Shelburne Museum

from left to right: entrance to Shelburne Museum; the Webb Gallery, containing American art; photos by John Hazeltine

Shelburne, VT

802-985-3346

http://www.shelburnemuseum.org/

 

Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

Ogden Pleissner: On the Water (8/15/07)

Red, White, and Blue: American Patriotic Images (7/23/03)

American Paintings: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Shelburne Museum (5/21/01)

A Bountiful Plenty: Folk Art from the Shelburne Museum (1/27/01)

The Life and Works of Ogden Pleissner at Shelburne Museum (5/12/99)

By Hook, Horse or Hound: Sporting Art at the Shelburne Museum (5/12/99)

 

Located in Vermont's scenic Lake Champlain Valley, Shelburne Museum is one of the nation's finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art, design and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. The Museum's collection includes works by the great Impressionists Claude Monet, Edouard Manet and Edgar Degas as well as a prized collection of folk art including trade signs, weathervanes and quilts.

Please see the Museum's website for hours and fees.

 

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