ARTstravaganza: Celebrating art in Windham County


BRATTLEBORO >> ARTstravanganza is a kinetic, visual and aural feast of arts and culture in Windham County – where creativity grows with a lineup of weekend events celebrating art in the county. It is an Arts Council of Windham County event in partnership with: Vermont Arts Council, 118 Elliot, Write Action, New England Center for Circus Arts, River Gallery School, Brattleboro-West Arts, Vermont International Film Foundation, Brattleboro Film Festival, Brattleboro Town Arts Committee, Brattleboro Printmakers, WSESU Diversity Equity Committee, Downtown Brattleboro Alliance, Saxtons River Main Street Arts, Spybird Theater, Latchis Arts, Beadniks, Gallery in the Woods, Vermont Artisan Designs Gallery, Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, Catherine Dianich Gallery, C.X. Silver Gallery, Cai's Dim Sum Teahouse, KidsPLAYce, Brattleboro Food Co-Op, and many other artists, organizations, and businesses throughout Windham County.

A sample of weekend event Friday, May 6 through Sunday, May 8 include:

Friday, – music and dance at the River Garden; 3-D chalk installation; continuous slide show featuring over 450 images of creativity; New England Center for Circus Arts performances; Diversity Day Celebration at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center; and Tiny Book Caravan.

Friday Night Arts After Dark – Our Bodies, Our Myths" (live poetry, music, puppetry) at Hooker-Dunham Theater; Mad Max After Dark at Metropolis; and

Art and Video Projections in Unexpected Places.

Saturday – Art Market at the River Garden; KidsPLAYCE Wizard of Oz - Inspired Celebration; Shiatsu Room; Mala Bead Workshop at River Gallery School of Art; and multi-media installations.

Saturday Night Arts After Dark - Creative Convergence Cabaret at 118 Elliot with Kevin O'Keefe, World Beat Dance Party with DJ Maile to follow

Sunday – Open Studio with Brattleboro-West Arts. Restored 1916 film, "A Vermont Romance," at Latchis Theatre; and all you can eat at Cai's Dim Sum Tea House.

And more! check out the full schedule on Facebook. Search artstravaganza.

Sponsors: Shiatsu School of Vermont, Write Action, River Valley Credit Union, and The Richards Group


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