Douglas Cox, Cox violins, Vermont

Vermont’s Violin Whisperer

Brattleboro, Vermont, luthier Douglas Cox crafts internationally recognized violins from the woods of Vermont.

Threes Company

Burlington’s Threes noise jazz trio channels their frustrations to the new political order by making music of controlled chaos.

Wagatha's organic dog biscuits

A Tale of Two Tails

Wagatha’s tail-waggingly delicious dog biscuits are Vermont-made, GMO-Free, and USDA-certified organic.

Still from Black Canaries (2016), Dir. Jesse Kreitzer

Truth in Filmmaking

Jesse Kreitzer is dedicated to truthful storytelling, a focus driven by his relationship to family history and the land.

Andrew Burke, Scout & Co ice cream, Vermont

Here’s the Scoop

At Scout & Co., Andrew Burke creates ice creams that defy convention, thanks to his unusual blends of herbs, fruits, and more.

Southern Vermont Dance Festival, Brenda Lynn Siegel

Dancing in the Streets

The Southern Vermont Dance Festival returns to Brattleboro, Vermont for its 5th year under the direction of Brenda Lynn Siegel.

video artist Molly Davies, Cold Hollow Sculpture Park

Take a Look

At Cold Hollow Sculpture Park, Vermont videographer Molly Davies will help people learn how to really see.

Marcus Ratliff, She's Leaving Home

Cut and Paste

Marcus Ratliff uses the pieces of his previous four decades on Madison Avenue to create new art in his Vermont studio.

Creston Lea, Creston Guitars, Vermont

Striking the Right Chord

Punk rockers and country crooners around the world are clamoring for Creston Lea’s Vermont-made Creston guitars.

John Scagliotti, Before Homosexuals, Vermont filmmaker

What Happened Before Homosexuals?

LGBTQ filmmaker John Scagliotti releases a new documentary exploring early examples of same-sex relationships worldwide.

Farm to Ballet, Vermont, Shelburne Farms

Lettuce Entertain You

Farm to Ballet unites classical music with dance in the unlikely space of Vermont farm fields across the state all summer long.

Michelle Holzapfel, Vermont woodworker, Craft in America

Going With The Grain

In a new Craft in America episode, Vermont woodworker Michelle Holzapfel talks about her impulse to carve her way to fine art.

Claire Van Vliet, Janus Press, Ghost Mesa, Brattleboro Museum

Rocks on Her Mind

Claire Van Vilet’s lithographic work, Ghost Mesa, on display in Brattleboro, explores rocks in all their forms.

Anne Decker, TURNmusic, Vermont, live music, new music

DIY New Music in Vermont

Vermont musician Anne Decker decided it was time to celebrate contemporary composers and music. The result is TURNmusic.

MV & EE, Photo by Paul Specht, Vermont musicians

Small-Batch Mystical Folk Noise

Vermont is the logical home for MV & EE—guitarist/singer Matt Valentine and singer/instrumentalist Erika Elder.

Adirondack Guideboat photo 5

Artwork on the Water

Adirondack Guideboat keeps a boat-building tradition afloat on the shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain.

Not Nearly As Bad As You Thought

The old mill town of Bellows Falls, Vermont is funky and arty, and its residents have a good sense of humor.

Recession Special European Tour - Double Vision, Long Gone duet, Lida Winfield & Ellen Smith Ahern, 2011 | Photo by Marek Procházk

Putting Words in Motion

Vermont dancer Lida Winfield uses painful memories of growing up dyslexic to make beautiful, raw, transformative art. 

Retreat to Move Forward

Vermont Performance Lab gives dance companies and choreographers a chance to develop their craft with help from the locals.

Abby Monack | Photo by Tim Ireland

Black, White, and Abby All Over

Abby Manock is still a kid at heart—she loves to dress up and play games. But mostly she likes to work. 

Bugs | Photographed by Mutsu Crispin

How Do You Like Them Apples?

One of our 2017 Artists to Watch, Mutsu Crispin paralyzes bouncing balls and brings devilish fairy tales to life.

Elmore Mountain Bread photo by Ben Grunrow

Bake It Slow

Vermont bakers work with farmers to put locally grown grain into their loaves, creating some of the tastiest nearby breads.

The Vinyl Revival

Burlington Record Plant presses new music on vinyl, returning the warm sound—and readable liner notes—lost in the age of CDs.

Images courtesy Beau


Montpelier’s newest eatery is a butchery + bar that provides an aesthetically rich experience with a heavy pour.

Photo from the Things That are Orange series | Photo by Joshua Farr

Curating the Visual

Director of the Vermont Center for Photography Joshua Farr loves to look local. He also loves the color orange.

Final Take - Fertile Ground by Michelle Ephraim - Illustration by Bronwen Hodgkins

Final Take: Fertile Ground

Michelle Ephraim has published personal essays and humor pieces in Lilith, The Morning News, Word Riot, and The Washington Post.

Justin Squizzero Weaver

Throwback Threads

Justin Squizzero and Eaton Hill Textile Works painstakingly create gorgeous, historically accurate, textiles in Vermont.

Duncan Johnson

Into the Wood

Assemblage artist Duncan Johnson blends creativity and chance in his colorful paintings made from salvaged materials.

Whiskey Tits Have Many Dimensions

Miette Gillette moved from NYC to rural Vermont, where she inseminates pigs and publishes experimental literature. 

David Nielsen

Art in The Age of Uncertainty

Angered by the election results, artist David Nielsen takes to the airwaves to discuss the history of activist art in America.

Bianca Stone

The Daughters Stone

Three generations of Stone women have been writers and poets, making one ponder the existence of a literary gene. 

Taqueté Rabbit Bahkti Ziet

Looming in Vermont

For almost 50 years, Bhakti Ziek followed her thread all over the world –  meeting other artists and making signature work.

242 Main Burlington Vermont

Documenting 242 Main

Burlington’s historic teen center 242 Main is the focus of a new documentary video produced and created by three organizations.

Hall Arts Foundation Vermont

Got Art?

Lexington Farm continues to quench the thirst of Reading’s residents, but these days they’re thirsty for fine art.

Image of Bison by Kevin Bloom

There Are Bison in Vermont

Self-described nomadic-disco-punk band Bison out of The Queen City – followers and fans fondly referred to as the ‘herd’. 

Jesse Azarian

Art is Food

Accessible artist extraordinaire Jesse Azarian brings a dose of nicotine and pop culture to his many, many paintings.

New England Film Online Film Festival Pillow Talk

Let’s Talk About “Pillow Talk”

Good friends console you in a crisis, but true friends let you know, through embarrassing memoir, how bad it could have been.

Who is SHE!?

Even in this moment of alleged post-feminism, how is it that social media, beauty, and branding still affect women of a certain age?

Death at The Smithsonian

Death takes their rightful place at the future Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The Third Industrial Revolution

Whether you’re fabricating cardboard pinball machines, or laser cutting book covers, Generator’s got your back.

Sculpture in Motion

Each of George Sherwood’s reflective, kinetic sculptures will challenge your perception of what is natural and normal.

Rock and a Historic Place

One glance at our early 20th-century monuments and buildings shows how much marble is a part of our bedrock.