Jays Art Shop & Frame Gallery W elcome to Jay's Art Shop & Frame Gallery, the largest independently owned art supply store in Vermont. We are proud to be a locally-owned business in downtown Bennington, VT for over 46 years.

We stock a large selection of art and drafting supplies and carry all major art supply brands. We stock thousands of items and can special order items we do not have on hand.

Custom picture framing, with an emphasis on good design and an extensive selection of mats and mouldings, is done on the premises by experienced custom framers in our Bennington, Vermont store. We are members of the Professional Picture Framers Association.

We have been voted Best Custom Framing and Best Art Gallery in Bennington, Vermont by Readers Choice for several years. Our Upstairs Art Gallery features a large selection of prints, posters, limited edition prints, giclees on canvas, photography, and framed art. Popular artists are G. Harvey, Bill Sanders and our own Vermont artist, Fred Swan. We also carry a wonderful selection of Blakeway Panoramic prints.

Our Card & Gift Shop, all in the same store, features many well-known brands, including:

  • Gift and home décor items from Willow Tree® Figurines, Grasslands Road, Demdaco, Lang Folk Art, Sage & Emily, and others
  • Educational toys and games by Melissa & Doug and Klutz
  • Specialty food products from Stonewall Kitchen
  • Vermont maple products including Vermont Maple Syrup;
  • A large selection of plush toys from Mary Meyer, Nat & Jules, Douglas, and more
  • Scented candles from Village Candle
  • Sleep and leisure wear for the whole family by Lazy One®
  • A large selection of fashion accessories and jewelry by a variety of companies including Lolo, Donna Sharp, Britt’s Knits, Anju, Silver Forest, Lavello, and Bluestone Jewelry, to name a few

A Card Smart store, we also feature greeting cards at half price, boxed note cards, gift wrap supplies, and custom wedding and special occasion invitations.

We are long time members of the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bennington Downtown Alliance and are active members in two chapters of Rotary International, Catamount Rotary and Bennington Rotary. We also support local arts and cultural organizations, including Bennington’s Oldcastle Theatre and the Bennington Museum.



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Custom Framing using museum glass. See the difference.