Programs & Events

Ladies' and Gentlemen's Pursuits by Eric Nelson

“The Lure of the Object,” artist talks by Kirsten Hoving and Eric Nelson

April 12, 2017, Noon
Free with Museum admission

Photographer and art historian Kirsten Hoving will join forces with sculptor and photographer Eric Nelson to discuss the role of the object in their respective artistic practices.  An expert on […]

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Alex Wolff's credentials from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

“Five-Ring Circus: Why We Can’t Live With the Olympics—or Without Them,” a talk by Alexander Wolff

April 19, 2017, 7:30 pm

The Hawthorne Club and the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History of Middlebury, Vermont are sponsoring a presentation, “Five-Ring Circus: Why We Can’t Live With the Olympics—or Without Them” by […]

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Hans, Kate Gridley

“An Artist’s Journey from Still Life Painter to Doll Photographer,” talk by artist Kate Gridley

April 19, 2017, Noon
Free with Museum admission

Artist Kate Gridley, one of Vermont’s most celebrated portrait artists, will discuss aesthetic concerns, colors, edges, abstract spaces, and simple observation that inform her portrait photos of dolls in the […]

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Living with your old house Burlington VT 2017 image

Ask the Experts — Living with Your Old House

May 13, 2017, 10 am - 4 pm

Join old-house experts from Historic New England and others for a comprehensive look at living with an old house. Bring your photos and questions to our one-day workshop and get […]

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Pops Concert

June 29, 2017, 7:30 PM; Concert site (Kenyon Arena) open at 5:30 PM
$25 Adult, Youth $10; children under 12 admitted free

Celebrate the anniversary of Independence Day and with a concert of Broadway standards, pops and patriotic music by the Vermont Philharmonic, followed by a glorious fireworks display.

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