Vermont Art Online

The new Vermont Art Online initiative allows you to discover Vermont’s museums and galleries from the comfort of your home.

Built to Last

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.

Stories of My Life

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.

Permission to Pause

“Many people are speaking to this moment as an opportunity to go deep,” says this thought-provoking blog post from The Whitman Institute.

The History and Structure of Stone Walls

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.

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in Vermont

Video: From the Vermont Historical Society’s Third Thursday series: historians Lyn Blackwell and Rachel Onuf share a Vermont perspective on suffrage, including previously overlooked and fascinating women.

Dictionary Days: A Defining Passion

Video: Amherst College professor Ilan Stavans shares extraordinary and often hilarious anecdotes about dictionaries through the ages, while reflecting on a life dedicated to honoring words.

Supporting Public Health by Pausing our Events

Our current situation is not one of our choosing. And we know that this is a very stressful moment for many in our community. But it may be time to sit quietly and take a moment to reflect, especially for those of us with the option to do so.