Helen Day Art Center

Stowe & Smugglers Notch

In the heart of Stowe village, this gently provocative community art center has rotating exhibitions of traditional and avant-garde work. It also sponsors 'Exposed,' an annual town-wide outdoor sculpture show that takes place from mid-July to mid-October.

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