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Green and Gold

Green and Gold

Posted: August 3, 2015

by Jean Killary Birches In the wind sway Fragile, white and slender, With little leaves of antique Gold.   Birds fly From tree to tree So you cannot tell where The birch leaves end and finches’ gold Begins. This sweet poem has … Read More
ArtMail 7.23.2015

ArtMail 7.23.2015

Posted: July 23, 2015

ArtMail 7.23.2015  Erika Lowe joins staff | Every Child Achieves Bill passes in Senate | new award from Vermont Community Foundation named after Con Hogan |  theater at U-32 … Read More
Stage 32 Ready to Go

Stage 32 Ready to Go

Posted: July 17, 2015

Theater isn't only about acting. It's also about working together, applying technical knowledge, and taking risks. The kids who took theater classes this year at U-32 High School learned those things—and more—from a number of artists. Erin Galligan-Baldwin is U-32's theater director and one of the performing arts faculty. Throughout the 2014-15 school year, she brought in personnel from the nearby Lost Nation Theater to teach the students about lighting, hosted a number of artists from around New England to be a part of Theater Lab, and had theater arts educator Cher Laston as a guest director. Now, Erin and a Vermont playwright, Mary Beth McNulty, are helping students develop an original play called "Baggage." Read More
A Stretch to Connect

A Stretch to Connect

Posted: July 13, 2015

The puppeteers in the No Strings Marionette Company are long-time teaching artists listed on the Vermont Arts Council's teaching artist roster. Educators consistently praise No Strings' creative use of song and story and are pleased with the artists' ability to tie puppet theater to classroom concepts. One of the two puppeteers in the company is Barbara Paulson (the other is her partner, Dan Baginski). Barbara prides herself on preparation and attention to detail; she was once satisfied to hear teachers remark, “I don’t have to do anything but show up!” Read More
ArtMail 7.9.2015

ArtMail 7.9.2015

Posted: July 9, 2015

ArtMail 7.9.2015  outdoor sculpture | arts festivals | create an outing | Vermont Creative Network Summit | Vermont Creative Network survey … Read More
Art-Pack Your Day in 10 Easy Steps

Art-Pack Your Day in 10 Easy Steps

Posted: July 9, 2015

Vermont is 159 miles long and 89 miles wide at its broadest point. Small! The state is home to many artists and other creatives, and in Vermont art is everywhere. Beautiful! All of this art is meant to be seen and heard. It is here to be shared and enjoyed. Read More