FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristen Levesque
SHELBURNE MUSEUM KICKS OFF THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION — WINTER LIGHTS
SHELBURNE, Vt. (November 8, 2021) Shelburne Museum will light its campus aglow this winter with the inaugural and spectacular holiday event, Winter Lights. A holiday extravaganza for all ages, Winter Lights invites visitors to see the Museum’s buildings and campus bedecked in beautiful holiday lights. The Museum will decorate 12 of its buildings and gardens in multicolored light arrangements for the event, which will run from Thanksgiving weekend through New Year’s Day.
Whether watching the 220-foot steamboat Ticonderoga sail on a sea of light or marveling at the merry majesty of the Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building, visitors are sure to feel the spirit of the season while viewing the Shelburne Museum campus in a new “light.” Winter Lights will open to the general public at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 26. Afterward, the event will run Thursday through Saturday, January 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. according to the schedule (below). Visitors are strongly encouraged to purchase timed tickets in advance. Tickets will be sold at 15-minute intervals and available for sale at https://store.shelburnemuseum.org/
Tickets are non-refundable.
Dates & Times:
Winter Lights will be open 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the following 2021–2022 dates:
- Friday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 27
- Thursday, Dec. 2; Friday, Dec. 3 – Lake Champlain Chocolates Member Night*; and Saturday, Dec. 4
- Thursday, Dec. 9; Friday, Dec. 10 – Cabot Creamery Co-operative Member Night*; and Saturday, Dec. 11
- Thursday, Dec. 16; Friday, Dec. 17; and Saturday, Dec. 18
- Thursday, Dec. 23; Sunday, Dec. 26; Monday, Dec. 27; Tuesday, Dec. 28;
Wednesday, Dec. 29; Thursday, Dec. 30; Friday, Dec. 31; and Saturday, Jan. 1
*Special reservation windows are offered to Shelburne Museum Members on Member nights.
Tickets will be sold online at 15-minute intervals.
Adults: $15; Children (ages 3-17): $10; Children (ages 0-2): Free
Questions regarding accessibility can be directed to Monica Andrews, Public Program Associate, at email@example.com.
To ensure public health and safety we require all guests to wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
Photo caption: Electra Havemeyer Webb Memorial Building. Photography by Andy Duback.
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.