Vermont Arts Council

Press Releases

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2024

Celebrating community revitalization and the impact of the creative sector in Bellow Falls (joint release with Agency of Commerce and Community Development and Preservation Trust) | June 6, 2024

National Endowment for the Arts Announces More Than $1.1 Million in Grants to Support the Arts in Vermont | May 20, 2024

Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Community Foundation Partner to Support the State’s Creative Sector | May 6, 2024

Bianca Stone Named Vermont Poet Laureate | May 1, 2024

Vermont Arts Council Presents Virtual Showcase of Vermont State University Student Filmmakers | Feb. 12, 2024

Rutland County Nonprofit Arts Organizations Generate $9.3 Million for Local Economy | Jan. 29, 2024

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts in Vermont | Jan. 29, 2024

Media Alert: Creative Sector Day at the Statehouse Jan. 23  | Jan. 17, 2024

From Storytelling to Dance, Vermont’s Oldest Dig Into Arts | Jan. 16, 2024

2023

Vermont Arts Council Announces Grants for Public Art Projects Across the State | Dec. 4, 2023

Vermont Creative Network Welcomes Two New Zone Agents | Oct. 18, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Announces Creation Grants to 22 Outstanding Artists, Including People’s Choice Award Winners | Sept. 26, 2023

Final $1.9 Million in Covid Relief Distributed to Vermont’s Creative Sector | Sept. 18, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Announces Awards to Fund Cultural Infrastructure | Sept. 13, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Receives Major Funding Award to Support Creative Aging | Sept. 6, 2023

Arts Council Announces Grants to 79 Organizations Bringing Art to Communities Across Vermont | Sept. 5, 2023

Emergency Flood Relief Funding Awarded to Vermont Artists | Aug. 23, 2023

Winners of the 2023 Vermont Arts Awards Announced | Aug. 21, 2023

National Endowment for the Arts Announces More Than $1.1 Million in Grants to Support the Arts in Vermont | May 30, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Partners with Yestermorrow Design/Build School in New Sculpture Garden Exhibit | May 15, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Distributes $3.2M in Creative Sector Support, Announces Final Round | May 1, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Announces FY23 Public Art Awards | April 27, 2023

Vermont Arts Council, Vermont Community Foundation Join Together to Support the State’s Creative Sector | April 25, 2023

Susan Evans McClure Named Executive Director of Vermont Arts Council | April 13, 2023

Statewide 2023 Poetry Out Loud Winner Announced | March 21, 2023

Vermont’s Fifth Cartoonist Laureate Appointed | March 1, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Hosts First Member Exhibit of Vermont Art Educators Association | Feb. 22, 2023

Vermont Creative Sector Shares Impact with State Legislators | Feb. 16, 2023

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts in Vermont | Jan. 12, 2023

Vermont Arts Council Distributes $3.6M in Creative Sector Support, Announces Next Round | Jan. 5, 2023

2022

Arts Education Programs Receive Grants to Support Vermont’s Youngest to Oldest | Dec. 19, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Opens New $9 Million Dollar Grant Program for State’s Creative Sector | Sept. 12, 2022

Council Announces 48 Grant Awards to Support Artists, Expand Art Access to Vermonters | Aug. 31, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Announces Awards to Fund Cultural Infrastructure | Aug. 29, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Offers New Creative Aging Grants | Aug. 25, 2022

Winners of the 2022 Vermont Arts Awards Announced | Aug. 1, 2022

Economic Power of Vermont Arts and Culture Assessed | July 26, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Executive Director to Depart | July 19, 2022

Guantánamo Bay Detainees Exhibit Art at Catamount Arts and Vermont Arts Council | June 17, 2022

Artists Chosen for Public Art Commission at Essex Recovery Residence | June 16, 2022

Vermont’s Arts and Humanities Organizations Get Digital Support | June 13, 2022

Governor Signs Historic Creative Sector Recovery Legislation | June 9, 2022

National Endowment for the Arts Announces More Than $1 Million in Grants to Support the Arts in Vermont | May 18, 2022

Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Community Foundation Partner to Support the State’s Creative Sector | May 17, 2022

CreateVT Action Plan Garners Top Planning Award | May 9, 2022

Vermont Arts Council Announces Public Art Awards to Enliven Communities | May 6, 2022

Statewide 2022 Poetry Out Loud Winner Announced | March 15, 2022

Vermont School Champions Named in 2022 Poetry Out Loud Competition | March 7, 2022

Vermont’s Arts and Cultural Organizations Get Digital Support | Feb. 28, 2022

Permanent Art Commission for Recovery Residence in Essex Seeks Public Comment | Feb. 2, 2022

Vermont Creative Futures Bill Introduced in Legislature | Jan. 18, 2022

Artist Chosen for Zampieri Building Commission | Jan. 11, 2022

Council Honors 2021 Arts Award Winners in Film | Jan. 10, 2022

2021

Permanent Art Commission for Downtown Burlington State Office Building Seeks Public Comment | Nov. 30, 2021

$1.16 Million in Grants Awarded to Vermont Cultural Nonprofits | Oct. 25, 2021

Council Announces 22 Grant Awards to Expand Art Access to All Vermonters | Sept. 20, 2021

2021 Vermont Arts Awards Recipients Announced | Sept. 15, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Announces Creation Grants to 23 Outstanding Artists | Sept. 9, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Announces 17 Awards to Fund Cultural Infrastructure | Sept. 7, 2021

Final Action Plan for Vermont’s Creative Sector Released | Aug. 23, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Board of Trustees Elects New Officers | July 12, 2021

‘Stages in the Sun’ Set For Vermont Outdoor Summer Fun | July 8, 2021

Vermont Humanities, Vermont Arts Council to Distribute $1.2 Million to Vermont Cultural Organizations | June 22, 2021

Vermont Arts Organizations To Receive More Than $1.1 Million in NEA Grant Awards | May 12, 2021

Arts Council Awards Vermont Infrastructure Grants | May 10, 2021

American Rescue Plan Funding for Vermont Arts Council via NEA | May 5, 2021

Vermont’s Creative Sector Launches Bold CreateVT Action Plan | May 3, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Presents Pat Musick, Astronaut Jerry Carr | April 29, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Secures New Funding for Creative Aging | March 23, 2021

Statewide 2021 Poetry Out Loud Winner Announced | March 16, 2021

Students Compete in Virtual Statewide 2021 Poetry Out Loud | March 9, 2021

Grants Help the Creative Sector Plan for a Post-Pandemic Future | Feb. 9, 2021

Meet a More Diverse Vermont in New Arts Council Exhibit | Feb. 1, 2021

Vermont Arts Council Elects Five New Trustees | Jan. 27, 2021

2020

Art Installation Unveiled at Fish Culture Station in Roxbury | November 19, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Announces Cultural Facilities Awards to 17 Organizations | October 14, 2020

2020 Vermont Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 23, 2020

Operating Grants Awarded to 30 Arts Nonprofits | August 20, 2020

Arts Council Announces Recipients of Highly Prized Creation Grants | August 18, 2020

Special Funding Round Supports Artists with Covid-19 Relief | August 11, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Announces Public Art Design Grantees | August 4, 2020

Emergency Grants Bridge Gaps for Vermont Cultural Organizations | July 9, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Applauds $5 Million in Economic Relief Grants to Cultural Nonprofits | July 2, 2020

Ten Vermont Cultural Organizations Receive National Grants | July 2, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts and Innovation Across the Country, Vermont Organizations to Receive Nearly $1 Million | June 11, 2020

Emergency Grants Help Vermont Cultural Organizations Adapt to Changing Landscape | June 3, 2020

Vermont Poet Laureate Mary Ruefle Named Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow | May 28, 2020

Rapid Relief Reaches Artists in Communities Across Vermont | May 27, 2020

Vermont Arts and Culture Organizations Project Losses in Millions | May 7, 2020

Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities to Aid Arts and Humanities Organizations with COVID-19 Relief | April 23, 2020

Vermont Arts Council and The Vermont Community Foundation Partner on Statewide COVID-19 Arts Recovery Fund | April 15, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Provides COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funding to Artists | April 14, 2020

Students From Across Vermont to Compete in Statewide Poetry Out Loud Events | February 25, 2020

Council Announces Cultural Facilities Awards to Sixteen Cultural Organizations | February 24, 2020

2020 Vermont Artists to Watch Opens in the Spotlight Gallery | February 5, 2020


2019

Mary Ruefle Named Vermont Poet Laureate | October 31, 2019

I AM . . . : Exploring What it Means to be a Vermont Artist | October 16, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Launch of Statewide Creative Economy Action Plan | September 25, 2019

State of Sculpture 2019 Opening Reception | September 12, 2019

Vermont Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 5, 2019

Launch Meeting for Vermont Arts & Culture Disaster and Resilience Network | August 30, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Creation Grants to Fifteen Outstanding Artists | August 30, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Animating Infrastructure Grant Awards | June 4, 2019

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts and Innovation Across the Country | May 21, 2019

Kate Burnim and Daryl Burtnett: Almost Forgotten in Spotlight Gallery | April 29, 2019

Nominations Accepted for Vermont Poet Laureate | April 11, 2019

South Burlington High School’s Vera Escaja-Heiss Wins Vermont Poetry Out Loud State Championship for the Second Year
St. Johnsbury Academy’s Sam Bulpin is Runner Up | March 19, 2019

National Study on Rural Arts Features Vermont’s Creative Economy | March 12, 2019

Students from across Vermont will compete in statewide Poetry Out Loud events | March 1, 2019

Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy Study Provides Insights and Actions | February 5, 2019


2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces FY2019 Grant Awards | December 12, 2018

“7Women 7Walls” at the Spotlight Gallery | October 30, 2018

Community Invited to Celebrate Art Installation at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center | October 12, 2018

Macauley in Montpelier at the Spotlight Gallery | September 10, 2018

2018 Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 6, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces Selection for Art in State Buildings Project | August 3, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Highlights New American Artists in Spotlight Gallery Exhibit | July 5, 2018

Four artist teams to present preliminary design concepts for project at Vermont Agriculture and Environmental Lab | July 3, 2018

Vermont Creative Network to Develop a Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy Action Plan | June 21, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces Special Project Grants | May 31, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Elects New Trustees and Officers | May 22, 2018

Vermont Organizations to Receive $892,200 Through National Endowment for the Arts Grants | May 11, 2018


2017-2016

Vermont Arts and Humanities Councils Issue Statement on Inclusion | August 24, 2017

Karen Mittelman Appointed Arts Council Director | July 20, 2017

NEA Grant Awards Announced | June 14, 2017

Vermont Arts Council Executive Director to Step Down | March 22, 2017

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2017 Champion and Runner Up Announced | March 20, 2017

Governor’s Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 14, 2016

New Research Reveals State-By-State Arts Participation Rates | August 31, 2016

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