The Vermont Creative Network: embedding creativity into the DNA of our state.


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Create to Advance

Wednesday – Thursday, November 8 – 9
State House, Montpelier

Creatives from across Vermont gathered at the Vermont State House to connect with peers, learn about current energies and trends, and advance key policy issues for Vermont’s vibrant creative sector.

More information about the Summit


The Vermont Creative Network is a broad collective of organizations, businesses, and individuals — all sharing a goal to advance Vermont’s creative sector. The Network, established by the Vermont Legislature in May 2016, is an initiative of the Vermont Arts Council and is moving forward with these partners:

  • Common Good Vermont
  • Downtown Program / Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Emergent Media Center, Champlain College
  • Regional Development Corporations / Agency of Commerce and Community Development
  • Vermont Department of Libraries

The Network’s guiding statement: Vermont’s creative sector advances positive quality of life and economic outcomes.