FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristen Levesque
Shelburne Museum Closed on Tuesday, July 12 for the filming of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
SHELBURNE, Vt. (July 5, 2022) Shelburne Museum will be closed to the public on Tuesday, July 12 for the filming of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW. The filming of this sold-out antique appraisal event will take place all day throughout the museum campus.
Only those who hold tickets issued by ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will have access to the museum campus that day. Aside from those who already have tickets for the event, there is no public access to the museum. Around 3,000 pre-ticketed visitors are expected to be at the museum on timed intervals throughout the day to have their prized antiques appraised and for a chance to be on the show. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will produce three one-hour episodes from the event at Shelburne Museum that will air on public television in 2023.
Produced by GBH, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is PBS’s most-watched ongoing series and is seen by around 6 million viewers each week, airing Mondays at 8/7c p.m. on PBS.
About Shelburne Museum
Founded in 1947 by trailblazing folk art collector Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888–1960), Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, is the largest art and history museum in northern New England and Vermont’s foremost public resource for visual art and material culture. The Museum’s 45-acre campus is comprised of 39 buildings including the Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education and Webb Gallery featuring important American paintings by Andrew Wyeth, Winslow Homer, Grandma Moses, John Singleton Copley and many more. For more information, please visit shelburnemuseum.org.