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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Artist Talk with Susan Larkin

Virtual VT, United States

Join the Howard Center Arts Collective for a talk with Vermont artist Susan Larkin! Larkin is an award-winning oil and pastel landscape painter. In 2020, she was named a “Vermont Artist to Watch” by the Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Arts Guide. Hear her talk about her work and ask questions. Image: Quiet Water by […]

Free

The Invisible Labor

Firefolk Arts 4424 Main St, Waitsfield, VT, United States

A MULTICULTURAL GROUP ART EXHIBIT, FEATURING 20 MOTHERS, CAREGIVERS + NURTURERS Exploring both the physical and emotional fulfillment and toll of caregiving. Through a variety of material explorations, these artists attempt to communicate and visualize the invisible labor of care in birth, community, and death. ~ Painting, Photography, Ceramic, Fiber, Paper, Drawing, Sculpture, Glass, Metal, […]

Free

SVAC Opening Reception: “Ashley Bryan: The Spirit of Joy” and “The Wee Worlds of Salley Mavor”

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

Two concurrent exhibitions: "Ashley Bryan: The Spirit of Joy" brings the unbridled creativity of award-winning children's book illustrator and author Ashley Bryan’s home to life through a selection of toys, objects, puppets, paintings and photography. "The Wee Worlds of Salley Mavor" is a unique opportunity to experience the exceptional detail and 3-dimensional quality of Salley […]

Free

Passion in a Pandemic: Making Opera at Hanover High School – Broadcast Premiere Screening

Briggs Opera House 5 S Main St, White River Junction, VT, United States

New documentary by Norwich, VT filmmaker Nora Jacobson, Passion in a Pandemic will have its PBS premiere through NETA and New Hampshire PBS in the fall of 2023, with the launch of a study guide funded by the New Hampshire Humanities to accompany the film. Join us for the broadcast PREMIERE screening, live music performance, […]

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Writing Art Into Poetry

Charlotte Public Library 115 Ferry Rd, Charlotte, VT, United States

Join sustainable artist and poet, JC Wayne, to explore the theme of "under the surface" by writing poetry in response to the library's current exhibit of sustainable Japanese woodcut art by Landa Townsend. For adults, teens and tweens. Sign up required: [email protected].

Free

Mokuhanga Workshop + Lecture with Visiting Artist Patty Hudak

The Current 90 Pond Street, Stowe, VT, United States

Mokuhanga Workshop + Lecture with Visiting Artist Patty Hudak Stowe, Vermont - The Current is pleased to welcome artist Patty Hudak to The Current from November 10-12, 2023. On Friday, November 10, Hudak will provide a free public lecture and demonstration from 6-8pm. Then, on Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12, she will lead […]

Printmaking Demo and Talk with Dan Welden

Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts 181-183 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States

Have fun and learn with the best! All are welcome... Dan Welden, master printmaker, painter, educator, and inventor of the solarplate etching process, has been making and teaching printmaking for more than 60 years and often collaborates with artists to explore their own personal imagery and narrative through printmaking. In conjunction with his current exhibition […]

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Masterworks: The Inside Story

Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts 181-183 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States

Mitchell•Giddings Fine Arts invites everyone to Masterworks: The Inside Story, a reception and conversation with artist and master printer Dan Welden, Saturday, January 6, 4 PM. Come enjoy over 50 ‘masterworks’ – impressions pulled by hand by Welden, and brought together for the first time at Mitchell•Giddings – as he recounts personal anecdotes and the […]

Free

Material World: A Conversation About Sculpture Today

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Join the conversation on contemporary sculpture with Material World, a panel discussion led by BCA Curatorial Assistant Jacquie O’Brien featuring Texture & Response artist Karen Cygnarowicz and Vermont-based sculptors Kevin Donegan and Meg McDevitt. Panelists will delve into their experiences working with a wide range of materials and reflect on the dynamic and evolving arena […]

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Utile Ties: artwork by Lily Moebes and Gita Blak

Francis Colburn Gallery (UVM), 72 University Pl. Burlington 72 University Place, Burlington

Moebes and Blak come together for a duo exhibit Utile Ties in the Francis Colburn Gallery for the 2024 Spring Semester. Their exhibition title refers to their shared interest in the social/radical potential of “usefulness”/the utilitarian. The work they are showing situates everyday objects (clothing, studs, string, cutlery) within an embodied idea of usefulness, particularly […]

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Inundation District Film Screening and Q&A with David Abel

Virtual VT, United States

Celebrate Earth Day with award-winning reporter and filmmaker David Abel and his 2023 film Inundation District. In a time of rising seas and intensifying storms, Boston, one of the world’s wealthiest, most-educated cities made a fateful decision to spend billions of dollars erecting a new district along its coast — on landfill, at sea level. […]

Free

Artist Talk: Margaret Jacobs

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Margaret Jacobs discusses her solo exhibition, Kinship. Whether you are more fascinated by the artists’ exploration of cultural influences and histories, or by her metalsmithing and fabrication techniques, Jacobs offers insights into her newest body of work. This event is in-person and virtual. For more details, visit burlingtoncityarts.org. The 2024 exhibition year is presented by […]

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