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Arts Calendar: Literary Arts

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

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Jan
3
2018

An Evening with Langston Hughes

An Evening with Langston Hughes
Description:

In this dramatic rendition of Langston Hughes’ poems and short stories, actor and writer David Mills celebrates the life of the Harlem Renaissance writer. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council program.

Time: 1/3/18 7:00pm
Location: Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro
Jan
3
2018

Race, Nation, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Race, Nation, and Toni Morrison’s Beloved
Description:

UVM professor Emily Bernard explores how Beloved argues that America must reckon with the consequences of our nation’s original sin—slavery. Part of the First Wednesdays series. A Vermont Humanities Council program.

Time: 1/3/18 7:00pm
Location: Ilsley Public Library, Middlebury
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Jan
13
2018

Draw Me a Story — Tell Me a Tale: Vermont Children’s Book Illustrators & Authors

Draw Me a Story — Tell Me a Tale: Vermont Children’s Book Illustrators & Authors Vermont Arts 2018
Description:

The Henry Sheldon Museum presents an exhibit of 20 esteemed contemporary Vermont children’s book authors/artists. Their paintings, illustrations, and photographs, as well as books that feature their artworks will be scattered throughout the museum to be enjoyed by visiting children and adults. Author readings, presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on activities are being planned throughout the run of the exhibit.

Included in the exhibit are works by Jim Arnosky, Mary Azarian, Harry Bliss, Janet Hayward Burnham, Jason Chin, Eileen Christelow, John and Jennifer Churchman, Sarah Dillard, Deirdre Gill, Thacher Hurd, Woody Jackson, Warren Kimble, Peter Lourie, Tracey Campbell Pearson, Jan Reynolds, Phoebe Stone, Ashley Wolff, Tami Crupi Zeman, Bruce Zeman, Jr.

The many authors and artists vary in age, background, experience, and style, but all have chosen to live in Vermont, finding inspiration from the state’s landscape, agriculture, village life, and friendly neighbors. They also draw inspiration from their own childhood memories, as well as more recent experiences with their children and grandchildren. A child’s imagination is limitless and these artists/authors perfectly capture the whimsy of possibility. Their colorful and creative works will captivate visitors of all ages.

Time: 6/13/17 10:00am - 1/13/18 5:00pm
Location: Henry Sheldon Museum, One Park Street, Middlebury