In addition to the regular year-long selection of Firehouse Gallery exhibitions and education programs, there are often special events and happenings at the Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts. These events range from parties and fundraisers tied to memberships drives, to holiday functions and special partnerships with community and businesses. Below, you will find listed all upcoming and current special events and happenings.

Art From The Heart Valentine’s Event & Raffle

Tuesday, February 10, 5:30–7:30pm
Join us 5:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, February 10th at the Firehouse Center for hors d’oeuvres and drinks, special guest speakers, a Valentine Creation Station, and raffle of fabulous prizes.

Raffle tickets are $25 each (price includes entrance to event) and can be purchased using our secure online transaction service.
Click HERE to purchase tickets online

Buy 4 tickets and receive 1 free!
You do not need to be at the event to win a raffle prize and are welcome to purchase more than one ticket!


1. VIP Skybox with 14 tickets to NY Knicks v New Orleans Hornets, Friday, March 27 in New York

2. VIP Skybox with 14 tickets to NY Rangers v Boston Bruins, Saturday, March 8 in New York

3. Four Tickets to the Boston Celtics v Cleveland Cavaliers, Friday, March 6th in Boston

4. Four Tickets to Boston Bruins v NY Rangers, Saturday, April 4th in Boston

5. Just for Her…
-$100 Gift Certificate to Common Threads Women’s Clothing
-$15 Gift Certificate to Queen Anne’s Lace Fine Lingerie
-Facial and Make-over certificate to Mirror Mirror Cosmetics
-2 sessions with personal trainer Sherrill Musty, NSCA

6. Sight, Taste and Sound
-$50 Gift Certificate to Michael Kehoe’s Men’s Clothing
-3 Tomatoes Restaurant Gift Certificate
-Wine Class and Tasting for two at Dedalus Wine
-2 Lane Series tickets to The Harlem Quartet, Friday March 27, 2009

7. Art Forms
-4 Ballroom Dancing lessons for two at Ballroom Nights
-Vermont Teddy Bear Artist Bear
-Gloves from Expressions Boutique
-Print from photographer Todd Lockwood

8. Cooking and Concert
-Private Dim Sum Cooking Class for 4- 6 with the Nomadic Chef
-Soehnle German precision scale from Homeport
-2 Lane Series tickets to Lara Downes, Friday Feb 27, 2009
Location: Lorraine B. Good Room

Quadricentennial Voyage: In Search Of Samuel De Champlain’s France

MAY 20 - 31, 2009
As we celebrate the 400th anniversary of noted explorer Samuel de Champlain’s arrival to our region, join Burlington City Arts for a ten-day trip to France. The tour will feature places related to Champlain’s life and also highlight places of special artistic and cultural interest, including 4 days in Paris. The tour and is led by Dana and MarcvanderHeyden, with André Senécal as scholar-in-residence.

For more information, including a trip itinerary and pricing, please click here.

To register or request more information, call 802-865-5356 or email Sara Katz at [email protected]
Location: Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts