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2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

2017 Governor’s Arts Awards

Posted: September 14, 2017

The Vermont Arts Council, in association with the Governor’s office, recognizes outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts each year. Awards and citations are given to educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars. In 2017 the Council will be recognizing the contributions of Vermonters in five different categories. This year's awards will be presented at a celebration held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 24 at the Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro (accessibility information). Tickets are $25 and will be available beginning September 26. Read More
Slow School Movement

Slow School Movement

Posted: December 8, 2016

a slam poem by Peter Gould Let me tell you all about the work I've done for the past forty years: this ARTS IN EDUCATION. I'll tell it like a poem; like a work of art! I call it, the SLOW SCHOOL MOVEMENT! Read More
2016 Governor’s Arts Awards

2016 Governor’s Arts Awards

Posted: October 6, 2016

Each year, the Vermont Arts Council, in association with the Governor’s office, recognizes outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts. Awards and citations are given to educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars. In 2016 the Council will be recognizing the contributions of Vermonters in five different categories. Read More
2015 Governor’s Arts Awards

2015 Governor’s Arts Awards

Posted: September 17, 2015

Each year, the Vermont Arts Council, in association with the Governor's office, recognizes outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts. Awards and citations are given to educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars. In 2015 the Council will be recognizing the contributions of Vermonters in five different awards categories, as well as installing a new Poet Laureate. The awards will be presented at a celebration held at 7 p.m. Monday, November 2  in Alumni Hall at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. 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
The 2014 Vermont Arts Awards Gala

The 2014 Vermont Arts Awards Gala

Posted: October 15, 2014

A Warm Reception in the NEK A  friendly Northeast Kingdom audience clapped enthusiastically on the evening of Tuesday, October 7, as three Vermonters received accolades for individual accomplishment in the arts. The Arts Council travels to a different region of the state each year to celebrate the cultural richness of … Read More