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 to-do list while visiting our area.

Visit the many galleries and artist studios hidden away in plain sight throughout the Rutland region. You’ll find spectacular paintings, murals, 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.

Not sure where to begin your search for art? Visit the Chaffee Art Center, where you too can become an artist by attending classes like Mandala Stone Painting, and Photo Painting!

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, there are many other groups that are thriving and providing fabulous performances, like the Rutland City Band which has concerts in the summer. Don’t miss out on the many cultural offerings !