Shelburne Museum’s Holiday Auction Extravaganza Returns on November 5

SHELBURNE, Vt. (October 26, 2023)— Shelburne Museum’s holiday fundraising virtual auction is back! Get ready to bid on your favorite items from the comfort of your home on any computer or mobile device. The Holiday Auction Extravaganza offers more than 100 giftable items ranging from one-of-a-kind experiences on the museum grounds, unique made-in-Vermont products, and favorites from the Museum Store. The auction opens on our website—–on Sunday, November 5 at 8 a.m. and runs through Sunday, November 12 at 6 p.m.

Highlighted auction items:

  • Leather Camel’s Hump Patchwork Handbag handcrafted by local luxury leather goods company Bergamot + Amor (featured in photo).
  • Ultimate Cheese Box from Cabot Creamery.
  • VIP Tour of Brick House with Francie and John Downing Senior Curator of American Art, Kory Rogers.
  • Two All-Mountain Sugarbush Lift Tickets (non-holiday/non-Saturday) to be redeemed during the 2023-2024 winter season.

While you shop, you are supporting Shelburne Museum’s multifaceted mission to provide collections stewardship, deliver educational programming, mount world-class exhibitions, and foster engagement within the community.
Auction items can be viewed starting on November 3 at
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
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Leslie Wright
Director of Advancement
Shelburne Museum

Kristen Levesque
Kristen Levesque Public Relations