The Northeast Kingdom is a spectacular four-season geographic region with year-round creative offerings - from food systems to music festivals, woodworking and theater camps.
Anchor institutions include the Catamount Arts Center, Kingdom County Productions, the St Johnsbury Atheneum, the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center, the Food Venture Center and Bread and Puppet Theater.
Addison and Rutland
Straddling the Route 7 corridor along Lake Champlain and the New York State border, home to a vibrant commercial heritage. Major regional institutions include Middlebury College, Middlebury Studio School, the Paramount Theater, the Chaffee Arts Center, the Mahaney Center for the Arts, the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, the Mint makerspace, and the Edgewater Gallery.
Anchor businesses in the region include Otter Creek Brewing, Green Mountain Power's Innovation Center, and Middlebury Interactive.
Brattleboro, Bennington and Bellows Falls and their surrounding towns and villages are home to the Brattleboro Art Museum, the New England Center for Circus Arts, the Rockingham Arts and Museum Project, and Bennington College.
Creative enterprises include Vintage Steel, Fire Arts, Mondo Media Works, Guilford Sound.
Year-round events include the Vermont Tiny House Festival, the Brattleboro Film Festival, the Southern Vermont Arts expo,