Tag: arts in education

Art in the Time of Covid: Bully No More!

Art in the Time of Covid: Bully No More!

Posted: August 31, 2020

Students across Vermont are returning to school in varying ways—from fully remote to fully in-person, and many variations between—but how are the arts returning with them? That question has been top of mind to the creators of Bully No More!, a musical that empowers young people to stand up… Read More
2018 Governor’s Arts Awards

2018 Governor’s Arts Awards

Posted: October 10, 2018

The Vermont Arts Council, in association with the Governor’s office, recognizes outstanding individual and organizational contributions to the arts each year. Awards are given to educators, artists, performers, advocates, administrators, volunteers, and scholars. Honorees this year include two sculptors, a cartoonist, a photographer, a musician, and a poet. The Council will be recognizing the contributions of these Vermonters in five different categories during a celebration held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, November 14 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier (accessibility information). There is no admission fee, but we ask that you RSVP. Read More
The Annual Garden Party is Here

The Annual Garden Party is Here

Posted: May 26, 2016

and you're invited! Gather in the Council's Sculpture Garden from 4:30 to 6 p.m. to celebrate the arts in education. Honor all the teachers, artists, administrators, parents, and community members who work to ensure the arts are central to the education of every Vermont child. Enjoy the music of Cajun Double Fiddles, then step inside to view paintings by Gabe Tempesta in the Spotlight Gallery. Refreshments, including the ever-popular cake bar, will be served. Read More
Arts to the Core: A Call to Action

Arts to the Core: A Call to Action

Posted: January 5, 2016

In 2014, the Council, with support from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, the Office of the Creative Economy, and the Vermont Agency of Education (AOE), held a visioning session on the future of arts education in Vermont. The participants—120 leaders in the arts, education, nonprofit organizations, government, and business communities—identified a series of priorities and strategies to ensure that Vermont students have the opportunity to develop creative abilities and critical thinking skills. Read More
Envisioning Arts Education in Vermont

Envisioning Arts Education in Vermont

Posted: October 21, 2014

Join the Conversation All Vermont students should have the opportunity to learn in, about, and through the arts. How can we ensure that happens? The Vermont Arts Council wants you to participate in a conversation about the future of arts education in Vermont. Share you concerns, hopes, and ideas at… Read More