Hans, Kate Gridley

Focus on the Sheldon: Five-Point Perspective

March 7, 2017 – May 13, 2017

Beginning in the fall of 2016, five local Middlebury-area photographers have been exploring the collections of the Henry Sheldon Museum and found a wealth of inspiring material.  Photographs of the […]

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Desperate Crossing, Sarah Ashe.

World Challenges & Wooden Wonders, two new exhibits

November 15, 2016 – January 14, 2017

World Challenges is an intimate look at the consequences of climate change, war, and violence featuring works by local artists Chuck Herrmann and Sarah Ashe along with a selection of Syrian textiles from local collector Sansea Sparling.

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Velocipede, Maker Unknown, 1871-1872. Collection of Glenn Eames. Photo: Jeremy Fredrick.

Pedaling Through History: 150 Years of the Bicycle, The Collection of Glenn Eames

June 21, 2016 – October 16, 2016

2016 marks the 150th anniversary of the first pedal bicycle patent in the United States. The Henry Sheldon Museum celebrates this occasion by showcasing the extensive bicycle collection of Glenn Eames, which traces the evolution of the bicycle from its inception up to today, while spotlighting the bicycle’s golden era at end of the 19th century.

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Addison County in Profile: Silhouettes from the Sheldon Archives

April 1, 2016 – January 14, 2017

This exhibit presents a selection of exceptional, rarely displayed silhouettes of early residents of Addison County spanning over a century from 1800s to 1900s.  Many portraits are of prominent and […]

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Gayleen Aiken's Raimbilli Cousins, Collection of G.R.A.C.E.

Three New Exhibits: Out of the Forest: Woodcarvings by Chuck Herrmann; The Curious Cousins of Vermont Outsider Artist Gayleen Aiken; Addison County in Profile: Silhouette Portraits from the Sheldon Archives

March 15, 2016 – May 21, 2016

To learn more about the Sheldon Museum’s three current exhibits, scroll down on this page OR click here to read about Out of the Forest: Woodcarvings by Chuck Herrmann click here to read about The Curious […]

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Warren Kimble in his studio.

Warren Kimble All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective

May 19, 2015 – December 31, 2015

Warren Kimble All American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective opens Tuesday, May 19, 2015 and closes Sunday, October 18, 2015. The exhibit will highlight the career of internationally known Brandon, Vermont artist Warren Kimble, who came to prominence for his folk art, but since has concentrated on diverse themes, inspired in part during his residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont.

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Silhouettes of Charity Bryant (1777-1851) and Sylvia Drake (1784-1868). Collection of Henry Sheldon Museum

Charity & Sylvia: A Weybridge Couple

November 11, 2014 – January 3, 2015

Click here to view a video of Charity & Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early Weybridge, Vermont, a talk by author Rachel Hope Cleves, presented by Middlebury College and the Sheldon Museum at […]

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Arthur K.D. Healy Sketch of a Painting by Claude Monet, 1952 Watercolor on paper On loan from Sophia W. Healy

Arthur Healy: A Retrospective

August 26, 2014 – January 3, 2015

Several generations of area residents and Middlebury College students were introduced to the beauty and benefits of art and art history by Arthur K.D. Healy (1902 – 1978), the College’s first “Artist in Residence,” who later joined the faculty and served as Chairman of the Fine Arts Division.

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The Grange, Codman Estate, Lincoln, MA, 1898. Watercolor by Sara Fletcher Bradlee Codman (1842-1922)

Lost Gardens of New England and Creative Carvings by Norton Latourelle

May 6, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Lost Gardens of New England invites you to enjoy the region’s rich heritage of garden design.

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Appliqué Tulip Quilt, c. 1840-1860

Colorful Quilts

March 28, 2014 – April 19, 2014

  Come to the Sheldon to see five colorful historic quilts from the museum’s permanent collection. They will be on view through Saturday, April 19, 2014. The quilts gracing the […]

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