VSO’s Summer Festival Visits Shelburne Museum July 4

VSO’s Summer Festival Visits Shelburne Museum July 4

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra plans a seven-concert TD Bank Summer Festival Tour July 2-9, including a July 4 performance at Shelburne Museum. With the theme “E Pluribus Unum,” the VSO’s program will highlight America’s musical melting pot. Its selections will feature music written by immigrant composers from around the world. “Our TD Bank Summer Festival… Read More »

Concerts on the Green kick off Friday

Concerts on the Green kick off Friday

The multi-genre Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive is returning to the Shelburne Museum this weekend as part of the Ben and Jerry’s Concerts on the Green summer concert series, and event organizers are gearing up for a rocking good time. The band, which plays a unique soulful mixture of southern rock, indie pop, jazz, and… Read More »

Remembering a Vermont literary hero

Remembering a Vermont literary hero

By Kevin O’Connor, VTDigger.org Six months ago, in snowy December, Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher wrote a letter to municipal leaders in Irasburg, a speck of a Northeast Kingdom town. “What an honor it is to present my beloved personal book collection to the Leach Memorial Library in Irasburg,” the 74-year-old began, “where my still-more-beloved… Read More »

Local artist’s work in juried display

Local artist’s work in juried display

The Edgewater Gallery in Middlebury is hosting its first juried art exhibition and competition, “The Color of Light.” The selected works will be on display throughout the month of June. One of Ted Montgomery’s paintings, “Acceleration Left,” has been chosen from a field of 215 entries for inclusion in the show. Montgomery is a Charlotte… Read More »

Iconic American masterpieces highlighting wildlife and the environment at Shelburne Museum this summer

Iconic American masterpieces highlighting wildlife and the environment at Shelburne Museum this summer

This summer, Shelburne Museum presents “Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art,” the first major exhibition to explore the visual culture of hunting and fishing in both painting and sculpture from the early 19th century to World War II. The aesthetically rich and culturally important works on view play an influential role… Read More »

Ginny Joyner watercolors on display at Rustic Roots

Ginny Joyner watercolors  on display at  Rustic Roots

Ginny Joyner, a well-known Vermont watercolor artist and illustrator, will exhibit her work at Rustic Roots in Shelburne for the spring season. Joyner paints in watercolor with both detailed and loose styles. Subjects vary from corks, crocodiles, and cheese to thistles, teapots, and tulips. Joyner graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in 1986 and… Read More »

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