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3CVT Zone

The Barrette Center for the Arts

The Barrette Center for the Arts, home to Northern Stage theater company, in White River Junction.

About the Zone

3CVT stands for the "Cornerstone Creative Community" and includes the counties of Orange and Windsor

Read the 3CVT Zone Brief from the CreateVT Action Plan. These briefs give an overview of the creative economy in each of Vermont's creative zones, including analysis of strengths, challenges, needs, and more. For more insights about Vermont's creative economy and a comprehensive vision for its future, read the full CreateVT Action Plan.

Visit the 3CVT Web Page, hosted by the East Central Vermont Economic Development District.

Check out Creative Profile: The Arts Collective: Carrie Caouette-De Lallo produced in spring 2020 by students in the University of Vermont's Department of Community Development and Applied Economics.

This 2016 study of the Creative Economy of East Central Vermont prepared for the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission and the East Central Vermont Economic Development District defines and depicts a portion of Vermont’s growing Creative Economy. Executive Summary.

Looking for something to do? Check out our Arts Calendar for this zone.

Join the conversation

The 3CVT Zone maintains its own community discussion email list. Use the list to engage, discuss, and interact with one another directly about 3CVT's creative economy and issues that are important to the 3CVT Zone. Come share information about your upcoming virtual events or engage with fellow creatives about how you’re adapting to the current pandemic.

Subscribe to the 3CVT discussion list by sending a blank email to

Leadership Team

Zone Agent: Kimberly Gilbert, Regional Planner, Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission, Woodstock,

Seth Butler, Vermont Photojournalist & Documentary Photographer
Sarah Danly, Network Manager, Farm to Plate
Robert Haynes, Executive Director, GMEDC (Green Mountain Economic Development Corp.)
Erika Hoffman-Kiess, GMEDC
Chris Maggiolo, Campus Manager, Black River Innovation Campus
Tracy Penfield, Artistic Director and Founder, SafeArt
Chris Wood, Director, BALE (Building a Local Economy)