Celebrate Valentine’s Day with la musique and du chocolat
Divine French music and decadent dark chocolate conspire like an arrow from cupid’s bow to make a perfectly romantic evening at Shelburne Museum this Valentine’s Day.
Celebrate your sweetheart and sweet tooth with la musique from Jean-Jacques Psaute and Deja-Nous, and du chocolat with artisan chocolate courtesy of local chocolatiers. Deja- Nous brings the romance of Paris to the Pizzagalli Center with lively French Cabaret music. The group’s repertoire highlights various periods and styles of popular and jazz songs featuring Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Claude Nougaro, Charles Aznavour, Yves Montand, Charles Trenet and others.
This special evening is 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14. Admission is $15. Museum members receive a $3 discount. Cash bar and complimentary chocolates from local artisan makers including, Blackflower Chocolate, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Laughing Moon Chocolates and Vermont Nut Free Chocolates.
Come early and visit two new exhibitions on view in the Pizzagalli Center – John Bisbee: New Blooms, featuring monumental sculpture made from 12-inch nails, and Supercool Glass, which juxtaposes 19th
century objects from Shelburne Museum’s collections with contemporary works by more than a dozen glass artists.
A Valentine’s Evening of Sweet Sounds is part of Shelburne Museum’s Music at the Museum Series. The museum celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month in April with Friday Jazz: JAM at Shelburne Museum on Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. throughout the month. Please visit the www.shelburnemuseum.org for more information.
About Shelburne Museum: Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont is one of North America’s finest, most diverse and unconventional museums of art, design and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 38 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the museum’s beautifully landscaped 45-acre campus. Shelburne’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. During the winter season, which runs through May 10, the museum’s main campus is closed except for the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and Museum Store, which are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and Presidents’ Day, February 17. Please visit www.shelburnemuseum.org for more information.
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