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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Lampshade Poets Open Mic

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

Open to all Lampshaders as well as any poet who is interested in reading an original piece or two. Poets have the opportunity to be videoed for JAM’s community access station and YouTube channel if they wish. RSVP please!

Free

Lampshade Poets Open Mic

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

Open to all Lampshaders as well as any poet who is interested in reading an original piece or two. Poets have the opportunity to be videoed for JAM’s community access station and YouTube channel if they wish. RSVP please!

Free

Plainfield Arts Presents J.T. Turner’s “Robert Frost, Light and Dark”

Plainfield Opera House 18 High St, Plainfield, VT, United States

Step into the realm of Robert Frost as Plainfield Arts proudly presents J.T. Turner's enthralling one-man show, "Robert Frost, Light and Dark," at the historic Plainfield Opera House on Sunday, April 7th, at 4:00 pm. Transporting audiences to the intimate setting of Robert Frost's cabin, J.T. Turner delivers a deeply moving portrayal of the iconic […]

$20

Visiting Writer Reading: Paul Tran

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

Visiting Writer, Paul Tran will give a featured reading at Vermont Studio Center in the Red Mill Building on April 10, 2024 at 8:00 pm ET. This event is free and open to the public. Paul Tran is the author of the debut poetry collection, All the Flowers Kneeling, published by Penguin. Their work appears […]

Free

Favorite Poem Reading

Stone Valley Arts 145 E. Main Strett, POULTNEY, VT, United States

Favorite Poem – Community Poetry Reading “By making us stop for a moment, poetry gives us an opportunity to think about ourselves as human beings on this planet and what we mean to each other.” Rita Dove You are invited to read or recite your favorite poem and tell why it is personally meaningful. The […]

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

ALL AGES ANYTHING GOES POETRY SLAM

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

Vermont Poetry Slam Champion Geof Hewitt hosts this "Anything Goes" Slam where poets, acoustic musicians, jugglers, and anyone else with special talents are invited to take 3 minutes (or less) on stage in an attempt to wow the judges (and the audience) for enormous glory and modest prizes. Yes, this is Anything Goes, AND it’s […]

Admission By Donation

May Lampshade Poets Open Mic

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

Open to all Lampshaders as well as any poet who is interested in reading an original piece or two. Poets have the opportunity to be videoed for JAM’s community access station and YouTube channel if they wish. RSVP!

Free

Zine Making Workshop with CCS Fellow S. Mirk

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

A zine can be any multi-page booklet made for passion, not profit. Learn how to make your zine with Center for Cartoon Studies Fellow S. Mirk. Open to all ages, experience levels, and identities. Please RSVP @ uvjam.org/events so we can be prepared with supplies. March 19: Queer Zines April 9: Poetry Zines May 7: […]

Free

Pop-Up Poetry! Mary Elder Jacobsen & Stonechat

Highland Center for the Arts 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, VT, United States

Pop-Up Poetry at Highland Center for the Arts, a poetry reading in celebration of Mary Elder Jacobsen’s debut collection of poetry. Mary will be reading poems from STONECHAT in HCA’s main stage theater at 6:00 pm, Thursday, June 27. A summer reception on the patio will follow the reading. Event is free. All welcome. For […]

Free

Back Roads Readings

Highland Center for the Arts 2875 Hardwick Street, Greensboro, VT, United States

Poet Edward Hirsch will read from his work at the Highland center for the Arts. Reading is free and is followed by a reception and book signing. Edward Hirsch has published ten books of poems, including Gabriel: A Poem, a book-length elegy for his son, and, most recently, Stranger by Night, and six books of […]

Free