JAM at Shelburne Museum: Jazz Fridays

JAM at Shelburne Museum: Jazz Fridays

In April 2014, JAM at Shelburne Museum was inaugurated to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month as well as the return of spring: longer days, greener grass and warmer weather. The Museum wanted to take advantage of the wonderful acoustical space of the auditorium and celebrate improvisational art and creativity. In 2002, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of […]

Photo Corner with Nathanael Asaro

Photo Corner with Nathanael Asaro

I took this image on an evening walk along the LaPlatte river marsh in Shelburne. The sun had just set, and the silhouette of the tree and the color of the sky compelled me to stop and take this image. I knew I would have to expose for the sky so I wouldn’t lose detail […]

Rick’s Field of Dreams

Shelburne Farms has been my home for 62 years. I have walked, biked and driven all over this magical, magnificent, peaceful landscape. My family has been connected to the farm for three generations. I started working on the farm in 1968 as a groundskeeper assistant under the watchful eye of Darcy Patterson. I had the […]

Floating Threads highlights ancient weaving techniques

By Deborah Straw Floating Threads: Indonesian Songket and Similar Weaving Traditions By Judi Achjadi. Tuttle Publishing, Spring 2016, hardcover, $60.00 This new coffee table book from Tuttle Publishing, headquartered in North Clarendon, Vermont, is a gem. The intriguing title and the luscious cover pull you toward them, asking you to put off what you’re doing, […]

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