Arts

DEERFIELD VALLEY- The Deerfield Valley Lions will be sponsoring the Lions International Peace Poster Contest once again. The event is open to any student ages 11, 12 or 13 (as of November 15) living in Halifax, Whitingham, Wilmington or Dover.  This year’s Peace Poster theme is “Peace Through...

The Sarasa Ensemble
BRATTLEBORO-  The Brattleboro Music Center Season Guest Concert features the Sarasa Ensemble performing “Don Quixote, Knight Errant.”
Two live performances, with very limited seating to ensure adequate social distancing, are set for Friday, September 18, at 5 and 7 pm at the BMC.  A...

Installation view of the exhibit “Coffee and Conversation: Stories of Homelessness”
BRATTLEBORO- During the past five years, the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center has regularly presented artwork that serves as a platform for the exploration of social issues, including LGBTQ equality, addiction and recovery, and attitudes toward firearms. This fall, in conjunction with two...
WILMINGTON- Posters that depict the work of local painters will be popping up in spots in and around Wilmington. They are part of a new art and landscape tour sponsored by Wilmington Works that will remain up over the next six weeks. 
Titled “Picture This,” the self-guided tour will take...

Artwork by Katherine Gass Stowe
BRATTLEBORO-  The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center presents a free tour of the exhibit Steven Kinder: 552,830, led by curator Katherine Gass Stowe, on Thursday, August 27, at 7:30 pm. Stowe will offer the tour via Zoom and Facebook Live. For more information visit brattleboromuseum.org....

Mary Anne Howland
BURLINGTON– Registration is now open for Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility’s 30th annual conference, “Future Forward,” which will be held virtually on September 22.
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility members, friends, and state legislators will gather for a full-day...
NEWFANE- The Historical Society of Windham County’s annual silent auction will be held online from noon on August 28 until noon on September 4. 
The auction, which was originally scheduled for March as part of the society’s annual soup fest and silent auction fundraiser, was canceled due...
VERMONT-  The Vermont Historical Society is honored to receive one of the 317 CARES Act economic stabilization grants funded through the National Endowment for the Humanities for the project Preserving and Expanding Access to Vermont’s History.  
The $133,512 award, administered between...

Clothing and textiles featured at the Vermont Historical Society Museum in Montpelier.
MONTPELIER-  A Vermont governor, not a first lady, wore a gown to the inauguration for the very first time in 1985. Throughout her decades long career, former Vermont governor, Madeline Kunin, broke this and many other barriers for women in politics. A new exhibition at the Vermont History Museum...

Spengler’s painting for auction
WILMINGTON- Pettee Memorial Library is holding a fundraiser for the planned renovation project. The library has six paintings on display to be auctioned off. They were generously donated by local artist Sue Spengler.
Through the month of August, the library will hold a silent auction for...

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