Seeking vendors and performers!


Gathering Of The Realms September 10-11, 2022
Gathering of the Realms is a two-day Renfaire event to be held Sept. 10-11, 2022, outdoors at the Swanton Recreation Commission ball fields in Swanton, VT. It is a celebration of artists and entertainers framed by the renaissance era coupled with the fantasy worlds of dragons, wizards, and space travelers. 

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2022 Raffle Events

to support local arts
Buy Tickets at the Swanton Library, via Electronic Payemail, or contact a member of the Swanton Arts Council. PURCHASE TODAY for your chances to WIN !!!!

1) $20 Each. Raffle to support Swanton Public Art.  Win 8'x8' Art Board painted by local artists: Nicole Gadouas and Scott Rheaume.  Now on display for viewing at the Route 7 art board just past John's Bridge.  Limited ticket supply. On sale until June 10th! Drawing June 11th.

2) $5 Each or $20 for 5.  Raffle to support BOTH Swanton Arts Council and Milton Artists' Guild. Win big prizes: $3000 cash (grand prize), $500 in Gift Cards (2nd Prize), $100 in Gift Cards (3rd Prize).  On sale until July 10th! Drawing July 16th.

The Year of the Salmon - a community-generated movie  

(scroll down for a link to watch the video!)

This project was made possible thanks to the support of the
Lake Champlain Basin Program, the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership, Northwest Access TV, the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge and the talented writers,
actors and videographers in the
Swanton Community

Click the link below to watch the movie!

Tracks of Destiny

Congratulations to Emmet Mathieu
on his winning entry 
Tracks of Destiny
for the Edwin M. Church Award for Young Writers.  

Click HERE to read the winning entry.

Entries now being accepted for the Edwin M. Church Local Writer's Award link to application

Emmet Mathieu and project lead, Pat Paxman

Help Create Art in Swanton!

Many Events! Click links below for more information
Click HERE to see what is going on in the Writer's Group

Click HERE for information on how to get paint 

Click HERE to see our Monthly Updates 

Click HERE for info on How the Arts Help the Economy

Click HERE for links to more Arts Organizations, Artist Resources and Community Partners