A vast collection of art and objects are on view at the Shelburne Museum, considered one of the most diverse and unconventional museums of art, design and Americana. Thirty-nine exhibition buildings feature everything from works by Impressionist masters Monet, Manet and Degas, to more kitschy items such as vintage toys, circus posters and doll houses. Nature is also another prominent theme with paintings of luscious landscapes by Ogden Pleissner, Grandma Moses and Andrew Wyeth capturing scenic settings.
Lodging Near the Shelburne Museum in Colchester, Vermont -
When looking for a hotel near the Shelburne Museum, art enthusiasts will find it at the Quality Inn Vermont. Along with comfortable accommodations, friendly staff and attractive amenities, the hotel provides additional convenience to guests who are in town to explore arts and culture in Burlington and beyond.
Shelburne Museum Special Events and Programs -
Enriching and educational programs enhance the visitor experience at the Shelburne. Among the highlights are daily walking tours of the steamboat Ticonderoga, behind-the-scenes tours of the Brick House, hands-on activities for kids and Sunsets at the Shelburne Museum with lectures, live music and gallery talks during the summer months.