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About Us

Billings Card Rm Installation

Photo by Michael Sacca

The Mission

The Council's mission is to advance and preserve the arts at the center of Vermont communities.

The Work

We envision a Vermont where everyone in the state has access to the arts and creativity in their life, education, and community. Through its programs and services, the Council strives to increase public awareness of the positive role artists and arts organizations play in communities and to maximize opportunities for everyone to experience the arts.

The Organization

Since 1965, the Vermont Arts Council has been the state's primary provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. The Vermont Arts Council is unique. It is the only designated state arts agency in the U.S. that is also an independent, nonprofit membership organization.

annual reports

bylaws

enabling legislation

fiftieth anniversary

strategic plan

support the arts in Vermont