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Category: Vermont Creative Network

Digging Deeper

Digging Deeper

Posted: May 25, 2017

A year ago, the Council published the results of the 2016 Vermonter Poll. The study made clear that art matters to us in our public life, schools, and homes. A full 85% of Vermonters agreed with the statement, “I value the arts as an important element of life in my community.” We shared this data with Paul Costello, executive director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development since 2000. He said, “This statistic doesn’t surprise me. It mirrors what we hear from Vermonters all around the state. In all the years I’ve been involved in work with Vermont communities, the arts turn up time and time again as key local assets, as a driver for the local brand, and as one of the crucial points of attraction for entrepreneurs, youth and new residents.” Read More
Vermont Arts Advocacy Day 2016

Vermont Arts Advocacy Day 2016

Posted: March 28, 2016

Every person in Vermont should have access to the arts and creativity in their life, education, and community. That message will be pulled into sharp focus through activities at the State House March 29. Join in—from wherever you are—to connect with our state legislators through multiple channels throughout the day. Read More
The Network Emerges

The Network Emerges

Posted: November 12, 2015

"I am still ABUZZ from the incredible, mind-blowing summit that you put together! Congratulations! I was floored by the energy, ideas, and possibilities for collaboration and forward movement that were so evident at the event. And so impressed by the event itself! Wow." —2015 Summit participant On November 4 and 5, Alumni Hall at the Vermont College of Fine Arts served as the stage for the inaugural Vermont Creative Network Summit. This wonderful, light-filled venue—recently renovated—provided an apt, gracious setting for nearly 200 Summit participants. Read More
Local Input. State Focus. National Impact.

Local Input. State Focus. National Impact.

Posted: October 1, 2015

Shape the emerging Vermont Creative Network. Attend the inaugural Vermont Creative Network Summit November 4 and 5. The Summit—hosted by the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont College of Fine Arts—brings together diverse voices: practitioners, educators, administrators, advocates, business owners, and volunteers. This convening offers colleagues a hands-on opportunity to network, learn from experts, and share practical insights. Participants will discuss ideas, exchange strategies, and share developments targeted toward the enhancement of Vermont’s creative sector. Read More
Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals

Posted: August 6, 2015

Sessions at the Vermont Creative Network Summit Held November 4-5, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier The Vermont Creative Network announces its inaugural statewide conference Wednesday and Thursday, November 4 and 5, 2015, at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. The two-day conference will bring together the … Read More
Vermont Creative Network: Join the Conversation

Vermont Creative Network: Join the Conversation

Posted: March 25, 2015

What do you think? Do you have an interest in Vermont’s future? In the cultural assets of your community? Are you a stakeholder? Are you a community builder? Help frame the Vermont Creative Network, an interconnected engine of statewide people, places, and resources. The Vermont Creative Network will serve to … Read More