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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.
August 6, 2019, 12:00 PM - August 30, 2019, 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery
Reception: Saturday August 10th, 10:30am – 12pm
Coffee and morning snacks will be served. Join us for art and coffee after the Farmer’s Market!
All shows are free and open to the public.
Leslie Bell founded the Paletteers in Barre, Vermont in 1957. Initially, the Paletteers held extremely popular annual summer art shows and hundreds attended. Like current “pop-up” events; artwork was displayed outside in Barre City Park on a snow fence. Exhibitors had to break down the show each evening and reassemble it in the morning. Artists scrambled to protect their art whenever it started to rain.
Since the 1981, the Paletteers have exhibited at select Barre and Montpelier indoor exhibition venues. Many outstanding local artists have been Paletteers members through the years and the T.W. Wood Gallery is pleased to be a part of the Paletteers tradition.
August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ T. W. Wood Gallery
Reception: July 11th , from 5-7pm.
The exhibit features work by Natalie Boze, Janet Brighenti, Patty Corcoran, Anne Fugaro, Katie O'Rourke, Frederick Rudi, Joshua Saxe and many others. The exhibit primarily features oil paintings, along with acrylic, pastel, photography, mixed media.
Overall, the work the jury chose is quiet and contemplative. The exhibit has a very peaceful tenor and offers a welcome refuge from a busy summer.
August 27, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bear Pond Books
Join Vermont author Dr. Sharon Lamb, a professor of counseling psychology at UMass Boston, for a reading and talk about her new book, "The Not Good Enough Mother," about a psychologist who evaluates the fitness of parents when their children have been removed from their custody who finds herself reassessing her own mothering when her son falls victim to the opioid crisis.
"An honest look at how society judges parents, mothers in particular, that deserves a wide audience.” —Booklist, Starred Review.
Dr. Lamb will be joined by Linda Johnson of Prevent Child Abuse Vermont for a talk on the opioid crisis and how it affects families and children.
With Q&A, book signing, and refreshments. Free and open to the public.