Arts & Entertainment

"City Lights" by Peter Huntoon, World Reknown Vermont Water Color Artist

“City Lights” by Peter Huntoon, World Reknown Vermont Water Color Artist

Discover Vermont’s Artists & Galleries

Vermont has long been hailed as a haven for artists of all types. The Rutland region is home to many fabulous artists, galleries, and theaters. With so much to see and do, be sure to include a gallery tour, concert, or play on your list of things to do while visiting our area.

Visit the many galleries and artist studios hidden away in plain sight throughout the Rutland region. You’ll find spectacular oil and watercolor paintings, sculptures, woodworking, and crafts of all varieties throughout our area. Take the time to visit, soak in the beauty, and maybe even see our artists in action- you won’t be sorry, it’s time well-spent.

The Paramount Theatre, Rutland, Vermont

Discover Live Entertainment at The Paramount Theatre in Rutland, Vermont.

World Class Entertainment

The Paramount Theatre in the heart of downtown Rutland is a year round cultural center, hosting a busy schedule of top-name entertainment.  Experience entertainment ranging from concerts to comedy shows, theatrical performances to ballets, and popular films and sporting events on the massive, surround sound screen. The theater itself is a historic landmark, constructed in 1912 & 1913 to provide seating for 1000 in its orchestra, balcony, and six boxes. Fully renovated and open since 2000,the theater resumed its role as an invaluable community resource of 850 seats.  Check out our Calendar of Events to see what’s playing at the Paramount.

Performing arts are also alive and well in the Rutland area. In addition to the Paramount, many other musical and theatrical groups are thriving and providing fabulous performances. Don’t miss out on the many other cultural offerings!

Attractions

Calvin Coolidge Memorial Foundation

Address:
378 Route 100A
Plymouth, VT 05056
Phone:
(802)672-3389

Hathaway Farm & Corn Maze

Address:
741 Prospect Hill Rd
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone:
(802)775-2624

Peter Huntoon Watercolor

Address:
17 Studio Lane
Middletown Springs, VT 05757
Phone:
(802)235-2328

Rutland County Agricultural Society, Inc.

Address:
175 South Main St.
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone:
(802)775-5200

The Blue Shoe Gallery

Address:
Main St.
Castleton, VT 05735
Phone:
(802)468-5105

The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center

Address:
636 Marble St.
West Rutland, VT 05777
Phone:
(802)438-2097

Museums

Hammond Chapman Foundation for Yesterday’s Living Ltd.

Address:
1633 Route 74 West
Shoreham, VT 05770
Phone:
(802)897-2633

New England Maple Museum Food & Gift Shop

Address:
4578 U.S. 7
Pittsford, VT 05763
Phone:
(802)483-9414

Rutland Railroad Museum & Rutland Railway Association

Address:
79 Depot Lane
Center Rutland, VT 05736
Phone:
(802)000-0000

The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center

Address:
636 Marble St.
West Rutland, VT 05777
Phone:
(802)438-2097

Theatre

Highlights:
  • Theater
  • Arts
  • Entertainment
  • Fine Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Castleton University

    Our programs and offerings are growing, thriving, and innovating, and we’re delighted to expand past the walls of our native home—the Fine Arts Center—and into new gallery and performance spaces throughout the region. Tickets are available over the phone by calling (802) 468-1119 or in person from 10 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday or one hour prior to a given event. The Box Office is located in the Fine Arts Center on the Castleton campus. You can purchase either individual or season ticket packages.

    Address:
    62 Alumni Drive
    Castleton, VT 05735
    Phone:
    (802)468-1202
    Directions:

    Paramount Theatre

    Address:
    30 Center St.
    Rutland, VT 05701
    Phone:
    (802)775-0570

    The Vermont Opera Project

    Address:
    PO Box 135
    North Clarendon, VT 05759
    Phone:
    (802) 773-6111