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 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
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 Drawing Studio

Drawing Studio

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Drawing Studio/Lab is an environment where everybody who is interested in drawing can come to learn to draw or to deepen their practice through the exploration of ideas and experiments with like minded individuals. Drawing is available to everyone (yes everyone!) and can be done anywhere. Whether it is used as a foundation for painting […]

$180.00
Event Series Encaustics Workshop

Encaustics 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 […]

$210.00

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
Event Series Mosaic Treasures

Mosaic Treasures

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Create your very one mosaic using a variety of materials including found “treasures” and items that perhaps would otherwise be discarded (like your beloved Gramma’s broken china). You will learn and use the ‘direct method’ of designing and creating mosaics to finish a small project. No prior experience needed. Additional Information: Ages 16 + up […]

$270.00

Gelli Plate + Inks + Papers + Techniques = Art Journal

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

In this one day Gelli-Printing Workshop students will experiment with various printing techniques, develop color palates and explore the many possibilities of printing in this medium. Students will learn how to set up the plate, explore mark making techniques, apply paint, pull prints, and clean the plate. This process will be repeated numerous times, and […]

$120.00

Making Accordion Books

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Accordion Books are just what they sound like - books formed by pleating paper so that the pages fold in and out like an accordion. We’ll start by learning how to create the basic accordion book structure, and then explore several different modifications such as sew-ins, cut-outs, pockets, and covers. The first part of the […]

$100

Makers Family Workshop: March

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Spend time with your family and friends while constructing sculptures from found materials! Makers workshops are all-age, family-friendly afternoons which have been a tradition at RGS since the founding of the school. Teachers will be on hand if you want some suggestions or help digging into the bounty of found objects, recycled and natural materials. […]

$25

Event Series Vacation Art Camp- Feb Break

Vacation Art Camp- Feb Break

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Art making is fun! Art camp at River Gallery School is an individualized approach to painting, drawing, and sculpture in an environment where each child’s free imagination is nurtured. Students have the opportunity to experiment with traditional and non-traditional forms of art making, and are encouraged to move freely between various 2D and 3D media. […]

$45 – $195

Date Night Art Making

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

Date Night Art Making With wine, cheese + chocolate! Expressions of Love Paint a portrait of your pet or loved one to create an acrylic or watercolor keepsake. Working from a favorite photo, you will learn how to make a dynamic composition + develop a color palette that captures the inner light of your special […]

$25

Makers Workshop For Kids

River Gallery School 32 Main Street, Brattleboro

In the sculpture room, students will be invited to transform materials into innovative sculptures. By exploring the possibilities and limitations of found, natural and recycled materials students will make assemblage sculptures from imagination. They will learn how to safely use hand saws, glue guns, hammers and nails and electric drills. Additional Information: This is not […]

$30