Welcome to Your Community Arts Center!

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Main Street Arts is a non-profit arts center dedicated to serving the creative needs of our greater community. We seek to encourage creative expression through a wide range of artistic experiences. The center is located in the heart of the village of Saxtons River, Vermont and is celebrating 25 years in 2013.

Capital Campaign Updates August 2014

We’re Moving Up!
Construction is underway and everyday is a new adventure on-site. IMG_1595

The Saxtons River Suite & Five Seasons Project

Main Street Arts (MSA) will be holding a special fund raising party on September 27th at a private home in Rockingham to unveil their Five Seasons Painted Theatre Curtains.  For the first time, all five of MSA’s new painted curtains will be hung and displayed together.  In addition to the curtains’ unveiling, excerpts of the music that inspired the work, The Saxtons River Suite, will be performed by the composer and Saxtons River resident Carol Wood.  Poet John Wood, Carol’s husband, will be reading his associated work as part of this mixed-media gala benefit.  Visit the Five Seasons page to see the invitation.


Brownsfield Update
We’re excited to announce that the clean-up and remediation of the Brownfield located at the site of 33 Main Street is almost complete.  This remediation is financed in part through a generous grant from the Windham Regional Commission’s Brownsfields Cleanup Revolving Grant Fund and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  KAS Environmental has been working with MSA to oversee the construction process and monitor that the Corrective Action Plan established for our site is followed.

For more information or questions, please contact Margo Ghia at #802-869-2960 or mghia@mainstreetarts.org.


Our Capital Campaign Needs You!

Moving Forward, Moving Up is MSA’s exciting and bold capital campaign to expand our original building, acquire adjoining property, and add an elevator and accessible bathroom. We are committed to meeting the creative needs of all community members and helping to revitalize Main Street in Saxtons River. Our financial goal is comprehensive: $875,000. We have already raised 75% this goal, but we need your continued support to reach 100% and keep us operating during our renovations.

Gift Acknowledgement and Naming Opportunities: We are extremely grateful for the support of so many of our friends and neighbors. In recognition of your generosity, we are creating a special donor space that will proudly list all donors to the capital campaign. In the upcoming months we will ask for your suggestions about the design of the space via a competition for the most creative way to acknowledge donors. The donor space will be unveiled at our “grand opening” next fall. More details to follow. Please also consider one of our many naming opportunities to support the campaign.

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