Events

January 21, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Tintype Photography Demonstration with Rachel Portesi

Rachel Portesi speaks via Zoom about the tintype process she used for the exhibit Hair Portraits.

Deadline: ASAP; first come, first served

Artful Ice Shanties Design-Build Competition

Artists, ice fishers, tiny house fans: Build your own Artful Ice Shanty and display it at Retreat Farm!

January 23 & 30, Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Workshop: Mini Upcycled Ice Shanties

Create mini ice shanties out of repurposed and recycled materials in this online workshop.

January 27, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Ned Castle and Federico Pardo

Ned Castle and Federico Pardo discuss their work documenting Brattleboro’s ice shanties.

February 4, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Film Screening: Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr.

A showing of the documentary Remembering the Artist, Robert DeNiro, Sr., with a Q&A by Karen Wilkin.

February 11, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Erik Hoffner: Seeing the Story

Erik Hoffner discusses approaches and strategies for visual storytelling through photography.

February 13-28, 2021

Artful Ice Shanties Design-Build Competition

Visit this outdoor display of wild, wonderful Artful Ice Shanties at Retreat Farm.

February 16, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Ice Fishing: Culture, Community, and Conservation

This online panel discussion explores an ancient and lasting aspect of New England heritage.

February 18, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Trashed Inspiration: Oceans, Pollution, and Art

Andy Yoder moderates an online panel of artists whose work focuses on ocean pollution.

February 25, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Unboxed: A Cultural History of Sneakers

Elizabeth Semmelhack of the Bata Shoe Museum explores how sneakers became cultural icons.