Pastels times three in Middlebury

Pastels times three in Middlebury

Middlebury’s Jackson Gallery hosts an opening reception Friday 5-7 p.m. for an exhibition of works by three Middlebury artists who specialize in representational paintings in soft pastel: Judy Albright, Cristine Kossow, Norma Jean Rollet. Judy Albright paints still life subjects. Cristine Kossow enjoys painting everyday objects. Norma Jean Rollet employs plein air painting. The show… Read More »

Winery to host landscape paintings

Winery to host landscape paintings

Shelburne Vineyard exhibits the works of landscape artist Donna Bourne from  April 1 through June. Bourne’s colorful work represents her interpretation of land and sky, trees, water and light. For more, go to shelburnevineyard.com. The winery is located at 6308 Shelburne Road, Shelburne.

Artists invited to join open studio weekend

Shelburne Pond Studios and Sculpture Exhibit will participate in the Vermont Craft Council’s 2018 Spring Open Studios Weekend, May 26-27, which draws visitors to art studios all over Vermont. Shelburne Pond Studios hosts over a dozen multi-disciplinary artists’ studios in an converted dairy barn with large sculpture installations on its grounds. The facility will create… Read More »

Vermont Folklife offers filmmaking workshops

The people at the Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury work with documentary filmmaking all time, and know the process is effective for storytelling but possibly daunting to newcomers to the medium. Next weekend, filmmaker and media instructor Myles David Jewell will offer a three-part workshop series for those looking to learn the craft. The classes… Read More »

Buzz for new Shelburne Museum exhibit

Buzz for new Shelburne Museum exhibit

Shelburne Museum’s upcoming exhibition, “In the Garden,” is a visual study of the influence flowers and insects have had on art and material culture around the world over the course of five centuries. “The diverse selection of art and design featured in this exhibition reflects the beauty and complexity of the flora and fauna found… Read More »

Hinesburg Artist Series hosts chorus, orchestra Sunday

Hinesburg Artist Series hosts chorus, orchestra Sunday

The Hinesburg Artist Series 22nd annual concert will feature the South County Chorus, the Hinesburg Artist Series Orchestra and guest soloists under the direction of Rufus C. Patrick. Several selections from Part II and III of Handel’s “Messiah” will be performed.  The concert will also feature a composition by Dan Forrest entitled “Requiem for The… Read More »

Kennedy art show opening weaves nature, art, music

Kennedy art show opening weaves nature, art, music

Local artist Lillian Kennedy’s paintings will be the focus of an exhibition at All Souls Interfaith Center on Bostwick Road in Shelburne with an opening Sunday, March 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. “A Brush with Nature: Landscape Paintings by Lillian Kennedy” will be open to the public Tuesdays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30… Read More »

Puppets invite inspection, spark imagination at Shelburne Museum

Puppets invite inspection, spark imagination at Shelburne Museum

By Mary Ann Lickteig Muppet Roosevelt Franklin looks ready to belt out the blues. A slew of ice fisherman cavort in and around their shanties. Bread and Puppet Theater presents the “Possibilitarian” state and Polaroid facsimiles provide a snapshot of pop artist Andy Warhol’s life before Campbell’s Soup cans and Coca-Cola bottles. All are found… Read More »

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum unveils puppets through the ages

Shelburne Museum is putting the finishing touches on a new exhibition opening Saturday that goes behind the scenes in the world of puppetry and storytelling. “Puppets: World on a String” opens Saturday with a live performance at 4 p.m. of “The Auspicious Adventures of the Improbable Princess” by featured artist Betsy Tobin. A gallery tour… Read More »