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Jul
5
2015

Cinderella

Cinderella
Description:

The stage adaptation of this magical fairy tale is warm, with more than a touch of hilarity, and full of timeless enchantment. An all-star cast of more than 100 youth from Central Vermont and the Upper Valley presents this classic tale with music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein. Presented with special permission by Rodgers and Hammerstein Theatricals.
Reserved seating: Adults $19.25, students $12.75
Tickets will go on sale in mid-June and can be purchased by calling our box office at 802-728-6464 weekdays between 3 and 6 pm.

Time: 7/5/15
Location: Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main Street, Randolph VT, Randolph
Jul
5
2015

Music in the Meadow Concert

Music in the Meadow Concert
Description:

Stowe Performing Arts presents the Vermont Symphony Orchestra on their 2015 TD Bank Summer Festival Tour. Picnics welcome. For ticket purchases and more information, visit www.StowePerformingArts.com.

Time: 7/5/15 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Trapp Family Lodge concert meadow, Stowe
Jun
25
2015
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Jul
10
2015

Two-Week Summer Arts Meditation Retreat

Two-Week Summer Arts Meditation Retreat
Description:

Thursday, June 25 to Friday, July 10
Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT

with Lance Brunner
June 25 - July 10

Location:Karmê Chöling
369 Patneuade Lane
Barnet, VT

Program Fee: Full program fee $1440, Discounted program fee $1020
Karmê Chöling offers two price options for this program in order to support a variety of financial needs. Please choose the option that falls within your means.

Price includes meals but not accommodations. Call Karmê Chöling directly at 802-633-2384 to book accommodations after registering for the program. You can find information on the web at www.karmecholing.org/accommodations.php

It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.

This two-week group meditation retreat is open to anyone and is a very powerful introduction to and deepening of mindfulness-awareness meditation. This meditation retreat has a theme of contemplative arts, allowing for an exploration of how working intensely with the mind/body unity can become the ground of discovering elegance and leading a more artful life.

Activities involving contemplative arts will be incorporated into the schedule to explore how meditation practice can be extended into our daily lives, whether we are making a cup of tea, having a conversation, painting on canvas, or writing a poem or novel. Whether or not we are practicing artists, when we wake up, we can all lead our life as a work of art. Dathün provides a powerful way of realizing and manifesting this.

Silence and functional speech are observed. Meals are served oryoki-style, from the Zen monastic tradition. Each participant will regularly receive individual meditation instruction.

About Lance Brunner

Lance Brunner is an experienced teacher in the Shambhala-Buddhist tradition, having directed contemplative arts programs and retreats for over twenty years in a variety of settings in North and South America, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand including leading four “summer arts dathuns” at Karme Choling. He combines his interests in the arts, meditation, and action in the world through his consulting and facilitation, having worked with health professionals, businesses, leadership organizations, and within prisons. A Kellogg National Fellow (1985-88) and the founding Director of the Commonwealth Fellowship Program for community leaders in Appalachia (1990-96), he has been a professor of music history at the University of Kentucky since 1976.

Location: Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT, Barnet
Jul
5
2015
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Jul
11
2015

37th Annual Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green

37th Annual Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

The Middlebury Summer Festival on-the-Green celebrates its 37th anniversary season during the week of July 5 through 11, 2015, at the Middlebury Recreation Park just south of the village. The Festival opens on Sunday, July 5, at 7 p.m. “Brown Bag” family-friendly programs are presented from Noon until 1 p.m. and evening musical performances from 7 until 10 p.m. Monday through Friday. 2015 Highlights: Caroline Rose; Ten Strings And A Goat Skin; The 24th Street Wailers; The Miles Donahue Quintet; Darlingside; Caitlin Canty; The Mike & Ruthy Band; The Bluegrass Gospel Project; Heather Maloney; Vance Gilbert; Ray Vega and Tales From the Boogie Down. A Lawn Dance to the big band sound of the Vermont Jazz Ensemble closes the Festival on Saturday evening, July 11, beginning at 7 p.m. The Festival is a 2015 Vermont Chamber of Commerce “Top 10 Summer Event.” Festival events are held rain or shine. Free admission (donations welcomed). For additional information, visit our web site, www.festivalonthegreen.org, or call 802/462-3555.

Time: 7/5/15 7:00pm - 7/11/15 10:00pm
Location: Middlebury Recreation Park, Middlebury
Jun
30
2015
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Jul
11
2015

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

by John Foley, Mark Hadwick, Debra Monk,
Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, Jim Wann

A down-home musical served with a smile

The ‘Pump Boys’ sell high octane on Highway 57 in Grand Ole Opry country and the ‘Dinettes’, Prudie and Rhetta Cupp, run the Double Cupp Diner next door. Together they fashion an evening of country ballads and upbeat honky tonk tunes that received unanimous raves on and off-Broadway. With heartbreak and hilarity, they perform on guitars, piano, bass and, yes, kitchen utensils.

1 hour 30 minutes including intermission.

Tickets: $35-61

Box Office: 820-824-5288

Curtain Times:
Tuesday thru Saturday evenings at 7:30pm; Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2pm;
Sunday matinees at 3pm.

Location: Weston Playhouse - 12 Park Street Weston, VT, Weston
Jun
28
2015
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Jul
12
2015

The Governor's Institutes on the Arts

The Governor's Institutes on the Arts Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Learn what you love this summer!!!
The Vermont Governor's Institute on the Arts is a 2 week intensive program for high school students. Our 2015 session runs from June 28 through July 12 on the campus of Castleton State College, and is open to current juniors, sophomores, and freshmen. Students are asked to apply through an adult contact at their school. The application period is February through March and varies by school.
This Institute is a lively artistic community, bringing together outstanding professional teaching artists and curious, motivated students to explore the process of creativity. The approach is one of exploration and refining artistic processes, rather than that of a conservatory. It is the largest Institute conducted by The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont, enrolling about 130 students each year.

Time: 6/28/15 8:00am - 7/12/15 3:00pm
Location: Castleton State College, Castleton
Jun
25
2015
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Jul
12
2015

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents JUNIE B. JONES

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents JUNIE B. JONES Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler
Music by Zina Goldrich
Adapted from the Junie B. Jones series of books by Barbara Park

Everybody’s favorite first-grader

Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.”

1 hour. No intermission.

Curtain Times: Tuesday thru Saturday matinees at 4pm; Friday and Saturday matinees at 1pm;
Sunday matinees at 3pm

Adults $15, Children $8

Box Office: 802-824-5288

Location: Weston Rod & Gun Club - 982 Rte 100 Weston, VT, Weston
Jul
4
2015
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Jul
19
2015

Art Show: Dance of the Seasons

Art Show: Dance of the Seasons
Description:

A wonderful display of talent and imagery as presented by artists from far and wide, including Gerry Bergstein, Gail Boyajian, Jennifer Brown, Dierdre Dennis, Andrea Doughtie, Kate Emlen, Nancy Gerlach, Peggy Kannenstine, George Lawrence, Jo Levasseur, Andy Newman, Mary Louise Pierson, Deborah Frankel Reese and Stephanie Reininger.

COST: Exhibit included with $6.00 general admission to historic house & exhibits. Children 14 and under free.

CONTACT:
Phone: (802) 765-4288
Email: director@morrillhomestead.org

Time: 7/4/15 11:00am - 7/19/15 5:00pm
Location: Justin Morrill State Historic Site, Strafford
Jun
25
2015
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Jul
24
2015

One Month Summer Arts Meditation Retreat

One Month Summer Arts Meditation Retreat
Description:

Thursday, June 25 to Friday, July 24
Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT

with Lance Brunner
June 25 to July 24

Location:Karmê Chöling
369 Patneuade Lane
Barnet, VT

Program Fee: Full­ program Fee $2370, Discounted Program Fee $1530
Karmê Chöling offers two price options for this program in order to support a variety of financial needs. Please choose the option that falls within your means.

Price includes meals but not accommodations. Call Karmê Chöling directly at 802-633-2384 to book accommodations after registering for the program. You can find information on the web at www.karmecholing.org/accommodations.php

It is traditional for students to offer a monetary gift to the teacher in appreciation for receiving the teachings, and in recognition of the years of training and understanding the teacher has cultivated. There will be an opportunity to offer a teaching gift at the program.

Summer Arts Meditation Retreat - also known as Summer Arts Dathün - is a one-month group meditation retreat that is open to anyone and is a very powerful introduction to and deepening of mindfulness-awareness meditation. This meditation retreat has a theme of contemplative arts, allowing for an exploration of how working intensely with the mind/body unity can become the ground of discovering elegance and leading a more artful life.

Activities involving contemplative arts will be incorporated into the schedule to explore how meditation practice can be extended into our daily lives, whether we are making a cup of tea, having a conversation, painting on canvas, or writing a poem or novel. Whether or not we are practicing artists, when we wake up, we can all lead our life as a work of art. Dathün provides a powerful way of realizing and manifesting this.

Silence and functional speech are observed. Meals are served oryoki-style, from the Zen monastic tradition. Each participant will regularly receive individual meditation instruction.

About Lance Brunner

Lance Brunner is an experienced teacher in the Shambhala-Buddhist tradition, having directed contemplative arts programs and retreats for over twenty years in a variety of settings in North and South America, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand including leading four “summer arts dathuns” at Karme Choling. He combines his interests in the arts, meditation, and action in the world through his consulting and facilitation, having worked with health professionals, businesses, leadership organizations, and within prisons. A Kellogg National Fellow (1985-88) and the founding Director of the Commonwealth Fellowship Program for community leaders in Appalachia (1990-96), he has been a professor of music history at the University of Kentucky since 1976.

Location: Karmê Chöling, 369 Patneaude Lane, Barnet, VT, Barnet
Jun
27
2015
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Jul
25
2015

Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition

Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

The annual Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition is presented with the purpose of promoting the art of painting in watercolor. It is juried by a panel of artists holding signature status in watercolor societies. Paintings are selected to represent the diverse range of techniques, styles and artistic interpretations with the watercolor medium. Works in watercolor are one of the most sought after arts by collectors and museums.

Time: 6/27/15 12:00pm - 7/25/15 9:00pm
Location: Big Red Barn Gallery at Lareau Farm, Waitsfield, VT, Waitsfield
May
30
2015
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Jul
26
2015

Salmagundi Club in Vermont

Salmagundi Club in Vermont Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

The Salmagundi Club in Vermont
DATES: May 30 – July 26, 2015
The Bennington is proud to announce that The Salmagundi Club, an institution in the art world in New York City, has invited members to take part in an exhibition this summer at the Center. All work will be representational and for sale and exhibiting artists are invited to be a part of the opening events on June 13th.

Time: 5/30/15 10:00am - 7/26/15 5:00pm
Location: Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington
Jul
1
2015
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Jul
31
2015

Beth Donahue: American Zen

Beth Donahue: American Zen
Description:

Opening July 1, 2015 in the South Gallery is a solo show for local artist Beth Donahue. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and now living in Stowe, Beth Donahue attended Regis College and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Stylistically, Donahue’s work in American Zen rests firmly with boldly painted, non-representational imagery. Language and painting are infused with spirit. Donahue is influenced by the literary works and teachings of Hindu and Zen Masters as well as nature's kaleidoscope of patterns and forms. Donahue’s works will be on display through July 31, 2015.

Time: 7/1/15 9:00am - 7/31/15 5:00pm
Location: West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Stowe
Jun
6
2015
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Aug
2
2015

Art of the Animal Kingdom XX

Art of the Animal Kingdom XX Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

One of the country’s most prestigious wildlife exhibitions opens on June 6 and will run through late August. This year, to celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary, many of the past Special Guest Artist will be sending work to be exhibited with work submitted by invited artists. Artists include Michael Coleman, Morten Solberg, Nancy Howe, Terry Isaac, Sandy Scott, Jan Martin McGuire and Rosetta. Over 85 pieces of fine wildlife art by many of the country’s finest artists will be on view and for sale.

Time: 6/6/15 10:00am - 8/2/15 5:00pm
Location: Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington
Jun
20
2015
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Aug
2
2015

Summer Solo Exhibitions

Summer Solo Exhibitions
Description:

2015 Summer Solo Exhibitions
June 20th – August 2nd, 2015
Yester House Galleries
Please join us for the opening reception on
Saturday, June 20th from 2-4 pm
Free and open to the public. Wine & Hors D’oeuvres.
Meet the artists:
Sabina Alcorn
Margret Carde
Douglas David
Barrack Evans
Lesley Heathcote
Keith Hoffman
Caryn King
Robert Lafond
John Olson
Tom Remp
Mark Tougias
Richard Weinstein
Also introducing new artworks by Eben Markowski and
Gerald Stoner to the SVAC Sculpture Park.
Yester House is open from 10am–5pm Tues-Sat, 12pm–5pm Sun

Time: 6/20/15 10:00am - 8/2/15 5:00pm
Location: Yester House Galleries - 930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Drive, Manchester
May
22
2015
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Aug
9
2015

Many Thousand Gone: Portraits of the African American Experience

Many Thousand Gone: Portraits of the African American Experience
Description:

This exhibit is comprised of approximately 100 photographs of African Americans from the exhaustive yet little known collection of George R. Rinhart, one of the foremost collectors of American photography. Selected images range from daguerreotypes created in the 1840s to photographs of the Civil Rights era of the 1960s. Many of these images have never been previously exhibited. Free

Time: 5/22/15 10:00am - 8/9/15 5:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art, Johnson Gallery, Middlebury
May
22
2015
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Aug
9
2015

The Language Schools at the Museum

The Language Schools at the Museum
Description:

Travel the world in this summer exhibition celebrating the centennial of the Middlebury Language Schools. The many countries and cultures of Middlebury’s Language Schools are represented by 20 works of art selected from the museum’s permanent collection. Free

Time: 5/22/15 10:00am - 8/9/15 5:00pm
Location: Middlebury College Museum of Art, Overbrook Gallery, Middlebury
Jun
5
2015
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Aug
9
2015

Sally Hughes: Watercolor for the Senses

Sally Hughes: Watercolor for the Senses Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Sally Hughes has always dabbled in artistic pursuits, but not until chronic neurological Lyme Disease drastically altered her enjoyment of the outdoors did she seriously pursue watercolor painting. Sally went from being a rigorous participant in the outdoors to more of an observer of the beauty and awe of the world we live in. The exhibit shows her ability to capture the essence of this beauty in her own interpretive style. An opening reception will be held on June 5, from 5-7pm.

Time: 6/5/15 10:00am - 8/9/15 5:00pm
Location: Compass Music and Arts Center - 333 Jones Dr. Brandon, VT 05733, Brandon
Jul
3
2015
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Aug
22
2015

THE CABARET at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

THE CABARET at Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Description:

The perfect musical nightcap! Join us for an unforgettable hour of music and mayhem. Food and drink available in our intimate downstairs pub.

The Cabaret starts 15 minutes after evening performances at the Playhouse (until 8/22 and not after preview performances).

Tickets are just $12 - reservations are required.

Box Office: 802-824-5288

Location: Weston Playhouse - 12 Park Street Weston, VT, Weston
Jun
19
2015
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Aug
23
2015

Best of the Northeast MFA

Best of the Northeast MFA Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Our third biennial introductory exhibition of emerging contemporary artists from Quebec, New England, and New York MFA students.

Time: 6/19/15 6:00pm - 8/23/15 5:00pm
Location: Helen Day Art Center, Stowe
Jul
3
2015
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Aug
31
2015

Faces of India: A Retrospective Part 1

Faces of India:  A Retrospective Part 1
Description:

As the cliche goes, eyes are the window to the soul but a face is an invitation especially into observing culture. The exhibit features a few of a collection of 12,000 photos that I captured while in India 2011-12. Whether it is the grand gesture of a smile, a contemplative moment, or the deepened creases caused by laughter, faces are a bridge to the human experience.

Shanta Lee is an artist and multi-faceted professional in areas of marketing, management, event planning, and other areas. As an artist, her endeavors include bellydance, writing prose/poetry/articles, and photography. Shanta’s current projects includes a photography collaboration, Perfect Imperfection (storieswetellphotography.com), with photographer Liz LaVorgna (www.lizlavorgna.com). Professional endeavors include: Media & PR work with several clients, Director of Development at Windham Child Care Association, and Coordinator of the Slow Living Summit.

You can check out more of Shanta's artistic work at:

http://WildlyCreative.World/
https://soundcloud.com/shanta-lee-1
http://storieswetellphotography.com/
http://www.reformer802.com/realtalk/

Time: 7/3/15 5:30pm - 8/31/15 5:30pm
Location: Flat Street Bar and Restaurant, 6 Flat Street, Brattleboro
Jun
12
2015
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Aug
31
2015

Susan Wahlrab: Seasons

Susan Wahlrab: Seasons
Description:

The North Gallery of West Branch hosts Susan Wahlrab’s new exhibition entitled Seasons and is on view through August 31. Her unique watercolor technique is impressionistic when viewed from a distance alluding to the British Romantic landscapes of J.M.W. Turner and Monet. Their influence is clearly evidenced, yet viewed up close, one is surprised to see tiny pools, miniscule etchings in the wash of color, like watery hieroglyphics. Almost encaustic in their layered density, the paintings look and feel wet from the coating of glossy clear varnish.

Location: West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park, Stowe
Jun
20
2015
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Sep
7
2015

Creative Cosmos

Creative Cosmos Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Creative Cosmos an exhibit of paintings, prints sculpture and digital images that explores how artists respond to the universal cosmic order and are inspired by scientific discoveries. Vermont and New Hampshire artists include Sabra Field. Paul Calter,Cami Davis, Janet Van Fleet
Bhakti Ziek and Jim Robinson.

Location: Chandler Gallery, Randolph
Jun
13
2015
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Sep
13
2015

American Moderns, 1910–1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell

American Moderns, 1910–1960: From O'Keeffe to Rockwell
Description:

Organized by the Brooklyn Museum, American Moderns presents almost 50 artworks from its collection in a variety of styles that explore the depth and range of American modern painting and sculpture.

Museum director Tom Denenberg said, “While Shelburne Museum is best known for its early American paintings and vast folk art collection, at the end of her life, Museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960) planned to expand the Museum’s collection to include modernist paintings and sculpture. This exhibition not only allows visitors a rare opportunity to experience modern masters in Vermont, but it also completes what might have been Mrs. Webb’s ultimate vision for the museum. She wanted to present a piece of what Georgia O’Keeffe called, ‘this great American thing’ to Vermont audiences.”

This is the last stop on the tour for the exhibition, and perhaps a once in a lifetime moment for art lovers in Vermont to see this important group of artworks. Forty-four paintings and three sculptures will be on view in Shelburne Museum’s Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education by such artists as Georgia O’Keeffe, Milton Avery, Marsden Hartley, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Elie Nadelman and Norman Rockwell. Vermonters will be pleased to note that artists Rockwell Kent and Luigi Lucioni, who are both included in this exhibition, spent time in Arlington and Manchester, Vermont, respectively.

Time: 6/13/15 10:00am - 9/13/15 5:00pm
Location: Shelburne Museum, Shelburne
May
19
2015
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Oct
18
2015

Warren Kimble All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective

Warren Kimble All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

This exhibit highlights the career of internationally-known Brandon, Vermont artist Warren Kimble, who came to prominence for his folk art, but since has concentrated on diverse themes, inspired in part by his residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. These themes include his “Sunshine” series, his “Widows of War” paintings and sculpture, and more recent “House of Cards” and “Into the Box,” open faced boxes which feature found objects and architectural assemblages. In addition, as a tribute to the public and the Sheldon Museum, Warren and his wife Lorraine have agreed to display selections from their personal collection of folk art by other artists, which will be located throughout the Sheldon’s historic rooms. This will be a unique opportunity to enter the private world of Warren Kimble.
A public reception is scheduled during Middlebury’s Art’s Walk, Friday, June 12, 2015, 5 – 7 pm. Warren will be present at the reception. Warren has donated one of his paintings for a raffle to support the exhibit and education programs of the Sheldon. Gallery Talks of the exhibit will be held every Wednesday at noon.

Time: 5/19/15 10:00am - 10/18/15 5:00pm
Location: Henry Sheldon Museum, One Park Street, Middlebury
May
1
2015
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Oct
31
2015

Judy B. Dales: Ahead of the Curve

Judy B. Dales: Ahead of the Curve
Description:

The unique contemporary work of quilt artist Judy B. Dales of Greensboro, Vermont, is on view in Shelburne Museum’s Hat and Fragrance Gallery. The opening of the exhibition titled Judy B. Dales: Ahead of the Curve will coincide with the opening of Shelburne Museum’s grounds and gardens on May 1 and continue on view until October 31.

Dales, whose art is represented in the White House Collection of American Crafts in Washington D.C., is internationally acclaimed for her innovative use of curves, abstract designs, sensitive layering of textures, and sophisticated pairings of soft, pastel fabrics. Dale’s quilt “Dancing On The Dark Side of The Moon” (1997) was exhibited in the International Quilt Festival’s 100 Best Quilts of the 20th Century exhibition in 2000 and included in the book of the same name. Dales is currently working on an exhibition catalogue in conjunction with this exhibition.

The quilts featured in this exhibition were made during the last eighteen years and are inspired by Dales’ free-form sketches or the effects of moonlight on snowy landscapes. Her “palette is a subconscious celebration of femaleness, as well as a very conscious expression of feminism,” as she says in her artist statement and in her memoir. By embracing feminism and revitalizing the curved form in quilts, Dales continues to be ahead of the curve.

Image: "Lunar Reflections," by Judy B. Dales

Time: 5/1/15 10:00am - 10/31/15 5:00pm
Location: Shelburne Museum, Shelburne
Jul
3
2015
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Nov
2
2015

Grassroots Art: Inward Adorings of the Mind

Grassroots Art: Inward Adorings of the Mind Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Grassroots Art: Inward Adorings of the Mind brings together an eclectic selection of objects--ranging from textiles, ceramics and weathervanes to drawings, paintings and sculpture--created by individuals with little or no formal training in art and working outside the framework of the traditional art market. Drawing on the Bennington Museum's renowned collections of folk art, including the world's largest public collections of paintings by revered 20th- century folk artist "Grandma" Moses and Bennington Pottery, and the Blasdel/Koch collection of outsider art, including works by Jesse Howard, Mose Tolliver, and Joseph Yoakum, this exhibition highlights thematic continuities amongst artworks created by everyday people from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day.

On View July 3 through November 1
Open Daily June through October, 10 am to 5 pm

caption:
Stephen C. Warren
Memoryware Tower (detail)
Mixed media, West Hartford, Vermont, 1894

Location: Bennington Museum, Bennington
May
23
2015
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Dec
20
2015

Small Works Show

Small Works Show
Description:

Fine art - 11 x 14 and smaller - is available for immediate purchase in this gallery beginning in May. Artwork is representational but not limited to a theme. Figurative, landscapes, cityscapes, wildlife and still-lifes by nationally recognized artists make up the show.

Time: 5/23/15 10:00am - 12/20/15 5:00pm
Location: Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington
Nov
4
2014
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Dec
29
2015

Poetry Clinic Drop-in - Adult/teens

Poetry Clinic Drop-in - Adult/teens
Description:

Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm. $5.00 suggested donation

For those of you who use writing classes as a way to set aside special time for your writing practice: Here is an irresistible gift … a clinic to keep your pen and mind in motion. The first hour of the clinic will be devoted to generative poetry writing exercises; the second hour will be devoted to respectful critiques of work you bring to or make in class.

River Arts hosts workshops, readings, and clinics devoted to supporting the myriad voices living within the community and surrounding areas. Read on to see what’s been going on, about to happen, and join us!

Time: 11/4/14 6:00pm - 12/29/15 8:00pm
Location: River Arts - 74 Pleasant Street, Morrisville
Nov
4
2014
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Dec
29
2015

Open Studio Figure Drawing Drop-In

Open Studio Figure Drawing Drop-In
Description:

Tuesdays, 6-8:30pm.
$10.00 drop-in OR $90 punchcard for 10 classes (save $10)
open studio figure drawing imageThe Open Studio for Figure Drawing meets every Tuesday in the beautiful Robert C. Folley Performance Hall, located on the second floor of the River Arts Center. The group, which gathers from 6 – 8:30 p.m. invites and accommodates all levels of drawing/painting/sculpture backgrounds and expertise. The sessions feature a variety of approaches to working from the figure.

The open studio is open to the public for a small fee of $10 per session, and we encourage anyone interested in working from the figure to join us for a fun and creative evening.

Weekly Schedule: Cancelled Tuesday, November 25th!

1st Tuesday: One long pose with an artistically clothed/costumed model
2nd Tuesday: Traditional – Session begins with 10 – one minute poses, then the model assumes two 45 minute poses.
3rd Tuesday: One long pose
4th Tuesday: Traditional – Session begins with 10 – one minute poses, then the model assumes two 45 minute poses.

Time: 11/4/14 6:00pm - 12/29/15 8:30pm
Location: River Arts - 74 Pleasant Street, Morrisville
Jan
1
2015
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Dec
31
2015

Essex Art League Art Exhibits

Essex Art League Art Exhibits
Description:

Come feast your eyes on beautiful artwork created by Essex Art League members! Take in the beauty of oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, photography, pastels, and mixed media which are on display and for sale at the following locations: Phoenix Books, Essex Outlet Mall - The Essex Town Offices, Essex Junction, The Old Red Mill, Jericho, and an exciting new gallery space at the Unsworth Law Offices, 26 Railroad Avenue in Essex Junction. New work is rotated regularly, so you can enjoy many return visits!

Location: Multiple locations, Essex Junction
Mar
17
2015
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Dec
31
2015

Granite from the He(ART) of Vermont

Granite from the He(ART) of Vermont Vermont Arts 2015
Description:

Experience the stone art of Vermont through "Granite from the He(ART) of Vermont," new virtual arts trail that maps the stories of some of the most magnificent, curious, and unusual examples of stone art in Central Vermont. By following the online app, viewers will learn the tales behind Barre’s imposing granite statues. They will visit the Vermont History Center and other landmarks such as Studio Place Arts and the Old Labor Hall. Heading over to Montpelier, the map tells the story of Vermont’s granite State House, and Green Mount Cemetery with its striking “Chapel-Vault” and stairs carved into native stone.

Location: Various locations in Central Vermont, Barre