ISLAND ARTS

Island Arts

Celebrating over 30 years of arts activites in Grand Isle County, Vermont.

Island Arts fosters and promotes artistic creativity in the communities of the Lake Champlain Islands through our celebration of the arts, appreciation of our environment, and education.

Alan Nihry

Upcoming Courses

May
30
Sat
TAI CHI/QI GONG
May 30 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
1
Mon
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
3
Wed
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
6
Sat
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Finding Your Authentic Writing Voice — Michele Demers
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: North Hero Methodist Church

INSTRUCTOR: Michelle Demers

Writers often talk about the importance of finding their “voice,” but what is that and how does one find it? In this workshop, we’ll use prompts, techniques and exercises to try and get at the authentic voice that makes each of us unique. Come prepared to write and lose control. Writers of all levels are welcome. No experience necessary.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 12

STUDENT AGE: 18 and above

TUITION: $65

MATERIALS FEE: None

Jun
8
Mon
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
10
Wed
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
13
Sat
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
15
Mon
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

Jun
17
Wed
TAI CHI/QI GONG
Jun 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Schedule
Monday – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – 8:00 a.m. Beginner Class

INSTRUCTORS: Rob Rousseau, Kathie Dustira

Join Island Arts year round in Tai Chi for health and relaxation. Tai Chi is, literally, the connecting of individual energies to the universal energy through a series of movements.

Moving simply and letting go of our own blocks allows Chi, or energy, to flow. Qi Gong is a method of movement from which Tai Chi and a plethora of other movements have evolved. New  members are always welcome. For more information, call Rob at 372-4884.

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20
STUDENT AGE: All
LOCATION: North Hero Community Hall TUITION: $5.00 per class

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Current Events

FOLLOW YOUR DREAM TO WRITE WITH ISLAND ARTS CLASSES

Do you enjoy writing?  Have you yearned to get down to business and actually DO it?  Then here are two opportunities just for you.  Additionally, they are spaced far enough apart to digest and put into practice the learning acquired from the June class before taking the second class in September.

Sign up for Island Arts course Finding Your Own Authentic Voice to be held June 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Be prepared to write and lose control as Instructor Michelle Demers uses prompts, techniques and exercises to help each participant find his or her unique authentic voice.  Michelle welcomes writers 18 and above, of all levels, with or without experience.  She holds a masters degree in professional writing and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and  teaches writing at colleges in Vermont and other venues across the country.

Four writing classes on September 3, 10, 17 and 24 will start you Writing Your Memoir.  Ginger Johnson, a retired teacher, will help you begin your journey toward writing a memoir.  You will learn how to begin, write dialogue and design the setting. She will also share ideas for publishing.  Ginger is the author of numerous books including Good Dad, Bad Dad, My Dad, her own memoir.  This class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. for ages 16 and up.

For information on all Island Arts events and site for each, look for the Island Arts brochure at local places of business, check out the Island Arts website at islandarts.org or call Tony Pietricola, Dean of Island Arts Academy, at 802-372-5363, Island Arts office at 802-372-8889 or email info@islandarts.org.   Handicap accessible.

Exhibits


News

A Visit to Bhutan – video

A Visit to Bhutan – video As seen on WCAX “Across the Fence” Published on Jul 4, 2014 Join Lyn Jarvis on a tour of the Kingdom of Bhutan to document the Island Arts sponsored art exchange between school children from Grand Isle County in Vermont, with the children of Bhutan.

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Old Vermont Barn becomes new Art Gallery

Old Vermont Barn becomes new Art Gallery WCAX, July 1, 2014

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