Artbits-April 21, 2022

TAP INTO VERMONT MAPLE

The 55th edition of the Vermont Maple Festival brings a new schedule and a bucketful of events for the first (and sweetest) outdoor festival of the year. It happens in downtown St. Albans starting with the annual Maple Toast at noon tomorrow. Read more

PANDEMIC NEWS

Vermont reported 1,518 new COVID-19 cases statewide last week which is the highest rate per capita in the nation. Franklin County reported 219 cases in the 14 days ending Friday. The state’s number of daily new cases has risen 41%. Let’s be careful out there.Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

Montgomery Center for the Arts hosts Soul Work, a solo show by Crissie Kovacs MCA-Kelton Hall. There will be tipples and nibbles and a Talk Back. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

The Swanton Arts Council offers free Take and Make Kits of a mini terrarium for adults and teens. River Arts hosts the in-person, April Sip n’ Slurry–Clay Whistles and Shakers as the pottery twist on a Paint n’ Sip. Read more

CALL FOR ARTISTS

All artists painting in two dimensions are invited to submit contemporary works depicting the Vermont State Parks for exhibits at Bennington Museum and Bryan Memorial Gallery. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The 2022 Cabin Fever Season continues with Painting Atmospheric Landscapes, a two-day workshop led by Rosalie Sidoti. The Milton Artists’ Guild holds Sparkle and Shine, a workshop of painting glass and reflective surfaces with watercolor, with Gary Eckhart. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writers’ Group returns to the Swanton Free Public Library to meet in-person to share progress and join in the discussion about longer projects and anything else about writing, reading, publishing, and more. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

8084 returns to Higher Ground. Carol Ann Jones and Jon Sochin, a Poetry Slam, Chris & Erica, She Was Right, Peter Wayne Burton, 90 Proof, the Vermont Burlesque Festival with Foxy Tann and Medianoche, the Johnny Cash Tribute Show, Julia Parent, and Troy Millette & the Fire Below and his Sample Sets all take a stage near you. Read more

ALMOST LIVE ON STAGE

John Bartus, the 1983 Battle of the Bands, the Great Vermont Bluegrass Band, and Mark Shelton all perform almost live, some from long, long ago. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Vermont Humanities Council presents Utopia and Apocalypse led by Jim Schley. Read more

 

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