Category Archives: Art Centers

Artbits-October 26, 2017

Iceland in May and Magic in the Landscape open. The annual Arts & Craft Show at the Auxiliary returns. There is a Pumpkin Carving Party and Autumn Celebration. Swanton’s Got Art is coming. The Northwest Nightmares Film Festival opens. Blue Fox, Mark LeGrand, Chris & Erica, DJ Shawn, Carpenters, Justifice, Wendell Hughes, Michael Clookey, and Creston Lea all take to stages. Camp Ta-Kum-Ta needs volunteers for a special project. Continue reading

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Artbits-May 4, 2017

Donna Blatchly, John Selmer, Holly Spier, El Towle, and Ted Zilius are featured artists. The MAG opens. Rusty DeWees, Nobby Reed, Chris & Erica, the Owl Stars, All Without The Bass have gigs. J.P. Choquette does a workshop. Continue reading

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Artbits-May 19, 2016

Franklin County lost a friend of the arts on Sunday when Lyle Glidden passed away at home. Art on the Refuge takes over the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. The Emerging Artist Award and the final SAC Artist Gathering this season are imminent. Carol Ann Jones Scott DuBois and Ryan Hanson, the Smokey Newfield Project, Melting Point, and the Nobby Reed Project take the stage. Open Band Night is back. Li’l Abner needs a cast. We have calls and more. Continue reading

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Artbits-December 31, 2015

2015 was a busy year in the arts. The Artist In Residence Gallery has closed. The Ringtunes, Coon Hill John, Justice take to stages and the First Nights bring out lots of Franklin County performers and local favorites. The Opera House at Enosburg Falls presents Silver & Gold. We wrap up with what All Arts Council and the Other Major Presenters did have a quick summary of arts funding on the national stage, think about fundraising and passing the baton. Continue reading

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Artbits-December 3, 2015

The Artist in Residence Cooperative Gallery may close at the end of the month, never to see 2016, unless we all make a miracle keep them open. The gallery has maybe its last free meet-the-artists reception. The Festival of Trees brings out music and art and trees. Nobby Reed Project, Close to Nowhere, Justin Panigutti, the Missisquoi River Band, the Opera House Christmas Concert, the Vermont International Festival all find stages. The Eloquent Page hosts two readings and book signings. Continue reading

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Artbits–June 25, 2015

The new Swanton Arts Council has momentum. Area stages host the Nobby Reed Project, the Starline Rhythm Boys. Mary McGinniss & the Selkies, Waking Sleeping Beauty. Will Patton, Bob Young, Vern Colburn, Kyle Woolard, and Isaac and Dominic French. The Opera House has cars to drive. Continue reading

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