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Burlington City Arts

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Ready. Fire! Aim.

April 21, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Justin Hoekstra: Heavy Smile

April 21, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Events

Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series 2017

June 7, 2017, 12:00PM - August 30, 2017, 1:00PM
Enjoy lunchtime tunes all summer long with FREE Summer Concerts. Bring your lunch, meet up with friends or coworkers, and enjoy free music. Make plans to attend all of our free concerts this summer...
Special Event

Summer Artist Market

May 13, 2017, 9:00AM - October 14, 2017, 2:30PM
The BCA Summer Artist Market features handmade products by Vermont-based artists and artisans. This juried market features original fine art and crafts and enhances the vibrant and diverse visual...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Dana and Sue Robinson

June 28, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Dana and Susan Robinson are two guitar-playing, banjo-frailing, fiddle-sawing, and harmony-singing interpreters of the American experience who bring to the stage an exciting blend of fiddle tunes,...
Family, Special Event, Workshop

Matthew Peterson: Ready. Fire! Aim. Zine Release

June 29, 2017, 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Ready. Fire! Aim. artist Matthew Peterson leads an informal drop-in, make n’ take in association of the release of a new, collaborative zine supported by BCA. Contributors and the public are invited...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Zak Trojano

June 30, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
In over a decade writing, recording, and performing music professionally - sharing studios and stages with his band Rusty Belle, or supporting touring acts like Chris Smither, Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Sam Moss

July 5, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Sam Moss is a Boston based songwriter and string player. His work rambles through various offshoots of Americana, from original and interpreted folk songs, to pastoral and occasionally jagged...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Near North

July 7, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
We were born into a haze of whiskey breath and snowflakes and out of a shared love of rock and roll truth telling. We have been described as “Bob Dylan stoned at a Pixies concert.” At a recent show,...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Inner Fire District

July 12, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Inner Fire District was founded in Burlington in 2006 by accordionist, singer, and composer David Symons (who also led notable Vermont bands Black Sea Quartet and The Brass Balagan) and multi-...
Adult Classes

Printmaking in the Print Studio

July 12, 2017, 6:00PM - July 26, 2017, 8:30PM
Wednesdays, July 12 - 26, 6:00-8:30pm Instructor: Katie Loesel $112.50 / $101.25 Members Create unique, painterly images using a variety of tools and materials in this fun three week monoprint class...
Adult Classes

Digital SLR Camera in Photo Studios

July 12, 2017, 6:00PM - August 16, 2017, 8:30PM
Wednesdays, July 12 - August 16, 6:30-8:30pm Instructor: Dan Lovell $180 / $162 Members Explore the basic workings of the digital SLR camera and learn how to take the photographs you envision....
Adult Classes

Wheel Throwing in the Clay Studio: Option 1

July 12, 2017, 6:00PM - August 23, 2017, 8:30PM
Wednesdays, July 12 - August 23 (no class August 16), 6:00-8:30pm Instructor: Jeremy Ayers $255 / $229.50 Members This class is an introduction to clay, pottery, and the ceramics studio.  Students...
Adult Classes

Wheel Throwing in the Clay Studios Option 2

July 13, 2017, 6:00PM - August 17, 2017, 8:30PM
Thursdays, July 13 - August 17, 6:00-8:30pm Instructor: Chris Vaughn $255 / $229.50 Members This class is an introduction to clay, pottery, and the ceramics studio.  Students will work primarily on...
Family, Film, Special Event

Summer Cinema Series: Pirates of the Caribbean

July 14, 2017, 8:30PM
This summer, we’re hosting a new movie-in-the-park series with Burlington Parks & Recreation! July 14 Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean, PG-13   Come with blankets, chairs, and pack a picnic or...
Adult Classes

Darkroom Crash Course in Photo Studios

July 18, 2017, 6:00PM - August 1, 2017, 9:00PM
Tuesdays, July 18 - August 1, 6:00-9:00pm Instructor: Rebecca Babbitt $160 / $135 Members Want to learn how to make your own black and white photographic negatives and prints in a traditional...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Red Hot Juba

July 19, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Red Hot Juba plays Blisterin' Hot Countrified Jazz and Green Mountain Swing. Using a shifting and impulsive mix of styles while carving out an approach all their own, Red Hot Juba can turn from...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Gordon Goldsmith

July 21, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Growing up in the greater Boston area, Goldsmith’s love for playing guitar grew and evolved as he began to work on his own riffs and delve into the universe of effects pedals. He continued to expand...
Family

Family Art Saturday at the BCA Center

July 22, 2017, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
A new program! Get creative and make art together!  Families are invited to drop-in to the BCA Center and enjoy an art activity inspired by our current exhibition. BCA will offer a different art...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Grup Anwar

July 26, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Led by master Syrian violinist, oudist and composer Anwar Diab Agha, Grup Anwar (meaning 'luminous' in Arabic) was formed in the fall of 2011 to bring the classical and classic popular music of the...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Seies: Marc Legrand

August 2, 2017, 12:00PM
  With five albums of original material under his belt Mark LeGrand is a prolific and vibrant performing songwriter enjoying consistent critical acclaim and regular radio play. Mark has performed...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Will Patton Ensemble

August 4, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Combine a jazz/choro mandolinist with a symphony violinist who also plays bluegrass and hot swing, add a string bass player who came of age working the Chicago blues clubs with the likes of Howlin'...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Festival of Fools

August 4, 2017, 12:00PM - August 6, 2017, 6:00PM
presented by Community Bank N.A. Burlington City Arts is proud to present the Festival of Fools, now in its tenth year, on August 4-6, 2017. The Festival of Fools is a curated festival of street...
Talk/Discussion

Curator Talk: Diana Al-Hadid

August 10, 2017, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Join BCA Curator, Heather Ferrell, for a gallery tour and discussion of our summer exhibitions Diana Al-Hadid and Dave Kennedy. Using unconventional materials and techniques, each artist explores...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Nutria Press

August 18, 2017, 12:00PM
  Formed in 2014, Nutria is an instrumental trio that performs original compositions with an emphasis on collective improvisation. Their music explores jazz, chamber music, traditional music of the...
Family, Film, Special Event

Summer Cinema Series: Moana

August 18, 2017, 8:30PM
This summer, we’re hosting a new movie-in-the-park series with Burlington Parks & Recreation! August 18 Movie: Moana, PG Come with blankets, chairs, and pack a picnic or purchase food from a...
Family

Family Art Saturday at the BCA Center

August 26, 2017, 11:00AM - 1:00PM
A new program! Get creative and make art together!  Families are invited to drop-in to the BCA Center and enjoy an art activity inspired by our current exhibition. BCA will offer a different...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

Summer Concert Series: Tiny Montgomery

August 30, 2017, 12:00PM
Enjoy lunchtime tunes all summer long with FREE City Hall Park Summer Concerts. Bring your lunch, meet up with friends or coworkers, and enjoy free music. Make plans to attend all of our free...