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Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Events at Goddard

Events

Upcoming events at Goddard are posted below. To filter this list by Event Type, check the appropriate box.

Jul

29

Tue, 9:00am
Art Exhibit: "Al- Mutanabbi Street Starts Here"
Plainfield, VT

The Eliot D. Pratt Library welcomes this traveling book art exhibit, on display from July 4 to October 10, 2014. The impetus for creating this exhibit of book art and poetry was a 2007 car bomb explosion on Al-Mutanabbi Street in the historic bookselling district of Baghdad, Iraq. The bombing was a deliberate attack on the literary and intellectual life of Baghdad, killing over 30 people, wounding more than a hundred.

Jul

30

Wed, 6:30pm
Goddard MFA Art Crawl
Plainfield, VT

The Goddard MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFA-IA) Art Crawl is a multi-media celebration of the arts. Grab a map (available on campus) and join us for student art work and performances spread around the campus. From unexpected installations and spontaneous performances, to more traditional works in painting, sculpture and photography, the Art Crawl offers an opportunity to experience the joy of creation and the potency of the arts in a myriad of forms.

Aug

2

Sat, 9:30am
1st Annual Dr. David Allen Frisby III Symposium on Poverty and Education
Seattle, WA

POVERTY AND EDUCATION!  IT’S ABOUT THE POVERTY IN EDUCATION! “You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace” – Frank McCourt, 2009.

Aug

5

Tue, 9:00am
Art Exhibit: "Al- Mutanabbi Street Starts Here"
Plainfield, VT

The Eliot D. Pratt Library welcomes this traveling book art exhibit, on display from July 4 to October 10, 2014. The impetus for creating this exhibit of book art and poetry was a 2007 car bomb explosion on Al-Mutanabbi Street in the historic bookselling district of Baghdad, Iraq. The bombing was a deliberate attack on the literary and intellectual life of Baghdad, killing over 30 people, wounding more than a hundred.

Aug

8

Fri, 7:15pm
Poetry Reading + Photos: "Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies"
Plainfield, VT
photo by Stephen Locke

A reading of new poetry by Kansas poet laureate emeritus Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, accompanied by photographs and videos of wild weather by weather chaser and photographer Stephen Locke, from their new book, "Chasing Weather: Tornadoes, Tempests, and Thunderous Skies in Word & Image" (September 2014, Ice Cube Press). Following the reading, Mirriam-Goldberg will discuss long-term collaborations with other artists working in concert with the natural world.  Free and open to the public!

Aug

10

Sun, 7:00pm
Vermont Climatologist Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux
Plainfield, VT

Professor, Climatologist and Scholar Dr. Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux to present and speak at the Goddard Graduate Institute* residency. Free and open to the public.

Aug

11

Mon, 7:15pm
Performer, Director, and Puppeteer Jenny Romaine, with Artist Rachel Schragis
Plainfield, VT

Jenny Romaine, founding member of Great Small Works, and artist Rachel Schragis to perform at the Goddard Graduate Institute* residency. Free and open to the public.

Sep

5

Fri, 8:00pm
CONCERT: David Wax Museum w/opener Rusty Belle
Plainfield, VT
David Wax Museum

David Wax Museum: “Joyful Mexo-Americana fusion, with virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies.”- TIME

Sep

20

Sat, 7:30pm
Artist Talk with Dylan Miner
Port Townsend, WA

The MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) program in Washington presents an evening with acclaimed contemporary artist Dylan Miner, presenting his talk "Lowriding across Turtle Island: Migration Stories and Reflections on Art as Resistance." He will also share recent projects and research on migration and art as resistance in Native American and other communities. This event is free and open to the public! Questions? Contact michael.sakamoto@goddard.edu.

Oct

6

Mon, 7:30pm
Creative Nonfiction Reading, Q & A and Book Signing with Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Plainfield, VT

Stephanie Elizondo Griest is a globe-trotting author and activist from South Texas. Her books include the memoirs Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana (Random House, 2004) and Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines (Simon & Schuster, 2008) as well as the best-selling guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go (Travelers’ Tales, 2007).

Oct

18

Sat, 10:00am
Discover Goddard Day: Fall Open House
Plainfield, VT

Finish or start your degree at Goddard College. We'll show you how our affordable, low-residency model fits with your busy life!  Join us at the Goddard College campus in Plainfield, Vermont to learn more about Goddard's low-residency BA, BFA, MA and MFA degree programs.  Attend an information session, meet current students, faculty, and program directors, tour our historic campus & gardens, and have lunch in our renovated Dining Hall. Free - family and friends welcome!  RSVP required.

Nov

7

Fri, 8:00pm
CONCERT: Ben Sollee w/opener Jim and Sam
Plainfield, VT
Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee: A “Top Ten Great Unknown Artist" - NPR. "...for the past decade, Kentucky cellist Ben Sollee has been changing minds all over the world with his brand of soulful, indie-tinged folk, with his voice and said stringed implement up front." - Houston Press. Jim and Sam: With the aid of producer Lasse Marten (Lykke Li, Peter Bjorn & John, Chrissie Hynde), L.A. based songwriters Jim and Sam will complete their debut album (recorded at the legendary Puk Studios in Denmark).

Nov

15

Sat, 8:00pm
CONCERT: Jonathan Richman
Plainfield, VT

Jonathan Richman: “His loquacious word play, spoken vocals and sing-song meanderings on life generated infectious laughter.”- Spinner.com

Dec

12

Fri, 8:00pm
CONCERT: Session Americana
Plainfield, VT

"I'd give them 100 miles. That is to say, if they're playing anywhere within 100 miles of your home, you drive there and are grandly rewarded." - David Greenberger of NPR. Tickets: $15 advanced online | $20 day-of at the door.

Mar

30

Mon, 7:30pm
Poetry Reading by Sara Michas-Martin
Plainfield, VT

Winner of the Poets Out Loud Prize at Fordham University Press, former BFA faculty member Sara Michas-Martin will read from her first book of poems, Gray Matter. This event is free and open to the public as presented by Goddard's BFA in Creative Writing Program. Questions? Contact Janet Sylvester at janet.sylvester@goddard.edu. About Sara Michas-Martin:

Apr

11

Sat, 10:00am
Discover Goddard Day: Spring Open House
Plainfield, VT

Finish or start your degree at Goddard College. We'll show you how our affordable, low-residency model fits with your busy life! Join us at the Goddard College campus in Plainfield, Vermont to learn more about Goddard's low-residency BA, BFA, MA and MFA degree programs. Attend an information session, meet current students, faculty, and program directors, tour our historic campus & gardens, and have lunch in our renovated Dining Hall. Free! Family and friends welcome. RSVP required.