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. See an event you can’t miss? Add it to your calendar app with the click of a button.

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. Please double check that you have entered your event’s time and date details correctly.

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.

BCA Center Gallery Talk with Terry Ekasala

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Join artist Terry Ekasala and curator Heather Ferrell in the gallery for an engaging conversation on Ekasala’s exhibition, Layers of Time. Learn more about Terry’s sources of inspiration, use of materials, and creative process that has culminated in her BCA solo exhibition. The 2023 exhibition year is presented by Mascoma Bank. Hospitality sponsors, Lake Champlain […]

Free
Event Series BTV Winter Market

BTV Winter Market

Burlington City Hall Park 149 College St, Burlington, VT, United States

BCA and Love Burlington are joining forces again to present the BTV Winter Market! Building on the 20+ years of BCA's Holiday Artist Market and the Love Burlington Winter Market, this European-style outdoor market will make for a magical month-long experience featuring a rotating group of 20 local artists, makers, and food vendors in a […]

Highlight New Year’s Eve

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States +2 more

Burlington’s spectacular New Year's Eve party is ready to launch into 2024! Highlight showcases a full day and night of Vermont-powered music, theater, comedy, food, and fireworks at locations throughout downtown BTV and the waterfront. Now in its sixth year of picking up where First Night left off, Highlight has become a beloved tradition for […]

$5 – $15

Material World: A Conversation About Sculpture Today

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Join the conversation on contemporary sculpture with Material World, a panel discussion led by BCA Curatorial Assistant Jacquie O’Brien featuring Texture & Response artist Karen Cygnarowicz and Vermont-based sculptors Kevin Donegan and Meg McDevitt. Panelists will delve into their experiences working with a wide range of materials and reflect on the dynamic and evolving arena […]

Free
Event Series Terry Ekasala: Layers of Time

Terry Ekasala: Layers of Time

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Terry Ekasala’s improvisational paintings explore the threshold between abstraction and representation. Ekasala approaches painting with immediacy and spontaneity, reveling in the interplay of color and texture, gesture and form. Layers of Time features monumental oil paintings and more intimate works on paper, as well as several new large-scale paintings commissioned by BCA. Residing in East […]

Free
Event Series Texture & Response

Texture & Response

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Texture & Response prompts us to consider our fascination with visual texture. Featuring New England artists Karen Cygnarowicz, Gracia Nash, and Ann Wessmann, the exhibit asserts that in place of touch, our visual perception of surface is just as compelling as its physical sensation. Working in materials traditionally associated with craft including glass, wood, and […]

Free

Teachers’ Night Out at the BCA Center

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

We’re kicking off our new exhibitions, Here and Now: Art and Migration and Margaret Jacobs: Kinship, by inviting Vermont teachers to join us for a relaxed social hour. Whether you teach studio art, integrate art into other subjects, or enjoy art and design, please join us for conversation and an entertaining art activity with area […]

BCA Spring Exhibitions Opening & Artist Reception

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Join BCA for drinks and light refreshments as we celebrate the opening of our spring exhibitions Here Now: Art and Migration and Margaret Jacobs: Kinship. Free and open to the public. The 2024 exhibition year is presented by Mascoma Bank. Sponsored in part by the Maslow Family Foundation. Hospitality sponsors, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Farrell Distributing, […]

Literary Intersections, Here Now: Art and Migration

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Reflect on the kaleidoscopic relevance of our current BCA exhibition, Here Now: Art and Migration, with an interdisciplinary evening. Literary Intersections is a new series presenting topical writing with textual – and sometimes visual – affinities with art on view at the BCA Center. Featured writers include Vermont poet Sarah Audsley, author of Landlock X […]

Artist Talk: Margaret Jacobs

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Margaret Jacobs discusses her solo exhibition, Kinship. Whether you are more fascinated by the artists’ exploration of cultural influences and histories, or by her metalsmithing and fabrication techniques, Jacobs offers insights into her newest body of work. This event is in-person and virtual. For more details, visit burlingtoncityarts.org. The 2024 exhibition year is presented by […]

Free
Event Series Margaret Jacobs: Kinship

Margaret Jacobs: Kinship

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

New York artist Margaret Jacobs creates steel sculptures and finely crafted jewelry, exploring the tensions and harmonies between the man-made and natural worlds. An enrolled member of the Akwesasne Mohawk tribe, Jacobs investigates themes of cultural narrative and material identity. She often employs unexpected or contradictory elements. In her steel sculptures, Jacobs melds forms of […]

Event Series Here Now: Art and Migration

Here Now: Art and Migration

Burlington City Arts 135 Church St, Burlington, VT, United States

Here Now brings together a group of international and regional artists whose work explores concepts of borders, movement, and migration across local urban centers and global geographies. Through their choice of materials and visual languages, these artists challenge conventional notions of borders as fixed. They reimagine borders as sites of historical investigations, social reckoning, and […]