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Events

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

Jul

22

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

25

Fri, 7:30pm
Guest Artist Beau Beausoleil of "Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here"
Plainfield, VT
Beau Beausoleil

Beau Beausoleil, founder of the "Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here" project, comes to Goddard College to talk about the still open wounds that exist on the cultural and literal body of Iraq.

Jul

26

Sat, 11:00am
MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Visiting Day
Plainfield, VT

Meet the program director, members of the faculty, current students, and participate in a sampling of residency activities. You're also invited to dine with the program director. One of the only graduate programs in the world committed to art as a transformational practice, the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts (MFAIA) is designed to support artists with diverse life experiences and goals ranging from the social, political, to the aesthetic, spiritual or autobiographical.

Jul

26

Sat, 4:00pm
Information Session: BFA in Creative Writing
Plainfield, VT

Information Sessions are designed for you to learn more about the Goddard College degree that most interests you. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

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

10

Sun, 7:00pm
Vermont Climatologist Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux
Plainfield, VT
Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux photo by Jordan Silverman

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
Plainfield, VT

Jenny Romaine, founding member of Great Small Works, 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 of David Wax Museum

Goddard College Concerts presents the David Wax Museum with opener Rusty Belle! David Wax Museum: “Kicks up a cloud of excitement with its high-energy border-crossing sensibility.” - New Yorker.

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
Plainfield, VT

"When you think of the cello, you normally don't think of it as a foot-tapping kind of instrument. But 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. BUY Tickets: $15 advanced online  |  $20 at the door, day-of-show. About Ben Sollee:

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.