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.
Are you a teaching artist who believes art can and does change lives? Do you want to teach students who have dynamic creativity and expression? Would you like to connect with other teaching artists who care about engaging students with emotional and behavioral challenges? VSA Vermont’s Arts to Smarts project is looking for teaching artists who want
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“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
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.