Vermont Humanities

Junkie, Sister, Daughter, Mom: A Love Story from the Opioid Epidemic

Video: In October 2018, a young Vermont mom named Madelyn Linsenmeir died after a long struggle with addiction. Her obituary went viral and was read by millions of people around the world. Madelyn’s sister, writer Kate O’Neill, shares her family’s experience loving and losing Maddie, the stories of other Vermonters impacted by this disease, and potential solutions to the crisis.

From Rembrandt to Van Gogh and Beyond

Video: Vincent Van Gogh’s art was among the first that made visible the artist’s subjective feelings, an approach later emulated by 20th-century artists. Art historian Carol Berry discusses Van Gogh’s life, the development of his art, and the artists who influenced him.