"We are proud that six Vermont arts organizations were recognized for their outstanding work by the NEA," said Vermont Arts Council Executive Director Karen Mittelman. "Public support for the arts is vital and urgently needed. The Arts Council partners with the NEA and the state of Vermont to bring arts and creative experiences to communities in every Vermont county."
These kids are concentrating--really concentrating!
Educator Anita Collins says in her TED-Ed video that "Playing music is the brain's equivalent of a full-body workout." More locally, Anne Campbell at Catamount Arts and Jason Bergman, a St. Johnsbury music educator, say they're equipping young students to succeed by way of teaching violin. That instruction is free, and comes to an after-school program at St. Johnsbury school Monday-Thursday.
The Vermont Arts Council, the
Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, and the
Preservation Trust of Vermont are partnering to host three workshops in March. Anyone interested in applying for a facilities grant--through either the Cultural Facilities or Historic Preservation Grant programs--is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. This is also an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Preservation Trust's programs.
Applications for the Council's Cultural Facilities Grants are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is May 1.
The literary journal
Hunger Mountain is accepting applications for its
International Young Writers Prize, which is open to high school students. The deadline for submissions is
Get the details.
TedxStowe seeks artists interested in producing a short animation for the opening of this year's collection of speaker videos. The deadline for submissions is
Find out more.
The Brattleboro Museum & Art Center announced winners of the 2019 Vermont Scholastic Art &Writing Awards. An exhibit will be held at the museum through
The Vermont Arts Council is funded, in part, by a grant from theNational Endowment for the Arts, which requires a 1:1 match from the Vermont State Legislature. Council grants, programs, and statewide arts promotion would not be possible without the critical funding provided by these government agencies.