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.

Pre-concert talk by Larry Hamberlin

Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Professor Emeritus of Music Larry Hamberlin explores Le Consort’s program entitled “Hidden Treasures of the Baroque.”

Free

Le Consort

Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

The Middlebury Performing Arts Series proudly presents Le Consort on their North American debut tour. In a program entitled “A Journey Through Baroque Europe,” Le Consort travels through Italy, England, […]

$5 – $25

West African Dance and Drum Class

Wilson Hall Wilson Hall, McCullough Student Center 14 Old Chapel Road, Middlebury, VT

A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]

Free

Your Sexts are Sh*t: Older Better Letters

Wright Theatre 96 Chateau Road, Middlebury

Written and performed by Rachel Mars. Award-winning theatre maker Rachel Mars performs a gloriously rude new solo show that unearths the hot-as-hell letters that make sexts blush. Before sexts there were hand-written letters—and loads of them were properly filthy. With the help of the internet, friends, and two sexologists, Mars has unearthed missives dating back […]

$5 – $25

West African Dance and Drum Class

Middlebury College Middlebury, Middlebury

A rich taste of African culture that provides amazing, vigorous, high energy, and powerful movement. Let the beat of the drum move your body. Participants will learn songs, rhythms, dances, and culture as we embark on a journey of dances from the African diaspora. Class is accompanied by live musicians to help participants understand the […]

Free

Howard E. Woodin Environmental Studies Colloquium Series: Climate Change: Our Response as Artists

Franklin Environmental Center, The Orchard-Hillcrest 103 531 College Street, Middlebury

This panel discussion features performing artists from Small Island Big Song to discuss the impacts of climate change and explore how the arts can influence our relationship with the environment. Small Island Big Song is a collaborative multi-platform project uniting indigenous musicians across the Pacific and Indian Oceans through song in the face of climate […]

Free

Hirschfield Thursdays: The Zone of Interest

Dana Auditorium (Sunderland Language Center) 356 College Street, Middlebury

Hirschfield Thursdays presents: The Zone of Interest. The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. Directed by Jonathan Glazer - US, UK, Poland - 105 minutes. Our unique once-a-month event. Join us outside Dana to […]

Free

Claire Grace Public Lecture

Mahaney Arts Center Lower Lobby 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Air and Danger circa 1970: Judy Chicago’s Southern California Atmospheres In 1969, Judy Chicago (then Gerowitz) began a series of aeriform works she called Atmospheres. These ephemeral interventions propelled billowing […]

Free

Pre-Concert Lecture: Sophie Shao and Friends

Mahaney Arts Center Lower Lobby 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Meet the composer! Learn more about the work “Spiral Galaxy” in a free pre-concert lecture by composer David Ludwig, Dean and Director of Music at the Juilliard School.

Free

College Choir Concert

Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C. Robison Concert Hall 72 Porter Field Road, Middlebury

Middlebury College Choir Concert.

Free

Event Series Orlando

Orlando

Wright Theatre 96 Chateau Road, Middlebury

Play by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from the original by Virginia Woolf. Directed by Claudio Medeiros. A young nobleman is drawn into a love affair with Queen Elizabeth I. For a time, life at court is interesting enough, but Orlando yearns for something more. As he strives to make his way as a poet and lover, […]

$5 – $15