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Montpelier Arts Center opened in 1979. Located on the grounds of the historic Montpelier Mansion, which dates to the 1780s, the Arts Center was built on the footprint of the original 1925 cattle barn.
The spacious Main Gallery is used for invitational exhibitions as well as juried competitions that include cutting edge work as well as more traditional approaches and feature both emerging and established regional, national, and international artists.
The gallery is also the site for the performances of the Jazz, Folk/Blues, and Classical music series. On a limited basis, the Main Gallery may also be rented by the public for meetings, receptions, and performances.
The Library Gallery exhibits one person and group shows that an outside juror selects through a competition open to all Maryland artists; the competition is held biennially.
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