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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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Sheldon Museum annual garden tours to be held July 11

Posted on July 6, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Summer has finally arrived in Addison County and the gardens are in full bloom. On Saturday, July 11, from noon-5 p.m., the Sheldon Museum presents its fourth annual garden tour, this year titled “Lincoln Garden Vistas.”

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Vermont Philharmonic to highlight outdoor pops concert, fireworks this Friday

Posted on June 23, 2015 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Sheldon Museum’s annual outdoor Pops Concert and fireworks are a Vermont summer tradition for Lake Champlain area families and tourists. Celebrate the anniversary of Independence Day with a concert of Broadway standards, pops and patriotic music on Friday, June 26, performed by the Vermont Philharmonic in the meadow behind the Mahaney Center for the Arts at Middlebury College with commanding views of the Green Mountains, followed by a glorious fireworks display.

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Exhibit reviews 67 years of Warren Kimble making art

Posted on June 22, 2015 |
By Phoebe Lewis



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MIDDLEBURY — Despite having produced nearly 70 years worth of work, Brandon artist Warren Kimble’s favorite piece of art has never been seen by the general public. That’s because he hasn’t made it yet.

In Kimble’s words, his favorite artwork is “the next one. Because when what you’ve done is finished, it’s done. So the excitement for me, as an artist, is the next thing. The excitement of the next thing. I’m already thinking about it.”

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