Coming Events!

Click link above for registration form

Click on links below for more information

Click HERE to see our Monthly Updates

Click HERE to see what is going on in the Writer's Group

Click HERE for info on How the Arts Help the Economy

Click HERE to see a listing of SAC projects (past, present & future). 

Click Here to See "A Very Mal Ignant Christmas" Click Here to see Swanee III: Feathers of Fury
Click HERE to see Swanee II: Apprentice of Vengeance
Click HERE to see Swanee: Vengeance Takes Flight

Click HERE for information on Swanton's 

Public Art Walls

Swanton Arts Spectacular 2018

Saturday, August 25th
10:00AM - 9:00PM 
in the Swanton Village Park

  • 50 Crafters/Artisans
  • Food vendors
  • Many live musicians
  • Live martial arts demonstration
  • Abenaki Circle of Courage Drummers
  • Dam Ducky Derby
  • Informational booths by community organizations
    • Swanton Enhancement Project & Task Forces
    • Swanton Arts Council
  • Free Community Cookout at 5PM (sponsored by the Swanton Enhancement Project)
  • Jimmy T performing at 6PM
  • Fireworks at 9PM
Registration Form: CLICK HERE

Contact Project Lead for more information

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 Swanton's Public Art Walls

and 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

The SAC's first Individual Art Show was held
on Friday, April 20th at the Chamber of Commerce.

Emerging Artist Award Scholarship Application - due 3/16/2018
Artist Statement Worksheet Link

Join us to discuss the book:
Real Artists Don't Starve
by Jeff Goins
on January 10th, 17th & 24th
at MVU High School.

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

Click HERE for more information on the Swanton's Got Art Show

Click HERE for links to more Arts Organizations
& Artist Resources


Swanton Arts Spectacular Link 

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Pop Up/Pop In Gallery Showings Link

Previous Events

Click here for more information on Barn Quilts

Click here for more information on 

Pinwheels in the Park
A donation of $5 per pinwheel entry to benefit the SAC.

Email us to enter the contests at

Join the Franklin County VT Barn Quilt Trail:

How to Make a Barn Quilt

Judging Guidelines / Criteria

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Pinwheels in the Park

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Join us for the 2nd Annual
Swanton Arts Council Craft Show

Saturday, November 26th

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM



at the Holy Trinity Church

38 Grand Avenue, Swanton, VT 05488

~ Local Artists & Crafters Only ~


See the video the SAC is famous for!

click link below to watch video

Swanee: Vengeance Takes Flight

2016 Barn Quilt Challenge
Create Public Art!

Three Ways to Participate:
  1. Create and Display your Barn Quilt for all to see! 
  2. Take the Barn Quilt Community Challenge!
  3. Join the Franklin County VT Barn Quilt Trail
Want to learn more - follow this link: Barn Quilt Challenge

Art Supplies and Craft Items Needed!
Please consider donating your unused craft supplies to the Swanton Arts Council. 
Donated items will be shared in our Makerspace,
used for community art projects
and shared with the art community of Swanton.

All arts and craft supplies are welcome!  

A drop off box is being placed at the Swanton Public Library
for your donations.  

If you have a larger donation, please contact to arrange a pick up.

We are looking for:
* Paint – all types of artist or craft paint accepted
* unopened cans of spray paint
* crayons, colored pencils (in any condition)

Our mission is to establish an artistic presence and develop an artistic community in Swanton.

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. 
              - Oscar Wilde