Founded in 1895, the T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier, Vermont houses a large permanent collection of artwork. In addition to the works of T.W. Wood and many of his artistic colleagues and contemporaries, we are also the repository for Vermont's portion of the Federal WPA collection.
Our mission is to preserve our artistic heritage and to bring the best of today's art to central Vermont. We currently have about thirty-six pieces from the Collection on view at the State House.
A lively center for all the Arts, we provide a venue for musical performances, a Summer Art Camp and a variety of lectures.
Rooms are available for rent for your event, presentation, meeting, or class. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the office at 262-6035 for further information. See the"Rent the Wood" and "In the Gallery" pages for a few images.
For a link to the historic 1913 catalog of works in the Wood Collection, click here .
What's On in the Wood Gallery
"The European Masters"
Master Copies, Original Work, and Watercolors
by T. W. Wood and Others
September 20th through November 11, 2016
Works from the Federal Art Collection - The Works Progress Administration
The T.W. Wood Gallery's joint exhibit in partnership with the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, VT of the Works progress Administration (WPA ) will highlight our outstanding collection of paintings and prints with over 90 pieces of artwork on exhibit for viewing. The Gallery is the sole repository for the State of Vermont for the WPA artwork that employed many out of work artists during the Great Depression. The WPA collection spotlights a dramatic moment in American history as the nation struggled and sparked relief projects to help create a new economy.
Friday, September 23rd, 5:00-7:00 pm.
Works Progress Administration (WPA) Exhibit Opening Reception
with refreshments and speakers at the Gallery on 46 Barre St. Montpelier. VT_____________________________________________________________________
Free WPA Speaker Series all at the T. W. Wood Gallery
1. Thursday, September 29th, 12:00-1:00 pm. The T.W. Wood Gallery and the Federal Art Collection with Artist and Educator Phillip Robertson - The history of the T.W. Wood Gallery and the acquisition of the Federal Art Collection of the Works Progress Administration. This lecture is a partly designed as a primer to restart the volunteer docent program at the Gallery!
2. Friday October 7 at 7:00 pm. Art During the 1930's and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) with Art Historian Debbie Tait -Learn about the history of the WPA and its artists and the uniqueness of the program and the times the art depicted.
3. Friday October 21st. at 7:00 pm. Artists and the Works Progress Administration with Artist Billy Brauer. Learn about the WPA and its history and the imagery of the time. Billy will share an introduction of the history of the W.P.A and the imagery of the period . He will focus his presentation on his personal involvement as a print maker with the Associated American Artists Gallery and the WPA artists that he knew.
4. Thursday, November 3rd 7:00 pm. Devin Colman, Vermont State Architectural Historian will discuss New Deal murals around the state and some New Deal buildings as well.
Thursday, November 10th 5:00-7:00 pm
Closing Reception for the Works Progress Administration Exhibit
at the Central Vermont Medical Center
130 Fisher Road Berlin, VT. Refreshments served.
A resource for living artists and their eventual heirs to prepare for the care and disposal of their artwork and legacy.
For Artists Learn: How to inventory your work, set up an artistic director and clarify what you want.
For Artistic Executors and Heirs Learn: How to inventory the work, determine what to keep, sell or donate and how to exhibit the work. Workbook Included!
At the T.W. Wood Gallery
46 Barre St.
(There is no charge for the workshop but space is limited. Preregistration in needed to attend!)
(Coffee, tea and snacks available from 8:30 AM on)
For more information.
Sorry this workshop is full.
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|Many thanks to the Vermont Arts Council
for their continued support