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.

NXT Gallery: Jana Zeller: Paintings: Opening Reception

Next Stage Arts 15 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

The Next Stage Gallery presents Jana Zeller: Paintings. Opening and Artist Reception on Friday, May 31, 5:30-8:00pm. The exhibit continues through August 11. Jana Zeller grew up in a family of internationally touring puppeteers, and worked for many years as a set painter for the theater, the movies, the opera and TV. Her body of […]

Free

Bandwagon Summer Series: Midwood

Cooper Field 41 Sand Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

Led by violinist Jake Shulman-Ment, Midwood is a contemporary klezmer/rock celebration of freedom and the Jewish tradition of wandering and migration. This new supergroup, featuring some of the most exciting young performers on the international world music stage, seamlessly traverses borders through original compositions, expansive improvisations on traditional melodies, and heart-wrenching re-imaginings of Yiddish folk […]

$20 – $25

John Gorka

Next Stage Arts 15 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

Rising from a milieu of lovelorn singer-songwriters, John Gorka illuminates instead with his trademark wordplay, twisting, turning, and tying words and phrases in the way a balloon artist creates complex creatures from simple balloons. Few contemporary songwriters coax language as deftly as Gorka. For over two decades, Gorka's keen ear has picked up the stories […]

$10 – $28

Bandwagon Summer Series: Bristol Lightning

Cooper Field 41 Sand Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

In 1927, the first country music records were cut in Bristol, TN/VA, by ordinary people with ordinary stories and the courage to create. Now, almost 100 years later, Bristol Lighting is born in the same town, celebrating the American stories of today. From Aaron Copland to American roots music, blues, bluegrass, and beyond, Bristol Lightning’s […]

$20 – $25

NXT Rockumentary Film Series: Woodstock (1970)

Next Stage Arts 15 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

Michael Wadleigh, 3h 5m* In 1969, 500,000 people descended on a small patch of field in a little-known town in upstate New York called Woodstock. In this documentary, the iconic event is chronicled in unflinching detail, from the event's inception all the way through to the unexpected air-delivery of food and medical supplies by the […]

$10

Vermont Comedy All Stars Live Stand-up Comedy Showcase!

Next Stage Arts 15 Kimball Hill Road, Putney, VT, United States

Gordon Clark and his Vermont Comedy All Stars return for a night of stand-up comedy at Next Stage Arts! Featured performers will include several contest-winning and touring comedians most often seen in the Burlington area. The roster this time around includes Donavin Andronaco, Maddie Cross, Vicki Ferentinos, Mike Thomas, and Liam Welsh.

$12 – $15