Past Mad River Valley Arts Events

Here is some of the great programming we have offered in years past. Explore the ways in which your donation dollars have supported the arts in the Valley and beyond. 


Textures and Patterns

Featuring work from the Mad River Rug Hookers and one-of-a-kind pieces of ceramic mosaic shards, many from Bette Ann Libby and her students.


Fluid Expressions – An Awards Show.

The annual awards show by the Vermont Watercolor Society. The juried exhibition brought 30 outstanding paintings to the Festival Gallery.

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Bill Brauer Retrospective

Celebrating the career of this nationally recognized Vermont artist with an exhibition of drawing, paintings and etchings not publicly shown before.  

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Green Mountain Photo Show

The Red Barn Galleries at Lareau Farm, September 12 – October 11, 2021. 
Open to amateur and professional photographers

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Art Forms: an exploration

Highlights the multiple approaches artists have adopted to convey their ideas, bringing together both fine arts and quality crafts.

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Return of the Arts Celebration

Tour of the NEW Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition, meet artists, and preview 2021 MRV Arts exhibitions and events

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Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition

The 9th Annual Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition.

New for 2021 – Whiskey Painters of America hold their first ever show in New England as they join the Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition. 

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Vermont Watercolor Society Show

The Vermont Watercolor Society is dedicated to promoting the awareness and appreciation of watercolor to its membership at all levels of ability and to the larger community by providing opportunities and venues for participation, education, fellowship, and exhibitions.