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VAC Monthly Meetings

1st Monday (2nd Monday in September) @ 7:00 PM
VCAC - Vernon Community Arts Center, 709 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT
 - All meetings open to the public


Who We Are

The Vernon Arts Commission (VAC) is an official Town of Vernon Commission, created in 1976. The VAC is composed of volunteers: nine (9) Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Town Council and an unlimited number of Associates appointed by the VAC. Vernon residents are encouraged to apply for both Commissioner and Associate Commissioner positions.

Friends of the Vernon Arts Commission (FVAC) is an adjunct group that financially supports and supplements the work of the VAC through annual membership contributions. FVAC members promote an appreciation for the arts in the Vernon community through participation in fund-raising events and by serving on VAC project committees.


Our Mission

To promote artistic and cultural activities within the Town of Vernon and to provide opportunities for artists to share their work with the community.


What We Do

- Fund arts programs in the Vernon Public Schools.
- Award scholarships to Rockville High School graduating seniors who excel in the arts.
- Sponsor programs that showcase local artists and other notable talent.
- Provide annual financial assistance to the Vernon Chorale.
- Support and collaborate with other community organizations offering arts programming in the Town of Vernon.
- Offer excursions to out-of-town cultural events ranging from museum tours to musical events.
- Host Artist Forums.



The Vernon Arts Commission participated in National Night Out on August 2012, in the center of Rockville, CT. The Face Painter is Jeanna Rodriguez.





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