‘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 »

Upcoming events at Shelburne Museum

Upcoming events at Shelburne Museum

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2pm-4pm Pop-up Art/Meet the Artist: Caleb Kenna Caleb Kenna shares stories of his adventures as a photographer and shows samples of his portfolio of extensive, dynamic photographs from National Geographic and more! Kenna will then answer questions regarding his work photographing Russell Farm in Hinesburg and Butternut Mountain Farm in Johnson for… Read More »

Leaving a legacy of leadership

Leaving a legacy of leadership

A host of democrats joined together at the Emerge Vermont celebratory Legacy and Leadership cocktail reception at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne on Oct. 10. Emerge Vermont encourages and trains women to run for office, get elected and seek higher office. They offer an intensive, six-month training program. Two of the 2015 program graduates spoke at… Read More »

Allison Gillette joins Shelburne Museum

Allison Gillette joins Shelburne Museum

Shelburne Museum welcomes Allison Gillette from Lake George, where she was most recently the project archivist at the Sage Colleges in Troy, New York. She previously worked at the Adirondack Museum, the Speed Art Museum and the Museum of Performance and Design. She received her MLIS in Library and Information Sciences at San Jose State… Read More »

Spectacular autumn views with Shelburne Airport

Spectacular autumn views with Shelburne Airport

Champlain Valley Union High School grad Kate Songer took a solo flight in a Cessna 150 for her graduation challenge project last year. She flew alone for the first time March 16, 2015. A day she will never forget. “There are no words to describe what it’s like to solo,” she said. “I’ve heard old… Read More »

Milestones

Milestones

BIRTH Rajan Eapen and Sarah (Rasmussen) Eapen of Shelburne are happy to announce the birth of their son, Rohn Paul Eapen, on July 18, 2015 at The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. WEDDING Zenaty – Manzella Leah and Jeffrey Manzella were united in marriage on June 27, 2015 at the Old Lantern Barn… Read More »

Shelburne Museum offers American painting symposium

Shelburne Museum offers American painting symposium

Vermont’s world-renowned Shelburne Museum will highlight its acclaimed collection of American paintings with a special, full-day symposium on Saturday, Sept. 20 including tours of the museum’s installation of American paintings (Painting A Nation: American Art at Shelburne Museum), discussions, and lectures. Noted scholars participating in the day’s discussions and gallery tours include Carol Troyen, the… Read More »