A young woman at an Aha! painting class reaches into a red bucket.

With a backdrop of a hay bale and a large painted easel pad, a young woman wearing a green t-shirt with stamped horse shoe prints on it reaches into a red bucket, gazing down at the unseen object she is about to take out, while making art at a barn as part of a VSA VT education program.

“VSA Arts theater changed my whole life. Now the door is open. All you have to do is walk in.” Bill Villemaire

Wherever Vermonters are seeking to find their voices or to participate in arts events, VSA Vermont (VSA VT) can help. No matter where you live, no matter your age or ability, we would like to hear from you. VSA VT uses the magic of the arts to engage the capabilities and enhance the confidence of children and adults with disabilities. Let us know how we can make the arts a bridge to new communication and experience for you.

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50 States for Good Nomination

We want to thank everyone who took the time to tweet in a nomination for VSA VT for the seventh annual 50 States for Good grant program, sponsored by Tom’s of Maine.  We should hear something by this fall.  Let’s keep our fingers crossed that VSA VT is selected to receive $20,000.   Think how many additional programs
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Available Opportunities

Become a Mentor
Barre/Montpelier area
Email toby@vsavt.org
(Info PDF, Application .DOC)
Apply for Start with the Arts
Applications Due 9/15
Email peggy@vsavt.org
(Application .DOCX)

“Deputies of Delight”

VSA Vermont, with arts and education partners, created a graduate level course for teaching artists to develop their classroom skills.

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“I support VSA Arts because through art we can all share our dreams and hopes, transcending our differences, no matter where life’s journey has taken us.”Susan Ritz

A bulky black and white cow stands on a hillside of red, purple and yellow.

In this award winning painting by Jacob Potwin of Randolph, brilliant colors define a hilly landscape in which a large cow stands at the right hand edge of the painting, gazing at the viewer.