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  • Transformation: 40 years of art displayed as a retrospective of Paedra

    Columns  > Opinion

    The day that it snows, I can only write about snow.  The day they hung Paedra Bramhall's work in the Killington Arts Upstairs Gallery was, like the snow, the only thing on my mind. I was there for the hanging, but was w ...

  • Paedra’s World

    Columns  > Opinion

    Anna Caleb and I joined other members of the Killington Arts Guild last July to visit Paedra Bramhall's galleries in Bridgewater, Vt. and see work in progress in the mountains. Anna and I rode in her car, bumping along the r ...

  • It’s all about snow

    Columns  > Opinion

    This week wherever you went it was snowing and those who were not skiing were entertaining themselves with books, drinks, food and sleep. The Lucky Duck Lake Club from Pennsylvania took time after skiing at Pico to build a g ...

  • The best holiday party of all

    Columns  > Opinion

    Many of us may be invited to holiday parties with people we don't know, a big something that is drinking and singing with strangers but the beauty of Vermont is that there are still places where people come together who have ...

  • Rising spirits

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    Beverly Anderson is one of the charter members of the Killington Arts Guild. For 12 years she has been pastor of the Sherburne United Church of Christ, which has been her home church for 45 years. She attended Bangor Theolog ...

  • ‘Tis the season

    Columns  > Opinion

    It was a day with blue ski and white clouds at the Killington Base Lodge. You could see skiers carefully moving across the thin snow on Double Dipper. There was a lift on the left of the ski slope that took them back up the ...

  • Music before the storm

    Columns  > Opinion

    Photo by Yvonne Feaster Katie Reimer, Music before the Storm at the Gables and Meadows. Katie Reimer, pianist, curated and performed in a concert in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in April 2011, as a celebration for ...

  • Published at last: As We Were

    Columns  > Opinion

    Photo by Patsy Zedar Book cover for "As We Were" by watercolorist Maurie Harrington.   Verdant Books of Rutland has published "As We Were." A collection written by the Gables and Friends Memoir Group. These are stories ...

  • Farewell to Annie

    Columns  > Opinion

    Ann Marie Wallen Dec. 25, 1919 - Sept. 30, 2012 For many years the Killington Arts Guild and the Killington Recreation Department held Potluck Holiday luncheons open to everyone. "Annie" and I shopped together for festive d ...

  • Making something new

    Columns  > Opinion

    Barbara McKenna is on the Killington Arts Guild's Board of Directors and works on publicity. For a KAG Gallery reception a couple years ago she made table centerpieces-little wooden birdhouses with artificial flowers around ...

  • Plein air painting

    Columns  > Opinion

    Warmer, sunny days in the Northeast encourage outdoor painting. Plein Air Painting contributes significantly to capturing and documenting the beauty and history of this area. Plein Air first became popular in the early ninet ...

  • A creative community for the arts

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    Susan Wacker-Donle is Killington Arts Guild's Webmaster. She continues to develop the website originated by Sally Curtis, KAG president, and her son Jon Curtis. The Website demonstrates how committed KAG and its membership a ...

  • About courage my love

    Columns  > Opinion

    Robin Gordon Taft restores furniture and calls it "Furniture in Recovery." A chest of drawers is in the Killington Arts Guild Gallery at Cabin Fever Gifts (Route 4), pictured on the KAG website and in the KAG brochure design ...

  • All about flowers

    Columns  > Opinion

    The iris in my garden are finished for the season but those in the Killington Arts Guild Gallery show "Spring into Summer" continue to bloom brightly. Sally Curtis's Iris (photo on canvas) in blue and yellow is a fine exampl ...

  • Magical crows in flight

    Columns  > Opinion

    The new Killington Arts Guild Show, "Spring into Summer" at Cabin Fever Gifts is full of beautiful flowers-iris, sunflowers, petunias, and lilacs. One can almost smell them they are so lovely. But what caught my eye were two ...

  • Getting to know us

    Columns  > Opinion

    Killington Arts Guild is a creative community for the arts. Our Gallery, website, programs and workshops are open to everyone. The best way to get to know us is to visit our Gallery at Cabin Fever Gifts where a new show, "Sp ...

  • Visions of Mongolia with Annette Compton

    Columns  > Opinion

    Many of us first met Annette Compton about ten years ago as an impersonator of Edna St. Vincent Millay in a Vermont Humanities Program sponsored by the Killington Arts Guild and the Friends of the Sherburne Library. Here we ...

  • Edie Johnstone, the paper cutter

    Columns  > Opinion

    The art of scherenschnitte (German for scissor cuttings) is more unique than most art techniques, perhaps, but it is no less impressive. Edith Johnstone, known by most as "Edie," has been practicing this art for the past 27 ...

  • Is Gardening Changing?

    Columns  > Opinion

    Gardening was one of the original 'arts' included in the Killington Arts Guild. I remember visiting Louise Hansson's house to see how to grow gardens in a limited space and to George Lyons place where he had a nursery of pla ...

  • What the Teen Ensemble taught us

    Columns  > Opinion

    People asked me after the SafeArt performance at the Killington Arts Guild Annual meeting, "What was it like meeting the Teen Ensemble face to face?" These were young people who had been abused, criticized for being differen ...

  • A new season; a new start

    Columns  > Opinion

    In the 2012 Annual Meeting Report Sally Curtis, KAG president, quotes Robert Hass, U.S. Poet Laureate (late 1990s) "There's a whole range of behaviors that were highly functional in the hierarchical organization th ...

  • Artists connect with the worldwide web

    Columns  > Opinion

    In today's world if you or your business are not on the web then you don't exist. But learning about the web or a computer procedure is hard work. I am trying to use Evernote to write on my computers. With it I could write ...

  • Invitation to poetry

    Columns  > Opinion

    "…wait on the wind, catch a scent of salt, call it our life." Excerpt from Our Valley by Philip Levine, U.S. Poet Laureate, National Poetry Month poster, April 2012. In Dana Gioia's famous essay, "Does Poetry Matter?"&nbsp ...

  • Painting Workshop

    Killington Arts Guild painting/acrylics workshop meets every Tuesday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Sherburne Library in Killington. Free. For reservations call 422-3824. 

  • Meet Susan Wacker-Donle

    Columns  > Opinion

    Many people in the Killington Arts Guild are discovering Susan Wacker-Donle, a woman of many talents. She says about art, "I am constantly stopped by the beauty around me. The way the morning sun lights up the sky, the color ...

  • Rotary paint saints prepare gallery for show

    Local News

    The Rotary Painting Event at the Killington Arts Guild Gallery was scheduled for one day, Sunday Feb. 12. We didn't think it could be done in such a short time but here is what happened as reported by Sally Curtis: Five Ro ...

  • Art fits Killington

    Columns  > Opinion

    For the first time since the Killington Arts Guild moved into The Upstairs Gallery at Cabin Fever Gifts, The Gallery will be totally closed. From Feb. 9-18, The Gallery will undergo major renovations/painting. It is also the ...

  • A master watercolorist teaches color and energy

    Local News

    Peter Huntoon has been a watercolor painter since 1994 and is known for his colorful pictures of Rutland. He creates representational works of art inspired by the New England landscape and its people and regularly exhibits t ...

  • Making live music sustains the ages

    Columns  > Opinion

    Sounds of violins, flutes and trumpets tuning up, people settle in their chairs, lights go down, the conductor raises his hands, silence-then the music begins. This is the Vermont Symphony Orchestra's Holiday program, "Fun a ...

  • What is Art?

    Columns  > Opinion

    For over a decade, Killington Arts Guild has defined ART in the broadest sense. Painters, sculptures, crafters, photographers, gardeners, writers, dancers, dramatists and more are all artists. This is expressed in art shows ...

  • Civil War historian, Howard Coffin, retells how the Green Mountain Boys won the war

    Local News

    RUTLAND-The meeting room in the Gotnick Center in Rutland is packed, Howard Coffin, nationally known Civil War historian and a true Vermonter is here to tell us how the Green Mountain Boys won the war. His voice booms out ac ...

  • Achievements: Jumping higher

    Local News

    When I was little we had a game called "Jumping over the Bar."  It wasn't a real competition. You tried to jump over the bar, and then tried again, until you could jump higher. While we don't literally play this game af ...

  • Cathy Quaglia: Words that fall like snow flakes

    Local News

    Cathy inherited a love of poetry from her mother Margaret. She came to love the classics. When she was a legal assistant in New York City she was invited to a ski club house in Pittsfield. She tried skiing, loved it, gave up ...

  • Happy Holiday after all

    Local News

    Recently, the Vermont Festival of trees filled the ballroom of the Killington Grand Hotel - green trees, twinkling lights and glittering decorations. Children eagerly dragged parents from tree to tree. "Look at the train at ...

  • Go for the Light

    Local News

    Those who attended the Thanksgiving Reception at the Killington Arts Guild found how bright and uplifting the gallery is with its walls filled with the finest efforts of local artists. Many came for the first time. The PEG T ...

  • New Gallery Show Opening Reception

    Killington-There will be an New Gallery Show and opening reception at the Killington Arts Guild gallery from 1- 3:30 p.m., located above Cabin Fever Gifts, across from the Killington Access Rd. on Rt. 4E. The show will featu ...

  • New Gallery Show and Opening Reception

    Killington Arts Guild opens new show at the Gallery above Cabin Fever Gifts, across from the Killington Access Rd. on Route 4East. The show will feature art works by artists from all over Vermont who will be showing their la ...

  • Gallery in-the-Field features "The Memory Chamber"

    Local News

    This time of year art is all around us in spectacular foliage, blue skies and rolling clouds, at the Farmer's Market, at Art in the Park, in the Halloween figures, and in the transformed bails of hay in Killington. Art galle ...

  • Killington Arts Guild 10.13

    Local News

    The sun is shining, occasionally, and we hope the weeks ahead will be full of a glorious fall but whatever the weather Art is with us, the Guild is active and you are invited to come to these programs and participate in our ...

  • Killington Arts Guild - 10.6

    Local News

    Beginning again isn't easy to do, but the Killington Arts Guild is making a great new start. The third Killington Salon hosted by Jill Dye and Duane Finger at the Killington Dream Ski Lodge featured Melissa Marvel (voice and ...

  • Food As Art

    Killington Arts Guild sponsors program with Lauren Wilder, presenting visual and edible art in the form of garnishes, hors d'oeuvres, and centerpieces with food sampling sure to be included! Sherburne Memorial Library, til 8 ...

  • Chinese Brush Workshop

    Killington Arts Guild sponsors 1-day workship with Jill Dye, presenting style & techniques of using bamboo brushes & ink blocks for creating subjects in this elemental medium. Beginners to experienced painters welcom ...

  • Art Demonstration at Killington

    Killington Arts Guild presents Sally Curtis, a skilled teacher who makes things easy, is giving a Marbleizing and Bookbinding demonstration on Monday evening 7-9 PM on August 8th  at the Sherburne Memorial Library. -www ...

  • Oil & Acrylic Painting Workshop

    Killington Arts Guild workshop with Don Hofer. 2 days, 9th & 10th, til 4pm each eay. At KAG Gallery above Cabin Fever Gifts. Make painting an adventure! $130 members, $140 non. 422-3852 or killingtonartsguild.org to regi ...

  • Marbleizing Paper & Book Binding

    Killington Arts Guild program with Sally Curtis. Sally demonstrates, you try technique. Sherburne Memorial Library, Killington. Til 9pm. Free, open to public. 422-3852.

  • Ars Poetica

    Every Fourth Wednesday at Sherburne Library, Killington, til 8pm. A gathering of poets, writers and those who appreciate the written word. This week, mini workshop on Haiku, individual readings and group discussion. Ref ...

  • KAG Opening Reception

    Killington Arts Guild New Show Opening Reception, 3-6pm, KAG Gallery, Upstairs at Cabin Fever Gifts, Rte. 4 across from Killington Access Rd. Open 9am-6pm daily. Show thru Sep. 1. 802-422-3852.

  • Killington Arts Guild Show

    Killington Arts Guild New Show, 3-6pm, KAG Gallery, Upstairs at Cabin Fever Gifts, Rte. 4 across from Killington Access Rd. We celebrate Killington's 250th Anniversary. Open 9am-6pm daily. Show thru Sep. 1. 802-422-3852.