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Sunday, May 13, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Museum Grounds

FREE with Museum admission.

Springtime at Shelburne Museum
Celebrate Mother’s Day with Shelburne Museum! Stroll through the grounds; listen to outdoor live music; sip on tea; join a gallery tour of the special exhibition In the Garden and a talk on the language of flowers by curator Kory Rogers; and get creative with spring art activities. Don’t forget to stop by the plant sale at the Museum Store to pick up a lovely gift for someone special!

And say hello to our special guest…walkaround Elmo!

We are excited to welcome Elmo, the beloved Sesame Street Muppet character, to Shelburne Museum. Visitors can meet and take photos with Elmo on the Circus Lawn throughout the event. Join us!

Other activities and features of this special event include:

• Live, outdoor music by cellist Patrick McGuire and musicians of Young Tradition Vermont Performers featuring ONE Band, Decatur Street Quartet, and Annabelle Creech
• A special sewing card activity with Hat and Fragrance Gallery’s featured artist, Crystal Cawley
• A mindfulness and meditation session through the art featured in the exhibition In the Garden with Charlie Nardozzi
• Tea and delicious nibbles
• Museum store plant sale
• Hand-paintting pots and planting seeds through an activity at Webby’s Art Studio
• Explore the museum grounds and learn more about our collection with a special spring-themed I Spy game.
• Enjoy grab and go items, refreshing beverages, and delicious crepes at the Local Food Court powered by the Skinny Pancake and Love Local