Jay’s Art Shop & Frame Gallery celebrates 50 years • Greylock Glass

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BENNINGTON—The Better Bennington Corporation will contribute to the celebration of Jay’s Art Shop and Frame Galleryof the 50th anniversary of with a presentation and an honorary ribbon cutting on Friday, April 29 at 11 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Jay’s will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with their annual MEGA-sale of 50% off everything except framing. Their store offers a plethora of inventory ranging from clothing, umbrellas and maps to arts and crafts supplies and souvenirs. This sale is all the more incredible as they are doing it for the 50th time!

Jay and Joan Zwynenburg moved to Bennington from Pennsylvania in 1971 following Jay’s career as general manager. They fell in love with the city and decided to open a gift shop and framing gallery right in the middle of it all. They have been a staple in downtown Bennington ever since.

The public is invited to join in the celebration at 11:00 a.m. as the Zwynenburgs are honored for their dedication to downtown Bennington and for their impeccable service over the years to our entire community.


The mission of the Better Bennington Corporation is to lead and support public and private efforts that enhance downtown as a vital commercial and cultural heart of the community.

The Better Bennington Corporation (BBC) is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and believes that these fundamental principles inform and strengthen the BBC’s ability to respond to changing demographics and the needs of anyone who lives, works or visits downtown Bennington.

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