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Gallery Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10am - 3pm (by appointment only).


The Helen Day Art Center is delighted to welcome visitors back to the Gallery. In order to ensure a safe and enjoyable visit, we ask visitors to please help us maintain a healthy environment for all our visitors and staff by observing the following guidelines:


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Timed Entry Passes

To ensure a safe and enjoyable visitor experience, Gallery entry will be timed and capacity restricted.
• All passes will be distributed for a specific entry time between 10:00am– 3:00pm and the maximum duration of a visit will be 45 minutes. Please arrive no more than five minutes ahead of your designated time slot.
• We ask that visitors please be considerate of the next time slot and leave the Gallery promptly after 45 minutes.
• Time slots are currently limited to private parties only and parties of more than 6 are not permitted.

Health and Safety

Masks are Mandatory
Visitors age 5 and up and all staff must wear masks while on the grounds and inside the building.
Physical (Social) Distancing
Visitors will be asked to maintain physical distancing at a minimum of 6ft from those outside your party at all times throughout the visit, including Gallery staff. No more than 6 visitors will be admitted to the Gallery at a time.
Exhibiting symptoms of illness or COVID-19
The Art Center requests that visitors confirm that you have not had any fever-like symptoms in the 48 hours prior to arrival. If you feel ill, exhibit symptoms, have traveled from certain counties with high rates of active cases, or have had contact with a COVID-19 patient in the last 14 days, please delay your visit. Gallery visitors who experience fever-like symptoms while at Helen Day Art Center agree to self identify to Art Center staff.
Contact Tracing
To enable contact tracing, should that be necessary, the Art Center requires that all visitors provide contact information when they reserve a timed entry pass. 

What’s on

Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts is on view and open to the public. The Hands-On Room and Art Lounge are closed. No tours are offered at this time.

Gallery guides and catalogues

Printed gallery guides will be available and visitors may elect to bring the guide home or recycle it on their way out. Catalogues will be available for sale when visitors sign-up for a timed entry pass and can be picked up upon arrival.

For our part, the Art Center will:

• Ensure that staff wear masks at all times.
• Provide hand sanitizer inside the Gallery entrance.
• Engage in frequent thorough cleaning and disinfecting each day of public areas and frequently touched surfaces and objects.
• Post signs at all entrances and in the Gallery clearly indicating that no one may enter if they have symptoms of respiratory illness and masks are required at all times.


All Art Center staff have completed VOSHA training and completion certificates can be supplied upon request.
Visitors are encouraged to contact the Deputy Director (973-865-6837; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) at any time about COVID-19 questions specific to the policies above.
For questions about online booking, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for helping us minimize the risks of spreading COVID-19.

Gallery entrance is FREE.  Donations are appreciated. 

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Facilities Rental

The Helen Day Art Center offers its facilities throughout the year for film screenings, lectures, art classes, and family programs.

Located in Stowe, VT, the Helen Day Art Center is on the top floor of a beautiful and historic Greek-Revival building, constructed in 1854.

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Who We Are

Our Mission: to enhance the human experience through the visual arts...

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The building is a Greek revival building from 1861. The Stowe High School worked there until 1973.  Helen Day donated a trust fund to restore the building and open a library in Stowe.

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