Employment Opportunity at In-Sight!

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in news | 0 comments

Ryan Stratton is moving on after almost 6 years with In-Sight! Now, In-Sight Photography Project is seeking a Site Manager for 20-hours per week at $13/hour. The schedule is meant to be worked over a 5-day weekday period, but some flexibility is possible. Staff include full-time Executive Director, full-time Program Director, full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member, part-time Marlboro College intern, and a great team of volunteers.

In-Sight’s mission is to offer students a creative voice and outlet, opportunities to experience success, tools for self-awareness and self-worth, and encouragement to become actively engaged in their communities. In-Sight teaches photography to youth throughout southeastern Vermont, the tri-state region, and across the U.S. through the Exposures Program, regardless of their ability to pay.

Staff activity level is ambitious and everyone’s job is very full. Good organizing and communicating skills, team spirit, accountability, and self-direction are vital. Experience with photography and photography equipment, both digital and darkroom, is a must.

There is some flexibility around other skill sets. A strong candidate will connect well with people of all kinds, especially teens. He or she will have good technical skills, including using graphic programs such as Photoshop, capability with social media, and ability to troubleshoot computer problems. The Site Manager is an important coordinator of In-Sight’s annual auction, and duties include: receiving, inspecting, registering and storing donations; exhibition mounting, including cutting mat board and glass; and organizing, shipping and storing after the auction ends. Other duties may touch on multiple areas, such as Administrative, Facility Maintenance, Marketing, Equipment Management, Exhibition Coordinating, and Classroom Interface.

Please send queries and/or applications to Teta Hilsdon, Executive Director, at Application should include a cover letter, resume, and three references. The position is available as of April 20th. Applicants will be considered until the position is filled. For more information visit, call (802) 251-9960, or visit the facility. Please be respectful of staff time if you plan to call or visit.

Donate Now to Keep It Inclusive: Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program 2015

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in news | 0 comments

Please help us reach our goal of $5000 for scholarships by April 18.


Your donation sends 15 youth to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota with the Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program this summer. Youth learn photography while living together for three weeks with peers from other cultures and backgrounds. Many young people (and their families) need scholarships to access the life-changing experiences that arts and culture education offer. Your donation makes it possible to include every qualifying youth, regardless of their ability to pay. Click the button below to visit the campaign page for payment options and to see the Thank You reward!


In-Sight Photography & The Gleanery Team Up

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in news | 0 comments


In-Sight Photography & The Gleanery Team Up

The Gleanery Restaurant in Putney is delighted to present an exhibition of photographs by students from the In-Sight Photography Project in Brattleboro. Join students, staff and board members in a public celebration with an Opening Reception Sunday, March 8th from 3 – 5 and  enjoy special treats prepared by The Gleanery.
This exhibition is the culmination of students’ work. The opportunity to show their work in a venue outside of the gallery space at In-Sight offers the students a wider audience and introduces the public to the mission of the In-Sight Photography Project.
The Gleanery is a perfect place. It is a community based restaurant that works with many extraordinary small farms, skilled artists and artisans in the area. The Gleanery staff brings together their restaurant experience and a passion for community, art and ecology. They regularly open their space to organizations such as In-Sight that share their philosophy.
In-Sight Photography offers photography courses to youth by providing classes, one-on-one mentoring and all photography supplies. Classes teach black & white photography, digital photography, animation and alternative techniques of the medium. Experienced volunteer teachers impart the foundations of photography, while encouraging exploration, discussion and collaboration, with an emphasis on positive engagement in students’ communities. 
In-Sight classes are offered to youth ages 11- 18 regardless of ability to pay.  For more information contact The In-Photography Project 802-251-9960


Holiday Hours

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in news | 0 comments

Holiday Hours

We at In-Sight would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
Thank you for a great 2014 and for the many ways you supported our students.

Here are some updates from us for the coming weeks.

Holiday hours:
We will be closed from December 24 – January 2. But please note that previously scheduled make up classes will still be happening.

Join us when we come back on Friday January 2, at 5:30pm for Gallery Walk! We will have an exhibition from our Advanced Film Photography Class: Darkroom Magic and Finding Poetry in the Image.

An Appeal for the Future of Photography Education

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in news | 0 comments

An Appeal for the Future of Photography Education

Photographs tell stories, they bring cheer and wonder, they enhance our understanding of the world. The In-Sight Photography Project has been teaching photography to youth from all walks of life since 1992. Because of donations from many different sources, it has been possible for youth to take classes at In-Sight based solely on their desire and will, regardless of their financial circumstances. Photographs and visual language provide a powerful form of communication–a way for students to learn about themselves and their communities.

When asked to say what are the most important things they learn at In-Sight, most students say, How to talk about photography and the things they see. They also cite learning self-expression, patience and respect, responsibility, and community-mindedness.

The Exposures Summer Program takes the learning experience one step further, opening youth to life-changing cross-cultural experiences on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. For three weeks in the summer, Vermont students live, photograph, and exchange stories with youth from the Oglala Lakota tribe and the Navajo Nation, as well as a diverse, multi-ethnic group of urban and rural youth from across the country.

As we end the year, we ask you to join our board, staff, volunteers, sponsors, and grantors by investing in our youth. With all of our support, they will create vibrant futures!

In-Sight relies on the generosity of donors like you, at all levels of giving. If you have not received the paper version of our Annual Appeal, or would just like to save a stamp, you can make your donation securely through PayPal by clicking here.