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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, Special Event

BCA Summer Artist Market

May 27, 2017, 9:00AM - 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...
Music, Special Event, Talk/Discussion

Dry Time: A Conversation and Jam with Justin Hoekstra

June 2, 2017, 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Fourth Floor, Vermont Metro Gallery An informal discussion on First Friday about painting, process, life, and art during which improvisational music will be composed/performed by exhibiting artist...
Special Event

BCA Summer Artist Market

June 3, 2017, 9:00AM - 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...
Film, Special Event

Brownie Speaks: A Video Documentary

June 4, 2017, 3:00PM
A native of Wilmington, Delaware, jazz trumpeter Clifford Brown made an outstanding and influential contribution to music. In an era when many musicians were emulating Charlie Parker’s drug abuse,...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: Myra Flynn & Paul Boffa

June 7, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Singer/songwriter Myra Flynn spends her career embracing dichotomy. Half Irish and half African American, her original indie/soul songs blend soulful vocals with a lyrical delivery that doesn't let...
Family, Music, Special Event

Ready. Dance! Listen.

June 9, 2017, 6:00PM
A Jazz Fest live DJ set by DJ Llu  In collaboration with Burlington City Arts   Come enjoy one of the last nights of the Discover Jazz Fest wit in City Hall Park, Friday, June 9 from 6-8 p.m. and...
Special Event

BCA Summer Artist Market

June 10, 2017, 9:00AM - 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

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: The Lomax Folk Project

June 14, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Hannah Grantham and Amanda Ekery created the Lomax Folk Project to commemorate the 150th anniversary of John Lomax in 2017 and celebrate American Folk Music with audiences. The Lomax Folk Project...
Talk/Discussion

Hiding: Jonathan Gitelson

June 15, 2017, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Ready. Fire! Aim. artist Jonathan Gitelson discusses his installation Hiding and how it responds to today’s socio-political environment. Gitelson will be joined by local community experts and...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: Brett Hughes

June 16, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Singer. Songwriter. Guitar Player. Music Lover.
Special Event

BCA Summer Artist Market

June 17, 2017, 9:00AM - 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

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: Dave Keller

June 21, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Dave Keller is one of the finest soul and blues men of his generation. Growing up in Worcester, MA, Keller loved music, but didn't learn guitar until 16, and didn't sing much until 20, when he...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: The Hokum Brothers

June 23, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Their songs are catchy and integrated with humor, while their style of play is multifarious. Their lyrics speak of true-life experiences with a thread of the earliest cultural fabric we call...
Special Event

BCA Summer Artist Market

June 24, 2017, 9:00AM - 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

Family Art Saturday at the BCA Center

June 24, 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park Summer Concert Series: Inner Fire District

July 12, 2017, 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Inner Fire District was founded in 2006 by David C. Symons, whose previous band, Black Sea Quartet, helped to popularize Eastern European music in Vermont, and whose red-coverall-wearing radical...
Family, Music, Performance, Special Event

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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

City Hall Park 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'...
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

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...