Video: Richard Blanco reads from his recent poetry collection “How to Love a Country,” exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, unraveling the fabric of the American narrative in accessible and emotive verses.
Along with the Vermont Arts Council, we would like to document the financial distress that cultural organizations and individuals are currently experiencing. Please fill out the Americans for the Arts survey.
Video: From Charlotte’s Web to his exquisite essays in The New Yorker, E. B. White remains the master’s master of elegant prose, sophisticated wit, and graceful irreverence. Drawing on his stories, essays, poems, and letters, Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine celebrates White’s versatility and enormous legacy.
Video: Emily Dickinson lived her entire life in Amherst, Massachusetts. One of the greatest American poets, and probably the most important woman poet of all time, she was also a quintessential New England poet. UVM professor emeritus Huck Gutman explores what Dickinson can teach us. Part of PoemCity 2019 in Montpelier.
The new Vermont Art Online initiative allows you to discover Vermont’s museums and galleries from the comfort of your home.
Audio: Plenty of Vermont’s historic buildings are traditional homes, churches, and meeting houses. But as the state changed in the 20th century, its architecture did too. Now experts are looking more closely at buildings that look nothing like what came before.
Audio: Famed children’s book author Katherine Paterson spoke about the story behind her popular book, “Bridge to Terabithia,” at our Fall Conference in 2015.
Video: The mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart in 1937 often overshadows her accomplishments as a pilot and author. Champlain College professor Nancy Nahra examines the remarkable life of the aviation legend.
“Many people are speaking to this moment as an opportunity to go deep,” says this thought-provoking blog post from The Whitman Institute.
Video: New England has thousands of miles of stone walls. Author and builder Kevin Gardner discusses the history of stone walls and how they became a significant element of our landscape, all while building a miniature New England wall in the library.