December 3, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Resisting Abstract Expressionism

Curator Karen Wilkin discusses Figuration Never Died: New York Painterly Painting, 1950-1970.

December 10, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk: Andy Yoder

Andy Yoder discusses Overboard, which consists of replicas of Nike shoes made out of recycled materials.

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!

DEADLINE: December 8

Call for Creatures: GLASSTASTIC 2021

Your imaginary creature could be turned into a glass sculpture and exhibited at BMAC.

January 14, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Linking Us Fondly: Hairwork in 19th Century America

A talk by Helen Sheumaker, author of Love Entwined: The Curious History of Hairwork in America.

January 19, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

A Conversation with Lois Dodd

Lois Dodd joins Vermont-based artist Eric Aho in an online conversation about her life and work.

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.

January 27, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Artist Talk with Ned Castle and Federico Pardo

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

February 4, Thursday, 7 p.m.

Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr. (Screening and Discussion)

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

February 11, Thursday, 7 p.m.

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, Communtiy, 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.