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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Visiting Writer Craft Talk – Jason Schneiderman

Vermont Studio Center 80 Pearl Street, Johnson, VT, United States

Visiting Writer, Jason Schneiderman will give a craft talk at Vermont Studio Center on June 23, 2023, at 10:00 am ET. This event is free and open to the public. Jason Schneiderman is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Hold Me Tight (Red Hen, 2020), and including the forthcoming Portrait of Icarus as […]

Free

Bookstock Literary Festival

Woodstock Town Green 31 The Green, Woodstock, VT, United States

Bookstock Literary Festival is now in its 13th year! Dozens of authors from nationally known to regional, fiction, non-fiction, poetry. Meet author in sessions in buildings in downtown Woodstock, near the Town Green. The Green hosts a used book sale of 10,000 books, exhibitors, music, food and more. Visit our website for up to date […]

A Visiting Writer Reading with Christopher Merrill

Vermont Studio Center 80 Pearl Street, Johnson, VT, United States

A Visiting Writer Reading and Craft Talk with Christopher Merrill Vermont Studio Center will host a Visiting Writer Reading with Christopher Merrill as a part of the Visiting Artists and Writers Program. On Wednesday, July 5, 7:30 – 8:30 PM, the reading will take place in the Lowe Lecture Hall on Main Street in Johnson, […]

Free

Art Around Books workshops

Art Around Books 5 Canal Street, Bellows Falls, VT, United States

Art Around Books Workshops Summer/Fall 2023 In-Person Bookbinding and Drawing Fundamentals Workshops taught by Michele Burgess at Art Around Books in Bellows Falls, VT. No prior experience necessary!

Book Release Celebration: “Text Appeal” by Amber Roberts

Northshire Bookstore 4869 Main Street, Manchester Center, VT, United States

Join local author Amber Roberts at the FREE Text Appeal book launch event at Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Vermont! Authors Amber Roberts and Audrey Ruoff will chat about the novel Text Appeal, favorite book tropes, and all things romance at this book launch event. Come on out on August 11 at 6pm to listen in […]

Free

Book Group

Chaffee Art Center 16 S Main Street, Rutland VT 05701, Rutland, VT, VT, United States

Book Group (4:15pm - 5:15pm) Date: August 16th Time: 4:15 to 5:15 We are excited to be partnering with Phoenix Books on Center St., Rutland! Book Group members get 20% off the purchase of our monthly book. This Month's book: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey 3rd Wednesday of each […]

Brattleboro Lit Fest-The Story of Us

118 ELLIOT 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, VT, United States +3 more

The 22nd Annual Brattleboro Literary Festival will celebrate books and the power of ideas with 40 events featuring award-winning and emerging authors from all over the country. The festival this year is the story of us—about who we are, how we are surviving, and what issues are we facing as humans with a focus on […]

Free
Event Series Creative Bookmaking

Creative Bookmaking

new new art studio 4 Howard St, Burlington, VT, United States

Welcome to the exciting world of bookmaking! This class is ideal for the newbie and for those with some experience. Learn the process of paste paper, Gelli plate printing, and Japanese marbling; Suminagashi. These decorative papers will be incorporated into book structures such as single sheet, a single flag, and an accordion with a hardcover. […]

$325

Confluences: Brighton Press Book Launch and Mixed Media Exhibition

Art Around Books 5 Canal Street, Bellows Falls, VT, United States

Featuring: The new artists’ book Paper Bridge, poems by Kadya Molodowsky and hand-painted etchings and collages by Ellen Schechner-Johnson Additional works in paper and clay by Ellen Schechner-Johnson Photographs by Eric Lindbloom from artists' book collaborations with poet Nancy Willard October 19 – November 25, 2023 Reception and Poetry Reading on Saturday, October 21, 4-6 […]

Free

VETERAN’S DAY READING AND EXHIBITION AT VINS Reading and exhibition of veteran Vermonter Jon Meyer and wife Deborah at VINS, Nov. 11, 2023 at 1 PM (Veteran’s Day). This is the 50th anniversary of their first date.

VINS, Quechee, VT route 4 near Quechee Gorge VT route 4, Quechee, VT

Reading and exhibition of veteran Vermonter Jon Meyer and wife Deborah at VINS, Nov. 11, 2023 at 1 PM (Veteran’s Day). This is the 50th anniversary of their first date. The exhibition runs through the end of 2023, and sales of all prints and books will benefit VINS programs. Their work is about harmony and […]