–Saturday, May 27 & Sunday May 28, 2017 

10 am to 5 pm statewide

I am site #143 at 99 East St. in Middletown Springs

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2017 marks the 25th year that the Vermont Crafts Council has sponsored it’s annual Open Studio Weekend.

Open Studio Weekend is a statewide celebration of the visual arts and creative process, offering a unique opportunity for visitors to meet a wide variety of local artists and craftspeople in their studios, and purchase high quality, hand made artwork.  There are over 180 sites open this year.

I am excited to join my fellow artisans in Middletown Springs and Poultney in welcoming people in for a visit.

This year there are five exciting venues participating in Poultney and Middletown Springs.

Stone Valley Arts in Poultney hosts Our Natural World in Art – Sponsored by Rutland County Audubon – paintings and photographs by more than 40 exhibitors, featuring birds and other wildlife at Stone Valley Arts in Poultney. Stone Valley Arts with their amazing new location on Fox Hill is on the move and doing great things. www.stonevalleyarts.org.

In Middletown Springs, several veteran artists return…

David Munyak’s education in design, a lifetime of experience working with wood in many forms, and strict attention to detail allow David to create elegant woodturnings and other wood objects for the home and office. www.davidmunyak.com

Rising Meadow Pottery is complete with studios, kilns, teaching facility and gallery. Influenced by historical pottery, the diverse region and natural environment, and the pottery’s garden, the work, form and function, calls for everyday use and enjoyment. Nicholas Seidner and Diane Rosenmiller look forward to seeing you. www.risingmeadowpottery.com

Vermont Artist Peter Huntoon will feature several new original paintings, along with his complete collection of limited edition prints. Peter will be on hand all weekend painting up a storm in his hilltop studio. www.peterhuntoon.com.

Sissy’s Kitchen. The last, or perhaps first, stop on your Middletown Springs visit should be Sissy’s Kitchen, a must-do-destination for anyone who appreciates the fine art of good food. Sissy is a master chef and a true artist in her cozy kitchen. Come hungry. www.sissyskitchen.com.

Visitors can pick up a map booklet for the weekend at any participating studio or gallery, at tourist information centers on interstates 89 and 91, or online at www.vermontcrafts.com.