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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Aug
5
2020

Southern Vermont Arts Center Presents: "Reading Strong Female Artists, A Memoir Book Group, with Megan Mayhew Bergman"

Southern Vermont Arts Center Presents: "Reading Strong Female Artists, A Memoir Book Group, with Megan Mayhew Bergman"

Instructor: Megan Mayhew Bergman
Dates: Wednesday, August 5
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE
With SVAC’s “Women Take Wilson” exhibition series as a backdrop, award-winning author Megan Mayhew Bergman speaks about what to notice and learn from these three memoirs of women in the arts. All are welcome for the discussion and Q & A, at no charge. Readers, writers, other artists; everyone who enjoys thoughtful conversation: hear from Megan, explore the texts, and share recommendations for a female-forward reading list. Celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment together.

Megan’s discussion will take place either online or in SVAC’s galleries with a livestream, depending on health guidelines in August. (See a preview of Women Take Wilson here.)

SVAC is partnering with the Northshire Bookstore. Please contact Erin (802) 362-1405 for information about ordering the titles below from Northshire at a discount.

Francoise Gilot – Life with Picasso
Sally Mann – Hold Still
Jesmyn Ward – Men We Reaped

Megan Mayhew Bergman is the author of two short story collections, Birds of a Lesser Paradise, and Almost Famous Women. Her novel, Indigo Run, is forthcoming with Scribner. She studied anthropology at Wake Forest University, has an MA from Duke University, and an MFA from Bennington College. Her work was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers and an Indie Next selection, and won the Garrett Award for Fiction in 2012. She has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the American Library in Paris.

Megan is a journalist, essayist, and critic. She has written columns on climate change and the natural world for The Guardian and The Paris Review. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Tin House, Ploughshares, Oxford American, Orion, and elsewhere. Her short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2011 and 2015, and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. She was awarded the Phil Reed Environmental Writing Award for Journalism in 2020.

While at Bennington College, she served as the Associate Director of the MFA program and Director of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum. She currently teaches literature and environmental writing at Middlebury College, where she also serves as Director of the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference.

Her work has been optioned for film and translated into several languages. She’s collaborated with choreographer Annie Wang, traveled to Northern Kenya’s conflict zone with The BOMA Project, and can often be found on the coast of Georgia supporting her friends at conservation non-profit One Hundred Miles. Her photography has appeared in The Guardian and Wall Street Journal.

Megan is currently a Senior Fellow at the Conservation Law Foundation.

Special thanks to Megan for her generosity in support of the Southern Vermont Arts Center.

To register by email or phone please contact Erin Kaufman at ekaufman@svac.org or 802-362-1405.

8/5/20 5:30pm - 7:00pm

online, Statewide

Jul
11
2020
– THRU –
Aug
9
2020

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

A reflection by Vermont artists and writers’ on time spent during Covid-19

Created by artist Hasso Ewing
Contributed to by over 100 Vermont artists and writers
Proceeds from sales of art benefit the Vermont Foodbank

Early this past winter the Fair Housing Project and the T. W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center collaborated to create a spring exhibition commemorating fair housing. Hasso Ewing submitted a piece for consideration, was accepted, and then traveled to Morocco. Covid-19 abruptly shortened her trip, she returned home to a shut-down and new, shared, unpredictable horizons. Reflecting upon this “new world” and the art she had submitted – of multiple plaster houses, nested in branches, representing fair housing and shelter – to the now cancelled TW Wood show, Ewing realized that this was no longer her OWN project. Rather, she thought, since all Vermonters were sharing a new experience, her project should reflect that experience.

So Ewing invited Vermont visual artists and writers to create a reflection of their time spent Sheltering in Place to stand as a memorial to what was lost, and gained, from sheltering in place during the time of Covid-19.

The visual art submissions had to be no larger than 6 x 6 x 9 inches, weigh no more than 8 ounces, and be made from materials found in and around ones shelter. Ewing collaborated with poet Geof Hewitt, who invited Vermont writers to create a haiku.

Over 100 artists and writers responded with originality, insight and enthusiasm that must be witnessed and celebrated.

7/11/20 11:00am - 8/9/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Jul
11
2020
– THRU –
Aug
9
2020

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

A reflection by Vermont artists and writers’ on time spent during Covid-19

Created by artist Hasso Ewing
Contributed to by over 100 Vermont artists and writers
Proceeds from sales of art benefit the Vermont Foodbank

Early this past winter the Fair Housing Project and the T. W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center collaborated to create a spring exhibition commemorating fair housing. Hasso Ewing submitted a piece for consideration, was accepted, and then traveled to Morocco. Covid-19 abruptly shortened her trip, she returned home to a shut-down and new, shared, unpredictable horizons. Reflecting upon this “new world” and the art she had submitted – of multiple plaster houses, nested in branches, representing fair housing and shelter – to the now cancelled TW Wood show, Ewing realized that this was no longer her OWN project. Rather, she thought, since all Vermonters were sharing a new experience, her project should reflect that experience.

So Ewing invited Vermont visual artists and writers to create a reflection of their time spent Sheltering in Place to stand as a memorial to what was lost, and gained, from sheltering in place during the time of Covid-19.

The visual art submissions had to be no larger than 6 x 6 x 9 inches, weigh no more than 8 ounces, and be made from materials found in and around ones shelter. Ewing collaborated with poet Geof Hewitt, who invited Vermont writers to create a haiku.

Over 100 artists and writers responded with originality, insight and enthusiasm that must be witnessed and celebrated.

7/11/20 11:00am - 8/9/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Friday, August 7, 2020
Jul
11
2020
– THRU –
Aug
9
2020

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

A reflection by Vermont artists and writers’ on time spent during Covid-19

Created by artist Hasso Ewing
Contributed to by over 100 Vermont artists and writers
Proceeds from sales of art benefit the Vermont Foodbank

Early this past winter the Fair Housing Project and the T. W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center collaborated to create a spring exhibition commemorating fair housing. Hasso Ewing submitted a piece for consideration, was accepted, and then traveled to Morocco. Covid-19 abruptly shortened her trip, she returned home to a shut-down and new, shared, unpredictable horizons. Reflecting upon this “new world” and the art she had submitted – of multiple plaster houses, nested in branches, representing fair housing and shelter – to the now cancelled TW Wood show, Ewing realized that this was no longer her OWN project. Rather, she thought, since all Vermonters were sharing a new experience, her project should reflect that experience.

So Ewing invited Vermont visual artists and writers to create a reflection of their time spent Sheltering in Place to stand as a memorial to what was lost, and gained, from sheltering in place during the time of Covid-19.

The visual art submissions had to be no larger than 6 x 6 x 9 inches, weigh no more than 8 ounces, and be made from materials found in and around ones shelter. Ewing collaborated with poet Geof Hewitt, who invited Vermont writers to create a haiku.

Over 100 artists and writers responded with originality, insight and enthusiasm that must be witnessed and celebrated.

7/11/20 11:00am - 8/9/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Saturday, August 8, 2020
Jul
11
2020
– THRU –
Aug
9
2020

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

A reflection by Vermont artists and writers’ on time spent during Covid-19

Created by artist Hasso Ewing
Contributed to by over 100 Vermont artists and writers
Proceeds from sales of art benefit the Vermont Foodbank

Early this past winter the Fair Housing Project and the T. W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center collaborated to create a spring exhibition commemorating fair housing. Hasso Ewing submitted a piece for consideration, was accepted, and then traveled to Morocco. Covid-19 abruptly shortened her trip, she returned home to a shut-down and new, shared, unpredictable horizons. Reflecting upon this “new world” and the art she had submitted – of multiple plaster houses, nested in branches, representing fair housing and shelter – to the now cancelled TW Wood show, Ewing realized that this was no longer her OWN project. Rather, she thought, since all Vermonters were sharing a new experience, her project should reflect that experience.

So Ewing invited Vermont visual artists and writers to create a reflection of their time spent Sheltering in Place to stand as a memorial to what was lost, and gained, from sheltering in place during the time of Covid-19.

The visual art submissions had to be no larger than 6 x 6 x 9 inches, weigh no more than 8 ounces, and be made from materials found in and around ones shelter. Ewing collaborated with poet Geof Hewitt, who invited Vermont writers to create a haiku.

Over 100 artists and writers responded with originality, insight and enthusiasm that must be witnessed and celebrated.

7/11/20 11:00am - 8/9/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Sunday, August 9, 2020
Jul
11
2020
– THRU –
Aug
9
2020

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

Sheltering In Place Art Exhibit

A reflection by Vermont artists and writers’ on time spent during Covid-19

Created by artist Hasso Ewing
Contributed to by over 100 Vermont artists and writers
Proceeds from sales of art benefit the Vermont Foodbank

Early this past winter the Fair Housing Project and the T. W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center collaborated to create a spring exhibition commemorating fair housing. Hasso Ewing submitted a piece for consideration, was accepted, and then traveled to Morocco. Covid-19 abruptly shortened her trip, she returned home to a shut-down and new, shared, unpredictable horizons. Reflecting upon this “new world” and the art she had submitted – of multiple plaster houses, nested in branches, representing fair housing and shelter – to the now cancelled TW Wood show, Ewing realized that this was no longer her OWN project. Rather, she thought, since all Vermonters were sharing a new experience, her project should reflect that experience.

So Ewing invited Vermont visual artists and writers to create a reflection of their time spent Sheltering in Place to stand as a memorial to what was lost, and gained, from sheltering in place during the time of Covid-19.

The visual art submissions had to be no larger than 6 x 6 x 9 inches, weigh no more than 8 ounces, and be made from materials found in and around ones shelter. Ewing collaborated with poet Geof Hewitt, who invited Vermont writers to create a haiku.

Over 100 artists and writers responded with originality, insight and enthusiasm that must be witnessed and celebrated.

7/11/20 11:00am - 8/9/20 4:00pm

Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Friday, September 4, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Saturday, September 5, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Monday, September 7, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 10, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Friday, September 11, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Monday, September 14, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Friday, September 18, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Monday, September 21, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Sep
1
2020
– THRU –
Oct
30
2020

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

David Macaulay Traveling Exhibit

See the works of David Macaulay up close, on display in our Kolvoord Community Room.

9/1/20 9:00am - 10/30/20 5:00pm

Brownell Library - 6 Lincoln St., Essex Junction