Artbits-February 1, 2024

THE MUSIC OF TOMORROW

The MVSD Music Instrument Drive collects used and usable concert band and orchestra instruments for kids in all four schools in the district. Read more

ART ON THE WALLS

The Artist In Residence Gallery features Marissa McFadden and Sarah Rosedahl with a live reception at the gallery. The Montgomery Center for the Arts and the Fletcher Free Library present Voices from Ukraine VT with an opening reception at the Fletcher Free. Bryan Gallery has a splash of color with Robin Reynolds’ abstract Another Jackmangi. The Vermont Abenaki Artists Association showcases writer and storyteller Joseph Bruchac. Read more

ART FOR SALE

14th Star Brewing Company holds the weekly Maker’s Market with local crafters and makers. Read more

ART YOU CREATE

Awaken Yoga and Creative Arts Studio host a Howl at the Moon Paint & Sip. Bent Northrop Memorial Library has Valentine Crafternoon. Read more

ART MILESTONE

The Milton Artists Guild celebrates Corrina Thurston’s first year as director of the Guild. The gallery offers free community events year-round. Read more

CREATIVE JOBS

Bent Northrop Memorial Library needs library lovers to join the BNML Board of Trustees. The Highgate Library and Community Center is hiring a part-time Library Assistant. The Milton Artists Guild is hiring a part time gallery champion. River Arts opens the Morristown Free University and needs instructors now. Read more

HUMANITIES

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute begins the eight-week Spring series with the Scottish Highlands with Roderick Russell. Margaret Bass explores Toni Morrison’s second novel, Sula, in Sula Peace: Lessons in Friendship and Unconditional Love on the Vermont Humanities digital channel. Read more

WORKSHOPS & CLASSES

Social Sunday continues at the Milton Artists’ Guild Art Center. River Arts has Open Studio Figure Drawing and watercolorist Evie Mason with a new, three-workshop series, Watercolor in 3 Ways–Learning Technique and Process. Read more

IN THE SAC

The Swanton Arts Council will hold a Board Meeting and Updates in person at the library. Read more

COVID NEWS

COVID-19 is still here but hospitalizations fell last week for the first time since late summer. There were six more COVID-related deaths. Read more

ON STAGE LIVE

The 2024 Daughter Gala, Karaoke Night, Fam Jam, Pet Project (twice), the Nobby Reed Project, Josh Panda and Peter Day, Something Reckless, the Hit Squad, Will Patton, Mary McGinniss, the Devon McGarry Band, Sister Speak, Bad Horsey, Abstract Radio, and Michael Hurley all happen live in a venue near you. Read more

FRANKLIN COUNTY BOOKSHELF

Bent Northrop Memorial Library will discuss the book Feed Me: A Story of Food, Love, and Mental Illness by Erika Nichols-Frazer. Read more

 

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