talented, dedicated, and passionate young musicians. The event, brought to you by Youth Services, serves as an opportunity for area youth to develop and showcase their musical talent in a positive, supportive, non-competitive atmosphere.
**4 Bands! Buckle up for some AMAZING music!
The Brattleboro Flea is a collaborative marketplace of artists, makers and sellers local to the Brattleboro area. Each month Elliot Street will be transformed into a vibrant and bustling marketplace filled with a wide array of unique and eclectic goods including: ceramics, jewelry, cards and prints, macrame, natural medicinals, home goods, handmade clothing and textiles, plants and flowers, vintage clothing, Ezra’s Distler’s famous Photo Booth and more!
The Artful Streets:
The Human Connection Project and Downtown Brattleboro Alliance have partnered to present art-making at our pop-up art stations at Harmony TUNNEL and Harmony PARK! Each month has a theme and features local artists, organizations and arts engagement for all.
June’s Programming: Let’s MOVE! This month it’s all about moving our bodies in creative and helpful ways. Please join us at Harmony Park & Tunnel for a wide array of movement inspired activities & performances.
We invite you to our Food Truck Food Court- located in Harmony Parking Lot. A rotating cast of local food trucks and some of our favorite Downtown Restaurants slinging their tasty offerings. Take a seat at our Community Table- a dazzling selection of florals and greenery set upon a long table with a seat for all.
June’s Food Vendors:
Mach’s Mobile Pizza
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Frisky Cow Gelato
Hidden Bean Bakeshop
Our Stone Church outdoor Beer Garden has your bevvy needs right in Harmony Lot which is transformed each month into an outdoor Beer Garden (yes the whole thing!) Look for them in Harmony Lot near the Stage.
Brattleboro – America’s Most Storied Small Town!
From ancient Abenaki petroglyphs and the first known African American poet Lucy Terry Prince, to being home to Nobel Laureates like Rudyard Kipling, who wrote The Jungle Books here, and giant book manufacturers that produced the first American editions of Harry Potter – Brattleboro’s history is a lot bigger than its size. Here’s how you can learn more:
At Gallery Walk: Meet 5:30 pm in front of Brattleboro Museum & Art Center for a short tour that hits the high points of Brattleboro’s unique history led by charming guides from Brattleboro Words Trail and Brattleboro Sunrise Rotary. Tour lasts about 40 minutes and covers .5 mile (.8 km). Free, but donations accepted and benefit both organizations.
Rich Earth Institute bathrooms available on Elliot Street. (Most of our galleries also offer restrooms for folks viewing the exhibits).
Handicapped Parking- There will parking available on the WEST side of Main Street, closest to Elliot Street. For additional assistance in this regard, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no better way to connect with your fellow Bratts than hitting Gallery Walk every first Friday MAY-DEC. Tell your friends and sing it from the mountaintops. Spring has sprung, let’s GOOOOO!