Arts & Education

Dorset is known for its Celebration of the Arts and Education.

Bringing Learning and the Arts to Life

Photo by Hubert Schriebl

David Munyak Furniture Maker


Wood turning and furniture making.

Merck Forest & Farmland Center

  Merck Forest & Farmland Center is a 3,200 acre conserved educational and recreational property that practices sustainable agriculture and forestry methods and welcomes visitors to learn about our natural and working lands. Just 10 minutes away from the Dorset Green up Rte. 315 in Rupert, Merck offers back country camping, 30 miles of recreational trails, a working farm and a variety of events and workshops for all ages. UNPLUG AT MERCK FOREST, Merck offers unique backcountry lodging options:  nine...

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning


A nonprofit organization offering enriching lectures and workshops for adults in Southern Vermont.

Dorset Players

A non-profit community theatre organization dedicated to fostering the arts in Dorset, Vermont and elsewhere.

Dorset Ballet Theatre

Dorset Ballet Theatre provides classes for children and adults in ballet, pointe, contemporary/jazz, and musical theatre. Our mission is to provide a nurturing and positive environment to build a lifelong love of the arts.

Dorset Historical Society


Historical society of Dorset.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Dorset Theatre Festival: enlightening, entertaining and inspiring an audience through the celebration of great plays.

Dorset Village Library


Dorset's own Village Library. Alive with books, DVD's, audio books, magazines and a calendar full of events for all ages.

Red Fox Community School

Red Fox Community School is a K-5 independent progressive elementary school that emphasizes outdoor education, community and life skills. Our goal is to educate independent thinkers, creative problem solvers and engaged, respectful community members. We are located in the same building at the prestigious 6th-12th grade Long Trail School in Dorset, Vermont.  Visit our website for a curriculum overview, take a look at our class blog, and learn more about our mission and values. https://www.redfoxschool.org

Long Trail School

The Long Trail School is an independent college-prep coeducational day school serving students in grades 6-12. Long Trail School was established on the founding principles that "every student is unique, small group instruction responds to individual needs, high academic standards motivate students, and financial need should not deter qualified students from applying."

Marble House Project


Art made- farm grown- community engaged. Marble House Project is a multi-disciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration and the exchange of ideas by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work side by side.