Christopher Kaufman Ilstrup, Executive Director of Vermont Humanities, provides a brief introduction of our Fall Conference 2020: “Democracy 20/20.”
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Video: a conversation on the condition of Black theatre during a time of death, betrayal, and global pandemic. Jarvis Green, producing artistic director at JAG Productions, leads a discussion with award-winning playwrights Keelay Gipson and Stacey Rose.
Science and history writer Rebecca Rupp discusses the stories behind many of our favorite garden vegetables, including Vermont’s own Gilfeather turnip and Early Rose potato.
Vermont Humanities and the Vermont Arts Council have now distributed $517,500 in emergency relief grants to 81 different Vermont cultural organizations, including museums, libraries, performing arts venues, and other cultural centers.
More than 100 museums, performing arts venues, libraries and other cultural centers have applied for emergency relief grants.
Video: Biographer Mark Dery discusses Edward Gorey, the author and illustrator whose picture books full of murder, mayhem, and discreet depravity influenced Tim Burton, Lemony Snicket, and Guillermo Del Toro.
Vermont Humanities and Vermont Arts Council to Aid Arts and Humanities Organizations with COVID-19 Relief
Arts and humanities organizations in Vermont facing hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for emergency relief funding through a new partnership between Vermont Humanities and the Vermont Arts Council.
Video: Illustrator David Macaulay illuminates the rich and storied history that culminated in the building of the steamship the SS United States. He also tells of a personal journey: the famed vessel was the very one on which the author emigrated to America as a ten-year-old.
Audio: Many different groups of people, from many different continents, have helped build our state. But from the 19th century through 2019, the stories of immigrants have largely been excluded from the popular image of Vermont.