Storytelling for Social Change
May
19
10:00 am10:00

Storytelling for Social Change


Storytelling, oral history, and ethnography can be powerful tools for the documentation of voices, memories and histories. They can also be catalysts for activism and social change. In this workshop we will explore the ethics and techniques of oral history, ethnography, and storytelling as activist research methodologies.

Media Skills and Project Planning for Educators
Apr
7
10:00 am10:00

Media Skills and Project Planning for Educators

Media-making can be a powerful tool for exploring subject-area content, for student self-expression and engagement, and for relationship-building within the community. Additionally, collaborative community-based media projects have students practice the interpersonal and technical skills that will continue to be relevant to their lives and work in the future.

Braided Rug "Show and Tell"
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

Braided Rug "Show and Tell"

Ten visiting braiders from Pennsylvania's Valley Forge Rug Braiding Guild will contribute to the exhibit theme Re-Imagine the Braided Rug by bringing a few of their own unusual rugs for a "Show and Tell".

Opening Reception: Re-imagine the Braided Rug
Feb
4
2:00 pm14:00

Opening Reception: Re-imagine the Braided Rug

Join us February 4, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 pm the Vermont Folklife Center for an opening reception to celebrate our exhibit, “Re-imagine the Braided Rug,” featuring the work of West Fairlee rug braider Delsie Hoyt.

Dec
22
Dec 31

2016 Gingerbread House Exhibition and Contest

It's time for our 18th annual Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibit! This year’s theme is A Christmas Carol: Revisiting the English Tradition of Ghost Stories During the Holidays.

Amazing GRACE / Exhibit Reception and Film Screening
Dec
9
5:00 pm17:00

Amazing GRACE / Exhibit Reception and Film Screening

Join us for an exhibit reception and film screening in conjunction with the exhibition, Amazing GRACE. The program will include remarks from members of the GRACE organization—as well as a screening of the short 1988 documentary film, Roland Rochette: A Retrospective, which profiles one of the exhibit artists.

Amazing GRACE / Opening Friday, November 11
Nov
11
10:00 am10:00

Amazing GRACE / Opening Friday, November 11

Amazing GRACE celebrates the works of more than twenty-five current and past artists supported through the Grass Roots Art and Community Effort’s (GRACE) hundreds of annual workshops in nursing homes, adult day centers, mental health agencies, and on-site at GRACE’s Old Firehouse facility in Hardwick, Vermont.