Robert McBride

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The Rockingham Arts and Museum Project engages in the community by developing awareness of the arts, creating vitality in the community with the arts,and demonstrating that the arts favorably impact the local economy.

Art Makes a Difference! is our theme.

Discover the many events and projects happening in the greater Rockingham, Vermont community and beyond here on our website. The arts in our community have grown exponentially, contributing to the revitalization of our community.

Perhaps you have your own ideas that you would like to see put into action. Whether you are a doer, a contributor, a supporter, a visitor, or just an observer, it’s hard to deny that…art makes a difference! Sign up to be on our RAMP Google Group (above) to be informed of all the latest happenings, from community events to artist announcements.     –Robert McBride, Founding Director

Project Space 9 Exhibit Featuring Charles Norris Brown and Jean Cannon

As part of May Art Month in Bellows Falls, Vermont an exhibition of work by Charles Norris-Brown and Jean Cannon will be featured in the Project Space 9 Gallery, located on 9 Canal Street. The show will run from May 17 – May 31,  open to the public from 9am-5pm seven days/week.  The work of Norris-Brown consists of pen and ink illustrations. Cannon’s paintings and watercolors feature nature scenes.

The Vermont Crafts Council Open Studio Weekend will be held on May 26 & 27, when participating visual artists and craftspersons will open their studios to the public and mount group shows in all three galleries. Artists include Robert McBride, Phyllis Rosser, Chris Sherwin, Cathy Tretler and Tsuga Studios of Bellows Falls; Clare Adams of Cambridgeport;  Jeanette Staley of Saxton’s River; and Ailyn Hoey and Mark Goodenough of  Rockingham.   Work will also be on display at the Canal Street Art Gallery and the Flat Iron Exchange in Bellows Falls.

Music, performing artists, theatre and open studios are featured during the month of May in Bellows Falls, Rockingham and Saxton’s River from May 4 through Memorial Day weekend. Visitors and residents of Rockingham will have no less than 21 opportunities to enjoy arts events and recognize the work of local artists. BF3F, third Friday merchant activities, take place during the evening in downtown Bellows Falls.

Visit the RAMP website at www.ramp-vt.org for event and location details, or to address accessibility issues, please call in advance at 802-463-3252.

RAMP truly believes that art makes a difference! For over twenty years, RAMP has initiated and collaborated creatively in order to involve artists and the arts in community revitalization. RAMP strives to: make art accessible for all, promote affordable housing for artists, organize town meetings, act as fiscal agent for start-up art groups, maintain an open door policy to share ideas and offer support, identify and create venues for public art.  RAMP collaborates with many organizations and is supported by generous funders – First Light, Windham Foundation and Vermont Arts Council.