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 Fundamentals Of Stained Glass

Fundamentals Of Stained Glass

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: MARK KIDD SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 13 AND 14 10 A.M.–4 P.M. SVAC Member: $270; Non-member: $315 (includes materials) Age 18+ Learn the basics of—or become reacquainted with–the magical process of stained glass. Students will learn how to cut glass, solder in the copper foil technique, and complete an 18” x 20” window hanging. […]

$270 – $315

Hobbit Camp (Ages 5-7)

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: LYNNE DEBEER JULY 15–19 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 5–7 Explore the world of fantasy and fairy tales through writing, theater and visual arts. Students will read and write fairy tales and fantasy with the goal of creating their own fairy tales. As a team, students will write, produce […]

$240 – $295

Botanical Drawing With Colored Pencils

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: CORRY BUCKWALTER SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 20 & 21 9 A.M. – 12 P.M. SVAC Member: $115; Non-member: $145 Age 16+ Draw botanical subjects with colored pencils, connecting with the colors of nature. Practice techniques for blending, layering colors, creating depth and form, “underpainting” with colored pencils and more–with step-by-step instructions. Create several finished […]

$115 – $145

Woodcarving: A Sculptural Walking Stick

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: STANTON SEARS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, JULY 27–28 10 A.M.–4 P.M. SVAC Member: $255; Non-member: $310 (includes $35 materials fee) Age 16+ Carve a piece of basswood into a sculptural, yet still functional, walking stick by shaping a soft, comfortable handle or an elegant, tapered tip – you might even give your walking stick a […]

$35 – $310

Artventures, Ages 6-8

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: CAITLIN CLARK JULY 29–AUGUST 2 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 6–8 Calling SVAC explorers! Join us for a week of “artventures” all over SVAC’s Campus! Together we will explore each of the museum’s indoor spaces, as well as the nature and sculpture trails, focusing on a single space each […]

The Figure In Motion: Dynamic Figure Drawing

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: CHALICE MITCHELL SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 10 A.M.–4 P.M. SVAC Member: $125; Non-member: $155 Age 18+ (16+ with parent/guardian permission) The workshop will focus on quick sketches, capturing gesture and a sense of movement, gradually working up to longer poses lasting up to 20 minutes. Students will have the opportunity to study the human form […]

$125 – $155

FUNctional Forms: Collage! (Ages 10-14)

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: GABI MOORE AUGUST 5–9 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 10–14 Collage! Collage! Making two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks with assembled objects, paper, and glue, young artists will learn to create vibrant color effects through experiment and play of shapes. They will learn about optical illusions through the power of pattern […]

Artventures, Ages 8-10

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: CAITLIN CLARK AUGUST 5–9 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 8–10 Calling SVAC explorers! Join us for a week of “artventures” all over SVAC’s Campus! Together we will explore each of the museum’s indoor spaces, as well as the nature and sculpture trails, focusing on a single space each day […]

Painting New England Architecture

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: ROBERT O’BRIEN AWS, NWS SATURDAY AUGUST 10 9:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M SVAC Member: $115; Non-member: $145 Ages 16+ Learn to paint the unique beauty of historic New England architecture in this fun and creative watercolor workshop. Students will learn elements of composition and perspective as it relates to the subject, as well as painting texture […]

$115 – $145

Doodles, Giggles And Wacky Characters (Ages 10-12)

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: GABI MOORE AUGUST 12–16 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 10–12 Doodles, giggles, and wacky characters (heroes and heroines, too)! Working from imagination, learn techniques of line, shading, perspective, as well as creating effects that make your drawings pop! Have fun with drawing, all the while building your confidence and […]

Introduction To Acrylic

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18 KRISTEN PARTESI 9 A.M.–12 P.M. SVAC Member: $60; Non-member: $75 Age 16+ A foundation of tips and techniques to get started with acrylic painting on canvas. The class will also include the creation of a painting in an original landscape painting using layering, atmospheric perspective, and finer details. Participants may bring a […]

$60 – $75
Event Series Art Of The Circus (Ages 5-7)

Art Of The Circus (Ages 5-7)

Southern Vermont Arts Center P.O. Box 617, Manchester

INSTRUCTOR: CAITLIN CLARK AUGUST 19–23 MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9:00 A.M.–3:00 P.M. SVAC Member: $240; Non-Member: $295 Ages 5–7 A week of creative fun inspired by what happens under the big top. We will explore the circus worlds created by renowned artists and visit Wunderle’s circus camp, on site here at SVAC this week, to inspire our own […]

$240 – $295