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.

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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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ATELIER: An Exhibit of Contemporary Classical Realism

Willow Vermont Retreat 369 Dover Road, South Newfane, VT, United States

The future of Classical Realism will be on display at Willow Retreat in Newfane Vermont (willowvt.com/events/atelier). Twenty-three artists from the renowned Grand Central Atelier will be exhibiting at this one-of-a kind show and sale of museum-quality paintings, drawings and sculpture. The artists’ portraits, figures, landscapes, and florals demonstrate a deep understanding of the sensuous world […]

Free

Marjorie Kramer: Paintings

The Front 6 Barre St, Montpelier

Press Release Art Exhibit Contact: Marjorie Kramer, [email protected] [email protected] “Marjorie Kramer - Paintings” The Front, 6 Barre Street, Montpelier VT September 1-October 1, 2023 Gallery Hours: Friday 4-7, Saturday and Sunday 11-5 Opening Reception: Friday September 1, 4-7 PM Poetry Reading: Thursday September 7, 6-8:30 Artist's Talk: September 21, 6-7 PM Presented in collaboration and […]

Free
Event Series Nor’easter

Nor’easter

Bundy Modern 361 Bundy Rd, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Paintings by Terry Ekasala, Rick Harlow, and Craig Stockwell July 1 through September 3, Saturdays 12-5 or by appointment anytime, text 802-777-2713. Opening reception June 30, 5-7pm. Most years, we in New England experience massive storms called Nor’easters. In the winter months these epic events usually stop everything for a few days while we dig […]

Free

Primordial – Paintings by Kate Arslambakova

Studio Place Arts 201 N. MAIN STREET, Barre, VT, United States

Primordial - Paintings by Kate Arslambakova Exhibit Dates: Sept. 13 – Oct. 28, 2023 Second Floor Gallery This body of work is highly influenced by the surrealist movement and attempts to bring the primordial microscopic world into focus. Kate received the 2022-23 SPA Studio Residency program award. For more info: www.studioplacearts.com

Free

Symbiosis by Michele Johnsen

Studio Place Arts 201 N. MAIN STREET, Barre, VT, United States

Symbiosis by Michele Johnsen Exhibit Dates: Sept. 13 – Oct. 28, 2023 Third Floor Gallery Paintings that depict the interactions among different organisms and speak to our universal connectedness. For more info: www.studioplacearts.com

Free

Painting with Mushrooms

Camp Meade 961 Route 2, Middlesex

Maybe you’ve foraged, grown, or eaten mushrooms, but have you painted with them too? Many mushrooms and lichens can be used to make inks in a spectrum of earthy colors. Rachel Mirus will demonstrate the ink-making process and introduce some local lichens and mushrooms that produce color, then together we'll experiment with making art from […]

$25 – $40

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 […]

Free

Online Workshop: Painting The Winter Light In Watercolor

Zoom

INSTRUCTOR: ROBERT O’BRIEN, AWS NWS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3 & 4, 2024 9:30 a.m.—12:00 p.m. SVAC Member: $99; Non-member: $125 Ages 16+ This two-day workshop will explore techniques used for creating spectacular light from an ordinary winter subject. Winter is perhaps the season where one can find the greatest contrast in values between light […]

$99 – $125

POP Goes the Easel! Impermanent artist settles in… for now. Gallery Opening Reception, Woodstock VT

Pop-Up Gallery 19 Central Street #A (2nd floor), Woodstock

Woodstock is pleased to welcome resident public artist Adrian Tans, aka the “Town Smiler”, as its inaugural artist to rekindle the historical gallery space on the second floor of 19 Central Street! Tans’ own “Pop-Up Gallery,” will feature work that spans his 30 year career as well as selected works he has curated by other […]

POP Goes the Easel! Impermanent artist settles in… for now. Gallery Opening Reception, Woodstock VT

Pop-Up Gallery 19 Central Street #A (2nd floor), Woodstock

Woodstock is pleased to welcome resident public artist Adrian Tans, aka the “Town Smiler”, as its inaugural artist to rekindle the historical gallery space on the second floor of 19 Central Street! Tans’ own “Pop-Up Gallery,” will feature work that spans his 30 year career as well as selected works he has curated by other […]

MakerSphere Art Show and Sale Fundraiser Event

MakerSphere Art Show & Sale Fundraiser Event Sunday, April 7, 4:00 pm -7:00 pm 30 Foundry Street, Waterbury VT Free Admission Join us on eclipse weekend for a special Art Show & Sale! Shop great local art, ceramics, wall sculptures and more. Find a unique and original treasure for yourself or a gift for someone […]

Free
Event Series Rediscovery in Paint

Rediscovery in Paint

pearl street pizza 159 North Main St, Barre, VT, United States

Oil paintings by Maggie Neale February 1 - April 20, 2024 On Display at 159 N. Main Street, Barre (Pearl Street Pizza / AR Market) HRS: Tues-Sat 3PM-8PM Neale is one of the founding artists of Studio Place Arts (SPA). She is a fiber artist and painter. For more info: www.studioplacearts.com

Free