Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum is putting the finishing touches on a new exhibition opening Saturday that goes behind the scenes in the world of puppetry and storytelling. “Puppets: World on a String” opens Saturday with a live performance at 4 p.m. of “The Auspicious Adventures of the Improbable Princess” by featured artist Betsy Tobin. A gallery tour… Read More »

Gallery manager’s tapestries take center stage at Town Hall Theater

Gallery manager’s tapestries take center stage at Town Hall Theater

Forty years of dedication to the art of hand-woven tapestry goes on display this weekend at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater. An exhibit of work by Vermont weaver Elinor Steele Friml will include works from several of her series, including abstract and impressionistic images, landscapes, and geometric compositions. With creative interests in music and theater as… Read More »

Shakespeare Festival fundraiser pairs wines and theater on Sunday

Shakespeare Festival fundraiser pairs wines and theater on Sunday

Borrowing a line from “Romeo and Juliet,” the Vermont Shakespeare Festival’s Vino and the Bard fundraiser this Sunday at ArtsRiot calls supporters to “Come and crush a cup of wine.” The clever event pairs wine-tasting with scenes from Shakespeare’s works showcasing the group’s actors and the wines from Shelburne Vineyard. Expect to see comic and… Read More »

Carnevale mask workshop

Carnevale mask workshop

Italian Carnevale Mask Making Folks of all ages are invited Saturday, Feb. 10, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at Shelburne Town Hall to celebrate the art and traditions of Carnevale. Make a mask with Nicole Librandi, Julia Ely, and Josette Noll of the Vermont Italian Cultural Association. “A Carnevale, ogni scherzo vale,” or “At Carnival,… Read More »