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.

Event Series Encaustics Class

Encaustics Class

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Explore painting with hot (melted) wax - the creative possibilities are endless! Encaustic is a versatile medium that allows the artist to build painterly compositions very quickly. Wax layers can be built up and carved into to create complex surfaces, making it the perfect medium for embedding collage elements. Those new to encaustic painting will […]

$360
Event Series Mend + Stitch

Mend + Stitch

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Please join us for our monthly drop-in community mending sessions. Bring your mending projects and tools, our concentration is on hand mending, slow stitching, all levels are welcome and encouraged, we will share skills, materials and ideas, side by side. Basic materials are provided. Through the meditative process of mending cloth, we cultivate care for […]

Make Your Mark! – Printmaking Camp for Tweens

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Crash course in everything printmaking. This week-long camp is for middle school students (5-8 graders). Students will explore color, pattern, value, and image making through different types of printmaking. Students will receive direct instruction on different methods of printmaking such as monoprints, drypoint, relief, collagraph, and more. Projects will be designed to encourage to experimentation […]

$195.00

Sequencing with Lydia Thomson

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Sequencing is a way for both beginners and more experienced art makers to enter the process of painting at a deep and direct level. Through this process, Sequencing allows you to engage in creating art without self-doubt or other barriers that can inhibit creativity. You engage directly with the paint, surface and tools in a […]

$70

Make a Comic Book! Camp for Tweens

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Learn how to make original comic books. In this three day camp just for middle schoolers (5-8 grade) students will learn comic skills such as how to make a storyboarding, character development, use of symbolism and page layout. They will also learn a few different basic bookbinding techniques to turn their drawings into books. We'll […]

$120.00

Plein Air Painting at Retreat Farm, Brattleboro

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

In this summer session of four painting classes on Fridays at the Retreat Farm, you'll have the opportunity to paint historic buildings, farm animals, beautiful wooded landscapes and classic VT vistas. Learn how to apply the fundamental concepts and techniques of plein air painting with Mary Giammarino. You will choose your subject by squinting to […]

$75 – $265
Event Series Encaustics Weekend Workshop

Encaustics Weekend Workshop

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Explore painting with hot (melted) wax - the creative possibilities are endless! Encaustic is a versatile medium that allows the artist to build painterly compositions very quickly. Wax layers can be built up and carved into to create complex surfaces, making it the perfect medium for embedding collage elements. Learn the basics, from an introduction […]

$210

Art as Meditation Weekend Workshop

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Center yourself and let your creativity flow. Join us to practice body-mind connection through artmaking. We welcome first time meditators, first time art makers, as well as old timers. We will start with some meditative exercises to help us feel in the moment and become more aware of our physical selves and internal landscape. We […]

$75 – $145

Build an Italian Long Stitch Mini Journal

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Learn to hand stitch a small blank book using leather as the cover. This non-adhesive structure involves measuring, trimming and sewing. Materials are included. Students will leave with 1 small blank journal.

$110.00

Event Series Sequencing Teacher Training

Sequencing Teacher Training

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Our 4-day training is for people interested in diving deeper into the Sequencing approach to artmaking, originated here at RGS by Ric Campman. More information can be found at rivergalleryschool.org/sequencing/stt Whether you are interested in teaching Sequencing, deepening your own painting practice, or exploring the underlying philosophy as it relates to another creative process, we […]

$495