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.

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.

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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The Winter Artist, Weekend Retreat

WildHeart Center for Embodiment and Performance 183 East Road, Wallkill, NY, United States

This weekend retreat honors the complexity of creating, and provides a fun, restorative and supportive atmosphere to make, experiment, and create, without any pressure of it being “good” or “right.” Over this weekend, the correct path of creation and expression will be the one that is filled with a sense of light, the path that […]

$280 – $520

Event Series Jazz Showcase

Concentric Creatives: Final Showcase

The Generator Makerspace 40 Sears Lane, Burlington, VT, United States

Join the Concentric Creatives cohort for our final month of sharing new works! The May event will be a culmination of all six interdisciplinary artists involved in the previous months' series: Jaimes Mayhew, Joy Madden, C Green, jen berger, ANIMAL Dance, and Kenny Richards. Each artist will share a new excerpt of their work in […]

$15

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

Read Like A Writer

Virtual VT, United States

Every 2nd and 4th Monday each month at 6:30-8, we meet on Zoom to read fiction selected from major literary magazines like The New Yorker, Paris Review, Granta, Lit Hub, Kenyon Review etc. The goal is to analyze the stories for craft - dialogue, openings, structure, theme, ideas, sentences, cadence, character development etc. it's our […]

Free

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

A Visiting Writer Craft Talk with Christopher Merrill

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

A Visiting Writer 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, VT. The […]

Free

Event Series Literary Arts Festival

Stone Valley Arts Literary Festival

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

Stone Valley Arts Literary Festival — A Celebration of the Written Word! August 12,13 at 145 East Main Street, Poultney VT (Old Stone Church across from Poultney High School). RSVP by clicking on the RSVP button under the image. Time to reclaim your creativity! SVA Lit Fest writing workshops (Poetry, Fiction, Playwriting) are carefully crafted […]

GMALL Presents – Pictures, Poems and Prose: An Ekphrastic Experience

Green Mountain Academy via Zoom online, VT, United States

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is delighted to welcome back author Elayne Clift to lead a six-part writing and discussion workshop. The workshop series will take place via Zoom on Wednesdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Ekphrastic writing is inspired by works of art, sculpture, […]

$120

Things that Go Bump in the Night: Horror Writing Workshop for Teens

Camp Meade 961 Route 2, Middlesex

Love horror? Interested in writing it? Come to this four week workshop with Vermont author Ann Dávila Cardinal and talk about all things creepy. We'll discuss what scares us, the world of horror literature and films, and how to write a story that grabs readers and doesn't let them go. Bring a laptop, paper and […]

$105