1712 Shelburne Rd.
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 860-1112
Fax: (802) 846-1926
Arts & Museums
Shelburne Museum is one of the nation's finest, most diverse, and unconventional museums of art and Americana. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in a remarkable setting of 39 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds.
Founded in the 1940s, the Shelburne Craft School is a nonprofit institution dedicated to enhancing lives through the joy of creating. They offer dozens of art classes and crafts classes in a range of media, taught by some of Vermont's most talented artists.
Frog Hollow is a non-profit visual arts gallery and school. The gallery features work by Vermont artisans in all media. The craft school offers art and craft classes for students of all ages and abilities. Courses are offered in several media. Programs for community-based organizations have also been developed to meet the needs of the Vermont communities.
The center houses the Firehouse Gallery, Community Darkroom, Education Studios, Conference Center and much more. Resident and visitors alike can enjoy the stimulating environment of the Gallery as well as talks, lectures, special events, classes and workshops.
Opened in 1931 and set in the campus of the University of Vermont, the Robert Hull Fleming Museum is always frequented by the student community who avail of the rich and vast resources available at hand. Historical art and anthropological artifacts have been carefully preserved and attract the attention of every visitor. Check the website for varying dates.
The National Museum of the Morgan Horse is dedicated to preserving and interpreting all aspects of the Morgan horse breed through educational programs, exhibits and special events.
The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum enjoys a peaceful location in Burlington, and is a fitting tribute to Ethan Allen, fondly referred to as the city's own son. The 1787-constructed farmhouse has been actually rebuilt, and offers visitors a fascinating peek into his life through audio-visual displays. Guided tours are available and one can easily pick up souvenirs at the shop. Call ahead or visit their website for varying open days.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the War of 1812 Museum's KeyBank Gallery houses original works of art related to the Battles at Plattsburgh and the War of 1812. The Allan S. Everest Interpretive Center is a permanent exhibit within the Museum that "chronologically recounts the events of the battles at Plattsburgh within the context of the War of 1812, including the political and economical causes of the war, land and naval engagements at Plattsburgh and the significant role that the battles here played in the final peace negotiations." The Press-Republican Theater space is used for orientation presentations, meetings, and special events.
The Kent-Delord House Museum is a historically-significant two-storied home in Clinton County. It was built in 1797. It is touted to be one of the oldest houses in the region of Plattsburgh and is a rectangular structure with a magnificent gable roof. The residence is also famed to be the British headquarters during the battle of Plattsburgh. The house is a local history museum replete with an enticing porch and old-fashioned chimneys to highlight a few features. The picturesque gardens are extremely well-maintained and a treat to the eyes.
This six gallery museum features intriquing exhibits on more than 300 years of local history.
A wonderully large art collection and permanent installations can be found at this full scale museum of art.
This historic mansion was the home of a Revolutionary patriot and his family. Tours combine the Strong family story with the traditions of 18th century life.