Vermont Arts Council

Vermont Arts Council in the News

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Selected Publications

2024

From eyesore to eye-catching: Alley project unfolds minus a large sculpture | Waterbury Roundabout, May 22, 2024

Through Arts Such as Weaving, Older Vermonters Reflect on Their Lives and Losses | Seven Days, May 1, 2024

Welch Pledges Support for Nonprofit Theaters | Seven Days, April 26, 2024

Welch announces STAGE Act at the Flynn | VermontBiz, April 25, 2024

Sen. Peter Welch introduces the STAGE Act to help nonprofit theaters still recovering from the pandemic | My NBC5, April 24, 2024

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility shine a light on arts | Brattleboro Reformer, April 23, 2024

Randolph music hall renovations rejuvenate building as season kicks off | VTDigger, Feb. 13, 2024

New study documents the economic impact of Vermont’s Arts Sector | Seven Days, Jan. 19, 2024

Seniors Dance With Joy at St. Johnsbury’s Quahog Dance Theatre | Seven Days, Jan 17, 2024

Arts and culture nonprofits in Vermont generated almost $160 million in economic activity in 2022, report finds | VTDigger, Jan. 18, 2024

2023

Vermont’s Rural Performing Arts Centers Thrive Despite Unique Challenges | Seven Days, Dec. 13, 2023

Making the rounds | The Commons, Dec. 5, 2023

Arts, culture orgs reckon with floods’ lingering impact | Times Argus, Nov. 15, 2023

New mural in Montpelier celebrates Abenaki culture | WCAX, Oct. 22, 2023

NEK Received Over $1 Million In Arts Grants | Caledonian Record, Sept. 20, 2023

This Montpelier sculpture garden was a testament to climate change. Then it flooded. | Vermont Public, Aug. 2, 2023

After the floods, Vermont artists and arts groups salvage materials, work | Vermont Public, July 25, 2023

A New Outdoor Exhibit in Montpelier Reflects on the Climate and Housing Crises | Seven Days, June 7, 2023

The News Project–In Studio: The Arts in Vermont  | GNAT-TV, May 19, 2023

The Vermont Arts Council’s new leader wants to lift up the ‘most creative people in the world’ | Vermont Public, May 12, 2023

Vermont Arts Council awards grant for A/V upgrades at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum | Caledonian Record, April 28, 2023

State programs help towns express their character through public art | The Commons, April 26, 2023

Creative aging workshops offered in Saxtons River | The Commons, March 8, 2023

Capital City Grange celebrates new wheelchair lift | WCAX, March 5, 2023

Vermont creative sector shares impact with state legislators | VermontBiz, Feb. 17, 2023

From The Stacks, Telly Halkias: ARPA funds a lifeline for So. VT arts world | Manchester Journal, Jan. 20, 2023

Our View: Why the arts matter | Bennington Banner, Jan. 11, 2023

‘Exactly what’s needed:’ ARPA funds provide boost for Southern Vermont art establishments | Manchester Journal, Jan. 10, 2023

2022

Arts grant enables Ferrisburgh writer to get weird | Addison Independent, Oct. 20, 2022

The Vermont Arts Council announces new grants to revive the state’s creative sector | Sept. 28, 2022

Vermont Arts Council awards 25 Creation Grants | Seven Days, Sept. 2, 2022

A musical journey: Samirah Evans, a vocalist, performer, producer, teacher, takes a look at her life and work in jazz–or as she calls it, ‘America’s classical music’ | The Commons, Aug. 31, 2022

$120K grant will help create a multimedia hub for streaming theater | Addison County Independent, Aug. 18, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Announces 2022 Vermont Arts Awards | Seven Days, Aug. 3, 2022

Outgoing leader of Vermont Arts Council says arts groups are facing a ‘real financial cliff’ | Vermont Public, July 28, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Director to Step Down in the Fall | Seven Days, July 19, 2022

Huge, Immersive Art Destination Planned for Essex | Seven Days, May 27, 2022

Vermont arts community sees funding, new partnerships | Rutland Herald, May 19, 2022

Vermont Arts Organizations Awarded $500,000 for Pandemic Recovery | Seven Days, Jan. 28, 2022

2021

See the four finalists for a mural planned for a downtown Burlington building | Burlington Free Press, Dec. 4, 2021

Warm day spent installing downtown Wilmington art project | Brattleboro Reformer, Nov. 21, 2021

Vermont Creative Network Seeks $17.5 Million From Legislature | Seven Days, Nov. 3, 2021

Getting the wall ready for artwork | Brattleboro Reformer, Sept. 7, 2021

The Barre Opera House reopens: All spiffed up, and much, much more | Rutland Herald, Sept. 4, 2021

Head Start bring music to its summer programming | Rutland Herald, July 29, 2021

Vermont funders: We stand with the Clemmons Family Farm | VTDigger, June 23, 2021

Panel: Troopers discriminated against Clemmons Family Farm director | VTDigger, June 23, 2021

Vermont State Police Discriminated Against Black Woman Who Runs Clemmons Family Farm, Commission Says | Seven Days, June 23, 2021

Jody Fried: Vermont’s creative sector is organic fertilizer for all other sectors | VTDigger, May 23, 2021

‘Neuroanatomy’: Stone Valley Arts discover ‘uncollage’ | Rutland Herald, May 22, 2021

Shanta Lee Gander: To nurture our creatives, we need a diverse, equitable environment | VTDigger, May 18, 2021

Catamount Gets Grant For Tunnel Vision | Caledonian Record, May 10, 2021

Karen Mittelman: Vermont’s creative economy moment is now | VTDigger, May 7, 2021

Vermont arts leaders push creative economy as vital to state’s future | VTDigger, May 3, 2021

Better Places Partnership awards nearly $130,000 in grants for eight communities | Vermont Business Magazine, March 9, 2021

Vermont Congressman Meets With Constituent Groups To Discuss COVID Relief Bill | WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, March 9, 2021

For the creative economy, dual tracks of recovery and resilience | The Commons, Feb. 17, 2021

Vermont Arts Council is helping artists and arts organizations survive Covid | VTDigger, Feb. 14, 2021

‘I Am… 2021’: Showcasing diversity in Vermont’s artists | Times Argus, Feb. 13, 2021

Different experiences help to create a rich, vibrant, and varied arts landscape | The Commons, Feb. 11, 2021

2020 Vermont Arts Awards: Share with winners on VAC video | Times Argus, Jan. 15, 2021

Soundbites: Help Is On the Way for Vermont Venues | Seven Days, Jan. 20, 2021

2020

What has the COVID-19 pandemic cost Vermont’s creative sector? We’ve got the numbers. | Burlington Free Press | November 25, 2020

Art installation unveiled at fish culture station in Roxbury | VTDigger | November 19, 2020

‘Art Excursions in the Time of COVID’: Regional tours to enjoy the arts of Vermont | Times Argus | October 31, 2020

New public sculptures reflect North Bennington History | Bennington Banner | October 22, 2020

$76M available in third-round of small business grants | WCAX | October 20, 2020

Screenwriter and Musician John Fusco Leads 2020 Vermont Arts Awards Winners | Seven Days | September 30, 2020

Catamount Arts, Burke Mountain Present Kat Wright “Vertical Concert” | Caledonian Record | September 24, 2020

Who won a 2020 Vermont Arts Awards? Hint: A Hollywood screenwriter topped the list. | Burlington Free Press | September 24, 2020

Shanta Lee Gander wins a 2020 Vermont Arts Award | Brattleboro Reformer | September 23, 2020

Jody Fried Honored For Creative Economy Advocacy | Caledonian Record | September 23, 2020

Big Heavy World’s Jim Lockridge on the Org’s Recent Award Nomination | Seven Days | September 23, 2020

Colchester jazz artist receives grant to complete latest album | Saint Albans Messenger | August 26, 2020

Local arts organizations win state support | Brattleboro Reformer | August 26, 2020

North Ferrisburgh artist receives Vt. Arts Council grant | The Sun | August 20, 2020

East Dummerston artist collective wins state grant for socially conscious show | Brattleboro Reformer | August 19, 2020

Sculptor Jake Paron: Creating new art for Rutland’s downtown | Times Argus, August 15, 2020

The South End Art Hop Is On—Just Differently | Seven Days | August 5, 2020

Weston, Dorset win $50K each in arts relief funds | Bennington Banner | July 19, 2020

Hit hard by pandemic, Vermont Youth Orchestra receives grant | Saint Albans Messenger | July 16, 2020

Vermont arts and cultural groups get boost from feds, state | Seven Days | July 8, 2020

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Awarded Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts | Broadway World | July 8, 2020

Arts and Culture Nonprofits to Receive $5 Million in State Relief Grants | Seven Days | July 7, 2020

Vermont Arts and Culture Organizations Awarded $600,000 in Relief Funding | Seven Days | July 3, 2020

New Vt. Venue Allows for Live Concerts Again—Drive-in Style | NECN | June 11, 2020

The Vermont Arts Council responds”¦ | Times Argus | June 6, 2020

Our opinion: Saving the arts a worthy use of federal funds | Brattleboro Reformer | June 3, 2020

Arts Organizations Grapple With Funding Issues | Caledonian Record | May 28, 2020

Rapid relief reaches artists in communities across Vermont | Vermont Business Magazine | May 27, 2020

Vermont Arts Organizations Face Economic Fallout in the Pandemic | Seven Days | May 20, 2020

First to close, last to open: Performing arts venues face dire conditions | Seven Days | May 13, 2020

Federal Project Number One 2.0 | Junction Magazine | May 11, 2020

What will the post-pandemic arts scene look like? | Bennington Banner | May 9, 2020

Washington, Texas, South Carolina, Vermont: State CARES Act Arts Programs | National Assembly of State Arts Agencies | May 7, 2020

Virtual Ventures 3: Shelburne Museum, Wildflowers and Artist Relief | Seven Days | May 6, 2020

Molly S. Burke and Sara Coffey: The importance of the creative economy in Vermont’s recovery | Brattleboro Reformer | May 6, 2020

Disaster Preparedness Network Helps Vermont Arts Sector | Seven Days | May 6, 2020

Vermont Humanities and Vermont Arts Council to aid organizations with COVID-19 relief | Vermont Business Magazine | April 26, 2020

Vermont Arts Council: The arts are struggling, but hardly giving up | Rutland Herald | April 25, 2020

Emergency Relief Grants Help Artists in Time of Isolation | Seven Days | April 22, 2020

Diversity In Public Art | Vermont Edition | February 27, 2020


2019

Art Review: ‘I AM . . . Exploring What it Means to be a Vermont Artist,’ Spotlight Gallery | Seven Days | November 20, 2019

Doing it ‘The Dover Way’ | Brattleboro Reformer | November 15, 2019

With emphasis on arts, rural communities challenge national narrative of decline | PBS Newshour | November 11, 2019

What does it mean to be a Vermont artist? | Addison Independent | November 7, 2019

New art show reflects Vermont’s diversity | Brattleboro Reformer | November 6, 2019

2019 Vermont Arts Awards Recipients Discuss Role Of Arts In Advocacy, Education, and Building Community | Vermont Edition | October 29, 2019

Karen Mittelman: Art and democracy | VTDigger | October 18, 2019

Brandon’s creative economy | Rutland Herald | October 2, 2019

Let’s get creative | Rutland Herald | September 28, 2019

Students to create poetry in the neighborhood | Brattleboro Reformer | August 28, 2019

A Q and A With Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord | Burlington Free Press | July 22, 2019

Creative Impulses Fuel Economy of Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom | The Daily Yonder | July 8, 2019

Talk explores link between arts and economy | Rutland Herald | June 29, 2019

Getting creative | Rutland Herald | March 16, 2019


2018

VCIL Honors Arts Council | Vermont Center for Independent Living | December 18, 2018

Secretary of State and Vermont Arts Council get $15K emergency preparedness grant | Vermont Business Magazine | November 26, 2018

‘Big Frog, Small Pond’ sculpture to be featured at Randolph lab | Times Argus | August 8, 2018

Montpelier selected for major NE arts conference | Times Argus | July 27, 2018

Arts Inspire — Greener Pastures | Caledonian Record | July 26, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Exhibit Spotlights New American Artists | Seven Days | July 17, 2018

Can’t Afford to Cut Federal Arts Funding | Caledonian Record | March 14, 2018

Karen Mittelman Takes the Lead at Vermont Arts Council | Seven Days | March 7, 2018


2017-2015

In Montpelier, “SiteTime” Installation Honors Cordwood | Seven Days | December 27, 2017

Arts and humanities programs under threat of extinction | VTDigger | July 6, 2017

Vermont Arts Council Turns 50 | The Bridge | May 7, 2015

Jeffersonville Fiercely Debates Proposed Public Art | Seven Days | April 1, 2015

 

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