Mad River Valley Arts opens the New Year with a retrospective of the late artist Mireille Clapp, a Boston based and long standing resident of the Valley in Vermont. Throughout her international career she created a diverse range of mixed media wall sculptures and freestanding abstract pieces of welded steels, copper, bronze, brass, and aluminum. Often she played with the movement and tension between organic and geometric, order and disorder. Trained as a scientist in Canada and a PhD from M.I.T, she was the first female tenured professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at UMass Amherst. Her leadership in this regard has subsequently inspired women to become faculty in the inventive sciences. Her work can be found in numerous private and permanent collections including M.I.T, St. Botolph Club of Boston, INSA of Lyon, France to name a few along with L’Attitude Gallery of Boston who sells her work today.
Artisans Hand's highly anticipated seconds and rare treasures sale is taking place from February 3 - 12! This is a great opportunity to add to your art collection or start stashing away gifts for later this year. New items will be put out daily during the sale, so come early and often!
The League of Women Voters of Vermont, in partnership with Kellogg-Hubbard Library presents the fourth in its 2022-23 Lecture Series on The Impact of Climate Change on Vermont. This season we are looking at its effect on personal, economic, and ecological levels, closing with action that has been taken and what we can do individually and as a community. The fourth program, on Wednesday, February 8 at 7:00 pm presents a Current Legislative Initiatives Update, and will provide a preview of relevant state legislation and the Impact of past legislation. Panel members are VT Sen. Andrew Perchlik and Rep. Gabrielle Stebbins; Jared Duval, Executive Director of Energy Action Network will moderate. The program will be hosted via Zoom and is open to the public. Attendance is free, but all guests must register at www.kellogghubbard.org/adult-programs.
On tour from the Pacific Northwest, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno write and perform old-soul roots music with stunning breadth and originality. Both Leva and Calcagno grew up in the Appalachian stringband tradition, have noted parents in the old-time scene, and spent formative years running wild around festival campgrounds. They are steeped in an instrumental culture of hard-picking and virtuosic musicianship. Afternoon Workshops in oldtime fiddle and country harmony singing are being offered.To sign up, visit: http://www.cabotarts.org NAMED ROLLING STONE'S "TOP 10 COUNTRY ARTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOW” "NEO-TRADITIONAL SONGWRITER IS INSPIRING ON A LOST GENERATION STYLE" -NO DEPRESSION