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Danville Public Art

Danville Public Art

Posted: May 19, 2015

Vermont's Northeast Kingdom is known for family farms, a small, low-density population, and rolling glacier-carved hills. Tradition informs decisions and change comes slowly. U.S. Route 2 is an important east-west road highway that enters Vermont in Alburg and exits in Guildhall. Along the way, this thoroughfare runs through Danville—a small village in the Northeast Kingdom with a strong sense of community. Read More
ArtMail 5.14.2015

ArtMail 5.14.2015

Posted: May 14, 2015

In ArtMail 5.14.2015: anniversary garden party | annual meeting | NEA grants announced | Shelburne Craft School now state craft center | honoring young artists | show your bumper sticker Read More
The Anniversary Garden Party

The Anniversary Garden Party

Posted: May 13, 2015

You're invited to a party on Monday, June 8th. Refreshments will be served alongside a good helping of music, stone sculpture, and a side of textile art. Don't miss eating a slice of anniversary cake in honor of many organizations observing important anniversaries this year. The Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts are both turning 50,  but after a half century of public funding, the real story is the abundance of art in our state. Help us honor Catamount Arts with 40 years in operation, the Vermont Crafts Council with 25 , and the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival with 5 —just to name a few. Read More
Honoring Young Artists

Honoring Young Artists

Posted: May 12, 2015

The Congressional Art Competition was started in 1981 by former Congressman James Jeffords, the son of a Rutland art teacher. He believed student art had a place in the Capitol. Because of his vision, hundreds of student works are now displayed there each year. Each spring, high school students from every congressional district in the United States have the opportunity to showcase their talents in a visual arts contest. A hundred and forty Vermont students representing 34 schools participated in 2015. All were invited to an awards ceremony on May 11 and their art was displayed in a gallery at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Read More
ArtMail 4.30.2015

ArtMail 4.30.2015

Posted: April 30, 2015

In ArtMail 4.30.2015 theater collaboration | grants input to NEFA | Arts Council hiring | arts advocacy day | Leahy introduces Artist-Museum Partnership Act | inside “Opus 30″ … Read More
Vermont. Arts. Everywhere.

Vermont. Arts. Everywhere.

Posted: April 28, 2015

Vermont Arts 2015 is well under way! There are currently more than a hundred events in the Vermont Arts Calendar with many more to come. Whether you're interested in the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks series at the Flynn, Vermont Vaudeville's show in the Hardwick Town House, or the Bennington Museum's new exhibit, you are sure to find something to enjoy. Read More