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.

Event Series Build a Spirit House

Build a Spirit House

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Build a house for your spirit! Spirit houses are intended to be a special place with personal meaning. They can be playful and whimsical. In this workshop you will learn how to build + sculpt a house with a porch, steps, a peaked roof, windows and a doorway. As you are building you can incorporate […]

$160.00

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.

$125.00
Event Series Tots + Caregivers: Art + Play

Tots + Caregivers: Art + Play

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

This hands-on class can help build confidence and self-awareness through manipulating materials and experimenting with various methods of sensory-based art-making. Each week we will create something new that will engage your imagination and sense of fun. You’ll be amazed at what you can make together! All supplies provided. No art experience necessary! Please be prepared […]

$60
Event Series Tots + Caregivers: Art + Play

Tots + Caregivers: Art + Play

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Come and make art with your child! We will provide all the materials for your 2-D or 3-D creations using colored pencils, water color pastels, markers, collage materials, fabric, repurposed objects and more. All materials will be kid safe. Instruction will be open-ended and emerge from the artists through inquiry and play. Kids & grownups […]

$20
Event Series Places in Watercolor

Places in Watercolor

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Painting with watercolor is direct and fresh! This makes it an engaging and challenging medium. In this class students will learn how to see light, shadow and color temperature. We will work directly from landscape photographs that depict places that hold personal meaning. Techniques that highlight the softness of shapes, the depth of perspective and […]

$175.00

Alcohol Ink Class

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Explore the magical world of Alcohol Inks in this one day workshop. We will explore the many ways of working with this stimulating fluid art. Alcohol ink colors are deep, vibrant, and stunning. Your creativity will soar as we dive into this beautiful and decidedly engaging medium.

$165
Event Series Art as Meditation

Art as Meditation

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

The inherent calling that we all have to be present is growing amidst the sometimes overwhelming political and environmental chaos that has become commonplace in our daily lives. If you are interested in experiencing art as a meditation and gathering in community to look at and talk about the creative process, this class is for […]

$30

Mixed Media Printmaking Workshop

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Have fun using printmaking inks and a variety of other media to create unique mixed media prints. During this workshop, you will create layers using textures, inked plates, masking and mark making to produce monotypes. Instruction and guidance will be provided, or use the time to create prints on your own. You can also finish […]

$85 – $175

Colorful Dyeing with the Kangaroo Dyer

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Gail Callahan, The Kangaroo Dyer, will guide you through the basic principles in her book; “Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece” by Storey Publishing. Anyone interested in understanding color for any medium will enjoy learning her fresh perspective. Students will dye swatches using the 3 Primary colors, red, yellow and blue. We will dye 36 pieces […]

$125
Event Series Figure Drawing with Pastels

Figure Drawing with Pastels

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

In this class students will explore many ways to use pastels, which can be similar to painting mediums because you can layer and blend them so that the surface takes on a fluid feel. Pastels can also be approached simply as a drawing medium. Primarily using pastel pencils, we will work from live models. Weekly […]

$240

Pamphlet Stitch Bookbinding

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

+ DIY Rubber Stamps The humble pamphlet stitch can be used to make all sorts of books, from journals & notebooks to chapbooks & zines. It is easy to learn with endless potential. In this workshop, you will master the pamphlet stitch and explore different variations such as pockets, wrap around covers, decorative stitching, and […]

$100

Intro to Intuitive Abstract Painting with Cameron Schmitz

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

This painting workshop is for anyone interested in exploring non-representational painting and an intuitive approach to abstract painting. In this workshop, we will be utilizing the beautiful qualities of oil paint through the use of color, expressive brushwork, and a variety of mark-making techniques. Students may bring works in progress, older paintings they would like […]

$350.00