Artbits-June 16, 2022

MAKE MUSIC!

Make Music Vermont brings music makers of all ages and experience together for the summer solstice. The entire state is registered with music in Bennington, Enosburg, Fairfield, Milton, Montpelier, Randolph (there’s a parade), St. Albans, Springfield, and many more. Read more

CREATIVE ECONOMY

Gov. Phil Scott signed an $84.5 million workforce and economic development bill that includes Federal funds for Creative Economy grants for rent, mortgage, utilities, and insurance to creative economy businesses and nonprofits that have sustained substantial losses due to the pandemic. The law also creates a Vermont Film and Media Industry Task Force. Read more

PANDEMIC NEWS

About 71,000 eligible Vermonters age 5 and older have not yet received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines for children  months to 5 years old could be available as soon as Tuesday. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum hosts the Abenaki Heritage Weekend and Arts Marketplace with artists Michael Descoteaux, Shirly Hook, Jeanne Morningstar Kent, Linda Longtoe Sheehan, and Roger Longtoe Sheehan. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Social Sundays continue at the Milton Artists’ Guild Art Center with free weekly art classes for families at MAG. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

The Swanton Arts Council offers a free Sunflower Painting Class with Cathy Coulombe. Island Arts Center begins a three-part Handcrafted Greeting Card Workshop by Pat Brennan. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council Writers’ Group meets to share progress and discuss longer projects and anything else about writing, reading, publishing, and more. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The Juneteenth & Pride Celebration, Chris & Erica (twice), Bob Recupero (also twice), A House on Fire, the Blue Fox Duo, the Natural Selection, Toast, Carol Ann Jones, No Lemon, Cozy–the Band, Ray Vega, Shane Murley, the Sarah Montgomery Band, the Justin LaPoint Duet, the Old Man Garage Band, the Nobby Reed Project, Troy Millette, and the Citizens Concert Band all appear live on a stage near you. Read more

HUMANITIES

The Vermont Humanities Council offers Utopia and Apocalypse led by Jim Schley plus Vermont’s Remarkable Sharpshooters with Howard Coffin. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Historian Jason Barney returns to the Eloquent Page to sign his third book, Northern Vermont in the Revolutionary War. the Swanton Free Public Library begins a new monthly book club, But I Progress. Read more

 

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