Brattleboro Gallery Walk

Brattleboro’s Gallery Walk is a great way to start your weekend! On the first Friday of the month, from 5:30 until 8:30 PM , you can wander the streets of Brattleboro, enjoying the vibrant art scene of the One and Only Brattleboro. There are over 50 locations where art is displayed all over town. The …

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A Beautiful Summer Afternoon at Saint Gaudens

This weekend,¬† a friend and I took advantage of a leisurely summer afternoon to make a visit to Augustus St. Gaudens’ home and studios in Cornish, New Hampshire, a National Historic Site about 45 minutes’ drive from the Chesterfield Inn. We spent 3 hours there, wandering the property, touring the house, visiting his studio, and …

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Brattleboro-West Arts Studio Tour

On Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25, a group of artists whose studios are located in Brattleboro, Marlboro and Dummerston, Vermont are hosting an open studio tour. These artists enjoy living and making art in this beautiful corner of Southern Vermont, a place where artists are welcome and supported by the local community. These …

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Marlboro Music Celebrates 60th Season in Southern Vermont

One of the best things about living 20 minutes away from Marlboro, Vermont is our close proximity to Marlboro College, which is overrun by world-class musicians in the summer rehearsing for the Marlboro Music Festival concerts. The festival was founded in 1951 by Rudolf Serkin, Adolph and Hermann Busch and Marcel, Blanche and Louis Moyse. …

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Chesterfield Inn as Home Base to See Great Art

This summer, I was very happy to discover¬† that the Clark Museum of Art in Williamstown , Massachusetts, is only an hour and 20 minutes drive from the Chesterfield Inn. It was close enough for me to jump in the car on a Sunday afternoon and drive there for a much needed art infusion. The …

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Putney Craft Tour

One of my favorite things to do Thanksgiving weekend is to jump in the car and ride around on the back roads of Putney, Vermont, following the map for the Putney Craft Tour. For three days, November 28, 29 and 30, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, the artists in Putney and environs open their …

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