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Sheldon to offer 'beary' nice activities

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — It’s a Bear-A-Palooza at the Henry Sheldon Museum on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m. Head to the Sheldon for a fun, free family afternoon full of bear-related activities.

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Sheldon to offer 'beary' nice activities

Posted on October 2, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — It’s a Bear-A-Palooza at the Henry Sheldon Museum on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m. Head to the Sheldon for a fun, free family afternoon full of bear-related activities.

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Sheldon Pops concert to rock the skies on Thursday

Posted on June 26, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Avoid the Fourth of July crowds and the traffic, find easy parking and enjoy music and fireworks honoring Independence Day — and you’ll help out the local museum of Vermont history while you are at it.

The family-favorite 25th Annual Henry Sheldon Museum Pops Concert and Fireworks Display will be staged this Thursday, June 29, on the spacious, manicured grounds of the Middlebury College athletic fields, nestled between and with views of the Adirondack and Green Mountains.

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Pops concert and fireworks regurn for 25th year

Posted on June 22, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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Photographer centers camera on Sheldon Museum's vintage textiles

Posted on April 13, 2017 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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MIDDLEBURY — Photographer Paul Gamba found delight in the vintage clothing collection of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History as he searched for subjects to capture for the exhibit “Focus on the Sheldon: A Five Point Perspective,” on view through May 13.

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Local photographers cast new eye on Sheldon collection

Posted on March 6, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Since this past fall, five Middlebury-area photographers have been exploring the collections of the Henry Sheldon Museum and found a wealth of inspiring material. Photographs of the objects they discovered will be on view at the museum in the exhibition “Focus on the Sheldon” from March 7 through May 13.

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Artists' miniature Christmas trees to be raffled at Sheldon Museum

Posted on December 19, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Twelve colorful, decorative miniature  Christmas Trees are on display at the Henry Sheldon Museum in Middlebury, each decorated by accomplished local Addison County artists. The trees will be on display through Dec. 20, when they will be raffled off to support the education and exhibit programs of the museum. 

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Wooden Wonders: Sheldon Museum showcases Vermont's old-time toys

Posted on November 23, 2016 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Look at a child’s holiday wish list this year and you’ll be hard-pressed to find an item that doesn’t need batteries or isn’t endowed with electronic circuitry. If it doesn’t whir, ring, text, conjure explosions, rack up points or play movies, it’s probably not going to find its way under a Christmas tree.

It hasn’t always been that way.

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Putting a new face on a historic treasure: Sheldon Museum melds old and new

Posted on August 4, 2016 |
By Ellie Reinhardt



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MIDDLEBURY — Among the antiquated pots, vintage quilts and clothing, age-old images of Lake Dunmore and local farms at Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum perches a brand new fire-engine red tandem bike made with hydraulic disk brakes and a Bronx electric-assist motor.

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Kimble discusses his art in 'Wednesdays with Warren' series

Posted on July 6, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — In conjunction with the exhibit “Warren Kimble, All-American Artist: An Eclectic Retrospective,” the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury will offer a series of “Wednesdays with Warren” gallery talks by internationally known Brandon artist Warren Kimble. His presentations will take place on Wednesdays at noon, on July 8 and 22, Aug. 12 and 26, Sept. 9 and 23, and Oct. 7.

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