Southern Vermont Arts Center Opening July 4th with Outdoor Reception!

YESTER HOUSE 2020 SOLO EXHIBITIONS Exhibition on view: July 4 – August 16 Outdoor Opening Reception: July 4 • 3-5 p.m. SVAC’s annual Solo Exhibitions take place in our historic Yester House and is comprised of current and new artist members. Each artist is assigned a gallery to display their work. The art work selected for these shows varies from...

Paint & Sip

Unleash your inner artist at a special Paint & Sip to benefit The Dorset School 8th grade trip to New York City. The event will be held at the Dorset Village Library on March 12th from 6-8 pm. Sign up and pay at the Dorset Library or at the Dorset School Office. Tickets are $30. Cash or check (to be...

Holly Near in Concert

AS PART OF BENNINGTON COLLEGE'S EFFORT TO CONTAIN THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, THE HOLLY NEAR CONCERT SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 21st HAS BEEN CANCELED. A MESSAGE FROM HOLLY NEAR: I am of course disappointed to have to cancel the Bennington concert. We were looking forward to a spirited evening, focusing on flipping the Senate, making sure everyone gets counted in the...

Reception for “All Creatures Great and Small”

The public is invited to an opening reception for "All Creatures Great and Small" at 3 Pears Gallery on the Dorset Green, Saturday, February 15, from 1 - 4 pm. Enjoy a glass of the gallery’s signature pomegranate prosecco punch and munch on delicious nibbles as you delight in a menagerie of the wild and the domesticated, expressed in a...

Nunsense II: The Second Coming

Dorset Players present Nunsense II: The Second Coming, the sequel to the international hit, Nunsense.  The same five nuns are back on stage at Mt. Saint Helen's School for what is billed as a "Thank You Program" for their supporters. Forced to work around the set of The Mikado (being presented next week by the local music society), the nuns...

On Golden Pond

On Golden Pond, a live performance presented by Dorset Players, tells the story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, an aging couple who are spending the summer at their home on Golden Pond. Ethel and Norman are visited by their daughter Chelsea, her fiancé Bill Ray, and his son Billy Ray Jr. The play explores the often turbulent relationship that Chelsea...

The Tortoise Versus The Hare

Dorset Players welcome the Missoula Children's Theatre for a special performance of The Tortoise Versus The Hare. Somewhere in desert country, the inhabitants of West Sandy Bottoms are preparing for the highlight of their year – the annual race between arch enemies, the Mammals and the Reptiles. As the race progresses, a tiny bunny is lost in the wilds of...

A Christmas Carol

Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future for a live performance of A Christmas Carol, presented by Dorset Players. This holiday classic returns to the Dorset Playhouse, infusing traditional holiday music and dance in what is sure to be a festive outing for all this holiday season. Directed by Don Petersen, this performance follows various ghosts as they...