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Welcome to the Capital City Community Calendar. This is a comprehensive events calendar connecting our community with the wide array of events offered at in our vibrant city. If you are hosting an event in Montpelier, you are invited to list your event details here on our community calendar. Before submitting a community event, please refer to the calendar policy.
May 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Vermont Supreme Court Gallery
Vanishment, new work featured by Vermont artist Janet Van Fleet, will be on view at the Vermont Supreme Court Gallery from April 2 through June 28, 2019, with an opening reception on Thursday, April 4, 4-7 PM. The exhibit explores the fraught relationship between humans and the natural world, using, in part, materials that Van Fleet has repurposed from previous bodies of work.
May 22, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The T. W. Wood Gallery at 46 Barre St in the Center for Arts and Learning in Montpelier, Vermont is pleased to announce Awakenings; an exhibit featuring current work by Kate Longmaid and Tom Merwin. The T.W. Wood Gallery is honored to have their work at the gallery.
Through a contemporary approach to portraiture and still life, Kate Longmaid explores what is revealed in the intimate moments of seeing. With still life, Longmaid is drawn to subject matter that is ephemeral. Captured in fleeting moments, these paintings reflect on the transient nature and beauty of life.
Tom Merwin's painting process expresses a layering of symbol and spirituality, using nature as a doorway to the expression of existential concerns. Traveling the trails through the Kittatiny, Catskill and Green Mountains have been a continued influence and resource for Merwin.
May 22, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Room
How do trees affect rain, rivers, soil quality, nutrition, climate and peace? Planting trees for fuel, shade, and food is not something that anyone would imagine as the first step toward winning the Nobel Peace Prize. But this is how Wangari Maathai won in 2004, by leading thousands of women in the Green Belt Movement of Kenya. These women planted 35 million trees, reclaimed their country’s land from a century of deforestation, and enabled families to feed their children healthier food. Join Shawn White for a viewing of the film, followed by a discussion about how planting trees in Montpelier can improve our rivers, soil quality and climate.