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.

Submit an Event

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.

Design Made Visible

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

‘Design Made Visible’ is a multi-disciplinary exhibition exploring the ‘table’ as metaphor, May 3-June 22 at Mad River Valley Arts in Waitsfield, VT. Open Tues-Sat 1-5pm, reception May 4, 5-7pm. The 'table' invites company whether friends, family or rivals. The 'table' signifies community, conversation, celebration, status, a site for game, deals, spilled disasters, or learning; […]

Mad River Valley Arts Garden Party

Tickets: $60 for the cocktail party or $80 if you would also like to join the self-guided Garden Tour around the Valley. A notable fundraiser for Mad River Valley Arts. Exact address provided upon registration. Buy tickets here.

$60

Mad River Valley Arts Garden Tour

Lareau Farm 28 Lareau Road, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Bring a friend to 7 Valley gardens with gorgeous views and take home a floral arrangement! July 29th: 10-4 pm, self-guided Tickets: $30 per person or $50 per couple Sponsored by George Schenk and Lareau Farm and Forest Purchase tickets here. Alternatively, on the day of the tour tickets may also be purchased at Lareau […]

$30

Vermont Plein Air Festival: Barns & Bridges

Held throughout the Mad River Valley Bridge St, Waitsfield, VT, United States

A unique three-day painting event for artists and art aficionados alike. Whether you are a participating artist (Continental breakfast and map of painting sites available at check-in) or a casual observer, there is something for everyone. Artists gather to paint in the fresh air and meet new friends while visitors have the rare opportunity to […]

$25

Book Launch: To Walk Is To See It: 1 Couple, 98 Days, 1400 Miles on Europe’s GR5

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

June Anderson in conversation with author Kathy Elkind. Wine and cheese included with interview and discussion. In 2018, Kathy Elkind and her husband decided to take a grown-up “gap year” in Europe and walk the 1,400-mile Grande Randonnée Cinq (GR5) across The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. At fifty-seven, Kathy has chosen comfort over hardship: […]

Free

Book Launch: Now I Speak: From Stalked to Standing Up by Anna Nasset

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Told through a series of flashbacks, first-person narration, and evidence from the landmark case that saw her stalker receive one of the longest sentences for the crime in U.S. history, Now I Speak delves even deeper into Anna’s personal past to uncover a history of abuse and vulnerability, each experience adding fuel to the fire […]

Free

Event Series 5 Week Writing Workshop

5 Week Writing Workshop

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Join Mary Kathleen Mehuron and Lee Hall Delfausse in a 5 Week Writing Workshop. Participants will work on developing writing skills. Each session will be devoted to writing on a specific topic, followed by reading that day’s work and a brief critique of the essays.

$50,

Event Series Beyond the Curve

Beyond the Curve

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Vermont Abenaki Artist Association presents a special exhibition about the American Abenaki COVID experience. On view at Mad River Valley Arts Oct 21st-Jan 6th Tues-Sat 1-5pm, with a reception and curatorial talk Oct 21st 5-7pm. Sponsored by Sugarbush Resort.

Free

John Anderson presents “What’s the Big Idea?”

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Mad River Valley Arts is honored to present award winning Valley architect and artist John Anderson in ‘What’s the Big Idea?’ this coming January 11 until February 29, 2024. Also held at the gallery on February 22, at 5pm, Anderson will give Vermont communities a talk about his life’s architectural work and creative practice. Science, […]

Free

John Anderson – “What’s the Big Idea?”

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Mad River Valley Arts is honored to present award winning Valley architect and artist John Anderson in ‘What’s the Big Idea?’ this coming January 11 until February 29, 2024. Also held at the gallery on February 22, at 5pm, Anderson will give Vermont communities a talk about his life’s architectural work and creative practice. Science, […]

Free