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Encircled by Imagination

Encircled by Imagination

Posted: March 6, 2015

March is Youth Arts Month, across the state and the nation. One event in Vermont features student art in the State House from March 6 to March 31, sponsored by the Vermont Art Teachers Association (VATA). Rebbie Carleton is an art teacher at Randolph Elementary School. She is organizing the … Read More
Poetry Out Loud: Live Stream

Poetry Out Loud: Live Stream

Posted: February 25, 2015

Vermont Semi-Finals and Finals…Live! Almost 5,000 high school students from across Vermont participated in this year’s Poetry Out Loud program. Watch the semi-finals March 11 as 37 students recite the works of noted poets at the Barre Opera House and compete for a place in the Vermont Poetry Out … Read More
Happy Anniversary (Club)!

Happy Anniversary (Club)!

Posted: February 24, 2015

The Vermont Arts Council is thrilled to inaugurate the Anniversary Club. In 2015, the Council celebrates fifty years of public funding. Several other arts and arts-related organizations also reach important milestones this year. Welcome to the club! If you know of another organization celebrating a birthday divisible by five, … Read More
Vermont. Arts. Everywhere.

Vermont. Arts. Everywhere.

Posted: February 19, 2015

The Council is gearing up for the first round of grant seeker workshops. The arts are gaining traction as part of the Vermont brand, and a new creative network is getting off the ground. As you will read, one thing is abundantly clear. In Vermont, the arts are everywhere. Read all about it in the February 19 edition of ArtMail.  Read More
Cultural Facilities Grant Seeker Workshops

Cultural Facilities Grant Seeker Workshops

Posted: February 19, 2015

Overview The Vermont Arts Council will host free workshops for Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities interested in applying for FY2016 Cultural Facilities Grants. Through the Cultural Facilities Grant program, grants up to $30,000 are awarded to Vermont nonprofit organizations and municipalities to enhance, create, or expand the capacity of … Read More
The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

Posted: February 17, 2015

The Promise The instrumentalists have what it takes to deliver quality performances and reputations for doing so. The venues are informal and friendly, ticket prices affordable. The music is diverse, contemporary, and approachable. This describes TURNmusic, a performance series created by conductor Anne Decker. Reasoning would tell you to expect … Read More