Shelburne Museum now offers specialized art-themed programming year round! Programs are geared toward families but all are welcome.SMArt: Kids—EGG-STREME Spring
1-4 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014
We are taking eggs to the EGG-STREME! Decorate eggs, roll eggs at the Ti Basin, play egg games. It will be an egg-ceptional time. Free with Museum admission.
SMArt: Families—An Evening in Paris
5-7 p.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014
Travel to Paris and enjoy an evening of French culture. Relax in our cafe and sample French inspired cuisine, stroll through the Museum’s colorful gardens, listen to glorious French music, try your hand at plein air painting and view the exhibition In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America. Additional charge for food and drink.
SMArt: Families—All American Afternoon
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 3-7 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day and the Museum’s newest exhibition of All Star Quilts and American paintings with an afternoon of lawn games, patriotic art making and a traditional summer barbecue. Then cap off the day with a ride on the Green Mountain Flyer to enjoy fireworks on the Burlington waterfront. Additional charge for food and drink.
SMArt: Families—“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 5–9:30 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Dorothy and the gang with costumes, treats and games. Stay late for a very special viewing of the film beginning at 7 p.m. Film is free with Museum admission.
SMArt:—VT Shakespeare Company, “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream”
Wednesday, August 13 & Thursday, August 14 5-8 p.m.
Spend a magical mid-summer evening at the Museum as the VT Shakespeare Company transports us to Athens with an outdoor performance of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. Make a fairy crown or wand, enjoy a picnic dinner and settle in for an evening of theatrical magic on the Circus lawn.
Tickets: Adults-$25 / Seniors-$22
Children under 12 free!
For tickets call 86-Flynn or go to www.flynntix.org
Tickets go on Sale in April 2014
Tickets also available at the door
SMArt: Flicks—“Back to the Future”
Saturday, September 13, 2014, 1–4 p.m.
Begin with a viewing of the 1980s classic and then participate in a scavenger hunt on the Museum grounds inspired by the film. Film is free with Museum admission.
SMArt: Flicks—“The Princess Bride”
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1–4 p.m.
With a princess, a giant, and Inigo Montoya, nothing says fairy tale quite like this classic. Begin your afternoon with a viewing of “The Princess Bride” and then participate in a fun activity. Film is free with Museum admission.
SMArt: Flicks—“A Christmas Story”
Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1–4 p.m.
Kick off the holiday season with a viewing of the cult classic, “A Christmas Story.” Join us after the viewing for a very special activity. Film is free with Museum admission.
Past SMArt programs:SMArt: Flicks-Muppet Mania, March 15, 2014 SMArt: Kids-I Heart Art, February 15, 2014
SMArt: Kids-Ordinary to Extraordinary, January 18, 2014 SMArt: Flicks-The Goonies, November 16, 2013
SMArt: Flicks-Night at the Museum, October 18, 2013 SMArt: Flicks-Up, September 20, 2013