Vermont Arts Council
Left to right: Rutland's Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers' Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions' Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

Vermont Arts Calendar

The Vermont Arts Calendar is a statewide, crowdsourced, searchable directory of arts and culture events. Listings are free and seen by thousands of people throughout and beyond Vermont. Use the top toolbar to search and to view events in a list format, in a calendar, or on a map. Use the left sidebar options to filter events by category, tag, city, and Creative Zone. See an event you can’t miss? Add it to your calendar app with the click of a button.

Have an event you think we should know about? Click the button below to submit a free listing. Identify your event by the available categories, then add tags to get more specific about your event’s creative disciplines.

Once submitted, eligible listings are reviewed and published within two business days. Questions about your listing? Contact Content Manager Desmond Peeples.

Submitting an exhibit listing? We suggest submitting the opening reception as a single event, then the gallery hours as a separate recurring event. Please double check that you have entered your event’s time and date details correctly.

Read our blog post to learn more about statewide Vermont event calendars.

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Header image: (Left to right) Rutland’s Ethnic Festival, photo by Shawn Pemrick; a Catamount Arts concert in 2019; Vermont Symphony Orchestra at Farmers’ Night in the Statehouse; JAG Productions’ Theater on the Hill, photo by Lars Blackmore; Festival of Fools in Burlington, photo by Kyle Tansley.

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The Economic & Social Impact of the Arts in Vermont

The Stone Church, 210 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301 210 Main St, Brattleboro

Join Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) and The Stone Church for networking, food, and drinks as we engage in discussion about the far reaching economic and social impact of the the arts in Vermont. Our generous hosts at The Stone Church, are a staple in the Brattleboro community. Having restored and revisioned their 140 year old […]

Free

Beltane Open Mic

JAM - Junction Arts Media 5 S Main St, White River Junction, VT, United States

Beltane is the Gaelic May Day festival midway between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, marking the beginning of summer. Come share and enjoy poetry, music, and art to celebrate welcoming in warm weather and new life. Performances will be recorded by JAM to be played on our cable station and YouTube channel. Sign […]

FREE

West African Dance and Drum Class

Middlebury College Middlebury, Middlebury

A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]

Free

Drop-in Korean Drumming

The Bunker (FIC 121) 203 Freeman Way, Middlebury

Drop-in to learn to play the traditional Korean percussion genre samulnori. Samulnori blends traditional Korean rhythms into dynamic pieces using four Korean percussion instruments: janggu (hourglass drum), buk (barrel drum), jing (large gong), and ggwaenggwari (small gong). Participants will start by learning technique and basic rhythms and progress to more complex rhythms and sequences. No […]

Free

Storytelling in Chinese Music from the Ancient Past through Modern Times

Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury, VT, United States

In this presentation, master pipa player Gao Hong will introduce the audience to the storytelling aspects of Chinese music spanning the ages through 2000-year-old traditional pipa music and 21-century new music formats. She will open her presentation with a performance of traditional pipa music, including a 100-year-old piece that was recently reconstructed and a wide […]

Free

HIRSCHFIELD THURSDAYS – MAMBAR PIERRETTE

Dana Auditorium (Sunderland Language Center) 356 College Street, Middlebury

HIRSCHFIELD THURSDAYS PRESENTS: MAMBAR PIERRETTE, a free-spirited seamstress navigates poverty and patriarchy in the Cameroonian city of Douala. Cameroon/Belgium - 2023 - 93 minutes - A Film by Rosine Mbakam. Join us outside Dana to celebrate with pizza and popcorn at 6:30 PM

Free

West African Dance and Drum Class

willson hall Middlebury, Middlebury

A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]

Free

Student/Mentor Showcase at the Young Tradition Festival

Burlington Farmers Market 345 Pine Street, Burlington

Join us at the Burlington Farmers Market for a showcase performance of students performing music and dance from a wide range of traditions alongside their teachers and mentors. Performances will include Burundian dancing, Folk fiddling, Tibetan singing, Nepali Sarangi, and more, with acts from both Vermont Folklife’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program and the Fiddleheads program, […]

Free

May Brattleboro Bal Folk

Broad Brook Community Center 3940 Guilford Center Road, Guilford, VT, United States

Brattleboro Bal Folk Sunday, May 19, 6:30-9 pm Broad Brook Community Center, 3940 Guilford Center Rd, Guilford, VT 05301 (just outside Brattleboro) Fun, accessible French and European traditional dances. No experience or partner necessary. Live music & dance instruction by Eloise & Co. Becky Tracy, fiddle Rachel Bell, accordion Please bring a clean pair of […]

$12 – $25

Stories from Vermont Folklife’s Archive – A Listening Party

Burr & Burton Academy 57 Seminary Avenue, Manchester

Listening Parties invite you, your friends and neighbors to come together and listen deeply to the sounds of everyday life in Vermont–voices, music and the world around us–drawn from the archive and research of Vermont Folklife and partnering organizations. This unique event offers an opportunity to explore our community, history, and environment through sound. Join […]

Free, RSVP appreciated
Event Series Three Sisters Four Women

Three Sisters Four Women

Lost Nation Theatre 39 Main Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Written by Laura Michele Erle and Samantha Haviland, and directed by Kathleen Keenan. an intimate, fun, and modern reimagining of Anton Chekhov’s classic story of hope in the hardest times. One that puts The Three Sisters points of view front and center! Get privy to the inner lives - and secret loves - of our […]

$10 – $30

Hilltop Garden Tour

Three Norwich neighbors share their gardens and hilltop views. Some of the owners have designed and maintained their gardens themselves and others have had professional design and help. All of them are delightful and settle into Norwich’s landscape. Homeowners, gardeners, and volunteers will be on hand at each house to answer questions and provide information […]

$30