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Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.
April 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - April 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ T.W. Wood Gallery, at the Center for Arts & Learning
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St. in Montpelier, Vermont, is pleased to announce the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association (VAAA) exhibit from April 3- April 27, 2018. Although many mediums are represented in the exhibit, the unifying theme is all of the art is inspired by Abenaki culture. There will be a free opening reception at the Gallery on Thursday April 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm. Bryan Blanchette a 21st-century Abenaki Singer/Songwriter artist working in a 10,000-year-old tradition in music and performance will play and sing at the reception. The event is free and refreshments will be served.
The VAAA exhibit will include Wampum jewelry by Linda Longtoe Sheehan, acrylic paintings by Francine Poitras Jones, watercolors by Amy Hook-Therrien, paintings on gourd by Jeanne Morningstar Kent, fiber art and bark art by Vera Longtoe Sheehan Photography by Diane Stevens.
Also on exhibit is art from the Gallery's permanent collection including works by T.W. Wood and the WPA collectio
April 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bear Pond Books
Award-winning poet Elena Georgiou celebrates the launch of her book of short stories, The Immigrant's Refrigerator, with a reading, book signing & talk with Laurie Stavrand, Community Partnership Coordinator at Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program (VRRP).
Elena and Laurie will discuss immigration and how it affects one's story of oneself.
10% of the book sales from this event will be donated to VRRP, which helps refugees begin new lives in Vermont.
Free and open to the public. Proud to be a Vermont Arts 2018 event, part of the Vermont Arts Council.