Sip & Paint – May Flowers @ Long Trail School Art Room
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sip & Paint - May Flowers @ Long Trail School Art Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is happy to welcome back artist and teacher Anharad Llewelyn to lead this sip and paint workshop. Enjoy wine and cheese while Anharad leads you through the steps of good composition and color theory. You are guaranteed to have fun while sipping and painting your colorful masterpiece, featuring[...]
Objectivity in the Fake News Era @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Objectivity in the Fake News Era @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Jane Lindholm of Vermont Public Radio to talk about objectivity in the era of fake news. Can you spot fake news? Is journalism increasingly challenged in this so-called post-truth era? This talk will provide ways for listeners to ensure that the news they get is accurate, and[...]
Composting 101 @ Proft Residence
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Composting 101 @ Proft Residence
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Matt Proft to lead this two-part workshop on the basics of composting. In the first session, we will follow organic scraps from the kitchen all the way to the garden. We will cover the dos and don’ts, what ingredients work well and troubleshooting. In the second session,[...]
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
How to Deal with North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Challenges @ Manchester Community Library
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Yangmo Ku, Acting Director of The Peace and War Center at Norwich University, to talk about North Korea. Arguably, the North Korean nuclear/missile problem is currently one of the most challenging U.S. foreign policy issues, because the nation can directly threaten the U.S. mainland unless the issue[...]
Superduo Bead Wrap Bracelet @ Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Superduo Bead Wrap Bracelet @ Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes arts educator Stacy Gates to lead this bead wrap bracelet workshop. Double the fun in this beading workshop by using the new Superduo two-hole Czech glass beads to create a multiple wrap bracelet. Beautiful in its visual complexity, you will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the[...]
Notes from the Field: Sporting Art by Ogden Pleissner @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Notes from the Field: Sporting Art by Ogden Pleissner @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Katie Wood Kirchhoff, the associate curator at Shelburne Museum, to talk about artist Ogden Pleissner. What do a pair of Bean boots, a tuxedo, and a deerstalker hat have in common? Join us as we investigate archival treasures that illuminate the hunting and fishing pictures of Ogden[...]
Children of Immigrants and the Future of the U.S. @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Children of Immigrants and the Future of the U.S. @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Skidmore College Professor Amon Emeka to talk about the children of immigrants in the U.S. Underlying the recent debates over immigrants and immigration policy is the mostly unspoken belief that recent immigrants cannot or will not “melt” into U.S. society because of their Asian, Latin American, and[...]
Pet Portrait Painting Class @ Long Trail School Art Room
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pet Portrait Painting Class @ Long Trail School Art Room
Calling all animal lovers! Working from a digital photo of your favorite pet’s face, you will learn how to paint an acrylic portrait that you and your four-legged (or two- legged) friend will cherish for years to come. Please send a digital photo of your pet to allewelyn@longtrailschool.org before the first class. This will be[...]
Birds of Summer @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Birds of Summer @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Ahhh, the birds of summer! Who are they, where are they, and what are they up to during the summer? Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Bird Diva, Bridget Butler, for an evening talk about birding during the summer months. We’ll take a look at interesting behaviors, family dynamics and drama, and the[...]
Sip & Paint – Beach Time! @ Long Trail School Art Room
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sip & Paint - Beach Time! @ Long Trail School Art Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) is excited to have artist and teacher Anharad Llewelyn back to lead this sip and paint workshop. Enjoy wine and cheese while Anharad leads you through the steps of good composition and color theory. There’s guaranteed fun while sipping and painting your colorful masterpiece, featuring a beach time[...]
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Ethan Allen’s Capture of Fort Ticonderoga and the Battle of Bennington @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes historian Richard Smith to tell the thrilling story about Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys leaving Bennington and traveling north through Manchester to Fort Ticonderoga. The fort was then captured on May 10, 1775 for “America’s First Victory.” Two years later in 1777, British General Burgoyne[...]
Intro to Zero Balancing @ Equinox Village
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Intro to Zero Balancing @ Equinox Village
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Cyndy Shaw to introduce us to Zero Balancing, a mind body therapy performed through clothing on a massage table. It can reduce pain, increase range of motion, improve sleep, and bring us to deeper states of consciousness (similar to meditation) that facilitate healing. In Zero Balancing, we[...]
The Treaty of Versailles @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jun 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Treaty of Versailles @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) welcomes Derek Boothby, Former Director of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs, to talk about The Treaty of Versailles, which is marking 100 years since its signing. This Treaty which concluded the First World War laid the blame for the war squarely on Germany and its allies,[...]
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Beethoven Two, Tchaikovsky One: A Pre-Concert Talk @ Manchester Community Library
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) will host a combination talk and performance of several pieces by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. First, composer Erik Nielsen will talk about Beethoven’s Opus 13 piano sonata, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique, which was written in 1798, when the composer was 27 years old. It has remained one of[...]
In Conversation with Composer Christopher Theofanidis @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Jul 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
In Conversation with Composer Christopher Theofanidis @ Burr and Burton Academy, Hunter Seminar Room
Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning (GMALL) will host a conversation with composer Christopher Theofanidis. On July 11th, Manchester Music Festival (MMF) features the world premiere of an original composition by Theofanidis, Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet. MMF’s Artistic Director Adam Neiman will conduct the interview, with Christopher discussing his compositional process and detailing[...]