Friday, January 28, 2011

PRESS RELEASE: Art Walk with a Valentine Theme in Montpelier

Montpelier Art Walk will kick off its 2011 season with a Valentine's themed Art Walk on Friday, February 11th from 4 to 8 p.m. throughout downtown Montpelier. Lovers of art, music, and culture can stroll the streets and meet local artists and crafters displaying their works. Venues range from The Vermont History Museum to GuitarSam to City Hall.

The Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) will host a benefit Valentines-making workshop in The Drawing Board on Main Street. People can make their own or commission an artist to handcraft a one-of-a-kind piece for all the loved ones in their lives. All donations benefit CERF.

A photographic tribute to the Valentine Phantom will be on display in the window of Capitol Stationers on Main Street through Valentine's Day. A group show of the photographs of local citizens document the Phantom's hearts through the years.

Galen Cheney is exhibiting paintings at The Vermont Arts Council, where there will be a reception until 7 p.m. during Art Walk.

Art Walk is the perfect cure for cabin fever. Guidebooks are available at participating venues. For more information visit:

Image: Galen Cheney