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Vermont Made Episode 14: Clowning from Within with Circus Educator Troy Wunderle
Acclaimed circus educator Troy Wunderle discusses Vermont’s vibrant circus community, the essence of clowning, and receiving the 2022 Excellence in Circus Education Award from the American Circus Educators Association.
Emergency Flood Relief Rushes In to Tide Over Vermont’s Artists
Update (10/24/23): In the last and final round of funding (round three), seven recipients were awarded grants totaling $9,156, bringing the total flood relief funding to $67,756. While the summer’s […]
Kekla Magoon: A Trip Down Memoir Lane
“If the work is going to be good, I believe you have to put yourself into it.” While this maxim could be true of painting, schoolwork, or filing taxes, Kekla […]
The Great Sculpture Rescue
*Visit our photo album to view images of the Council office as it undergoes rehabilitation. If you visited the Vermont Arts Council’s Sculpture Garden a few weeks ago, you would […]
Vermont Made Podcast
As the primary provider of funding for the arts in Vermont, the Vermont Arts Council offers a variety of grant programs for both individual artists and organizations. Each grant has specific guidelines and resources to aid in your application, and Council staff are here to help you throughout the process. Find contact information for grant managers on the specific grant page or visit our staff directory.
In addition to grantmaking, the Vermont Arts Council offers a range of programs to engage Vermonters of all backgrounds in the arts and creativity. From exhibitions in our gallery and sculpture garden to the statewide Poetry Out Loud recitation competition and our Creative Aging initiative, Arts Council programs enable everyone to experience Vermont’s creativity.
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