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AVPA Coffeehouse EventJune 15, 2017

This years academy showcase night will be a coffeehouse event.  It will be held on Friday June 16th at 6:30pm in the EHS library.  There will be visual art on display, films played, and live music and theater performances.  All are welcome to attend.

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AVPA Senior CeremonyJune 08, 2017

Congratulations to all of AVPA’s graduating seniors!  They received their certificates and cords this morning.   All of the seniors went above and beyond the normal EHS High School graduation requirements and showed a commitment to developing who their are as young artist. The AVPA faculty would like to thank them for their dedication to the arts and to our program […]

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AVPA Guest Artist: Jason Chin

AVPA’s guest artist for May was Author and Illustrator Jason Chin.  Chin is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed books Gravity, Island: A Story of the Galapagos, Redwoods and Coral Reefs.  Most recently, he illustrated Water is Water, by Miranda Paul. For more information check out his website: jasonchin.net  

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AVPA Capstone Night EventMay 24, 2017

This year AVPA is having their Capstone Night event on Thursday May 25th.  The event starts at 5pm in the library to welcome out new AVPA members.   At 6pm our senior AVPA students will start their Capstone Project Presentations in the auditorium.  All are welcome to come and watch the presentations starting at 6pm.


AVPA Spring Workshops 2017April 20, 2017

This spring AVPA is having six masterclass workshops. One masterclass for each strand. They will all take place during the last school week in April and 2 will take place in mid-May.   Take a look at who will be coming to work with students. AVPA’s Visual Art Stands  workshop will be taught by Joy Danila a […]

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The Funk UndergroundApril 06, 2017

On Thursday April 20th during flex, we are having two guest artists named Eric Axelman and Sydesho, who are part of a Hip-Hop group named The Funk Underground.

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The Essex Bands performance

The Essex Bands invites you to its final large ensemble performance this spring on April 12 at 7 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium.

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AVPA Guest Artist: Nathan HartswickMarch 30, 2017

AVPA’s March guest artist is Nathan Hartswick.  He is a writer, director, performer, stand-up comic and he owns the Vermont Comedy Club with his wife Natalie Miller in Burlington, Vermont. Nathan Hartswick on Vimeo  Vermont Comedy Club

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AVPA February Guest Artist- Hawk OstbyFebruary 22, 2017

February’s guest artist is Hawk Ostby.  Ostby is a successful Norwegian-American Screenplay writer and television producer.  He was one of the writers for Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens, Children of Men and a few others.  He will be in to share about his experience in his career. For more information on him, check him out […]

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AVPA Field Trip to the Shelburne MuseumFebruary 16, 2017

*Photo from the Shelburne Museum website   AVPA is having a optional field trip opportunity to the Shelburne Museum on Wednesday March 29th from 9:30 am -12:30 pm (A34 & A56).  We will be participating in their workshop called Portraits Rock! We will check out their exhibit called Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography that is comprised […]