Welcome to The South End Arts District

SEABA wishes to thank our colleagues at Burlington City Arts for helping to make the South End Arts District a reality.  The SEABA Center, at 404 Pine Street will serve as a welcome center for the District. We will be working hard to prepare the Center to accommodate area residents and visitors, and provide information about activities in the South End and throughout Burlington.

First Friday in the South End

South End First Friday Happenings

Friday October 7

Flynndog Ethan Azarian and (michael smith) 6-8pm

The S.P.A.C.E. and The Backspace Galleries “The Art of Horror” 5-9pm

The SEABA Center “Original Juried Show, Winners Exhibit,” Artist Reception 5-8pm

Davis Studio Gallery “Swallows (and Other Spirals)” by Lydia Littwin, 5-9pm

Vermont Glass Designs Ruth Murphy will be on hand and demonstrating her craft

Alchemy Jewelry Arts Gallery “Vermont Glorious Autumnal Joy,” paintings by Lorraine Manley and phototgraphs by Alex Williams.  Open first Friday until 7pm.

RL Photo Creative Competition Artist/curator and co-founder of the Root Gallery and Public Art School, Clark Derbes, will mount “Creative Competition.” From 7am-5pm bring one piece of artwork to RL Photo, pay the $8 entry fee, install your work and you are in.  At 6pm visitors vote for the work they like and at 8:30pm award winners are announced.

Dostie Bros. Frame Shop Benjamin Barnes, Dostie, Kristen L’Esperance and Sage Tucker-Ketchum, open until 8pm

See you Friday!

Share the Harvest this Thursday

Chittenden County participates in the 17th Annual Share the Harvest event, a fundraiser for limited-income Vermonters, Thursday, October 6, 2011.

Join NOFA-VT for the seventeenth annual Share the Harvest fundraiser to benefit limited-income Vermonters. Generous restaurants, co-ops, and stores donate part of their sales on this date to the Vermont Farm Share Program.  Donations support subsidized CSA shares for limited-income Vermonters with the help of participating farms.

Eat out at or shop at participating Share the Harvest businesses on Thursday, October 6, and part of your bill will be donated to the Vermont Farm Share Program, helping limited-income Vermonters access farm fresh produce and connect with their community farms.

Participating Burlington businesses: Farmhouse Tap & Grill, Skinny Pancake, Penny Cluse Cafe,  Leunig’s Bistro,  Three Tomatoes Trattoria,  Splash at the Boathouse, Great Harvest Bread Company, Muddy Waters, City Market Onion River Co-op & Trattoria Delia

For more information contact: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (802) 434-4122   www.nofavt.org

Another Great South End Art Hop!

Our heartfelt thanks to everyone, from the artists…to our sponsors…to the many volunteers, who helped make the 19th Annual South End Art Hop a terrific success!

Below you will see a  list of venues with art exhibits that you can still check out through the month of September.

Visit The SEABA Center M – F from 9 – 5pm to see this year’s Original Juried Show and vote for your favorite piece of art. The artist with the most votes at the end of September will win a cash prize.

Thanks again and see you soon!