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Press Release 5-18-17

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We Welcome the Shelburn Museum!

Shelburne Museum
Shelburne, VT

Museum Story
Shelburne Museum is an unparalleled and unique experience of American history, art, and design. Designed to allow visitors the pleasure of discovery and exploration, the Museum includes thirty-nine distinct structures on forty-five acres, each filled with beautiful, fascinating, and whimsical objects. Come play in our gardens and open our many doors. You are welcome here.

American folk art. French Impressionist paintings. Historic New England architecture. Duck decoys, circus animals, and dolls. These were just some of the some of the interests of Shelburne Museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb.



New Exhibitions

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Picturing Buildings: Photographers and Architecture, 1855-1985

Pictures of the Best Kind
American Collections: Art for Art's Sake

Ian Johnson: Amongst the Crowd
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Featured Outdoor Sculpture: Aaron T Stephan Burchfield Botanicals
Weston Scholarship Exhibition 2017 Pieced Traditions: Jean Lovell Collects
Upstream with Ogden Pleissner

Color Across the Spectrum

Carpet Diem: Molly Nye Tobey Designs for the Mid-Century Home
A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from the Phillips Collection
For the Love of Glass

Huntsville Photographic Society: 2017 Members’ Showcase
17 new exhibitions

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Museum of the Southwest

Palm Springs Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum

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