May 23Mornings at the Museum: Welcome Garden Planting
May 23Passport to Learning
May 24Passport to Learning
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May 21st 2013, 05:45@duoeducation Yes! Center for Art and Education will have exhibitions, programs for adults & kids, lectures, music, film.Opens 8-18-13.
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Shelburne’s world-renowned wildfowl decoys are housed in Dorset House. The house was built about 1832 in East Dorset, Vermont and is an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture, popular in 19th-century America.
Dorset House’s 2½-story front-gable main block is flanked by cross-gable wings that give the building classical balance and symmetry. The façade is dominated by a massive cornice, and marble slabs are used as a veneer for the foundation and porches.
The house was dismantled and moved to the Museum in 1953 to serve as exhibit space for the decoy collection.