2017 New Exhibits
President Calvin Coolidge, Plymouth
Homespun Treasures: The Textiles of Plymouth Notch. This special exhibit features the practical, often highly artistic textiles and fiber items created by the Coolidge family and their neighbors during the 19th and 20th centuries. These quilted, woven, knitted, and hand-stitched fabrics offer singular insight into the community that nurtured the early years of the 30th U.S. President. Opens May 27.
Mount Independence, Orwell
Strong Ground Artwork of Gary Zaboly. Large-scale versions of artwork created by noted military artist Gary Zaboly and commissioned by the Mount Independence Coalition for its 2017 book, Strong Ground, are on view this season. The images offer extraordinary details on many aspects of the Mount’s Revolutionary War past. Opens June 10.
Old Constitution House, Windsor
Windsor in 3D. 3D Vermont is a collaborative program among several state agencies and Vermont schools that combines historic preservation with cutting edge three dimensional design. Organized by Vermont’s “Flow of History” project, this special display features the work of Windsor High School students, who won the state competition in 2015 & 2016 and second place in 2017 for their models of the town’s historic structures. Opens June 17.