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Autumn Portraits Farewell Performance- Additional Show!

Date & Time: 
Nov 26 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

PUTNEY- On Thanksgiving weekend Sandglass Theater honors the retiring of Eric Bass’s award winning solo, Autumn Portraits. Friday and Saturday, November 24th and 25th at 7:30pm and Sunday at 5pm!
This show remains a staple of the Sandglass artistic vision and a meaningful influence in the lineage and art of puppetry globally today.

Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days

Date & Time: 
Dec 3 2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

BRATTLEBORO: Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days, an art show and sale at 118 Elliot St. offering work by members Jackie Abrams, Josh and Marta Bernbaum, Jason Breen, Kay Curtis, Lesley Heathcote, Chris Lann, Naomi Lindenfeld, Stephen Lloyd, Kris McDermet, Greg Moschetti, Sharon Myers, Gene Parulis, Walter Slowinski, Matt Tell, Jen Wiechers and Cai Xi. Media range from paintings, encaustics and photography to pottery, textiles, jewelry and glass.
The show will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, with Myers serving brunch fare, including quiche, scones, salad and breads until 2 p.m.

Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days

Date & Time: 
Dec 2 2017 - 10:00am - 9:00pm

BRATTLEBORO: Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days, an art show and sale at 118 Elliot St. offering work by members Jackie Abrams, Josh and Marta Bernbaum, Jason Breen, Kay Curtis, Lesley Heathcote, Chris Lann, Naomi Lindenfeld, Stephen Lloyd, Kris McDermet, Greg Moschetti, Sharon Myers, Gene Parulis, Walter Slowinski, Matt Tell, Jen Wiechers and Cai Xi. Media range from paintings, encaustics and photography to pottery, textiles, jewelry and glass.

Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days

Date & Time: 
Dec 1 2017 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

BRATTLEBORO: Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days, an art show and sale at 118 Elliot St. offering work by members Jackie Abrams, Josh and Marta Bernbaum, Jason Breen, Kay Curtis, Lesley Heathcote, Chris Lann, Naomi Lindenfeld, Stephen Lloyd, Kris McDermet, Greg Moschetti, Sharon Myers, Gene Parulis, Walter Slowinski, Matt Tell, Jen Wiechers and Cai Xi. Media range from paintings, encaustics and photography to pottery, textiles, jewelry and glass.

The event will continue from noon to 8 p.m. on Friday Dec. 1, with refreshments offered for free by the show participants during Brattleboro’s monthly Gallery Walk, which begins at 5 p.m.

Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days

Date & Time: 
Nov 30 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

BRATTLEBORO: Brattleboro-West Arts presents 17 Artists, 4 Days, an art show and sale at 118 Elliot St. offering work by members Jackie Abrams, Josh and Marta Bernbaum, Jason Breen, Kay Curtis, Lesley Heathcote, Chris Lann, Naomi Lindenfeld, Stephen Lloyd, Kris McDermet, Greg Moschetti, Sharon Myers, Gene Parulis, Walter Slowinski, Matt Tell, Jen Wiechers and Cai Xi. Media range from paintings, encaustics and photography to pottery, textiles, jewelry and glass.
The 2017 show will open a day earlier than in past years, with a Thursday, Nov. 30, reception offering snacks and a cash bar provided by Whetstone Ciderworks from 5 to 8 p.m.

Rock River Artists in Brattleboro

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Nov 26 2017 .
Nov 24 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Nov 25 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Nov 26 2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

OUTH NEWFANE The 25-year-old Rock River Artists collective will have a Brattleboro presence this holiday season.

On Thanksgiving weekend, November 24-26, several Rock River Artists will display work for purchase at 80 Main Street, Brattleboro, the former Oasis, right next to Mocha Joe’s.

Artists include: Rob Cartelli: functional ceramics; Richard Foye, raku; Roger Sandes, paintings and prints; Chris Ericson, furniture and jewelry; Caryn King, painting; Rich Gillis, ironwork; Matt Tell: pottery; Christine Triebert, photography; Steven Meyer: painting; Leonard Ragouzeos: painting and drawing; Deidre Scherer, thread on fabric, and Georgie, painting.

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Make-Your-Own Ornaments + Gifts!

Date & Time: 
Repeats every 7 days until Sat Dec 16 2017 .
Nov 25 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dec 2 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dec 9 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dec 16 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Make-Your-Own Ornaments & Gifts!
Saturdays | 10-4 | $40 Glass, $50 Ceramics, $90 Both
November 25th | Decmber 2 | December 9 | December 16

Work with a Solinglass instructor to create 1 beautiful hand-blown glass ornament and carve 3 elegant ceramic ornaments or 1 plate at Natalie Blake Studios!

Reservations Recommended: FireArtsVT.com
Walk-ins welcome | All Ages | No experience necessary

Glass ornaments will be available for pick up the following Monday or may be shipped for a small fee. Ceramic pieces will be available for pick-up the following Friday or shipped for a small fee.

NEYT presents: "Tuck Everlasting" - 2pm

Date & Time: 
Dec 9 2017 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

What would you do if you had all eternity?

This is the question posed in a wonderful new production of the beloved tale
Tuck Everlasting, opening on December 7 at 7pm at New England Youth Theatre at 100 Flat Street in Brattleboro Vermont. Additional performances will be held at 7pm on December 8, 9,14, 15, and 16, and at 2pm on December 9, 10, 16, and 17.

NEYT presents: "Tuck Everlasting"

Date & Time: 
Dec 7 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

What would you do if you had all eternity?

This is the question posed in a wonderful new production of the beloved tale
Tuck Everlasting, opening on December 7 at 7pm at New England Youth Theatre at 100 Flat Street in Brattleboro Vermont. Additional performances will be held at 7pm on December 8, 9,14, 15, and 16, and at 2pm on December 9, 10, 16, and 17.

Cotton Mill Open Studio and Holiday Sale

Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sun Dec 03 2017 .
Dec 1 2017 - 12:00am - 5:00pm
Dec 2 2017 - 12:00am - 5:00pm
Dec 3 2017 - 12:00am - 5:00pm

​COTTON MILL ARTS. 74 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, Vermont, 05301

Cotton Mill Open Studio & Holiday Sale
DECEMBER 1-3, 2017
Friday 4:00 pm-8:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am-4:00pm
74 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro, VT 05301
 

ACWC Annual Meeting and Pop-Up Art Exhibit

Date & Time: 
Nov 29 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

ACWC ANNUAL MEETING & POP-UP ART EXHIBIT

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 6:30 - 8:30 P.M. @ 118 Elliot, Brattleboro, VT
*Light Refreshments*An Opportunity to Connect with ACWC
Facebook Event Link: www.facebook.com/events/354296015033455/

Come join ACWC for its annual meeting and enjoy the pop-up art exhibit! This year's annual meeting also includes a Pop-Up Art display featuring the work of current and former board members and trustees. The event will include light refreshments, an opportunity to learn more about ACWC and find out about how you can become a member.

Liz Hawkes deNiord art talk and Chard deNiord poetry reading

Date & Time: 
Nov 11 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

All welcome this Saturday 11/11, 5:30pm for an evening with Liz Hawkes deNiord, her artist talk, and Chard deNiord, his poetry First Blossom by Liz Hawkes deNiordreading. Refreshments will be served.
* Location: C.X. Silver Gallery, 814 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, VT
* The Gallery is open daily into March 2018 by appointment, call 603-209-7386 or 802-257-7898 to visit.

NEYT's Theatre Adventure presents: "Putting on our Finery"

Date & Time: 
Nov 10 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

New England Youth Theatre’s Theatre Adventure kicks off their 14th season of dynamic and inclusive programming with their annual fundraising fashion show Putting On Our Finery on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7pm at the West Village Meeting House, 29 South Street, West Brattleboro.

The Theatre Adventure actors will once again present glitter, glamour, and theatrical treats galore as they transform the West Village Meeting House into a showcase of Shakespearean characters from “Twelfth Night.”

Guilford Holiday Open Studio

Date & Time: 
Nov 18 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The 18th annual Guilford Holiday Open Studio takes place on Friday November 17 from 3-8pm and Saturday November 18 from 10am-4 pm at 410 Green River Road in Guilford, VT. This is a chance to see the work of local artisans, visit with friends and neighbors, and enjoy delicious refreshments. This years offerings include: mosaics, instruments, paintings, notecards, photo calendars, puppets, beadwork, soap, maple products, and weaving. For more information call 802 257-1894. Not handicapped accessible.

Guilford Holiday Open Studio

Date & Time: 
Nov 17 2017 - 3:00pm - 8:00pm

The 18th annual Guilford Holiday Open Studio takes place on Friday November 17 from 3-8 pm and Saturday November 18 from 10 am -4 pm at 410 Green River Road, Guilford, VT. This year's participants are showing paintings, cards, photo calendars, soap, maple products, beadwork, mosaics, instruments and weaving. This is a wonderful way to start the holiday season, visit with and friends and neighbors, and enjoy delicious refreshments. Not handicapped accessible. For more information call 802 257-1894

Artist Opening At MGFA: Emily Mason, "Explorations"

Date & Time: 
Nov 11 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is pleased to present Emily Mason, "Explorations", a survey of Mason’s prints from 1985 - 2016. An Artist Opening Reception is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 5-7pm, followed by an Artist Talk Sunday, November 12, 5pm. This gallery-wide exhibition continues through January 7.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: A Ramble Through Small-Town New England

Date & Time: 
Nov 2 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Come ramble through small-town New England and both sides of the southern VT border (MA and  VT -- Brattleboro, Bennington, North Adams -- a total of 19 small towns). Richard Marshall is the author and photographer of a book in process by the same title. This will be Marshall's 11th book.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Peter Gould, author of "Horse-Drawn Yogurt"

Date & Time: 
Oct 31 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

This is a collection of true-life stories of a young man’s life on a southern Vermont farm commune at the height of the utopian movement. Young people, new to the land, learn how to tend gardens and farms, while also demonstrating against the Vietnam War and calling for peace and justice around the world. Peter will read from his book followed by discussion.


Babylon

Date & Time: 
Nov 4 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Created with the help of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
(VRRP), “Babylon” looks at the relationship of refugees to their homelands,
lost and new, and the conflicts that exist within American communities to which
they have fled.

Babylon

Date & Time: 
Oct 31 2017 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Created with the help of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
(VRRP), “Babylon” looks at the relationship of refugees to their homelands,
lost and new, and the conflicts that exist within American communities to which
they have fled.

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