Robert McBride

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Revitalizing the community by developing awareness of the arts, creating vitality in the community with the arts,and demonstrating that the arts favorably impact the local economy.

Art Makes a Difference! is our theme.

Discover the many events and projects happening in the greater Rockingham, Vermont community and beyond here on our website. The arts in our community have grown exponentially, contributing to the revitalization of our community.

Perhaps you have your own ideas that you would like to see put into action. Whether you are a doer, a contributor, a supporter, a visitor, or just an observer, it’s hard to deny that…art makes a difference! Sign up to be on our RAMP Google Group (above) to be informed of all the latest happenings, from community events to artist announcements.     –Robert McBride, Founding Director

RAMP truly believes that art makes a difference! For over twenty years, RAMP has initiated and collaborated creatively in order to involve artists and the arts in community revitalization. RAMP strives to: make art accessible for all, promote affordable housing for artists, organize town meetings, act as fiscal agent for start-up art groups, maintain an open door policy to share ideas and offer support, identify and create venues for public art.  RAMP collaborates with many organizations and is supported by generous funders – First Light, Windham Foundation and Vermont Arts Council.