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Arts Calendar: Visual Arts in Southern Vermont

Due to the frequency of event cancellations during the COVID-19 crisis, we cannot guarantee that events listed in our calendar are current. Please confirm with the listed venue before attending.

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Date

Region

Category

Monday, September 28, 2020
Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Sep
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
6
2020

Virtual Class – Hollywood In Black And White: Four Key Genre Classics, With Elliot Lavine

Virtual Class – Hollywood In Black And White: Four Key Genre Classics, With Elliot Lavine

Instructor: Elliot Lavine
Dates: Tuesdays, September 15 – October 6
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost:
SVAC member, registering for this class only – $160
SVAC member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $145
Non-member, registering for this course only – $185
Non-member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $165
Join an award-winning filmmaker to discover the hidden rewards in these movies. This class is companion to “Drawing Film Stills,” which runs concurrently. Discounted registration is available to students who enroll in both courses.

No comprehensive survey of Hollywood films of the 1940s and 50s would be complete without a thorough immersion into the revelatory world of the black & white genre film. This intensive four-week excursion into that realm will highlight a quartet of stimulating films that offer many hidden rewards when viewed with an eye toward critical analysis. The four films in this class represent high-water marks with respect to genre filmmaking.

MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946), John Ford’s magnificent western, a mythologizing retelling of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, is a masterful blend of historical fact and gun-blazing fiction. The film stars Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell, and Walter Brennan and the spectacular location photography is by Joe MacDonald, one of the most celebrated cinematographers of the time. This film goes well beyond its immeasurable cult status as a top western; it’s a major slice of Americana.

KISS ME DEADLY (1955) provides us with one of film noir’s most notoriously ambitious creations: director Robert Aldrich’s hyperkinetic adaptation of Mickey Spillaine’s violent private detective novel. But Aldrich and his ace cinematographer Ernst Laszlo had much more on their minds than the simple telling of a tough-as-nails detective tale, marking this film as one of the most subversive of the 50s. Ralph Meeker, Cloris Leachman, Albert Dekker and an amazing cast of supporting players all contribute to the mesmerizing ambient of this classic noir.

THE LADY AND THE MONSTER (1944)
This out-and-out, unrepentant B movie has emerged as one of the most memorable of its type: the exotic and intoxicating low-budget horror film. Based on an already well-known novel, Donovan’s Brain by Curt Siodmak, this wildly expressionistic oddity was photographed by the legendary cinematographer John Alton, who gives it a wholly unique look and feel. What could have been a simple-minded, implausible tale somehow becomes a small cinematic miracle in his capable hands.

INTRUDER IN THE DUST (1949)
The “social issue” film became a bona fide genre by the end of World War II, with a whole cluster of potent, socially relevant films crowding their way into movie theaters. This film, taken from a William Faulkner novel, is a powerful tale of racial injustice in a small Mississippi town. A black man is accused of murder and no one seems willing to defend him. Directed with a firm but sensitive hand by Clarence Brown and photographed by the estimable Robert Surtees, this is a film that will reverberate long after its viewed.

Links to each of these films will be provided by the instructor as well as a detailed set of links to reviews, essays, and other video clips in order to further enhance the experience of this class. Everyone will have at least six days to watch and absorb the material each week before congregating via ZOOM on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 pm (EDT), September 15 – October 6.

The class is open to teens with parent/guardian permission. Limited scholarships are available for teens. To register by email or phone please contact Erin Kaufman at ekaufman@svac.org or 802-362-1405.

INSTRUCTOR BIO:
Elliot Lavine has been teaching film studies courses since 2006 for Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program, Oregon State University, and San Francisco State University, both in person and now on-line. Previously Lavine had acquired a national reputation as one of the country’s foremost film programmers. In 2010 he received the Marlon Riggs Award from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle for his revival of rare archival titles and his role in the renewed popularity of film noir.

9/15/20 7:00pm - 10/6/20 8:30pm

Virtual, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Sep
16
2020
– THRU –
Oct
21
2020

Downtown Sketch Club

Downtown Sketch Club

Have you always wanted to try sketching out and about but were too intimidated to try? You're not alone! With an aim to socially distancing and drawing outdoors, we will park and meet in a central downtown area to draw the people, shopfronts, and buildings of downtown Brattleboro.

Each session will start with a short demo, set-up suggestions with portable easels, paper, and drawing materials ready to go. Portraying perspective in the built environment and capturing the changeable scene of season and figures will make this a refreshing and welcoming challenge for beginners and experienced artists alike. The teacher will circulate to offer fresh eyes on your work and tips. We will reconvene at the end of the session to review the morning's successes and opportunities.

Ink, charcoal and pencils will be available.

Drop Ins Welcome.

$30 suggested donation per class

Wednesdays 10 am - 12 noon

On rainy days, we will be drawing in the Brattleboro Museum.

9/16/20 10:00am - 10/21/20 12:00pm

River Gallery School, Brattleboro

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Sep
17
2020
– THRU –
Oct
8
2020

Virtual Class – Drawing Film Stills With Susan Weiss: Pencil, Pen, Charcoal And Ink

Virtual Class – Drawing Film Stills With Susan Weiss: Pencil, Pen, Charcoal And Ink

Instructor: Susan Weiss
Dates: Thursdays, September 17 – October 8
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost:
SVAC member, registering for this class only – $160
SVAC member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $145
Non-member, registering for this course only – $185
Non-member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $165
Learn the techniques of drawing with pencil. pen, charcoal, and ink–while drawing film stills from classic black and white Hollywood movies. We will begin with pencil, and each week we will add to the technical repertoire. Draw a different genre each week–film noir, horror, Westerns and mysteries. For all levels. Class meets over Zoom, four times for 90 minutes each time.

9/17/20 7:00pm - 10/8/20 8:30pm

Virtual, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Friday, October 2, 2020
Aug
21
2020
– THRU –
Oct
9
2020

Art for Social Change

Art for Social Change

Free Public Art Making Spaces for Social Justice
River Gallery School of Art, in collaboration with The Root Social Justice Center, InSight
Photography Project and First Proof Press will be offering free art making opportunities from
August 21 thru October 9, 2020. Come raise up your voice and create signs, public paste ups
and t-shirts!

River Gallery School is offering a free open art studio at 32 Main street on Fridays from 1-4pm
for people to use printmaking, drawing and painting to create art around issues of the pandemic,
social and racial justice, the 2020 election and the climate crisis. All materials available for free.
Open studio starts August 21st. In addition, River Gallery School will have an art table at the
Solidarity Friday rallies in Pliny Park for art and sign making from 5-6:30pm.

First Proof Press will be offering two free t-shirt making workshops to be announced. And
InSight Photography Project students will be creating their own series of public paste ups to join
the community conversation.

Drop-ins are welcome, come by and make some art on Fridays and help spread messages of
transformation, unity and justice all over the town of Brattleboro. 6 person maximum in studios
and masks are required. Paste ups will be put up in town October 15 thru November 15, 2020.
For more information: Jess Weitz, jess@rivergalleryschool.org

8/21/20 1:00pm - 10/9/20 4:00pm

River Gallery School, Brattleboro

Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Oct
2
2020
– THRU –
Nov
7
2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020
October 2 - November 7, 2020
A perennial favorite among Artistree's group exhibits, Local Color celebrates the sights and colors of Autumn through 2-D and 3-D artworks.

Come enjoy local artists' interpretations of this iconic Vermont season. Local Color is an exhibit showcasing the many pleasures and colors of Autumn, interpreted through many different media, including painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture and ceramics. This show is one of our most popular exhibits for "locals" and visitors alike.

Opening reception (attendance limited) Friday, October 2nd at 5:30pm
Please RSVP to gallery@artistreevt.org

10/2/20 11:00am - 11/7/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Saturday, October 3, 2020
Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Oct
2
2020
– THRU –
Nov
7
2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020
October 2 - November 7, 2020
A perennial favorite among Artistree's group exhibits, Local Color celebrates the sights and colors of Autumn through 2-D and 3-D artworks.

Come enjoy local artists' interpretations of this iconic Vermont season. Local Color is an exhibit showcasing the many pleasures and colors of Autumn, interpreted through many different media, including painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture and ceramics. This show is one of our most popular exhibits for "locals" and visitors alike.

Opening reception (attendance limited) Friday, October 2nd at 5:30pm
Please RSVP to gallery@artistreevt.org

10/2/20 11:00am - 11/7/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Sunday, October 4, 2020
Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Oct
2
2020
– THRU –
Nov
7
2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020
October 2 - November 7, 2020
A perennial favorite among Artistree's group exhibits, Local Color celebrates the sights and colors of Autumn through 2-D and 3-D artworks.

Come enjoy local artists' interpretations of this iconic Vermont season. Local Color is an exhibit showcasing the many pleasures and colors of Autumn, interpreted through many different media, including painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture and ceramics. This show is one of our most popular exhibits for "locals" and visitors alike.

Opening reception (attendance limited) Friday, October 2nd at 5:30pm
Please RSVP to gallery@artistreevt.org

10/2/20 11:00am - 11/7/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Monday, October 5, 2020
Aug
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
15
2020

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

“Poetic Landscape” fine art show at DaVallia Art & Accents

DaVallia Art & Accents invites you to a new fine art exhibition at their 39 North Gallery. Their fine art show, “Poetic Landscape,” will feature paintings by Carol Aronson-Shore from Aug. 15 through Oct. 15.

Carol Aronson-Shore employs poetic effects of light, color, and composition to coax magical and mysterious moments out of our daily world. She was a professor of painting and drawing at the University of New Hampshire from 1980 to 1999. Carol has continued to pursue her muse through her evocative landscapes and seascapes. Her compositions are assured and assuring in their light and color relationships. Her professional success is amply demonstrated by the fact that she has exhibited, and is included in private and corporate collections, across the nation – including the permanent collection of the White House.

Established in 2009, DaVallia has been a five-star destination for the arts. Located on Route 103 in the historic Stone Village of Chester, their gallery and sculpture gardens provide an inspiring atmosphere to experience a diverse array of art. DaVallia welcomes you to enjoy this special exhibit.

For more information, visit www.theDavallia.com or call Michael Alon at 802-875-8900 to schedule an appointment for a private viewing.

8/15/20 10:00am - 10/15/20 5:00pm

DaVallia, Chester

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Sep
15
2020
– THRU –
Oct
6
2020

Virtual Class – Hollywood In Black And White: Four Key Genre Classics, With Elliot Lavine

Virtual Class – Hollywood In Black And White: Four Key Genre Classics, With Elliot Lavine

Instructor: Elliot Lavine
Dates: Tuesdays, September 15 – October 6
Time: 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost:
SVAC member, registering for this class only – $160
SVAC member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $145
Non-member, registering for this course only – $185
Non-member, also registering for “Hollywood in Black and White” – $165
Join an award-winning filmmaker to discover the hidden rewards in these movies. This class is companion to “Drawing Film Stills,” which runs concurrently. Discounted registration is available to students who enroll in both courses.

No comprehensive survey of Hollywood films of the 1940s and 50s would be complete without a thorough immersion into the revelatory world of the black & white genre film. This intensive four-week excursion into that realm will highlight a quartet of stimulating films that offer many hidden rewards when viewed with an eye toward critical analysis. The four films in this class represent high-water marks with respect to genre filmmaking.

MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (1946), John Ford’s magnificent western, a mythologizing retelling of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, is a masterful blend of historical fact and gun-blazing fiction. The film stars Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell, and Walter Brennan and the spectacular location photography is by Joe MacDonald, one of the most celebrated cinematographers of the time. This film goes well beyond its immeasurable cult status as a top western; it’s a major slice of Americana.

KISS ME DEADLY (1955) provides us with one of film noir’s most notoriously ambitious creations: director Robert Aldrich’s hyperkinetic adaptation of Mickey Spillaine’s violent private detective novel. But Aldrich and his ace cinematographer Ernst Laszlo had much more on their minds than the simple telling of a tough-as-nails detective tale, marking this film as one of the most subversive of the 50s. Ralph Meeker, Cloris Leachman, Albert Dekker and an amazing cast of supporting players all contribute to the mesmerizing ambient of this classic noir.

THE LADY AND THE MONSTER (1944)
This out-and-out, unrepentant B movie has emerged as one of the most memorable of its type: the exotic and intoxicating low-budget horror film. Based on an already well-known novel, Donovan’s Brain by Curt Siodmak, this wildly expressionistic oddity was photographed by the legendary cinematographer John Alton, who gives it a wholly unique look and feel. What could have been a simple-minded, implausible tale somehow becomes a small cinematic miracle in his capable hands.

INTRUDER IN THE DUST (1949)
The “social issue” film became a bona fide genre by the end of World War II, with a whole cluster of potent, socially relevant films crowding their way into movie theaters. This film, taken from a William Faulkner novel, is a powerful tale of racial injustice in a small Mississippi town. A black man is accused of murder and no one seems willing to defend him. Directed with a firm but sensitive hand by Clarence Brown and photographed by the estimable Robert Surtees, this is a film that will reverberate long after its viewed.

Links to each of these films will be provided by the instructor as well as a detailed set of links to reviews, essays, and other video clips in order to further enhance the experience of this class. Everyone will have at least six days to watch and absorb the material each week before congregating via ZOOM on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 – 8:30 pm (EDT), September 15 – October 6.

The class is open to teens with parent/guardian permission. Limited scholarships are available for teens. To register by email or phone please contact Erin Kaufman at ekaufman@svac.org or 802-362-1405.

INSTRUCTOR BIO:
Elliot Lavine has been teaching film studies courses since 2006 for Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program, Oregon State University, and San Francisco State University, both in person and now on-line. Previously Lavine had acquired a national reputation as one of the country’s foremost film programmers. In 2010 he received the Marlon Riggs Award from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle for his revival of rare archival titles and his role in the renewed popularity of film noir.

9/15/20 7:00pm - 10/6/20 8:30pm

Virtual, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester

Oct
2
2020
– THRU –
Nov
7
2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020
October 2 - November 7, 2020
A perennial favorite among Artistree's group exhibits, Local Color celebrates the sights and colors of Autumn through 2-D and 3-D artworks.

Come enjoy local artists' interpretations of this iconic Vermont season. Local Color is an exhibit showcasing the many pleasures and colors of Autumn, interpreted through many different media, including painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture and ceramics. This show is one of our most popular exhibits for "locals" and visitors alike.

Opening reception (attendance limited) Friday, October 2nd at 5:30pm
Please RSVP to gallery@artistreevt.org

10/2/20 11:00am - 11/7/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Jul
17
2020
– THRU –
Aug
31
2021

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art

Reflections: The Angler and Nature in Art is a journey from the nineteenth century to the present day featuring evolving depictions of anglers in their natural habitat paired with artifacts from the museum’s extensive collection. The exhibit showcases a selection from the recently donated Trophy Art Collection, which is arguably the most significant collection of angling art available to the public in the United States.

The Museum is open 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (June 1 - October 31) and Tuesday - Saturday (November 1 - May 31)

7/17/20 10:00am - 8/31/21 4:00pm

The American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester

Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Sep
16
2020
– THRU –
Oct
21
2020

Downtown Sketch Club

Downtown Sketch Club

Have you always wanted to try sketching out and about but were too intimidated to try? You're not alone! With an aim to socially distancing and drawing outdoors, we will park and meet in a central downtown area to draw the people, shopfronts, and buildings of downtown Brattleboro.

Each session will start with a short demo, set-up suggestions with portable easels, paper, and drawing materials ready to go. Portraying perspective in the built environment and capturing the changeable scene of season and figures will make this a refreshing and welcoming challenge for beginners and experienced artists alike. The teacher will circulate to offer fresh eyes on your work and tips. We will reconvene at the end of the session to review the morning's successes and opportunities.

Ink, charcoal and pencils will be available.

Drop Ins Welcome.

$30 suggested donation per class

Wednesdays 10 am - 12 noon

On rainy days, we will be drawing in the Brattleboro Museum.

9/16/20 10:00am - 10/21/20 12:00pm

River Gallery School, Brattleboro

Oct
2
2020
– THRU –
Nov
7
2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020

Local Color 2020
October 2 - November 7, 2020
A perennial favorite among Artistree's group exhibits, Local Color celebrates the sights and colors of Autumn through 2-D and 3-D artworks.

Come enjoy local artists' interpretations of this iconic Vermont season. Local Color is an exhibit showcasing the many pleasures and colors of Autumn, interpreted through many different media, including painting, photography, mixed-media, sculpture and ceramics. This show is one of our most popular exhibits for "locals" and visitors alike.

Opening reception (attendance limited) Friday, October 2nd at 5:30pm
Please RSVP to gallery@artistreevt.org

10/2/20 11:00am - 11/7/20 5:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret