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Scrag Mountain Music infuses sound into the art-filled spaces of the Kent Museum. Drawing inspiration from the exhibition Backstory, Scrag co-Artistic Directors Mary Bonhag (soprano) and Evan Premo (double bass), together with celebrated Vermont cellist Emily Taubl, showcase the following intimate works in four mini concerts.
Karla Van Vliet & George Longenecker
Over a dozen Vermont artists are inspired by the theme of Backstory, which brings personal experience and the history of selected art materials into focus.
SEPTEMBER 7 - OCTOBER 7, 2018
FRIDAY - SUNDAY 10 - 5 & BY APPOINTMENT
Burr Morse & Angela Patten
Rick Agran & Elena Georgiou
3 Sundays in September at 3 o'clock
Concise, fast-paced slide presentations
by exhibiting artists
Maple Corner Community Center
September 26th @ 6:30pm
Annual Silent Art Auction
September 7th - October 7th
We are grateful for all of our community volunteers who make these exhibitions possible. Particular gratitude to poet Mary Elder Jacobsen for curating WORDS OUT LOUD; to artist Luciana Frigerio for contributing the Backstory poster image; and the curators Nel Emlen, Allyson Evans, and David Schutz for creating this event.
Thanks also to Linda Mirabile of RavenMark for her generous creation of all our printed materials. We are also very grateful for the talent and incredible care of Robyn Alvin of Alvin Creative as she constructed this website with us.
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Old West Church, 758 Old West Church Road, Calais
Reception and book signings to follow down the road at the Kent
selections from Three Songs of Remembered Love
selections from Nine Settings of Lorine Niedecker
WORDS OUT LOUD
Saturday, September 8, 3-5pm
Sunday, October 7, 3-5pm
Museum of Everyday Life
Tea Tasting and Tea Ware Demo
Little Tree Tea pop-up stall and specialty tea ware by potter Alison Pyott
Saturday, September 29, 1:00 - 5:00
WORDS OUT LOUD
3 Sundays in September
Old West Church @ 3 o'clock
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Artifacts on Loan
from the Calais and Vermont
All mini concerts are "Pay what you can" with at-will donations collected at the door.
poetry & prose, with backstory...
Guillaume de Machaut
remix by Ariadne Greif Douce Dame Jolie
Lembit Beecher's And Then I Remember
Performed by Mary Bonhag & Evan Premo
Backstory is presented by Historic Kents' Corner, Inc., the Vermont State Curator's Office, and the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
To explore the work of this year's participants, click on an image of your choosing. All artists have websites to visit, click on the small link icon found in the bottom right corner of the enlarged frame.
Donations encouraged at the door
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All photo credits courtesy contributing artists
Artful Eating Café at the Kent
Friday mornings starting September 14th
10:30 - 12:30pm
More Than Skin Deep:
The Art of the Tattoo
Join practitioners, appreciators, aficionados and the curious for an informal gathering celebrating the art of the tattoo. Saturday, September 29th, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Kent Museum