Pop art and new works: Wegman exhibit at Shelburne Museum

Pop art and new works: Wegman exhibit at Shelburne Museum

MORGAN STURDEVANT Community News Service  Visitors to Shelburne Museum have just over a week to check out the William Wegman exhibition curated especially for Vermont by the prolific photographer and artist.  On view through Oct. 20, “William Wegman: Outside In” features 60 works that combine  a variety of media along with Wegman’s trademark sense of… Read More »

Realizing the American Dream: New U.S. citizens celebrate Constitution Day aboard the Ticonderoga

Realizing the American Dream: New U.S. citizens celebrate Constitution Day aboard the Ticonderoga

SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Writer Fifteen people from 11 different countries celebrated Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on the steamboat Ticonderoga at Shelburne Museum on Tuesday. By renouncing their citizenship to Bhutan, Jamaica, Nepal, the Philipines, Brazil, Somalia, Ghana, China, Canada, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Myanmar, and taking the Oath of Allegiance,  they are now citizens of the… Read More »

A stroll for a good cause

A stroll for a good cause

The scenic grounds of Shelburne Museum were the backdrop for more than 700 people who participated in the annual Vermont Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimers on Saturday, Sept. 14.

Maxine Davis glass art in Shelburne

During the month of October, glass artist Maxine Davis of North Ferrisburgh, will be exhibiting her glass art all around Shelburne. There will be displays at the Shelburne Museum gift shop, the new Pierson Library and the Shelburne Town Hall. From her home studio, Davis has been working with fused glass for the past seven… Read More »

Selectboard approves museum’s solar plans

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent Shelburne Museum’s plans to build two solar arrays on its property this fall received a stamp of approval from the Shelburne Selectboard Tuesday when the board agreed to lend its support for the project in the state permitting process. The selectboard heard a presentation from museum director Tom Denenberg and representatives of… Read More »

Sounds of summer: Outdoor concerts are in

Sounds of summer: Outdoor concerts are in

LISA SCAGLIOTTI Correspondent The official start of summer is still two weeks away, but summer concert season – for better or worse – is already under way. Stretched out on a blanket, sitting in a beach chair or milling around the farmers market listening to live tunes is part of the joy of the season.… Read More »

‘Always be making’: Creativity and hard work intersect in ‘Johnny Swing: Design Sense’ exhibit

‘Always be making’: Creativity and hard work intersect in ‘Johnny Swing: Design Sense’ exhibit

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Entering the lobby of the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, the first thing you’ll see from the exhibit “Johnny Swing: Design Sense” is a piece that looks like a very modern, abstract representation of a chaise lounge. And that’s exactly what it is. Visitors are encouraged to sit or… Read More »

Deck the Halls with Shelburne Museum this year

Deck the Halls with Shelburne Museum this year

  The town of Shelburne has been getting into the holiday spirit, and that includes Shelburne Museum. Family Days: Deck the Halls kicked off on Thanksgiving weekend and will be filling the museum grounds with holiday cheer this weekend. The holiday-themed event, which is now in its third year, features a variety of family-friendly activities.… Read More »