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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.

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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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HEAVEN & EARTH MAGIC (Harry Smith screening w/ new live soundtrack)

Champlain College Auditorium 375 Maple STreet, Burlington, VT

HEAVEN AND EARTH MAGIC (Harry Smith, 1962) w/ LIVE soundtrack by LORI GOLDSTON (cello) Champlain College Auditorium 10/6 5:30 pm FREE and open to the public Join us for an evening of cinematic and musical enchantment. Acclaimed cellist Lori Goldston returns to Burlington to perform a new live cello soundtrack to the experimental film classic […]

Free

Film Screening: Song of Rapa Nui

Mahaney Arts Center 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

“Song of Rapa Nui” tells the story of Mahani Teave, who left Rapa Nui (Easter Island) at age 9 to pursue her dream of becoming a classical pianist. At age 30, on the brink of international success, Teave gives up her career to pursue a new dream; a free music school for the island’s children. […]

Free

Dance Films and Dance Party!

Blossom Wellness Center and Studio 7 Main Street #304, Monpelier

Come together in community for an evening of dance films and dancing! October 28, 2023, 7 - 10pm Doors open 6:30- by donation and bring a dish to share for the Simple Food Potluck! Finger food or fruit encouraged. 7pm Film Screening Begins- see dance films, hear from the artists, share your feedback. 8:30-10pm DANCE […]

Free

Dance Films & Dance Party – Art Event!

Blossom Wellness Center and Studio 7 Main Street #304, Monpelier

Produced by ANIMAL Dance and In The Hands Of Beauty with host sponsor Blossom Wellness. Saturday October 28th, 7-10:30pm Blossom Wellness Main Studio (7 Main St. Suite 204 Montpelier, VT 05602) Come together in community for an evening of dance films and dancing! Doors open 6:30- arrive early to get settled in! By donation and […]

Free – $20

Maine Outdoor Film Festival

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of outdoor adventure and conservation films at Spruce Peak Arts in Stowe, Sunday, January 14th at 6PM. The selected films explore everything from the life of J.R. Harris, an unlikely explorer; the lunar traditions of an indigenous people; the journey of a rock-star turned buffalo herder; […]

$5 – $20

Hollywood In The Thirties: Window On America Online Class

Zoom

INSTRUCTOR: ELLIOT LAVINE TUESDAYS, JANUARY 16–FEBRUARY 20 (EVERY TUESDAY FOR SIX WEEKS) 7–8:30 P.M. SVAC member: $140; Non-member: $175 Ages 16+ Please sign up by Monday, January 8 This exciting six-week class will highlight a group of Hollywood films produced during the chaotic decade of the 1930s, a time when the Great Depression was in […]

$140 – $175

VANISH – Disappearing Icons of a Rural America

Spruce Peak Arts 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT, United States

A remarkable story of past and present, Vanish chronicles the “visual preservation” adventures of fine art photographer, Jim Westphalen, as he travels across the country seeking out and creating stunning imagery of America’s disappearing rural structures. Equal parts art, history and seat of the pants storm chasing, road-trip with Westphalen as he races against time […]

$25

Film Screening: Small Island Big Song—An Ocean Songline

Filmed over three years on 16 Island nations across the Pacific and Indian Oceans, this grassroots musical follows the ocean highways uniting ancient musical lineages. From Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island, Taiwan to Zenadth Kes/The Torres Strait. A heartfelt plea for environmental awareness and cultural preservation from those on the frontline of the climate crisis. […]

Free

FAYA DAYI: Ethiopian Arthouse Cinema

Epsilon Spires 190 Main St., Brattleboro, VT, United States

Enter a hypnotic spiritual immersion in Harar, Ethiopia, where khat, a euphoria-inducing plant holds sway over the rituals and rhythms of everyday life. The film experience will be followed by a Q&A with director Jessica Beshir and a feast of Ethiopian & Eritrean cuisine by A Taste Of Abyssinia! FAYI DAYI (2021, 120 mins). A […]

$5 – $15

I WAS BORN, BUT… Ozu’s Masterpiece w/ Piano Score by Makia Matsumura

Epsilon Spires 190 Main St., Brattleboro, VT, United States

Our GRRLS TO THE FRONT Finale! Two silent films with live accompaniment by pianist Makia Matsumura: "I Was Born, But..." is a charming and sublime comedy by celebrated Japanese director Yasujirō Ozu, and "Fallen Leaves"(1912) a lyrical short by the pioneering first woman filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché. Before the films there will be an artist talk […]

$10 – $20

Made Here Film Festival

Burlington Beer Co 180 Flynn Ave, Burlington

A film festival for filmmakers and films of New England and Québec

Free
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