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Council Press Releases

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017-2016

2020

Emergency Grants Bridge Gaps for Vermont Cultural Organizations | July 9, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Applauds $5 Million in Economic Relief Grants to Cultural Nonprofits | July 2, 2020

Ten Vermont Cultural Organizations Receive National Grants | July 2, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts and Innovation Across the Country, Vermont Organizations to Receive Nearly $1 Million | June 11, 2020

Emergency Grants Help Vermont Cultural Organizations Adapt to Changing Landscape | June 3, 2020

Vermont Poet Laureate Mary Ruefle Named Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow | May 28, 2020

Rapid Relief Reaches Artists in Communities Across Vermont | May 27, 2020

Vermont Arts and Culture Organizations Project Losses in Millions | May 7, 2020

Vermont Arts Council and Vermont Humanities to Aid Arts and Humanities Organizations with COVID-19 Relief | April 23, 2020

Vermont Arts Council and The Vermont Community Foundation Partner on Statewide COVID-19 Arts Recovery Fund | April 15, 2020

Vermont Arts Council Provides COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funding to Artists | April 14, 2020

Students From Across Vermont to Compete in Statewide Poetry Out Loud Events | February 25, 2020

Council Announces Cultural Facilities Awards to Sixteen Cultural Organizations | February 24, 2020

2020 Vermont Artists to Watch Opens in the Spotlight Gallery | February 5, 2020


2019

Mary Ruefle Named Vermont Poet Laureate | October 31, 2019

I AM . . . : Exploring What it Means to be a Vermont Artist | October 16, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Launch of Statewide Creative Economy Action Plan | September 25, 2019

State of Sculpture 2019 Opening Reception | September 12, 2019

Vermont Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 5, 2019

Launch Meeting for Vermont Arts & Culture Disaster and Resilience Network | August 30, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Creation Grants to Fifteen Outstanding Artists | August 30, 2019

Vermont Arts Council Announces Animating Infrastructure Grant Awards | June 4, 2019

National Endowment for the Arts Announces Grants to Support the Arts and Innovation Across the Country | May 21, 2019

Kate Burnim and Daryl Burtnett: Almost Forgotten in Spotlight Gallery | April 29, 2019

Nominations Accepted for Vermont Poet Laureate | April 11, 2019

South Burlington High School’s Vera Escaja-Heiss Wins Vermont Poetry Out Loud State Championship for the Second Year
St. Johnsbury Academy’s Sam Bulpin is Runner Up | March 19, 2019

National Study on Rural Arts Features Vermont’s Creative Economy | March 12, 2019

Students from across Vermont will compete in statewide Poetry Out Loud events | March 1, 2019

Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy Study Provides Insights and Actions | February 5, 2019


2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces FY2019 Grant Awards | December 12, 2018

"7Women 7Walls" at the Spotlight Gallery | October 30, 2018

Community Invited to Celebrate Art Installation at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center | October 12, 2018

Macauley in Montpelier at the Spotlight Gallery | September 10, 2018

2018 Governor's Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 6, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces Selection for Art in State Buildings Project | August 3, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Highlights New American Artists in Spotlight Gallery Exhibit | July 5, 2018

Four artist teams to present preliminary design concepts for project at Vermont Agriculture and Environmental Lab | July 3, 2018

Vermont Creative Network to Develop a Northeast Kingdom Creative Economy Action Plan | June 21, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Announces Special Project Grants | May 31, 2018

Vermont Arts Council Elects New Trustees and Officers | May 22, 2018

Vermont Organizations to Receive $892,200 Through National Endowment for the Arts Grants | May 11, 2018


2017-2016

Vermont Arts and Humanities Councils Issue Statement on Inclusion | August 24, 2017

Karen Mittelman Appointed Arts Council Director | July 20, 2017

NEA Grant Awards Announced | June 14, 2017

Vermont Arts Council Executive Director to Step Down | March 22, 2017

Vermont Poetry Out Loud 2017 Champion and Runner Up Announced | March 20, 2017

Governor's Arts Awards Recipients Announced | September 14, 2016

New Research Reveals State-By-State Arts Participation Rates | August 31, 2016