New Exhibits

2016 New Exhibits       

 

Bennington Battle Monument

The Battle of Bennington and The Bennington Battle Monument Development, Design & Construction: New permanent displays tell the story of inspiration and ceativity behind this beloved Vermont Landmark. Exhibit opening May 21st.

President Calvin Coolidge, Plymouth  

Expressions of Esteem: The Coolidge Presidential Gifts: U.S. presidents receive gifts from admirers around the world.  Calvin Coolidge, unlike his successors who have presidential libraries, was allowed to keep many of these gifts.  This special exhibit features glittering treasures from foreign dignitaries, as well as modest tokens from private citizens.  All of them deemed "fit for a president." Exhibit opens May 28th.

Chimney Point, Addison

Observing Vermont Architecture: This traveling exhibit from the Middlebury College Museum of Art showcases Vermont's architectural heritage, from Revolutionary times to modern day, with photographs by Curtis B. Johnson.  The photographs are from the 2014 book, Buildings of Vermont, by Johnson and Architectural Historian Glenn M. Andres.  Exhibit open May 28th - August 7th.

Old Constitution House, Windsor

The Lost Architecture of Windsor, Vermont: Masterpieces of Asher Benjamin. One of early America's premier architects, Asher Benjamin designed the meeting house and three private home in Windsor during the late 18th century.  Only the meeting house survives, but photographs of the homes reveal Benjamin's talent, as does an exquiste model of his Dudley Chase House.  The model is part of this exhibit organized by Historic Windsor & the Preservation Education Institute.  Exhibit opens June 11th - October 10th.