Tours for Special Audiences

Sponsorship and Support
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To help make our collections, exhibitions, and grounds accessible to all visitors, Shelburne Museum has developed programming designed for audiences with special needs.

Art at Hand

Art at Hand tours allow visitors who are blind or visually impaired to explore Shelburne Museum with specially trained guides. Participants will visit a gallery space, hear detailed descriptions of works of art, and feel tactile pieces related to our collections.

Walter Wick, Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

9:30-11:30 a.m.,  Tuesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Explore large-scale photographs, meticulous models, and learn about Walter Wick, a well-known and talented photographic illustrator.

American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell

9:30-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 25 and Thursday, August 27, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Explore the depth and range of specifically American and thoroughly modern art.

Rich and Tasty: Vermont Furniture to 1850

9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 27 and Thursday, October 29, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Explore Vermont high-style furniture, previously known only to decorative arts scholars, historians and collectors.

Tours are free, but pre-registration is required. Registrations are accepted by telephone or mail on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by telephone (802) 985-3346 x3392. Register by mail by downloading the registration form (PDF) and mailing it to:

Shelburne Museum
Attn: Mollie Trow
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482

Contact education@shelburnemuseum.org for more information.

Art at Hand is supported by the the Colchester Lions Club, the Shelburne Area Lions Club, the Essex Lions Club and the Vermont Lions Charities on behalf of Vermont Lions District 45.

Mornings at the Museum

Shelburne Museum offers special programming to residents at local care facilities that serve the needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. Residents, their caregivers, and family members participate in facilitated tours and discussions of Museum exhibits.

Contact (802) 985-3346 x3394 or education@shelburnemuseum.org for more information.

Walter Wick, Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

Tuesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 21, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

American Moderns, 1910-1960: From O’Keeffe to Rockwell

Tuesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 23, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Rich and Tasty: Vermont Furniture to 1850

Tuesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

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Shelburne Museum
6000 Shelburne Road
PO Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482
802-985-3346
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