For the past 20 years, The Vermont Folklife Center’s Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program has helped keep alive a variety of traditional arts and skills.
Some have a long history in our area. Others were brought here in recent years by new immigrant communities.
The program fosters relationships between people who are masters in their art and those who want to learn it.
Over the years, the Folklife Center has funded hundreds of apprenticeship projects in areas as diverse as stonecutting and African dance.
In this series we’ll hear from people who’ve been both apprentices and
masters and learn why they feel the traditions they practice are important to
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