Welch selects Shelburne student’s artwork

Rep. Peter Welch hosted the 33rd annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students at The Gallery at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier on May 15. Elizabeth Fields, a Shelburne resident and a student at Champlain Valley Union High School, received Congressman Welch’s Choice award for her piece, “Olivia.” Abigail Pearl, a Mount… Read More »

SMC hosts recital of organ music May 29

Dr. William Tortolano will give a recital of organ music on the Casavant organ at Saint Michael’s College Chapel on Thursday, May 29 at 12:30pm. Tortolano, Organist Emeritus and Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts Music at St. Michael’s College, has presented a program for 48 consecutive years on the 1966 pipe organ of two manuals,… Read More »

Shelburne Vineyard turns in/turns out

Shelburne Vineyard will feature a summer exhibit, “Turning In/Turning Out” by local artist Carol Norton in the Vineyard’s Tasting Room gallery on June 2. The display will feature Norton’s multi-layered atmospheric images in oil, depicting the outside world. An artist’s reception with music and refreshments will take place at the Vineyard on Sunday, June 8 from 2-4pm. During… Read More »

Local artist brings home Best in Show

Shelburne Plein Air artist, Mark Boedges, took home top honors at the Wayne Plein Air Festival in Wayne, Pa. on May 17. He won Best in Show with his painting “The Old Farm” which is his third Best in Show over the past year at different plein air events throughout the country. His paintings from… Read More »

FS Gallery hosts monotype collection

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a monotype collection, titled “Only One: Singular Prints by Casey Blanchard, Janet Fredericks, Betsey Garand, Catherine Hall, and Carol MacDonald.” The exhibit opens with an artists’ reception on Friday, May 16 from 6-8pm and will run through June 24. Originally developed in the 17th century,… Read More »

Writers’ Barn hosts spring writing workshops

Professional writer Michelle Demers will teach three workshops at the Writers’ Barn in Shelburne this spring and summer. With an MFA in poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts, Demers has taught at Saint Michael’s College and currently teaches writing courses through Community College of Vermont, Vermont Technical College, and Champlain Valley Union ACCESS. With… Read More »

Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth kicks off Children’s Book Week

The Flying Pig Bookstore welcomes multiple-award-winning, Caldecott Honor artist Jon Muth (“The Three Questions,” “Zen Ties,” “Zen Shorts,” “Zen Ghosts,” “City Dog, Country Frog,” and many more) to Shelburne Town Hall on Tuesday, May 13 at 4pm. Muth will celebrate the publication of his newest book, “Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons,” a collection of… Read More »

Local comedians pay tribute to friend

Andrew Knox, formerly of Shelburne, will return to home state on Sunday, May 18 to perform in an “Epic Comedy Extravaganza Spectaculare” at Higher Ground in South Burlington. Knox currently works with the Second City Touring Company in Chicago, a premier comedy club that launched the careers of Mike Meyers, Steve Carrell, Stephen Colbert, and… Read More »

Impressionism, American paintings highlight new Shelburne Museum season

French Impressionism and American paintings highlight the new exhibitions opening in the upcoming season at Shelburne Museum, Director Thomas Denenberg announced. Throughout May and June, four new exhibitions will open, including two focused on quilts – a solo exhibition of contemporary textile art and a collection of 19th century star quilts. “The new season’s exhibitions at… Read More »