Middlebury College is the cornerstone of Middlebury and a primary source of the town’s notoriety and vibrancy. Founded in 1800, it is one of the oldest private liberal arts colleges in the United States. The college offers much to the community and to the visitors that share a few days or weeks in Middlebury. We are very proud of the college and its architectural variety and distinction; the physical presence of the college campus is an important part of our identity. Far more important are the students, faculty and administrators of the college that integrate with the town and add an academic influence and youthful energy to our community.
As you may know, the College has excellent visual and performing art programs and nearly all exhibits and performances are open to the public. The Mahaney Center for the Arts is a beautiful facility on campus and the home of most of the College’s cultural activities.
If sports is more your area of interest, there are first class performances on the gridiron, basketball court, hockey arena, baseball field, golf course, lacrosse or soccer field, swimming pool and track. The crowds are smaller than the professional sport arenas and the price of admission is lower, but the level of competition is just as intense. It is a great way to begin to reestablish your faith in sports(wo)manship and giving an all out effort for the team. Please visit the Middlebury College website for a full listing of events.