Experience in depth explorations of our temporary exhibitions through specialized programming series.
Gatherings in the Galleries: Collections Conversations with Curators and Conservators
Thursdays at 2 p.m. throughout April & May
Free with museum admission
Gather in the galleries with our curatorial and conservation staff to take a closer look at featured objects in our current exhibitions.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Conservator Nancie Ravenel will discuss her decoy radiography work in Birds of a Feather: Shelburne Museum’s Decoy Collection.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Curator Kory Rogers explore the many dimensions of decoys in Birds of a Feather while focusing on carver Joel Barber.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Carolyn Bauer will focus on digital art in 32 Degrees: The Art of Winter in particular, “January,” “MELT,” and “Shifting Ice.”
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Kory Rogers will lead a tour of changes in the Circus Building for 2016.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Investigate the Tiffany furniture in the Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building with conservator Nancie Ravenel.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without” Join Katie Wood Kirchhoff in Hat and Fragrance Textile Gallery to learn more about stand-out quilts in Shelburne Museum’s collection constructed from repurposed materials like bed curtains, “cigar flannels,” and men’s suits.
Exhibition Lecture Series:
George Sherwood on Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture
Saturday, May 28, 2016, 2 p.m.
Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and Museum Grounds
Free with Museum admission.
A Lecture & Sculpture Walk.
Join George Sherwood as he introduces his work in a 30-minute presentation at the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education followed by a walk through of his sculpture installation on the grounds.
A Quilter’s Journey with Dominique Ehrmann: From Technique to Magic
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
1 – 2 p.m., Lecture at Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education
2:15 p.m., Exhibition Walk-Through at Hat & Fragrance Textile Gallery
Free with Museum admission.
Learn quilter Dominique Ehrmann’s processes and techniques for turning her artistic vision into reality, during a personal, passionate and humorous slide presentation and Q & A session. After the presentation, Ehrmann will lead a walk-through of the special exhibition Dominque Ehrmann: Once Upon a Quilt at the Hat and Fragrance Textile Gallery. The exhibit highlights ten years of her work including a newly created wind-powered quilt installed outside the gallery.
Dominique Ehrmann raconte son aventure en Art textile: De la Technique à la Magie.
Jeudi 23 juin
1- 2 p.m., Presentation au Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education
2:15 p.m., Promenade guidée de l’exposition dans les galeries textiles: Hat and Fragrance
Sur un ton humoristique et personnel , accompagné de photos. Apprenez comment l’artiste Dominique Ehrmann s’y prend pour transformer ses inspirations en réelle pièce artistique, s’en suivra une période de questions. Après la présentation Dominique, vous accompagnera vers le lieu de son exposition: Once Upon a Quilt, version française: Il Était une Fois l’Art Textile aux galleries textile Hat and Fragrance. Cette exposition met en valeur 10 ans de création, incluant la toute nouvelle Courtepointe Éolienne qui vous attend à l’extérieur de la galerie.